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December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Rakuten plots to become Japan’s No. 4 wireless carrier

TOKYO: Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc said it would apply for a 4G mobile licence, aiming to become the country's fourth major wireless carrier in a strategic shift that had analysts warning of an uphill battle to gain customers. Rakuten, which operates one of Japan's most popular shopping websites, said it hoped to gain a new engine of growth

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Firing incident at INSPAD coordinator’s house condemned

ISLAMABAD: President Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD) Tahir Tabassum, General Secretary Sheikh Saqib Ahmed Ansari Advocate strongly condemned the firing incident at the residence of INSPAD Youth Coordinator Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan in Gujranwala on 12th December. Police was informed about the incident. In a press release Tahir Tabassum said that terrorist

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Saudi King says determined to confront corruption

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz said on Wednesday his government was determined to confront corruption with “justice and decisiveness”, signalling continued support for a crackdown on sleaze involving mass arrests of top Saudis including royals. In a televised speech to the country’s consultative Shura council, Salman also said the world’s 1

December 13, 2017 2:17 PM Pakistan Army fully supports mainstreaming of FATA: Gen. Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan Army fully supports mainstreaming of FATA and shall pursue it in line with aspirations of tribal brothers. The delegations acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s sacrifices, efforts and contributions for peace & stability and socio-economic development of FATA. They expressed

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM India allocates Rs10b for sports

ISLAMABAD: The Indian government has set aside Rs10 billion (Indian rupees) for the development of sports and has decided to give Rs500,000 each to 1,000 sportspersons in the under-17 categories for eight years to encourage them take up sports as a career.Indian government has also decided to pick 150 districts and promote two to three sports in each of the district 2

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM KMC sports complex projects to be completed in Feb

KARACHI: Around 95 percent of the work on projects at KMC sports complex has been done but completion has been delayed because of the death of its contractor, sources told ‘The News’. He died about a year and a half ago, but KMC authorities have failed to get the work resumed so far. A high official of KMC told ‘The News’ that they were striving to complete 2

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM PM calls for enhanced trade between Pakistan and Kazakhstan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday reiterated Pakistan’s strong commitment to cooperation with Kazakhstan in energy sector, regional connectivity and human resource development. He also underscored the need for enhancing trade between the two countries, which was much less than the potential. The prime minister was talking to Bakhitbek 1

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM PM directs Aviation Division to submit business plan for Roosevelt Hotel

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday chaired a meeting regarding the affairs related to Roosevelt Hotel, New York at PM Office. Secretary Aviation Division briefed the meeting in detail about the financial condition of the hotel and the reducing scale of return on investment. The PM said that the government considers Roosevelt Hotel

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM ECO urges members to boost regional trade volume, connectivity

ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Organisation (ECO) Secretary General Halil Ibrahim Akca on Monday called upon the ECO member states to increase their joint efforts for increasing the intra-regional trade by twofold. “ECO Vision 2025 has stipulated to double the intra-regional trade for which we need to at least re-double the efforts,” he said, while 3

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM Food Street with music concert inaugurated in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A music concert was arranged in Hayatabad Phase 6 Saturday night on the occasion of the inauguration of the much-delayed Food Street. However, some people criticized the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) for organizing the mixed gathering in which young girls and boys were seen clapping and enjoying the evening. Most people living in the neighbourhood 3