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LHC, orders, young doctors, end, strike, immediately

LHC orders young doctors to end strike immediately

11 November, 2019 1:35 pm 1:35 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ordered the doctors to end their strike immediately. Hearing a petition filed by the Young Doctors Association, Justice Jawad Hassan remarked that the strike is unjustified until the legislation is finalized. He ordered the Health Secretary to prepare the draft in consultation with the stakeholders. … Read More

Traders, end, strike, govt, defers, CNIC, condition, Jan 31

Traders end strike as govt defers CNIC condition till Jan 31

10 October, 2019 5:21 pm 5:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Traders ended their strike after the government deferred the condition of the Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) till January 31, 2020. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Finance announced to establish a special desk in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to resolve the problems of traders. Moreover, committees of traders’ … Read More

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Traders shut market across country after talks failure with govt

10 October, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Traders shut down markets across the country on Wednesday after their talks with the government failed. Traders associations called for two days of shutter down protests across Pakistan, the protest entered its second day. After failure the talks with government, the traders hinted at close the market for unspecified time period. … Read More

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Traders stage shutter down strike across country against tax reforms

10 October, 2019 11:06 am 11:06 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Traders across the country are staging a two-day strike against the government’s tax reforms including condition to provide computerised national identity cards. Many shops and markets in different cities remained closed on Tuesday. The Markazi Anjuman-i-Tajiran had announced a shutter down strike throughout the country on October 29 and October 30. … Read More

Bangladesh, cricketers, strike, tour, India, jeopardy

Bangladesh cricketers go on strike, tour of India in jeopardy

10 October, 2019 7:16 pm 7:16 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s cricketers will be on an indefinite strike until a list of demands are met by the country’s cricket board (BCB), skipper Shakib Al Hasan said on Monday, putting next month’s tour of India in doubt. Players released a list of demands and the boycott has affected the ongoing National Cricket League, … Read More

Strike, link, Maulana, march, traders

Our strike has no link with Maulana’s march, say traders

10 October, 2019 10:49 pm 10:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Traders have clarified that their strike has no link with the march and sit-in of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazalur Rahman. Addressing a joint press conference on Wednesday, they said that they will observe countrywide shutdown on October 29 and 30. Tanzeem-e-Tajran chief Kashif Chaudhry said that they will withdraw the strike … Read More

US, secret, cyber, strike, Iran, Saudi, oil, attack

US carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: off...

10 October, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took place in late … Read More

Doctors, paramedics, countrywide, strike, MTI Act

Doctors, paramedics observe countrywide strike against MTI Act

09 September, 2019 1:03 pm 1:03 pm

ISLAMABAD (91 News) – On the call of the All Pakistan Grand Health Alliance, doctors and paramedics observed a strike against the Medical Teaching Institutes (MTI) Act on Saturday. In Islamabad, doctors observed a strike in OPD at PIMS. Patients chanted slogans against the doctors. Doctors and paramedics closed the laboratories for the second day … Read More

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

09 September, 2019 9:52 pm 9:52 pm

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and labourers who had just finished collecting … Read More


APAT’s Naeem Mir announces fresh round of shutter-down strike in Augu...

07 July, 2019 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran (APAT) secretary general Naeem Mir announced four-day shutter-down strike in August to protest certain new taxes and condition of CNIC for retailers. According to Mir, traders across the country would observe complete shutter-down on August 15 and 16. He said the traders in previous shutter-down strike had demanded … Read More

Successful negotiations: Flour millers withdraw strike call announced for t...

07 July, 2019 10:44 am 10:44 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Flour Mills Association has announced to withdraw strike call announced for today after getting assurances from the government against their demands. Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi and Jahangir Tareen from government side held negotiations with the representatives of flour millers on Tuesday and accepted their … Read More

Flour, mill, owners, announce, strike, ‘undue’, taxes, July 19

Flour mill owners announce strike against ‘undue’ taxes from July 19

07 July, 2019 11:01 pm 11:01 pm

WAH CANTONMENT (92 News) – After the strike of traders, flour mill owners have announced to observe a strike against ‘undue’ on July 19. The decision was made during a meeting of the Flour Mills Association held in Wah Cantonment on Monday. Flour Mills Association vice chairman Chaudhry Javed said that the strike will be … Read More

Flour millers announce to postpone country-wide strike till July 17

07 July, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) has announced to postpone the countrywide strike of flour mills as of July 17. The central chairman, Naeem Butt, said in a statement that the association would close all flour mills from coming Wednesday if the government doesn’t withdraw sales tax on wheat and wheat … Read More

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Traders observe country-wide shutter-down against taxes, economic policies

07 July, 2019 10:01 am 10:01 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Traders observed almost complete shutter-down in all major parts of the country against imposition of multiple taxes, rising inflation and economic policies in the federal budget 2019. The complete to partial strike is being observed in big cities like Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Noshehra and other … Read More

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APAT announces countrywide shutter-down against taxes, price-hike on July 1...

07 July, 2019 3:53 pm 3:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran (APAT) on Friday announced to observe shutter-down across the country on Saturday (tomorrow) against what it called unjustified taxes and price-hike. Traders’ groups in Karachi and Lahore remained divided over observing strike. APAT’s secretary general Naeem Mir told a press conference in the provincial capital that July 13’s … Read More