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December 11, 2018 12:00 AM DICE Pakistan Fellowship announced

KARACHI: The British Council of Pakistan and School of Leadership are set to launch DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies) Pakistan Fellowship programme, a statement said on Monday. The launch ceremony took place on Monday. DICE is a multiyear project and would be rolled out in five priority countries; Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, Indonesia

December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

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 25, 2018 12:00 AM Rousseff and Lula accused in fresh graft case

BRASALIA: Brazil has opened criminal proceedings against former left-wing leaders Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff for allegedly receiving bribes with money diverted from state-owned oil giant Petrobras. The Workers Party (PT) of the two ex-presidents has strongly denied the charges, calling them a "scandalous maneuver" with partisan motives 2

November 4, 2018 12:00 AM Brazil boys put Kashima on top in

KASHIMA, Japan: Leo Silva’s opener and Serginho’s eye-catching strike put Kashima Antlers firmly on top in the Asian Champions League final as they beat Persepolis 2-0 in the home leg on Saturday. The Brazilians both scored in the second half to give Japan’s Kashima an important cushion ahead of next week’s return game at the imposing Azadi Stadium in Tehran 4

November 3, 2018 12:00 AM Bolsonaro names judge who jailed his rival

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has convinced crusading anti-graft Judge Sergio Moro to become his justice minister, the two said on Thursday, delighting supporters and enraging critics by hiring the jurist who jailed Bolsonaro’s chief political rival. Moro oversaw the "Operation Car Wash" probe that sent former President 7

October 30, 2018 1:51 AM Cyber attack costs BankIslami Rs2.6m

KARACHI: BankIslami came under cyber attack, costing Rs2.6 million from the international operations on Saturday but the bank said the amount was reverted back into the affected accounts. “We were intimated through an advisory of international payment scheme and detected some abnormal activities on transactions through debit cards,” a top official of BankIslami 2

October 26, 2018 10:42 AM Asma Jahangir wins 2018 UN Human Rights Prize

Late lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir was announced as one of the four winners of the 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize on Friday. The announcement was made through the official Twitter account of President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces. "Today I announced the 2018 winners of the UN Human Rights Prize 10

October 25, 2018 12:00 AM NRAP picks three shooters to feature in all world cups next year

KARACHI: National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) will send three shooters to all the world cups and Asian championships scheduled in 2019. The Executive Committee of NRAP decided this in a meeting held the other day. “This is to be done to make our top shooters win quotas for Olympics 2020,” said Executive Vice President NRAP Javaid S Lodhi while 8

October 24, 2018 12:00 AM Brazil’s Amazon at risk

Rio de Janeiro: Promises by Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro and his entourage bode badly for the future of the Amazon -- called the "lungs of the planet" -- if he wins, environmentalists warn. The candidate is seen as pliant to the powerful agrobusiness lobby in his country known for putting profit ahead of preservation. One of his most controversial 13