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COVID-19 claims 12 more patients, infects 423 others

Karachi, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 12 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 4,183 and 423 new cases emerged when 10,864 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad…

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Sindh cabinet fixes 1.4 MMT wheat procurement target at Rs2000 per 40kg Teachers recruitment policy approved, 37,000 teachers to be appointed

Karachi, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Sindh Cabinet, after thorough discussions and deliberations, decided to fix wheat procurement target for crop 2020-21 at 1.4 MMT at a rate of Rs2000 per 40 kilograms. The cabinet, keeping in view the shortage…

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24 illegal water factories were sealed in just 02 days

Karachi, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has launched a crackdown against substandard items and closed down 24 illegal factories where substandard water bottles were being filled in just 02 days. In this connection as…

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Covid-19 Vaccine Producers Have Human Rights Responsibilities

Pharma Companies Should Adopt Rights-Based Approach to Help Bridge Vaccine Gap Over the last few weeks, the relief brought on by the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out has been marred by supply delays and growing concerns around inequitable access. Of the more than 131 million doses…

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SECP records major progress in Information Security Standards

Islamabad, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification; the international standards outlining best practices for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). Awarded by the independent certification body M/s. Resource Inspections Canada…

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Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister calls on Chairman PTA

Islamabad, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Chief Minister Muhammad Khalid Khursheed called on Chairman PTA, Maj General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R) at PTA Headquarters, Islamabad. The two sides discussed matters of mutual interest including availability of quality telecom…

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PTA advises public against import, sale and use of telecom equipment without valid permissions, and COC

Islamabad, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) advises the public not to buy GSM Amplifiers, Boosters, Repeaters, mobile phones and SIM boxes without valid permission/type approval/Certificate of Compliance (CoC) as per section 29 of the Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-Organization)…

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Today at 1450 hours, Terrorists fired 5 rockets from inside Afghanistan in Lagharai sector and Sarakai top, Bajaur

Rawalpindi, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Today at 1450 hours, Terrorists fired 5 rockets from inside Afghanistan in Lagharai sector and Sarakai top, Bajaur. A 5 year old minor resident of Mamund, Bajaur embraced shahadat while 7 minors including a girl…

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Meeting held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi, February 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Meeting was held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting which was attended by General Qamar Javed…

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Decoding public finance for disaster risk reduction and climate investments

The need to increase investments in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) is a well-accepted priority to minimize losses from disaster and climate change. However, there are challenges in articulating how much countries ought to spend, what areas they should…

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