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  • Workers of tobacco company protest sackings

    PESHAWAR: Scores of former employees of a Swabi-based private tobacco company held a protest demonstration along with their children on Saturday against the company’s management for sacking 141 workers without any reason...

    Holding banners and placards inscribed with their demand for reinstatement, the employees gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club and asked the company to implement the court’s decision in this regard...

  • 1,300 higher education dept vacancies to be filled shortly

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Monday said 1,300 vacant posts at the higher education department would be filled with immediate effect...

    Addressing the ceremony organised at the Archives Hall here to hand over vans to various boys and girls colleges of the province and give away scholarships to 315 MPhil and PhD students, the chief minister said his government was trying to make a comprehensive system to...
  • Rashid announces plan to fill 10,000 vacancies in railways

    LAHORE: Pakistan Rail­ways will have a ‘sub-headquarters’ in Karachi to boost its freight sector...

    ML-I had been kept under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) while in order to upgrade ML-II, the private sector would be invited to invest on a BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) basis...

  • Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

    KARACHI: Tobacco use has emerged as a serious health challenge in Pakistan that now stands among the top four countries of the world with rapid increase in tobacco market...

    The event was organised by the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society...

  • Pakistan to stay away from tobacco conference in India

    Pakistan will not attend a global tobacco-control conference in India next week, a government minister said on Friday, in the latest fallout of strained diplomatic ties between the South Asian neighbours...

    India is hosting the biennial conference of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the only global treaty to deter tobacco consumption...

  • Cigarette giants' lobbying led to dilution of tobacco health warnings in Pakistan: report

    Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives...

    In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris launched a lobbying campaign...

  • Pakistan Navy buying vessels for special operations from US company

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Navy has placed an order for two 75m Swift Corvettes from a US-based shipbuilding company, Swiftships, said the company’s Chief Executive Officer Shehraze Shah...

    In an interview with a defence and security magazine Mönch, Mr Shah said that the Pakistan Navy had also purchased Swiftships’ 11m Special Operation Craft Riverine, which was deployed for counterinsurgency and drug-interdiction missions...

  • International security company hired for Pakistan by ICC: Sethi

    LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hired an international security company on a three-year term in order to aid the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday...

    Sethi told Dawn that the security company will visit the country during either the last week of August or the first week of September...

  • Panama president admits to offshore company in Pakistan and other unbreakable news

    Panama City: According to an un-leaked set of papers which were to be leaked along with the notorious Panama Papers (but weren’t), the president of Panama, Jean-Claude Van Damme, has an off-shore company in Pakistan...

    According to the newspapers and TV channel owned by the PLMG, President Damme, who came to power after the 2014 presidential election, opened an offshore company in Lahore in December 2014...

  • Chinese company to build LNG, gas pipeline projects in Pakistan

    5 billion Gwadar liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline in November, Interstate Gas Systems (ISGS), who opened the technical bid for the construction of projects told media personnel on Wednesday...

    Related: Iran Pakistan gas pipeline to be completed by 2017CPP will construct the terminal with a capacity to handle 500 mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) of LNG and a floating storage gasification unit...

  • Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC), a private-sector firm which aims to use public funding to invest commercially in people and businesses on lower incomes, was launched on Thursday by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...

    The PMIC has been created by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) and Karandaaz Pakistan — funded by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) — and the KfW, a German...

  • Anti-tobacco team visits church to create awareness

    ISLAMABAD: A team of ‘Tobacco Smoke Free Capital’ visited Saint Thomas Church in Sector G-7/2 on Sunday to create awareness among people against the hazards of using tobacco...

    The visit was part of a campaign held in connection with No Tobacco Day which is observed on May 31 every year...

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