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January 23, 2018 1:52 AM Malala, Apple join hands to work for girls education

NEW YORK: Malala Girls Education Fund and computer giant Apple have teamed up to support girls’ education, Tech Crunch magazine reported on Monday. Founded by Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin, the Fund aims to empower young girls and help them access the quality education they deserve. Malala is due to speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Microinsurance verification fee cut

ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) slashed fee for verification of microinsurance policies to help promote insurance covers among low-income group, SECP said in a statement on Monday. “Nadra, on the recommendation of technical committee on insurance, formed under the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), has agreed 1

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Issuance of decrees against Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi Monday said that Afghan president, instead of hurling allegations against Pakistani Ulema and religious scholars of Pakistan, should take action against state clerics of Afghanistan who used to issue Jihad decrees against Pakistan. Talking to visiting delegates of different 1

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary

SIALKOT: Four more civilians, including a woman and her minor son, were martyred and more than a dozen injured on Saturday when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at different sectors in Sialkot along the Working Boundary. The BSF targeted Bajwat, Chaprar, Charwah, Harpal and other sectors from late Thursday

January 20, 2018 5:14 PM India beats Pakistan by 2 wickets to claim Blind Cricket World Cup title

India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup for the second time after a thrilling match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India conquered the modest target in the 39th over, with two balls

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Federer joins calls for greater Slam prize money

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer says it’s time for his fellow professional players to rally and seek greater prize money from the four tennis Grand Slam tournaments. The 19-time major winner says the current agreement is a good one, but it has run its course and time was right for players to get together and seek pay increases.Novak Djokovic, as president of the ATP player

January 18, 2018 12:00 AM Three gunned down in Sukkur

SUKKUR: Three people including chairman union council along with his son were killed on Wednesday. This happened as a result of exchange of firing between two rival groups of the Chandia clan at Ahmed Mehar Colony in district Qambher-Shahdadkot kiling Chairman Union Council Mehar Karamullah Chandio, his son Mukhtiar and Ghulam Qadir Chandio of the rival 4

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Saudi Arabia committed to strong ties with Pakistan’

LAHORE: Saudi Arabia feels proud of its everlasting relations with Pakistan. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is willing and committed to strengthening its economic and trade relations with Pakistan, said Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al-Malky. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saaed Al-Maliky held a meeting with Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi 5

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Govt urged to upgrade village secretaries

CHITRAL: The councillors have asked the provincial government to honour its commitment of upgrading the basic pay scale of the village secretaries to BS-14. In a statement issued to media, village nazim Gohriyat council Shazada Shujaul Zaman, Abdul Qadir of Dnain-I, Shabuddin of Dnain-II council and others said that Chief Minister Pervez Khattak had pledged 3

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM French credit growth worries ECB

Frankfurt: Members of the European Central Bank´s governing council are concerned that rising private-sector borrowing in France could threaten financial stability, minutes from a December meeting published Thursday showed. "It was remarked that loan growth in the euro area´s second largest economy had seen rather buoyant expansion," according to the minutes 6