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US envoy provides 10 ambulances to motorway police worth $1.6 million

US envoy provides 10 ambulances to motorway police worth $1.6 million

ISLAMABAD: American Ambassador David Hale officially delivered 10 ambulances worth almost 180 million rupees ($1.6 million) to the National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) on Friday.  The delivery underscores the American government’s

Bangladesh says finds oil reserves worth $5.5bn

Bangladesh has discovered oil in two old gas fields in the country’s northeastern region with an extractable reserve worth $5.5 billion, the chairman of state-owned Petrobangla said Monday. Hussain Monsur told AFP

Heroin worth over Rs 750m seized

The Drug Enforcement Cell of the Pakistan Customs’ Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Karachi Airport has seized 73.5 kg fine quality heroin worth over Rs 750 million in the international market. “The

Know your money’s worth

A city businessman went to stay in a small village. During his stay, he learnt that the villagers liked keeping monkeys as pets. He quickly worked out that there were around ten

CDWP approves 64 projects worth Rs 236b despite crunch

ISLAMABAD – Empty coffers that have forced the government to slash down the current fiscal’s Public Sector Development Programme by a massive Rs 100 billion did not deter the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) of the Planning Commission from approving 64 projects worth Rs 236 billion for the current fiscal year.
An official statement said Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr Nadeem Ul Haque chaired a meeting of CDWP that considered 64 projects costing Rs 236 billion

Electric cable worth millions of rupees stolen

TOBA TEK SINGH – Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) Dullam feeder’s cable worth lakhs of rupees was stolen in load shedding hours. Reportedly, thieves took away electric wire and high voltage cable worth millions of rupees in Basti Pathanan Wali on Toba-Waryam Wala Link Road.
The residents said such incidents had been taken place in their area for the last several months, but not even a single thief had been arrested so far. They doubted that FESCO officials were involved

PDWP approves 11 development schemes worth Rs 13bn

KARACHI – In a meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), 11 development schemes worth Rs 13.226 billion were approved on Thursday. The meeting was presided over by the Planning Secretary of the Planning and Development Department and attended by the administrative heads of various departments.
The department heads briefed the participants of the meeting about their respective schemes – including construction of a Trauma Centre at the Ojha Institute and

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