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Public Holiday Declared in Islamabad on 1st March, 2017

The Federal Government has declared public holiday on 1st March 2017 in the capital of Pakistan. The holiday has been announced due to the ECO Summit being held in Islamabad. The notification regarding declaration of holiday i the capital states that there will be half holiday (After 1 pm) on 28th February, 2017 and full day holiday on 1st March, 2017 in the revenue territories of Islamabad. All educational institutes

Ayan Ali Leaves for Dubai After Her Name Removed from ECL

The Interior Ministry, Government of Pakistan has removed the name of Ayyan Ali from Exit Control List so that she can travel freely to any country. The model girl was involved in a currency laundering scandal which is under trial at the moment. Allegedly, she was carrying 500 thousand dollars to Dubai and was caught at the airport. Her name was included in ECL but supreme court denied the inclusion

Pakistan Cattle Show 2017 "Cow Chapter" at Model Cattle Market Sheikhupura

Pakistan Cattle Show 2017 (Cow Chapter) will be held on 9th – 11th March 2017 at Model Cattle Market Sheikhupura with an aim to promote indigenous breeds of Pakistan. Salient events & features of Pakistan Cattle Show 2017 (Cow Chapter) include: Milking competition for Sahiwal Cow Milking Competition for Cholistan Cow Breed show for Sahiwal Bull Breed show for Cholistan Bull Virtual Farm Tours Awareness Seminars Free Milk Corner Traditional

Notification of Annual Official Holidays in Punjab for Year 2017

The Services and General Administration department of Punjab government has issued notification for official holidays in the province during the current year 2017. The holidays include Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eid ul Fitr holidays, Independence Day, Eid ul Azha, Ashura, Eid Milad un Nabi, Quaid-e-Azam Day and Christmas Day holidays. Furthermore, banks will remain closed on 2nd January, 27th May, 2017 (or 1st day of Ramzan) and on 3rd

Lahore: Blast in Defense Z-Block Market

Lahore (23 Feb, 2017): The blast took place in the basement of a restaurant. Samaa News has reported that 7 persons died and 15 are injured in the incident. Police and other law enforcing agencies reached the place and started rescue operations. Injured persons have been shifted to General Hospital Lahore for treatment. Offcials of Counter Terrorism Department sealed the premises after the blast. It is yet to investigate whether

HASCOL to Get LPG Marketing and Distribution License

HASCOL petroleum, a rapidly growing oil and marketing company, has applied to OGRA for getting marketing and distribution license of LPG. The company intends to develop a 15 acre storage and distribution setup at Port Qasim. In a submission with Pakistan Stock Exchange, Zeeshan UI Haq (Company Secretary) informed that the company has already acquired 5 acre of land at Port Qasim. In order to acquire further 10 acre piece of

EDI Invites Mir Muhammad Ali Khan for Talk on 25th Feb 2017

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute has invited Mir Muhammad Ali Khan for a talk on 25th February, 2017. The charges to join the event are Rs. 850. All participants will be served Hi-Tea during the event. In an email, EDI has invited stating “Come and join us on this exciting platform and ask Mir Muhammad Ali Khan about your startup and life problems” he event ha been organized for Startup founders

Punjab Government Announces Subsidy on Potash Fertilizers

The Government of Punjab has declared hue amount for providing subsidy on potash fertilizers for the current growing season. The subsidy will be provided on both SoP (Sulphate of Potash) and MoP (Murate of Potash) fertilizers bags. Each bag of Suplate of potash has subsidy of Rs. 800 and for Murate of Potash, the subsidy is Rs. 500 per bag. The total amount of subsidy allocated for this program is

PEMRA Bans Aamir Liaquat Hussain's Program "Aisy Nahi Chaly Ga"

PEMRA has banned Aamir Liaquat Hussain to host any TV show. Even , he is banned to appear on any TV show or to make any hate speech. “Aisy Nahi Chaly Ga” was launched on Bol News Network and gained much popularity n versatile one man show of Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s style and criticism on other hosts. On his last show on Bol Tv, Aamir Liaquat Hussain criticized the biased

Educators ESE BPS-9 Interview Schedule from 20th to 24th February, 2017

The interviews for recruitment of Educators in against BPS-9 ESE Science-Maths posts will be held from 20th February to 24th February, 2017 in all districts of Punjab. The news advertisements showing the place of interview against each Tehsil has been published. Earlier, the interviews were postponed due to litigation against the said job post. Thereafter, the test for ESE Sci-Maths was held again and applications were submitted by the candidates