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March 17, 2018 12:00 AM PIA’s hasty flight into privatisation

ISLAMABAD: A ‘push from the top’ and ‘hurry to sell Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before 31st May’, the last day in government for the current PML-N set-up, has led to a feverish activity within the Privatisation Commission to the bafflement of official machinery, much of which remains not on board. The News has learnt that Federal Minister Danyal

March 16, 2018 12:00 AM 500 uprooted trees replanted, PHC told

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) was told on Thursday that 500 trees were replanted in various places of the city which had come in the Bus Rapid Transit project. During a hearing into the progress report about environmental issue and traffic problem of the BRT case, Peshawar Development Authority Director General, Israrul Haq, informed the bench 2

March 16, 2018 12:00 AM ‘If Iran gets N-bomb, Riyadh will follow suit’

WASHINGTON: Likening Iran’s leader to Adolf Hitler, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in a US television interview that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit. "Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible," Saudi Crown Prince 2

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM Siemens to invest 1bn euros in Brazil

Frankfurt am Main: German industrial group Siemens announced plans on Wednesday to invest a billion euros in Brazil over the next five years, as Latin America's biggest economy cements its recovery from a brutal recession. In a statement, Siemens said it had signed an accord with APEX, Brazil's Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, committing to a string 5

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM ADB, Pakistan sign $140mln loan agreement

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Pakistan on Wednesday signed a $140 million loan agreement to improve the roads network in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. ADB Country Director for Pakistan Xiaohong Yang and Secretary of the Economic Affairs Division in Islamabad Syed Ghazanfar Abbas Jilani signed the agreement. Muhammad Shahab Khattak 6

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM WB to finance rehabilitation of Sukkur Barrage

KARACHI: The World Bank has in principle agreed to finance the much awaited rehabilitation of Sukkur Barrage as now the provincial government has been asked to submit the PC-I of the project. This decision was taken on Tuesday in a meeting held between Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and World Bank Country Director Mr Patchamuthu Illangovan 2

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Projects completion, workers’ welfare top priority, says Wapda chief

LAHORE: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has been regaining glory of its past with brisk completion of long-delayed projects in water and hydropower sectors during the last one-and-a-half year, claimed Wapda top management here on Tuesday. The vital task of commissioning the projects like Kachhi Canal, Golen Gol and Tarbela 4

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar announces Abu Dhabi oil deal

DOHA: State-owned Qatar Petroleum announced on Tuesday it has signed a deal with Abu Dhabi to operate the shared Al-Bunduq offshore oil field, despite a bitter diplomatic rift. “We are delighted to sign this concession agreement, which will ensure the continued development and operation of the Al-Bunduq oil field for many years to come,” Qatar Petroleum’s 7

March 13, 2018 12:00 AM JUW starts three journals under Rayazuddin Research and Development Society

ISLAMABAD: Jinnah University for Women (JUW) Pakistan has the distinction to initiate and start three journals under the umbrella of Rayazuddin Research andDevelopment Society. These three journals are Rads Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (JPPS) Rads Journal of Biological Research and Applied Sciences (JBRASS), Rads Journal of Social 10

March 13, 2018 12:00 AM UN official speaks of Kashmir crisis urgency

ISLAMABAD: Conversation between a top UN official and a top Kashmiri leader played out in front of more than 500 representatives of major international human rights organisations, where the top UN official issued his latest statement on the urgency of the crisis in Kashmir. The unprecedented conversation occurred at the UN Headquarters in Geneva when Zeid Ra’ad 7