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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Pakistan likely to host $200,000 squash event’

KARACHI: Pakistan is likely to host a $200,000 event this year after successfully organising four high-prize international squash events in 2018, a source told ‘The News’. “The sponsors of Pakistan Open have informed the squash authorities of the country that they are ready to enhance the prize money of Pakistan Open 2019 edition to $200,000,” said the source 2

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Singapore imposes $740,000 fines

Singapore: Singapore´s privacy watchdog on Tuesday imposed fines of Sg$1 million ($740,000) on a healthcare provider and an IT agency over a cyber-attack that saw health records of about quarter of the population stolen. In the city-state´s biggest ever data breach, hackers last year gained access to a government database and made off with the records 2

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 7.2-kanal of overseas Pakistani encroached in Jhang

JHANG: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab chapter’s commissioner has directed the Jhang district collector/deputy commissioner to take immediate action against the revenue and municipality officials over their alleged involvement in encroaching the urban land of an overseas Pakistani. Ali Aftab Sial, an overseas Pakistani and a USA citizen

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 2 dacoits killed in ‘encounter’

FAISALABAD: Two dacoits were killed during an ‘encounter’ with police near Thikriwala on Monday. Allah Ditta Ranjha and an unidentified dacoit were looting people on Faisalabad-Jhang Road when Thikriwala police rushed to the spot and tried to arrest the dacoits. On seeing the police, the dacoits allegedly opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Nawaz complains of pain in his arm

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year jail term at Kot Lakhpat Jail, Friday complained of pain in his arm, which his daughter feared is most likely to be angina. Maryam Nawaz took to Twitter on Friday evening, saying that Nawaz Sharif’s cardiologists tried to get access to him all day but permission was not granted 4

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Cleanliness drive receives cold response in capital

Islamabad: Though the federal capital has set an example of planting saplings under ‘Green and Clean Pakistan’ programme by actively participating in the drive but the authorities concerned have so far exhibited a lukewarm response to cleanliness in the capital. As a federal capital reflects the picture of entire country, its civic agency is still at it’s wits end to handle 1

January 10, 2019 10:07 AM Six-year old boy dies in Karachi as half-demolished house caves in after anti-encroachment drive

Scavengers looking for valuable items in the debris is now a common scene in Karachi where authorities continue their drive against encroachment. The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has paid little attention to the piles of debris that has accumulated after demolition of illegal structures in different parts of the metropolis. While collecting 1

January 9, 2019 9:53 AM Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s mission in Melbourne was among the those international consulates and embassies in Australian cities that have been sent suspicious packages containing white powder, some reportedly marked with the word "asbestos", foreign media reported. “A worker at the Pakistani consulate in Melbourne opened one of the packages about 10am on Wednesday 5

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM 50 kanal state land retrieved

TOBA TEK SINGH: The authorities Tuesday claimed to have retrieved 50 kanal state land from encroachers by demolishing structures erected illegally in Chak 327/GB. Talking to reporters, Pirmahal AC Syed Jamil Haider and Anti-Corruption Establishment Assistant Director Wajid Ali Bharwana said illegally constructed houses and shops were razed. Woman electrocuted

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM IPL 2019 to be staged in India despite election clash

NEW DELHI: The Indian Premier League will be held in India, the cricket board said on Tuesday, quelling speculation that the Twenty20 extravaganza could be held elsewhere owing to a clash with a general election. The money-spinning competition that lasts two months would be held from March 23 with a detailed schedule to be announced later, the Board