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Letters of support issued for 11 wind power projects

ISLAMABAD: In a dramatic move, the Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) on Wednesday approved issuance of letters of support (LoS) to 11 wind power projects having a total generation capacity of 550 megawatts. Prime Minister…


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World Bank eyes increase in tax ratio to 17pc by FY24

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank-funded $400 million project is aimed at creating a sustainable increase in the country’s tax revenue, raising the tax-to-GDP ratio to 17 per cent and widening the tax net to 3.5m active…




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Azadi March participants undeterred by rain

ISLAMABAD: Mohizur Rehman, a 35-year-old participant of the Azadi March from Multan, was not deterred by the rainfall and harsh weather that hit the capital on Wednesday, where protesters have been camped out for nearly…


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Thar boy bitten by rabid dog dies in Karachi

MITHI: Eleven-year-old Imtiaz Samejo who was bitten by a rabid dog in Rata-Jo-Tarr village near Chhachhro town in the second week of September died in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in Karachi on Tuesday evening….


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Bodies of 40 train victims handed over to families

RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Shaikh Zayed Medical College Hospital (SZMCH) management on Wednesday handed over bodies of 40 people who had died in the Tezgam inferno to their families and relatives after receiving their DNA…



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All jets in PAF inventory take part in firepower display

KARACHI: The firing range in Sonmiani reverberated with echoes of sophisticated bombs and aircraft bullets as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) demonstrated its firepower capability on Wednesday. According to the information received here, President Dr…