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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Roads choked in capital as people pour in from nearby towns

Islamabad: All major roads were literally chocked during Eid days, especially on Sunday and Monday, due to the influx of holidaymakers from adjoining areas. Massive traffic jams were reported from the afternoon to night as the people thronged parks and recreational spots. The pleasant weather caused by intermittent rainfall contributed to the influx

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Al-Futtaim Renault acquires land to set up plant

KARACHI: Al-Futtaim Renault Pakistan, an automotive joint-venture of French and Dubai-based firms, has acquired an industrial land in Faisalabad to set up a factory for manufacturing and assembling of vehicles in the country. “We, together with Groupe Renault, are delighted to have completed the land acquisition, which is an important milestone in the project 7

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Car sales increase 16.3 percent to 201,134 units in July-May

KARACHI: Car sales rose 16.3 percent to 201,134 units during the first 11 months of the current fiscal year of 2017/18, industry data showed on Tuesday, as low-interest rate and growing demand from cab schemes boosted auto sales. Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (Pama) data showed that car sales stood at 172,911 units in the July-May period 8

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM PTI says all tickets issued on merit, no violation took place

LONDON: A British Pakistani activist and businessman, who surrendered his British nationality five years ago to get Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s National Assembly ticket from a Lahore constituency, has been denied ticket by the party leadership. Aatif Chaudhry surrendered his British nationality to stand in May 2013 election from NA-123 and obtained more than 40 thousand 1

May 30, 2018 12:00 AM Monsoon rains hit India’s southern coast

NEW DELHI: Monsoon rains hit the southern Indian state of Kerala a few days earlier than normal, the country’s weather office said, potentially brightening the nation’s outlook for agricultural output and economic growth. Monsoons deliver about 70pc of India’s annual rainfall and are the lifeblood of its $2.5 trillion economy, spurring farm output and boosting 2

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM 10 killed in separate road accidents

QUETTA/KHAIRPUR: At least 10 people were killed in separate road accidents in Balochistan and Khairpur on Friday. At least six people died and two others were injured, in a head-on collision between two overspeeding cars, near Setharja at the Mehran National Highway in Khairpur. According to police, a Shikarpur bound overspeeding car collided with another 17

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Putin warns protectionism risks global economic crisis

SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that the world could be heading for an unprecedented economic crisis due to the confrontational trade policy and protectionism being pursued by the United States. Without directly naming US President Donald Trump, who has slapped on tariffs and pulled out of trade deals, Putin lamented 6

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Copenhagen best, Rome worst for clean, safe roads

BERLIN: Bike-friendly capitals Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Oslo have Europe’s cleanest and safest transport systems while heavily congested Rome has the worst, a Greenpeace study found Tuesday. “Safe roads and clean air go hand-in-hand,” said Greenpeace Clean Air Campaigner Barbara Stoll. “This study shows that when you improve a city’s public transport 5

May 22, 2018 4:22 PM Green Line train collides with freight cars at Lahore railway station

LAHORE: A passenger train traveling from Karachi to Islamabad collided with a freight carriage in Lahore on Tuesday, Geo reported. The Green Line Train was on its way to Islamabad before it hit freight cars at Lahore Railway Station, causing damage to some bogies. DS Railway Sufyan Dogar said all passengers are safe. “The Green Line train was speeding 3

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Oil imports climb 30.4pc in 10 months

KARACHI: Imports of petroleum products soared 30.4 percent to $11.44 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year of 2017/18 as oil prices continued to post recovery from the 2014’s lows, official data showed on Monday. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data showed that imports of petroleum products increased from $8.78 billion in the corresponding 5