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November 30, 2018 12:00 AM KP PDWP approves 37 projects

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Thursday approved 37 projects worth Rs138472.147 million. The forum considered 41 projects pertaining to different sectors, including Energy and Power, Water, Law and Justice, Elementary and Secondary Education, Auqaf, Building, DWSS, Roads & Bridges, Multi-Sectoral Development, Finance, local 2

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM NA speaker forms Parliamentary Friendship Groups

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has paced up the initiative of parliamentary diplomacy with the formation of Parliamentary Friendship Groups and stressed the need to expand cooperation and contacts with the parliaments across the globe through the platform. The process of enrollment of members for the Parliamentary Friendship Groups 4

November 26, 2018 6:20 PM Qatar Airways to expand Iran flights despite US sanctions

Qatar Airways announced on Monday it is expanding operations in Iran, despite US sanctions on the Islamic republic and a Gulf diplomatic rift over accusations Doha was too close to Tehran. The carrier will begin twice-weekly flights to Isfahan in February 2019 and increase existing services to Shiraz and Tehran in January 2019, it said in a statement 5

November 16, 2018 12:00 AM Kuwait halts flights due to rains

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait on Thursday halted flights at its international airport after heavy rains flooded the Gulf state’s capital, diverting incoming flights to neighbouring countries not affected by deadly storms. "Rains overnight on Wednesday submerged main passages at the airport, resulting in diverting several incoming flights to Dubai, Bahrain and Dammam 1

November 9, 2018 7:52 PM Overseas Pakistanis remit $7.4 billion in first four months of FY19

KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $7419.98 million in the first four months (July to October) of FY19, compared with $6,444.46 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During October 2018, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to $2000.47 million, which is 37.7% higher than September 2018 and 20.9% higher than October 3

October 28, 2018 1:54 AM Oman says time to accept Israel in region, offers help for peace

MANAMA: Oman described Israel as an accepted Middle East state on Saturday, a day after hosting a surprise visit by its prime minister that Washington said could help regional peace efforts. Oman is offering ideas to help Israel and the Palestinians to come together but is not acting as mediator, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the sultanates minister 4

October 28, 2018 12:00 AM Hospital MS, accountant booked for defalcation

FAISALABAD: Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Faisalabad Region Saturday registered a case against Dr Asfand Yar (Grade 18), Medical Superintendent of Samanabad General Hospital, and hospital accountant Tahir Khaleeq over embezzlement of Rs1,813,255. ACE director Mehr Shafqatullah Mushtaq said the case against MS and accountant of the General Hospital 3

October 24, 2018 12:00 AM S Arabia, Bahrain add Revolutionary Guards to terror lists

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it and Bahrain had added Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and senior officers of its Quds Force to their lists of people and organisations suspected of involvement in terrorism. The Saudi state news agency SPA quoted a statement from the security services saying Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force, and the force’s 5

October 24, 2018 12:00 AM Al-Baraka sweeps global awards

KARACHI: Al Baraka Banking Group BSC (ABG) and four of its subsidiary banking units have received Global Finance magazine’s "Best Islamic Financial Institution" award for 2018, a statement said on Tuesday. The magazine specialises in banking and finance awards to international banks and financial institutions. The statement said Al Baraka Banking Group 9

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Swat receives snowfall, rain

MINGORA: The Swat district on Tuesday received first snowfall of the season that dipped the mercury. The intermittent rain spell lashed across the length and breadth of the district while mountains of scenic Kalam, Bahrain and Madayan valleys received first snowfall. The spasmodic snowfall and rain intervals turned the weather chilly and forced the commuters 4