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December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Former govts looted exchequer, says CM adviser

PESHAWAR: Adviser to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shakeel Ahmad Khan Advocate Saturday said former public representativeshad looted the national exchequer and made properties in Dubai and other European countries. He made it clear that they would be made accountable in courts. He was speaking to a public meeting held at near Batkhela which was also addressed

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Journalists being provided with health cards: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said journalists are also being provided with Health Cards under the Prime Minister’s Health Scheme. She stated this while addressing the MoU signing ceremony that has held between National Press Club (NPC) and PIMS hospital in Islamabad. The minister said the government

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Toll rises to three dead after Indonesia quake

JAKARTA: At least three people have been killed following a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia´s main island of Java, an official said Saturday. The quake struck at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) just outside the coastal town of Cipatujah on Java island late Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was felt across the island including

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Crescent clinch hockey crown

LAHORE: Crescent School defeated Aitchison College 2-0 in the final of Himont Cup Inter-school Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore. Hannan Shahid, grandson of late Afzal Manna (Olympic silver medallist 1964) and Aqeel Ahmed scored for the Crescent School. The well contested final was thoroughly enjoyed by the spectators including

December 16, 2017 1:12 PM Abbasi says Fata issue being politicised

KOHAT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday that the Fata issue was being politicised. Addressing a public convention here, the prime minister said that the government was going to abandon over 100-year-old system. The PML-N is the only party, which translates its claims into reality, the premier said, adding on these grounds it would 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Aitchison, Crescent in Himont Hockey final

LAHORE: After the conclusion of the league stage of Himont Cup Inter- School Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Aitchison College and Crescent Model School qualified for the final. Kims School will face Government High School, Dhing Shah, Kasur in the match for the third position. Both the matches will be played on Saturday.On day one of the two-day

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM New Indian boss mulls bid for 2032 Olympics

NEW DELHI: India’s new Olympics chief Narinder Batra has vowed to make bids to stage the 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asian Games or 2026 Commonwealth Games, saying the country must “think big”. Batra, who is also the International Hockey Federation (FIH) president, said after winning the Indian Olympic Association vote late Thursday that an approach would be made to the Indian

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Catholics detained singing Xmas carols in Indian state

NEW DELHI: Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday, as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for trying to convert people to Christianity in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh late Thursday, with a leading

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Peru’s president defies impeachment threat over payments scandal

LIMA: Peru’s center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday he would not resign in the face of possible impeachment over payments to a firm he owned by a Brazilian company that has bribed politicians across Latin America. In a defiant national address flanked by members of his cabinet and party lawmakers, Kuczynski said he owned Westfield

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Court cannot ignore ommission that is not dishonesty: Justice Arab

ISLAMABAD: While agreeing with the lead judgment written by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Faisal Arab wrote in his separate note that the courts "should not close their eyes to an omission which on the face of it could not be said to be dishonesty." It would turn sections 12(2)(f) and 42A of Representation of People’s Act (ROPA) into the sword