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  • Thought-Provoking session held at Indus University

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: The Quality Enhancement Cell of Indus University organized a thought-provoking session on “Significance of Feedback of the stakeholders focusing on Employers and Alumni” in the Video Conference Room held. The session was conducted by Dr. Muhammad Abdul Wahid Usmani, Consultant Quality Assurance, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Wahid

  • Chevron Pakistan inaugurates: Phase-1 modernization of its lubricants blending plant

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Chevron Pakistan Lubricants (Private) Limited (CPLPL) held an inauguration ceremony for Phase 1 modernization and expansion of its Lubricants Blending Plant situated at West Wharf, Karachi. The expansion project is an investment of more than Rs. 2 billion spanned over 3 years and reinforces Chevron’s commitment to long-term growth in the Pakistan

  • Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United

  • LSM growth clocks in at 2.76 percent in May

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Large scale manufacturing (LSM) grew 2.76 percent in May as compared to the corresponding month a year earlier as retail sector thrived on growing consumer demand, while construction boom kept fuelling steel production, official data showed on Wednesday. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data showed that food, beverages and tobacco production

  • 19 die in refugee boat sinking off Cyprus

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    ANKARA: Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey’s coast guard said on Wednesday. It said 103 migrants were rescued by boats and helicopters of the Turkish and northern Cypriot coast guards, helped by commercial boats in the area, from the sunken

  • ‘Teefa in Trouble’ to be released in over 25 countries

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: Just one day is left in the release of much-awaited film ‘Teefa in Trouble’ worldwide and in Pakistan. The excitement and anticipation for ‘Teefa In Trouble’ featuring Ali Zafar and Maya Ali has taken the Pakistani industry by storm. The most anticipated Pakistani movie ever is not just locally but also for the global audience. The marketing

  • Modi govt faces no-confidence motion tomorrow

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Indian Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) will take up discussion and voting on no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi government tomorrow (Friday, July 20), it has been announced by Indian Lok Sabha speaker Ms. Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday in Indian capital. According to media reports, the no-trust vote will be held from 11:am to 6:pm. United

  • Jang Economic Session: Rupee devaluation to bring new wave of inflation, say experts

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Devaluation of rupee against the US dollar will affect all segments of society, PML-N, PTI and PPP experts should evolve a mechanism to handle the issue and Senate Standing Committee on finance can play an effective role in this regard. These views were expressed by the experts at Jang Economic Session on ‘impact of devaluation of rupee against

  • NAB takes notice of DG CAA’s use of PIA plane for joyride

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, ordered a complaint verification of alleged joyride of DG Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with a group of friends on a PIA aircraft to Skardu illegally while passengers were waiting for the plane’s arrival at the Skardu airport for their scheduled flight. The chairman

  • South Punjab is PML-N's stronghold, says Shehbaz Sharif

    July 18, 2018 3:07 PM

    “South Punjab is a stronghold of the PML-N and I am sure masses will reject bat, jeep and arrow and vote for 'lion' symbol in the party,” Sharif told a rally in Rajanpur district of south Punjab. Shehbaz criticized Imran Khan saying that when dengue virus attacked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief went to Nathia Gali. “Imran