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June 21, 2017 5:21 PM A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The U.K

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles attend the state opening of Parliament on Wednesday in London. This year, the ceremony was scaled back, with the queen arriving by car rather than carriage and not wearing the crown or robes of state. When Elizabeth II rolled up to the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday, she did so without many of the trappings that typically 2

June 19, 2017 4:07 AM ‘PML-N steering country out of crisis’

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the PML-N leader steered the country out of crisis and led the nation to economic development and prosperity. Shehbaz expressed these views on Sunday during a meeting with senior PML-N leader and renowned industrialist Chaudhry Ahmed Saeed. Matters of mutual interest and political issues were discussed 8

June 19, 2017 3:39 AM ‘Farmers taking interest in enhancing mango cultivation areas’

MULTAN: Despite cutting of mango orchards for residential purposes in suburban areas of South Punjab, the cultivation area of mangoes is on the rise. This was said by Mango Research Station (MRS) Incharge Abdul Ghaffar Grewal on Sunday. He said, “In the past, mango growers were not taking keen interest in improving mango cultivation but now they are enhancing 4

June 19, 2017 2:15 AM Mango cultivation area on rise

MULTAN - Despite mango orchards cutting for residential purpose in suburban areas of various cities of South Punjab, the cultivation area of mangoes is on the rise continuously. This was said by Mango Research Station (MRS) In-charge Abdul Ghaffar Grewal. "In past, mango growers were not taking too much interest in improving mango cultivation area because 8

June 16, 2017 4:25 AM Assets details: Nawaz retains status of a billionaire

ISLAMABAD / ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif retained the status of a billionaire he gained just before assuming the office of the country’s chief executive, with the worth of his declared assets standing at Rs1.84 billion in 2016, details released by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) showed on Thursday. And he continues to receive substantial 3

June 15, 2017 11:53 PM Rs328 billion Balochistan Budget 2017-18 unveiled

QUETTA: The PML-N-led Balochistan coalition government on Thursday unveiled the provincial budget for fiscal year 2017-18 with a total outlay of Rs328 billion. "The budget envisages development programme of Rs86 billion including Rs6.01 billion under foreign project assistance (FPA) and current expenditure of Rs242 billion," Adviser to Chief Minister 5

June 15, 2017 9:04 AM India calls for enhanced connectivity, unimpeded trade among SCO member states

BEIJING: India today called for enhanced connectivity and unimpeded trade among SCO member states with due respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity besides deepening cooperation to fight terrorism and extremism. Speaking at the flag raising ceremony of India and Pakistan at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here, Indian 1

June 14, 2017 9:19 AM Bulgaria sees wheat output at 5 mln t in 2017

SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 14 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria is expected to produce some 5.0 million tonnes of wheat in 2017, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. The forecast compares to 5.66 million tonnes of wheat harvested in 2016, the largest amount since 1980. The country put to winter wheat 1.1 million ha last year and 130,000 ha to barley, the ministry 3

June 14, 2017 4:07 AM Finance Bill 2017-18: NA passes budget amid opposition boycott

ISLAMABAD: Amid the opposition boycott, the National Assembly on Tuesday passed Finance Bill 2017-18 with certain amendments, providing legal cover to budgetary proposals for the upcoming financial year. The house adopted a number of amendments proposed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, senators and MNAs during the debate. Minister for Law and Justice Zahid 10

June 14, 2017 2:15 AM NA stamps budget amid Opp boycott

ISLAMABAD - Amid boycott of the combined opposition, the National Assembly on Tuesday approved the Finance Bill for the financial year 2017-18 by incorporating recommendations of the Senate. The budget, with total outlay of Rs 4.75 trillion for the next year, was presented by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The finance bill will be effective from July 1 after 4