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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Camps for South Asian Games must begin now: Inam

KARACHI: Pakistan’s premier wrestler Mohammad Inam on Thursday demanded that the sports authorities begin camps for the South Asian Games at the earliest. “Hardly four months are left. I don’t see any plan and there is no camp in sight,” Inam told ‘The News’ from Gujranwala.He said if proper preparation was not made for the biennial spectacle, it might

October 17, 2018 7:03 AM Saudi Arabia agrees to abolish Umrah tax on PM Imran Khan's request

ISLAMABAD: The Saudi government has agreed to waive 2,000 riyals tax imposed on Pakistanis performing Umrah every year on the request of Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to a media report, the PM, during his visit to the Kingdom, had requested Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud to abolish the fee. The development was shared by the Religious

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Dengue fever outbreak gets intense

Rawalpindi: The dengue fever outbreak that has already hit population in various localities of town is getting more intense as within last one week, well over 100 confirmed cases of the infection have been reported at the three allied hospitals taking the total number of confirmed patients of the infection so far reported at the allied hospitals to over 330. According 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Around $15bn’ to be sought from IMF

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to obtain around $15 billion from International Monetary Fund for a period of three years, sources informed Geo News Tuesday, amid a deepening balance-of-payments crisis, reports Geo News citing sources. Pakistani authorities will request an IMF delegation, which will be visiting the country next month, for providing 1

October 16, 2018 12:00 AM FBR seeks govt employees’ details

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) asked all the government departments to provide it with a list of officers in grade-17 and above to enforce mandatory requirement of income tax returns filings by them, sources said on Monday. The sources in Regional Tax Office Karachi said the matter of non-compliance of returns filing by the government servants

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM U-turns on Peshawar Ring Road demanded

PESHAWAR: The villagers on both sides of Ring Road and motorists have expressed concern over frequent accidents on the busy route and demanded the authorities to introduce 'fish bellies' in U-turns to avoid traffic mishaps. Road accidents happen frequently on the Ring Road from Hayatabad up to Grand Trunk Road and further towards Charsadda Road and Pajjagi

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Storm hits Portugal, leaves thousands without power

LISBON: At least 300,000 homes were without power on Sunday after tropical storm Leslie hit Portugal´s Atlantic coast, bringing with it heavy rain, strong winds and surging seas. Leslie was downgraded from a hurricane before it reached Portugal late on Saturday. Authorities had urged people to stay indoors and keep away from coastal areas. At least 1,000 trees

October 13, 2018 3:10 PM Govt to launch parliamentary commission to name those behind economic crisis

ISLAMABAD: The decision to launch a parliamentary commission has been made by the government on Saturday in order to discern the people behind the economic crisis. Reports citing sources have revealed that authorities have been ordered by Prime Minister Imran Khan to confer with the Parliament, for the commission, the authorization of which was given 1

October 12, 2018 9:29 PM Saad Rafique, brother Salman Rafique blacklisted

ISLAMABAD: Immigration authorities have blacklisted former minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders were blacklisted following the request of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). A notification has been issued by Directorate General, Immigration and Passports 1

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish paper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL: Turkish pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was last seen a week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to his forthcoming marriage. His fiancée, waiting outside