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December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Albanian students revolt over tuition costs

TIRANA: Thousands of Albanian university students took to Tirana’s streets on Tuesday for their biggest show of strength yet in a protest movement demanding lower tuition fees and more investment in public education. The protests, which kicked off last week, are the biggest mobilisation of university students since demonstrations in 1990 against the former 1

December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Anti graft institutions be strengthened to bring money back’

SUKKUR: There is a need to strengthen NAB and other anti graft institutions to repatriate the money taken away from Pakistan and stashed abroad. This was stated by Justice(retd) Ali Aslam Jafferi while addressing a seminar ‘Corruption Free Pakistan’ at the IBA University, Sukkur. The seminar marked the International Anti-Corruption Week on Thursday 1

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Conference on economy next week

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) is scheduled to hold three days conference next week under main theme of Pakistan’s Economy: The Way Forward in which dozens of research papers will be presented on various sectors of the national economy. A statement said after three days of discussions and deliberations from some of the leading 2

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Govt attracts Moroccan investment in tourism sector

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Khusro Bakhtyar on Monday invited Moroccan investors to invest in Pakistan’s tourism sector in partnership with local companies. “Moroccan investors in collaboration with local companies can invest in Pakistan’s tourism sector especially in northern areas, which will give boost to tourism industry 2

December 2, 2018 2:01 AM New mobile phone registration system comes into force

ISLAMABAD: As soon as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) implemented its new mobile phone registration system, some users complained of being unable to connect to their networks. “There is a message that reads that mobile network is unavailable though signals are showing. I have not been able to make and receive calls the whole day,” said Rehmat 6

November 30, 2018 7:03 AM SC summons record of Aleema Khan's properties

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has summoned record of Aleema Khan's properties, according to Geo News. The TV channel reported that The Federal Board of Revenue adopted a ambiguous stance about Aleema Khan's properties outside the country when the Chief Justice of Pakistan' asked whether she owns any property abroad. During the hearing of case, Chairman 3

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM PU to establish Guru Nanak chair

LAHORE: Punjab University Faculty of Oriental Learning Dean Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar has said efforts would be made to establish Guru Nanak Chair at Oriental College to do research on the teachings of Baba Guru Nanak. He was addressing an international seminar organised by PU Department of Punjabi at Sherani Hall, Old Campus here on Wednesday. Former provincial 1

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM Cleanliness drive in Galiyat reinitiated

ABBOTTABAD: The Galiyat Development Authority (GDA) has initiated another cleanliness campaign in which sanitation staff will clean the area ranging from Bagnoter up to Barrian as per the vision of the prime minister to promote cleanliness in the region. Galiyat, being a tourism hub, attracts tourists from all over Pakistan and even abroad. Due to gigantic 1

November 27, 2018 12:00 AM Court clears Nasheed of terror conviction

COLOMBO: The Maldives top court overturned a terrorism conviction on Monday against the country’s first democratically elected leader Mohamed Nasheed, who fled into exile after being sentenced to 13 years behind bars. The Supreme Court said Nasheed was wrongfully charged and should not have been convicted in the 2015 trial described by the United Nations 3