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PBPA awarded S. Javaid Anwar top Hand Award


February 13, 2019

PBPA awarded S. Javaid Anwar top Hand Award By: Raja Zahid Khanzada Texas largest Petroleum organization, The Permian Basin Petroleum Association awarded S. Javaid Anwar the Top Hand Award 2018. The Top Hand award exemplifies the best in all the characteristics of our leaders in the Permian Basin. A Top Hand has not only achieved success in the field, but …

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Pakistan in talks with PayPal, says Finance Minister Asad Umar


February 13, 2019

PESHAWAR: Finance Minister Asad Umar has said that Pakistan and PayPal talks were underway to bring online payment giant’s operations in the country. Finance Minister was addressing a ceremony at Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Peshawar on Monday. He also dismissed reports that PTI government the federal government is hindering PayPal’s entry into the Pakistani market. Asad Umar claimed …

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First death from Congo virus reported in Karachi


February 13, 2019

KARACHI: A woman lost her life to Congo virus at the city’s Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre on Tuesday becoming the first reported death of the year in Pakistan owing to the disease. Reports revealed that a 35-year-old woman, resident of Karachi’s Orangi Town had been brought to the Jinnah Hospital in a critical condition. It was confirmed by the hospital’s …

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PMA issues health alert, pre-cautionary measures for ‘XDR typhoid’


February 13, 2019

Islamabad: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is very much concerned over the outbreak of XDR typhoid cases in Karachi and interior Sindh. In a press release, PMA said “We had already informed people, through on July 09, 2018 regarding the precautionary measures to avoid XDR typhoid.” According to the reports XDR typhoid cases have exceeded the 8,000 figure, with most cases …

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Pak-China cooperation in agriculture to be extended under CPEC


February 13, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have decided to expedite cooperation in the field of agriculture under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and an important meeting in this regard is expected to be held next month, an official in Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reform said. The official said that the cooperation was being extended with a special focus on boosting cooperation …

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Samsung reaches settlement over ´exploding´ washing machines


February 13, 2019

Samsung Electronics has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over 2.8 million “exploding” washing machines recalled in the US, the South Korean company said Tuesday. The faulty appliances were recalled in 2016 after reports that the top “can unexpectedly detach from the washing machine chassis during use, posing a risk of injury from impact”, according to The US Consumer …

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Geologists find oldest evidence of life’s mobility on Earth


February 13, 2019

WASHINGTON: An international team led by French geologists uncovered the oldest fossilized traces of life”s ability to move, tracing back to 2.1 billion years ago. The study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that certain multicellular organisms in a primitive marine ecosystem in a fossil deposit in Gabon were sophisticated enough to move …

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Bollywood flashmob dance on Kangana’s hit song takes over California


February 13, 2019

SANTA CRUZ, California: Songs of movies produced in India are all the rage these days, a viral flashmob video in US’ departmental store Costco is proof enough of that. Showing people casually grooving to the beat of famed Indian song ‘London Thumakda’ from Kangana Ranaut’s blockbuster hit ‘Queen’, the video has garnered ample attention from people across United States and …

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