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Sunday, July 26th, 2020


Germany backs Pak efforts to mitigate socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19: Bernhard


ISLAMABAD, July 26 (DNA): German Ambassador Bernhard Schlagheck has said his country backed Pakistan in its efforts to overcome the socioeconomic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and build back better for a more sustainable future.   In a media interview, Ambassador Bernhard said the successful bilateral development cooperation between the two countries spanned over decades.   He said the current portfolio encompasses more than 500 million euros in the areas of renewable energy and climate change, sustainable economic development and good governance.   He said the German Government has decidedRead More

World’s silence encourages India to commit crimes: Masood


ISLAMABAD, July 26 (DNA) – The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that the latest happenings in the Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) should be an eye-opener for the international community. “The people around the globe will have to feel Kashmir through their hearts because what is happening in Kashmir is heart rendering. A big population in a big area is imprisoned and there is no international intervention at all,’ the President said. Addressing a webinar organized by an international organization “Justice for All”, PresidentRead More

Huawei, Rain partner to launch first standalone 5G Network


DNA Islamabad 26 July : Rain, South Africa’s data-only mobile network launched its first Standalone 5G (SA 5G) network in the country. Powered by Huawei, this is the first commercial standalone 5G network in Africa. rain’s Standalone 5G is currently available in Cape Town covering areas including Sea Point in Cape Town, Claremont, Goodwood, Bellville, Durbanville, and Cape Town City Centre. The newly released SA 5G network are built on rain’s own sites. This allows rain to significantly enhance its fixed wireless broadband (FWA) service experience in the covered areas.Read More

FPCCI wants cut in electricity tariff: Anjum Nisar


KARACHI, JUL 26 (DNA) – Anjum Nisar has said NEPRA’s Rs3.09/unit slash just for 3 months under fuel adjustment formula not enduring solution to ease production cost The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Anjum Nisar has asked the government to reduce electricity tariff to the competitive level of regional countries on permanent basis, as NEPRA’s accumulated cut of Rs3.09 per unit just for three months under a monthly fuel adjustment formula is not an enduring solution to ease industrial cost of production. He saidRead More

Exports declining as govt keeps ignoring apparel sector: Shafiq


ISLAMABAD, JUL 26 (DNA) – Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PHMA) has expressed deep concern over declining trend in textile exports, which have dropped by 37% to $751 million in May 2020 during a turbulent period of post-corona slowdown for textile manufacturers, who await the promised incentives by the government, including disbursement of sales tax refunds. PHMA vice chairman Shafiq Butt pointed out that this is the second successive month of massive reduction in textile exports amid the global pandemic. In fact, all categories of textile exports witnessed double-digitRead More

Beggars swarm markets ahead of Eid


ATTOCK, JUL 26 (DNA) – As Eid-ul-Adha draws nearer, hordes of beggars have flocked the markets, shopping malls, traffic signals and streets in district Attock. The beggars, mostly women and children, are being witnessed at commercial places, including Pindi Gheb, Jand, Fatehjang, Hazro and Attock City bazaars and Markets. The women, mostly carrying newborn babies, are seen sitting at pedestrian bridges, centres of markets and bus stops. They also show ‘medical reports or prescriptions’ to passengers at bus stops, outside medical stores and hospitals, asking them to help them inRead More