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July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Terror attacks: Askari announces one-day mourning

LAHORE: Interim Chief Minister Punjab Dr Hasan Askari, expressing profound grief and sorrow over the loss of human lives in Mastung and Bannu, announced one-day mourning on Sunday (today). The national flag will remain at half-mast. Talking to the media during his visit to Peshawar, he said the Punjab government would provide free medical treatment to those

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Hurdles ahead of polls not a new phenomenon for PPP: Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Former president and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari Saturday said the people who are creating hurdles in PPP election campaign will fail. In a statement, Zardari said everyone knows that these hurdles are not new for the party and the party workers. "The PPP workers know how to jump over these hurdles," he said. The former

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Mustang, Bannu blasts conspiracy of enemies: Askari

LAHORE: Interim Chief Minister Punjab Dr Hasan Askari on Saturday said that the blasts in Mustang and Bannu are conspiracies of enemies of Pakistan. He said the government would not allow fulfillment of nefarious designs of the enemy of Pakistan to spread unrest and instability in the country through such coward attacks. He said the people of Pakistan

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Sherpao concerned over prevailing situation

KOHAT: Expressing concern over the prevailing situation, Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) head Aftab Sherpao on Saturday called upon all the political parties and stakeholders to play role for the restoration of peace in the country. Addressing a public meeting in Jurma area in Kohat, he called for unity and cohesion for maintaining peaceful political atmosphere

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM CM promises level-playing field for all parties

PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister Justice (r) Dost Muhammad Khan Saturday said the government was striving to provide level-playing field to all political parties to continue election campaign in order to ensure free and fair election. This he said while addressing a media briefing soon after attending a meeting of political leaders from various parties

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM PPP protests stopping of Bilawal’s aircraft

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Secretary General Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari on Friday protested against the caretaker government for stopping the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s aircraft from taking off from Lahore to Peshawar. In a statement, he said instead of giving fool-proof security to Bilawal, the caretaker government was hindering 2

July 13, 2018 11:26 AM As election violence rises, ECP seeks answers from Nacta

As terrorist incidents experience an upsurge ahead of the July 25 countrywide polls, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned officials of the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) for a briefing over the security threats faced by election candidates. The commission has directed Nacta's national coordinator to appear before it on Saturday 1

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Former deputy Iranian PM dies aged 86

TEHRAN: A former Iranian deputy prime minister who spent years in jail on charges of spying for the US died on Thursday at the age of 86, state media reported. Abbas Amir-Entezam, regarded as a liberal, had spent decades in jail after being found guilty of espionage and treason shortly after the 1979 Islamic revolution. Amir-Entezam, who was in poor health

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Bank of Korea holds rates

SEOUL: South Korea´s central bank held its base rate steady on Thursday, as expected, but one board member´s dissenting vote may have raised the odds of a rate hike in coming months as major peers tighten monetary policy. A downturn in South Korea´s labour market and feeble price growth have added to policymakers´ concerns over the extent of recovery

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM SECP confirms PIF, PGF conversion into open-end funds

KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved the conversion of PICIC Investment Fund (PIF) and PICIC Growth Fund (PGF), being managed by HBL AMC into open-end funds, an announcement said on Thursday. The corporate sector regulator in a statement said it managed to bring this longstanding issue to a successful conclusion