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December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Rimsha in command at 2nd PGA Ladies Golf C’ship

LAHORE: Rimsha Ijaz Khan again showed ample nerves and playing skills during the second of the three rounds, 2nd PGA Ladies Golf Championship at the pleasing Defence Raya Golf Course. She managed to stay in command of the leader board in the race for honors in Gold category, as the championship moves into the final phase. With a round of gross 73 yesterday

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Iran seeks regional front against US economic terrorism, says Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were “economic terrorism”, as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday. Addressing parliament speakers from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Russia and Turkey, Rouhani said they had all suffered economic pressure from the US. “We are facing an all-out assault

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Anti graft institutions be strengthened to bring money back’

SUKKUR: There is a need to strengthen NAB and other anti graft institutions to repatriate the money taken away from Pakistan and stashed abroad. This was stated by Justice(retd) Ali Aslam Jafferi while addressing a seminar ‘Corruption Free Pakistan’ at the IBA University, Sukkur. The seminar marked the International Anti-Corruption Week on Thursday

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab bans recruitment in Grade 1-16

LAHORE: The Punjab government imposed a ban on all recruitments from grade 1 to 16 on Friday. According to the notification, recruitments in grade 17 and above through the Public Service Commission will be exempted. The Health Department was also allowed to recruit doctors and paramedical staff as of initial recruitment till regular recruitment is made. However

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Conference on economy next week

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) is scheduled to hold three days conference next week under main theme of Pakistan’s Economy: The Way Forward in which dozens of research papers will be presented on various sectors of the national economy. A statement said after three days of discussions and deliberations from some of the leading

December 7, 2018 11:06 PM China will continue its efforts to bring more investment in Pakistan: Chinese envoy

Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has said that Chinese government would continue its efforts to bring more investment in Pakistan. The ambassador desired to further expand the range of economic cooperation between China and Pakistan. The Chinese envoy met State Minister for Communications and Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed at Ministry 1

December 6, 2018 2:12 PM UN: Pakistan highlights middle-income countries' role in achieving SDGs

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has highlighted middle-income countries' leading role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to poverty, and called for helping them attain long-term debt sustainability and financial inclusion. "Middle-Income countries contribute almost half of the global GDP (Gross Domestic Product), but they are also home to 73% of the world''s

December 5, 2018 4:09 PM Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, report suggests

Cash-strapped Pakistan should pursue clean energy instead of relying on coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power, according to a report released on Wednesday urging the country's policymakers to rethink plans for building more coal-fired plants. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Ohio, said coal-fired power, one of the central pillars

December 4, 2018 1:59 AM Bahria Enclave authorities stop CDA team, ‘start’ razing structures on their own

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Monday moved its machinery and staff to Bahria Enclave to retrieve encroached state land but they did not enter the main gate claiming the housing society had voluntarily agreed to remove the encroachment on its own. However, in adjoining areas, the civic agency conducted an operation and removed 6

December 4, 2018 1:59 AM China hails opening of Kartarpur corridor

BEIJING: China while welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims by Pakistan said on Monday that China was pleased to see the interactions between Pakistan and India. “We are glad to see very good interactions between Pakistan and India," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during his regular briefing while responding 3