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Pakistan presses for UNSC resolution ordering ceasefire in Gaza as death toll mounts -
UNITED NATIONS, Jul, 25 (APP): Amid mounting death toll in Gaza, two important regional organizations met at the U.N. Thursday to express solidarity with the Palestinians and to work out a strategy to stop the ongoing violence, with Pakistan backing a move for a Security Council resolution to end the hostilities.


UN agency calls for urgent action to protect global soil from depletion, degradation -
UNITED NATIONS, July 25 (APP): The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world’s limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy.


US wants Pakistan, India to work together to improve relations -
WASHINGTON, July 25 (APP): The United States believes Pakistan and India should work together to improve their bilateral relations and would welcome any steps towards that goal, the State Department said as the two South Asian neighbors prepared for a top diplomatic level meeting next month.


Fatemi says enduring US-Pak partnership vital to regional security -
WASHINGTON, July 25 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi has underscored that an enduring Pakistan-U.S. partnership is vital to regional and international security.


Pakistan ranks 146 on UNís Human Development Index -
UNITED NATIONS, July 24 (APP): Pakistan is ranked at 146 - the same spot as in the previous year—among the 187 countries in UN’s 2013 Human Development Index (HDI)’s annual rankings that is worked out by combining indicators of  life expectancy, educational attainment and income.


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62 member Pakistani contingent participates in CGames march past
ISLAMABAD, Jul 25 (APP): The 62-member Pakistani contingent, dressed up in traditional shalwar qamiz participated in the march past at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July, 23.
 
T20 fund raising match for IDPs
LAHOR, July 25 (APP): Punjab Minister for Law and Sports Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that Lahorites will show remarkable generosity during the fourth IDPs Fund-Raising T20 cricket match tomorrow , Saturday here at Gadaffi stadium.
 
Pakistan CC lifts RLCA Ramazan cricket trophy
KARACHI, July 25 (APP): As expected Pakistan Cricket Club lived up to  their billing by lifting the inaugural RLCA Ramazan Twenty20 Cricket Tournament trophy when they thrashed Pak Korangi CC by 76 runs in a one-sided final here at Gulburg Ground on Thursday night.
 
T-20 cricket match generates Rs 25m donation for IDPs
FAISALABAD, July 25 (APP): A T-20 fund raising cricket match played between Pakistan-A and Faisalabad Eleven at Iqbal stadium here generated Rs 25 million donation for IDPs of North Waziristan.
 
India-Pakistan not to participate in Asian Games Men Cricket
ISLAMABAD, July 22 (APP): India and Pakistan would not be participating in the September’s Asian Games giving a massive loss to the Games as their presence would have guaranteed massive interest and wide television coverage.
 
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ECP allots election symbols to KP independent candidates PDF Print E-mail
PESHAWAR, April 19 (APP): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) allotted election symbols to independent candidates here on Friday. The symbols to candidates, who are contesting elections 2013 from four National Assembly and 11 provincial assembly seats, were allotted by the Returning Officers concerned. The ECP had already allotted election symbols to about 148 political parties last month.
Mrs. Aneela Shaheen, a senior journalist, who is contesting general election from NA-4 Peshawar as independent candidate, was alloted ‘basket’ while another independent candidate from NA-2 and PK-6 Peshwar, Khadim Hussain Khalil was allotted ‘Stag’ and ‘Wheel Barrow’ respectively.
Khadim Hussain told APP that preference was being given to candidates’ choice before allot of symbols and both the election symbol allotted to him was per his choice.
“If I am elected, top focus would be given to establish educational institutes in NA-2 and PK-6 as problems of unemployment, law and order, illiteracy and poverty could only be addressed through promotion of education,” Khadim told APP.
He said problems of NA-2 were many including lack of quality educational and vocational institutes, non pavement of streets and link roads, lack of disposal of solid waste, Basic Health Units’ unavailability in majority villages, outdated drainage system and vowed to solve all these problems if elected.
He said people were looking for change in this elections and were fed up from hereditary politics. Khalil asked voters to exercise their right of franchise wisely this time and elect honest and devoted workers with will to
address their problems in their doorsteps.

 

     

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