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July 19, 2018 12:00 AM LSM growth clocks in at 2.76 percent in May

KARACHI: Large scale manufacturing (LSM) grew 2.76 percent in May as compared to the corresponding month a year earlier as retail sector thrived on growing consumer demand, while construction boom kept fuelling steel production, official data showed on Wednesday. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data showed that food, beverages and tobacco production

July 18, 2018 8:53 AM Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian king calls for unity amid racial tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades. In his inaugural address to lawmakers during the new parliament session, King Sultan Muhammad V urged "every citizen to preserve

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Egypt targets social media with new law

CAIRO: Egypt’s parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalise journalists held to be publishing fake news. Under the law passed on Monday social media accounts and blogs with more than 5,000 followers on sites such as Twitter and Facebook will be treated as media outlets, which makes them subject to prosecution

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM SIC’s 30 Muftis issue fatwa: Giving vote to right candidate is farz, to characterless sin

LAHORE: As many as 30 Muftis of Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) Pakistan have said in a joint fatwa that giving vote to a capable candidate is a farz (a religious duty commanded by Allah), voting for a person of bad character a sin and not casting a vote is a national crime. The muftis issued the joint fatwa called ‘Collective Sharia Announcement’ on an appeal

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Star Marketing, Uzbekistan Pakistan Business Council delegation visits Tashkent

Tashkent (Uzbekistan): Star Marketing Delegation headed by Mr. Wasiq Naeem – CEO Star Marketing and Vice President, Uzbekistan Pakistan Business Council visited Uzbekistan. A delegation of Star Marketing, Pakistan, comprising of 11 members visited Uzbekistan from 6th – 12th July 2018. The delegation was headed by Mr. Wasiq Naeem – CEO Star Marketing

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Waseem faces Mthalane in tough fight today

KARACHI: Pakistan’s professional boxer Mohammad Waseem will on Sunday (today) fight the toughest battle of his pro career when he faces the highly experienced and former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world champion Moruti Mthalane of South Africa in the IBF flyweight world title shot in Kuala Lumpur. By the time this story will be read by the readers 1

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM S Punjab province resolution after winning polls: Gilani

MULTAN: Former prime minister and PPP vice-chairman Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the PPP will submit a resolution for creation of south Punjab province soon after coming into power. Addressing corner meetings at Union Council Kabirpur, Deenpur and Billywala, Gilani said that the PPP had carried out record development in its last tenure. He said that tehsil 1

July 14, 2018 2:13 AM PPP alleges CAA discrimination against Bilawal

LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has alleged discrimination by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for not allowing its chairman to use Lahore airport for flying out of the Punjab capital while the PTI chief was allowed to do the same. “PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari was denied to use his plane from Allama Iqbal International Airport to fly to Peshawar 1

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Ramirez title defense off as O’Connor hospitalised

LOS ANGELES, California: Jose Ramirez’s first defense of his World Boxing Council super lightweight world title was called off Friday as challenger Danny O’Connor was hospitalised with severe dehydration. The WBC said in a brief item on their website that the bout scheduled for Saturday in Fresno, California, had been called off after O’Connor “suffered