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    Official Eid Holidays In Pakistan

  • Pakistan Stock Exchange sheds 469 points ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday landed in the red, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index shedding 469 points — 1...

    Senior analyst Mohammad Faizan Munshey said, "Pakistan stocks fell sharply in the last trading session ahead of the holiday season, dragged down by shares of cement, oil and chemical scrips...

  • Seven killed during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Seven people, including two women, were killed and over 450 others injured in separate incidents during the Eid holidays, police said...

    Three youths drowned in a small dam in the Jatli police area on the second day of Eid...

  • Stocks rally ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended the penultimate trading session before Eid holidays firmly in the green as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 857...

    "Foreign inflows, government development commitments in federal budgets and subdued noise over the JIT Panamagate case ahead of Eid holidays played a catalyst role in major recovery at PSX ignoring slump in global crude prices on oversupply," he added...

  • Vegetable retailers capitalising on Eid holidays

    ISLAMABAD: Taking advantage of the upcoming Eid holidays, the retailers have pushed up prices of fruit and vegetable on the grounds that supply trucks were not reaching the wholesale market...

    “You know that most of the truckers are from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and they have stopped supplying as they are celebrating Eid today,” he added...

  • Anti-dengue drive to continue during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Chief Secretary Punjab Khizar Hayat Gondal on Monday directed the district administration to ensure the continuation of anti-dengue activities during the Eidul Azha holidays...

    He said anti-dengue and surveillance teams already deputed and working in different areas of Rawalpindi, especially in the union councils affected by dengue, should continue their activities during the Eid days...

  • Muslim Americans welcome Eid holidays in New York's schools

    Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the new policy in March, announcing that New York public schools would get two days off for Eidul Fitr, which falls during the summer and Eidul Azha, in addition to major Christian and Jewish holidays...

    "It is a huge victory to actually see the day come," says Linda Sarsour, a member of the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays and a New York activist with three children...

  • Stocks close bearish ahead of Eid holidays

    Volume stood low at 130 million shares since local investors remained on the sidelines due to Eidul Azha holidays...

    Analysts at Arif Habib Ltd stated that the shortened trading week, due to Eidul Azha holidays, also negatively impacted volumes which were down 8pc to 124m shares, with daily average value down by 23pc week-on-week to $54m, as investors with long positions chose to defer their trades to next week...

  • Fresh survey of properties after Eid holidays

    LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation Department will start a fresh survey of residential and commercial properties in the provincial capital after Eidul Azha holidays to identify non-taxpayers and plug mis-declaration by property owners...

  • Eid holidays

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan approved on Monday five holidays for Eidul Fitr for government organisations, semi-government organisations, banks and educational institutions...

    Talking to journalists, Chaudhry Nisar said the holidays would be from July 17 to 21...

  • Rain forecast for Eid holidays

    “A break against the prolonged spell of heat wave is finally there with pre-monsoon rains during the Eid holidays,” a meteorologist said...

    Wednesday was the hottest day of season in LahoreMeanwhile, the Met department announced that pre-monsoon rains are likely to start from Saturday in Pakistan...

  • Abbasi Shaheed Hospital doctors, paramedics warned of action if found absent during Eid holidays

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Friday warned that strict action would be taken against doctors and paramedical staff of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital who were found absent from duty during Eid holidays...

    During a visit to the hospital to inspect the renovation work being done at the emergency ward, he directed the hospital administration to ensure that the doctors and paramedical staff attended to their duties during the Eid...

  • Suicide blasts during Eid holidays kill 31 in Nigeria

    Suspected Boko Haram militants using young girls as suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and a militia leader told AFP on Sunday...

    A local government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the death toll...

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