Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «decision»

October 19, 2018 1:32 PM Pakistan still awaiting decision by Saudi govt on Umrah tax exemption: Religious affairs ministry

The Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday issued a statement of clarification regarding an exemption from additional tax for Pakistanis performing more than one Umrah within two years, saying that a reply from the Saudi government in this regard was still awaited. The ministry's spokesperson said that the Saudi government had imposed a tax of 2,000 riyals 1 1

October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Halep out of WTA Finals

SINGAPORE: World number one Simona Halep withdrew from the WTA Finals in Singapore with a back injury on Thursday, bringing her season to a premature end. The French Open champion pulled out of last month’s China Open after just 31 minutes, and withdrew from this week’s Kremlin Cup because of the persistent problem.Halep, 27, said she had hoped to compete

October 17, 2018 8:52 AM Australia bowled out for 145, concedes big lead in 2nd test

Pakistan seamer Mohammad Abbas ripped through Australia's batting lineup with a five-wicket haul Wednesday as the visitors were bowled out for 145 on the second day of the second cricket Test. Australia conceded a massive 137-run lead as Abbas finished with 5-33 when he had Mitchell Starc (34) lbw and Australia was dismissed an hour after lunch 2 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM No visible change in country, says JI chief

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq Tuesday said that only a few days have left in the 100-day plan of the government but change could not be seen anywhere in the country. Addressing a youth convention here, the JI chief said that the whole nation knew the fact as what kind of mandate had been given to government. “But despite that we allowed 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Around $15bn’ to be sought from IMF

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to obtain around $15 billion from International Monetary Fund for a period of three years, sources informed Geo News Tuesday, amid a deepening balance-of-payments crisis, reports Geo News citing sources. Pakistani authorities will request an IMF delegation, which will be visiting the country next month, for providing 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Mobile phones not to be blocked after Oct 20, says minister

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of All Pakistan Mobile Union held a meeting with Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar here on Tuesday. During the meeting, Hammad Azhar assured the delegation that the government will not block handsets and also allow them to continue trade in used mobile phones from other countries after law amendment for the particular

October 13, 2018 3:10 PM Govt to launch parliamentary commission to name those behind economic crisis

ISLAMABAD: The decision to launch a parliamentary commission has been made by the government on Saturday in order to discern the people behind the economic crisis. Reports citing sources have revealed that authorities have been ordered by Prime Minister Imran Khan to confer with the Parliament, for the commission, the authorization of which was given 1

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM Saad Rafique, Salman Rafique put on blacklist

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on the request of the National Accountability Bureau has placed the name of Ex-Federal Minister and senior leader of the PML-N Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique on blacklist with regard to investigations carried out by the National Accountability Bureau in Paragon Housing scam. Besides Khawaja 4

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM ICC launches Women’s T20I Team Rankings

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday launched Women’s T20I Team Rankings. Three-time ICC Women’s World Twenty20 champions Australia lead the inaugural 46-team table, which follows the decision taken earlier this year to award international status to all T20 matches between Member countries. Scotland are the top ranked Associate Member 4

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish court rules to release US pastor

ALIAGA, Turkey: A Turkish court ruled on Friday to release the US evangelical Christian pastor at the centre of a bitter diplomatic row between Ankara and Washington, a move that could be the first step towards mending ties between the Nato allies. The court passed a 3 years and 1-1/2 month sentence on Brunson, who had been charged with terrorism offences 3