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October 12, 2018 12:00 AM 4,000-kanal state land retrieved in four districts

MULTAN: At least 4,000-kanal state land worth billions of rupees has been retrieved from illegal occupants during the anti-encroachment drive in Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari, officials told The News on Thursday. The retrieved state land would be utilised for public welfare. An aggressive operation against illegal occupants is underway in all the four districts

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM US in new global court showdown with Iran

THE HAGUE: The United States will confront Tehran at the UN’s top court on Monday over billions in frozen assets, in a case that could deepen the Trump administration’s rift with international justice. Iran had dragged Washington before the International Court of Justice in June 2016 to oppose a US Supreme Court ruling that the $2 billion should go to victims

October 7, 2018 8:53 PM Pakistan may go to IMF but will seek other options first: PM Imran

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan might need to return to the International Monetary Fund to address its mounting balance of payments crisis but would seek funding from friendly countries first. Khan, who took office in August, blamed Pakistan’s economic woes on the previous government and repeated a promise to recover billions

October 2, 2018 12:00 AM Massive clean-up operation in Lahore from today

LAHORE: District Administration Lahore, Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) and other allied departments are going to kick off a massive anti-encroachment operation from Tuesday (today) across the city. Officials said the Punjab government announced starting anti-encroachment drive across the province, including in the Metropolitan city Lahore. They said Lahore 2

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Remand of Saaf Pani scam accused extended

LAHORE: An accountability court on Wednesday extended judicial remand of former director Saaf Pani Company Engineer Qamar-ul-Islam and former CEO Waseem Ajmal accused in Saaf Pani Company corruption scam worth billions. The court extended judicial remand of the accused by October 10. The NAB had arrested Qamar-ul-Islam on charges of forging documents

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Indo-Pak rivalry costing $35 bn trade deficit

NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan’s bitter rivalry is costing them $35 billion worth of annual trade loss, the World Bank said in its report. Someone might want to tell the two countries’ leaders who want to boost trade to battle the widespread poverty. The World Bank called for South Asia, the world’s least economically-integrated region, to start cooperating 1

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘CPEC go-slow policy against national interest’

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Liaqat Baloch Monday said government’s go-slow policy regarding CPEC was harmful for national interests. He said during the last six months, the work on CPEC was negligible. The orange line train project in Lahore was also suffering from the same problem although billions of rupees had been spent on it. Liaqat 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM KP seeks net hydel profit as per AGN Kazi formula

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wants the implementation of AGN Kazi formula for net hydel profit and if the demand is met by Council of Common Interests (CCI), electricity consumers will have to pay Rs3-4 per unit as net hydel profit. In this way, the cost of hydro generation will go up close to Rs10 per unit which is the one unit cost of electricity 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

GENEVA: Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally each year, including 2

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM 10 bureaucrats living in luxurious govt residences in Multan, Vehari, Khanewal

MULTAN: In ‘Naya’ Pakistan, 10 bureaucrats are living in luxurious government residences, measuring over 167.1 Kanals with covered area of 225,740 square feet, in Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari, confirmed the official statistics. The Punjab Revenue Department has calculated the market value of residences in billions of rupees, which are occupied 4