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  • Razmak IDPs demand ration, financial help

    KARAK: The internally displace persons of Razmak, North Waziristan, living in Karak district have demanded ration and Rs12,000 monthly financial help, saying that they are unable even to pay the rent of their houses...

    They said that the government was providing ration and Rs12,000 to each family of the displaced people, but so far it had not extended any such help to them...

  • Capital admin opens four ration warehouses for the needy

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has opened four ‘ration warehouses’ in the city to provide necessary food to the underprivileged, along with 15 mobile dastarkhawan facilities to distribute cooked meals...

    Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Hamza Shafqaat told Dawn that four ration warehouses have been set up in I-11/4, Tarnol, Taramri and Bhara Kahu...

  • Balochistan government, opposition to jointly distribute ration

    QUETTA: The Balochistan government and opposition parties have decided to jointly distribute ration and other assistance among the poor and needy people who were facing serious difficulties in earning their livelihood due the lockdown imposed in Balochistan to control the spread of coronavirus...

    Both the chief minister and the opposition leaders were of the view that it wouldn’t be an easy task for a country, like Pakistan, to face...

  • Probe shows underweight, substandard ration supplied to Sindh govt

    HYDERABAD: The ration supplied to the Sindh government under a contract of around 10,800 bags was found to be underweight and substandard, an inquiry conducted into the matter showed...

    A document of the Bureau of Supply and Prices also revealed a difference of Rs179 on each 20kg ration bag when compared with market prices...

  • Chinese firm starts ration distribution in Chagai

    CHAGAI: The state-owned Metallurgical Corporation of China (MCC) has started distributing ration worth Rs17...

    Mr Gul said he, along with Dalbandin Assistant Commissioner Mohammad Javed Domki, distributed the ration packets among several families in Dalbandin and its surrounding areas and it would continue on Saturday...

  • Hello, Rescue 1122, give us ration, please!

    LAHORE: The dedicated helpline of Rescue 1122 for coronavirus has been receiving more calls from slums for ration bags than those for medical assistance since the launch of the service on March 21...

    He said the staff briefed the DG the helpline received total 22,201 calls since March 21 and that an overwhelming majority of callers just asked for ration bags...

  • Pakistan’s wild-card entrants announced for Rio Games

    ISLAMABAD: Two London-based swimmers Lianna Swan and Harris Bandey apart from five other athletes will represent Pakistan in the Rio Games...

    The two swimmers, as per the Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF), have been selected purely on merit with their performance in the 16th World Championship held in Kazan, Russia, which was also an Olympic qualification round, being in the spotlight for their selection...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    WHILE India continues to maintain a leadership position among the fastest-growing large economies in the world in terms of its rapid GDP expansion, its performance on the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN continues to suffer because of its poor rankings...

    The SDG Index and Dashboards report, brought out recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN, and...
  • ‘Dual ID card holders will be criminalised’

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior was informed that criminal proceedings would be initiated against those people who possess more than one national ID card...

    “How did people manage to get more than one ID card and dodge the authorities? A fine is not enough; they should also face criminal proceedings so others will not do the same...

  • Teachers’ Day standing card

    Teachers’ Day is around the corner and if you want to present something worth remembering to your teacher, here is a standing card that can be placed anywhere...

    Glue stickGlue tubeThree coloured papers of any colourOne piece of 10-inch long and 5-inch width hard paperScissorsPencilAny coloured stringMarkers, paint colours (optional)Paste a paper of any colour of your choice on the piece of hard paper this is the inside of your card,...

  • Poor report card

    The prevailing situation in Pakistan reflects this outcome...

    The majority of Pakistan’s workforce is employed in the informal sector in manufacturing and production, construction and transport, community and personal services...

  • Distressing report card

    In this context, the Pakistan Education Statistics 2013-2014 report unveils several unsettling facts...

    Pakistan’s school dropout rate, often cited as the highest in South Asia, has long been of concern...

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