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Pakistan, Qatar sign 10-year LNG supply contract

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Qatar have signed another long-term Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply contract for additional 200 million cubic feet a day (MMCFD) at around 31 per cent lower rate than the 2015 contract for 500MMCFD. The 10-year agreement signed on Friday entailed the “lowest-ever publicly disclosed price under a …

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Schools back to regular classes from March 1

ISLAMABAD: With the number of Covid-19 cases declining across the country, federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday announced that the restrictions imposed on schools in some major cities to conduct three-day classes in a week had been removed. During the ongoing second wave of the pandemic, the country …

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US strikes ‘Iranian-backed militant’ site in Syria: Pentagon

The United States military struck facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran-backed armed groups on Thursday, saying President Joe Biden’s new administration was sending Tehran a message after recent rocket attacks on US troop locations in Iraq. In its first military action against Iran-backed groups since Biden became president five …

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Pakistan joins Madrid system to protect trademarks

SLAMABAD: In a major development, Pakistan has formally joined the Madrid System to protect Pakistani trademarks in 124 member countries making it easier and effective for brand owners to get protection in export markets. With the accession to the Madrid Protocol, the trademark holders of Pakistan will be able to …

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