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Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

The salaries of govt employees and pensioners gets 10% increase Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18. It was fifth and final budget of PMLN’s tenure, with the total outlay of Rs. 4.778 trillion. According to the details, the federal government is allocating Rs. 15 billion for Interior Ministry while Rs920.2bn has been ... Read More »

First Orange Line Metro train for Pakistan rolls out in China

First Orange Line Metro train for Pakistan rolls out in China

The train has been designed for the 25.58 km Orange Line Metro in Lahore The first of 27 trains designed for the Orange Line Metro in Lahore rolled off the production line in central China’s Hunan province on Monday. The train, with five coaches, an energy-saving air-conditioning system and systems configured to handle unstable voltage, has been produced by CRRC ... Read More »

200 Free WiFi Hotspots Project to be launched in 6 cities of Punjab

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Punjab CM inaugurates free WiFi facility for Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur and Murree Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has inaugurated the free WiFi service in different cities of Punjab. Initially available in Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Multan, the availability would be expanded to Bahawalpur, Faisalabad and Murree very soon. These wifi hotspots will be available at different locations including bus ... Read More »

EU launches ‘Subai-Pakistan’ to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU launches 'Subai-Pakistan' to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project will improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies ISLAMABAD – European Union in Pakistan has launched 3-year EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project to strengthen the assemblies and improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies. A high-level launch was hosted by the Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E. Jean-François Cautain, in the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary ... Read More »

HEC countrywide crackdown against illegal educational institutes

HEC announced indigenous PhD scholarships for year 2016-17

Lahore lead university, Superior University and University of South Asia are among the updated ban university list by HEC. ISLAMABAD – Higher Education Commission (HEC) has declared 100 universities, colleges and institutions as illegal on its list on the website. At least 79 private universities in Punjab were found ghost with no existence on the provided addresses whereas inquiry committees have ... Read More »

Ghazanfar Mehmood emerges as new Champion of 6th CNS Amateur Golf Championship

Ghazanfar Mehmood emerges as the new Champion of 6th CNS Amateur Golf Championship

Governor Punjab appreciated skills, dexterity and sportsman spirit displayed at the Competition and commended the services of Pakistan Navy for the promotion of sports in the country besides LAHORE – Ghazanfar Mehmood of Garden City Golf Club Rawalpindi won the 6th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship that concluded at the internationally ranked Royal Palm Golf and Country ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey deal to help improve healthcare in Punjab

Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif (L) and Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag (R) holding a press conference

The agreement will prove a milestone in the provision of modern healthcare facilities to the people of Punjab: CM Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE – Pakistan and Turkey have signed a new deal on healthcare cooperation. Turkey has agreed to cooperate with the Punjab government for the uplift of healthcare system across the province. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest ... Read More »

Website launched to help trace, reunite missing children in Punjab

Website launched to help trace, reunite missing children in Punjab

Punjab government launches website to help reunite recovered children with families LAHORE – Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has introduced the website ‘Missing Children Recovery’ to reunite the lost children with their families across the province. The Punjab Information Technology Board’s (PITB) initiative, Missing Children Recovery, has a database with details of children who have been rescued by the provincial government ... Read More »

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