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Op-ed: How Social Welfare helped Pakistan out of its first pandemic in 1950

Partition was the first pandemic we faced in Pakistan and COVID-19 is the second. The first batch of social workers was selected in 1953, to be trained for training sponsored by UNTAA – United Nations Technical Assistance Administration alongside the Government of Pakistan. This was a turning point in the history of social welfare work in Pakistan, changing its dynamics from a charity based voluntary activity to a modern scientific process. The thought process was not constructed overnight but was years of

globalvillagespace.com ,  17h 0
Op-ed: How Social Welfare helped Pakistan out of its first pandemic in 1950

Record LNG prices push S. Asia to ration gas, seek other fuels

AHMEDABAD: Pakistan and Bangladesh are rationing gas and buyers across South Asia are seeking alternative fuels after spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices surged to record highs, government and industry officials told Reuters. Spot LNG prices LNG-AS have nearly tripled since early November as freezing temperatures across North Asia boosted demand and depleted inventories. Since July, prices are up a dizzying 1,000 per cent. Gas-fired power plants and industries across the region are scrimping on gas, with

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Record LNG prices push S. Asia to ration gas, seek other fuels

American Hunts Pakistan’s National Animal With Arrow

The Astor markhor or flare-horned markhor is a subspecies of the markhor, native to Kashmir and northern Pakistan. (Mujeeb Sardar) GILGIT-BALTISTAN — An American hunter has created a record by hunting Markhor, Pakistan’s national animal, with an arrow. Joseph Bradford paid $80,000 to hunt down the wild goat, known to have beautiful coiled horns, at Tooshi-Shasha Conservancy in Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “This is the first time that trophy hunting was performed with an arrow,” said Dr. Mohsin Farooq,

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American Hunts Pakistan’s National Animal With Arrow

Digitisation of Pakistan’s economy—security aspects

He sounded so convincing, on the phone, with his posh English accent. I received his call from a local line, local to the scenic town, on the outskirts of London that I lived in, one of the home counties of England, where my wife was born and raised. Thankfully she was with me while I listened to the gentleman on the phone’s speaker. He craftily told me that my credit card had been used to pay a suspicious online transaction. In order for him to cancel the transaction, he required me to confirm my card details.

nation.com.pk ,  1d 0
Digitisation of Pakistan’s economy—security aspects

Turkish airlines to pay heavy fine on violating Covid-19 SOPs : CAA

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) imposes heavy fine of Rs100,000 for violating coronavirus standard operating producers (SOPs) on Friday. Moreover, the notification stated that this "is not the first time that the airline has gone against the rules," adding that a warning was issued to the Turkish Airlines on October 13 and 21 last year as well. "It has been noted with serious concern that Turkish Airline again transported passenger ... from Category-B country i.e. Dakar (Senegal) to Istanbul for onward journey

nation.com.pk ,  1d 0
Turkish airlines to pay heavy fine on violating Covid-19 SOPs : CAA

‘Dream destination’ Lahore littered with garbage

Footpaths and streets are currently covered with waste of every kind Lahore is currently in poor shape with its footpaths and streets covered with waste of every kind such as cans and plastic bags while its drains are choked. Lahore: Lahore, recently declared by the New York Times as “one of the 52 dream destinations of the world” and among the highly-recommended tourist spots, is currently in a shambles as the Waste Management Company responsible to collect the city’s garbage has failed to remove it

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‘Dream destination’ Lahore littered with garbage

Turkish Airlines fined for violating Pakistan’s coronavirus SOPs

ISLAMABAD – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on Turkish Airlines for violating Pakistan’s coronavirus standard operating producers(SOPs). A notification issued by the CAA said, "It has been noted with serious concern that Turkish Airline again transported passenger ... from Category-B country i.e. Dakar (Senegal) to Istanbul for onward journey to Lahore via Turkish Airline flight TKO584 on January 13, 2021, without proof of negative RT-PCR test despite warning and

en.dailypakistan.com.pk ,  1d 0
Turkish Airlines fined for violating Pakistan’s coronavirus SOPs

UK based tourism magazine highlights massive potential of Pakistani tourism sector

Pakistan’s most acclaimed tourism spots and delicacies have been featured in a UK-based tourism-centric magazine. Titled ‘Fascinating Pakistan’, the 72-page quarterly publication highlights national heritage, local arts and crafts, diverse culture, a colorful tourism backdrop, and some of the best cuisines in South Asia. The magazine has been launched in an attempt to boost Pakistan’s local and international tourism by engaging travel enthusiasts with an up-to-date visitor itinerary that will be published

timesofislamabad.com ,  1d 0
UK based tourism magazine highlights massive potential of Pakistani tourism sector

Petrol prices increased in Pakistan yet again

Petrol prices in Pakistan have been increased by Rs 3.2 on Friday (today). As per the details, the prices of petrol in Pakistan link has been increased by Rs 3.2 today whereas the price of high-speed diesel has been increased by Rs 2.95 today. Apart from that, the prices ok Kerosene oil has been increased by Rs 3 whereas the price of light diesel has been increased by Rs 4.42. The new prices will be implemented from tonight noon. Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the increase in the prices of petroleum

timesofislamabad.com ,  1d 0
Petrol prices increased in Pakistan yet again

Pakistan a world leader in Olive production: fiction, fact, or a lie??

Authors: Engr. Rehan Saeed & Sumeera Asghar Roy Recently, the head of the expert’s team made a big claim, that Pakistan could be a world-leading olive producer. After learning and research, we concluded that it would take decades to reach, establish, and register in the top ten olive producing countries, with a lot of precise efforts and smart work. There has been an increasing trend of olive cultivation in Pakistan, in the past ten years following the import of a hundred thousand olive seedlings from the

globalvillagespace.com ,  1d 0
Pakistan a world leader in Olive production: fiction, fact, or a lie??

Pakistan cracks down on illegal oil trade, seals 609 petrol pumps

At least 609 petrol stations have been sealed and 4.5 million litres of petrol and diesel have been seized under orders of the prime minister in the government’s crackdown against oil smugglers in the country. Under the directions of Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI, 609 petrol pumps have been sealed and about 4.5 million litres of petrol & diesel have been seized in the campaign against oil smugglers in the country. pic.twitter.com/IAG1btAr8Z — Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) January 15, 2021

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Pakistan cracks down on illegal oil trade, seals 609 petrol pumps

Pakistan plane 'held back' by Malaysian authorities over UK court case

Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Sign up or log in to read this article in full Already have an account? Log in. Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month for the first 3 months. Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month for the first 3 months. The Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft was seized after a court order. ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane has

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Pakistan plane 'held back' by Malaysian authorities over UK court case

Esports will be a new sensation in Pakistan says Fawad Chaudhry

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that Esports will be new sensation in Pakistan and the region. Taking to his official Twitter handle on Friday, the Minister said: Esports will be new sensation in Pakistan and the region exciting framework is in the offing, hope kids out there are all set to make it to top teams… wishing you all the best guys Esports will be new sensation in Pakistan and the region exciting framework is in the offing, hope kids out there are all set

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Esports will be a new sensation in Pakistan says Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan Fires 12 Police Officers Who Failed to Prevent Demolition of Hindu Temple

People from the Hindu community hold signs to condemn the attack on a century-old Hindu temple in northwestern Pakistan, during a protest outside Supreme Court building in Karachi, Pakistan, Dec. 31, 2020. ISLAMABAD - Authorities in northwestern Pakistan have removed 12 police officers from service and penalized 45 others for not preventing an Islamist mob from setting ablaze and destroying a minority Hindu temple. On December 30, about 2,000 activists of a religious party attacked the temple in the remote

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Pakistan Fires 12 Police Officers Who Failed to Prevent Demolition of Hindu Temple

World does not believe in Pompeo's anti-Iran accusations: Pakistan PM

The Prime Minister of Pakistan says the purpose of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's anti-Iran’s remarks is to appease the Zionists, but the world does not believe in his false allegations. AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The Prime Minister of Pakistan says the purpose of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's anti-Iran’s remarks is to appease the Zionists, but the world does not believe in his false allegations. Imran Khan in an interview with Pakistani Bol News has stressed that Pompeo's accusations against

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World does not believe in Pompeo's anti-Iran accusations: Pakistan PM

Peace in Afghanistan depicts peace in Pakistan: COAS

Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan will continue to facilitate the intra-Afghan talks in the neighbouring country, as peace in Pakistan follows peace in Afghanistan. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar Bajwa made this statement on a visit to Corps Headquarter Peshawar on Friday. Moreover, the COAS was given detailed briefing on the current security situation, border management and fencing as well as capacity enhancement of Frontier Corps (FC)

nation.com.pk ,  19h 0
Peace in Afghanistan depicts peace in Pakistan: COAS