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May 20, 2018 12:00 AM S Arabia detain women’s advocates ahead of driving ban lift

DUBAI: Saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women´s rights advocates, dividing public opinion just weeks before the kingdom is set to lift its driving ban on women. Without naming those detained, Saudi Arabia's state security apparatus said seven people had been arrested for "attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Italian parties’ spending plans ‘a warning shot for Europe’

BERLIN: Germany should get not stuck paying for spending plans by the two anti-establishment parties preparing a coalition government in Italy, a senior member of the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Saturday. Alexander Dobrindt expressed alarm about plans by the two parties to raise spending and lower taxes

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Unique Star School edge Ibrahim Ali Bhai School

KARACHI: Unique Star School overpowered Government Ibrahim Ali Bhai School 1-0 to win the opening match of the Leisure Leagues U-16 Girls Schools and Academies Championship here at Government Ibrahim Ali Bhai School Football Ground on Saturday. In the boys event’s opening match, Islamic Beacon House defeated DJ Vision Grammar School 2-0. Asad and Sameer

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Caretaker PM can be a man or a woman: Khursheed

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah said that caretaker prime minister could be either male or female. A consensus, by the opposition and the government, was reached on the candidate for the caretaker prime minister on Saturday, sources informed Geo News. A consultation session is underway to decide on the candidates

May 19, 2018 3:34 PM Govt, opposition finalize name of caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Government and opposition parties have reached a consensus on the nomination of caretaker Prime Minister, Geo reported on Saturday. The caretaker prime minister will take charge shortly after the government’s term comes to an end on May 31. The channel quoted sources saying that a consultation session was held to finalize the names proposed

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz T20 Ramazan Cricket begins

ISLAMABAD: As many as 39 teams of Union Councils Rawalpindi are taking part in the 5th Shahbaz Sharif T20 Ramazan Cup Floodlight Tournament 2018 that got under way here at the Government Degree College Satellite Town Ground. Hanif Abbasi, Chairman Steering Committee Sports Punjab, and Sardar Nasim Mayor Rawalpindi, formally inaugurated the tournament 2

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Tax relief to leave Rs5b negative impact on economy: FBR

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assessed that different relief measures provided in the Finance Bill 2018 in shape of reduction in tax rate on fertilizer and others would have negative revenue impact of around Rs5 billion for next fiscal year 2018-19, The News has learnt. One top official of FBR told The News on Friday that the relief

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Trade expansion with Sri Lanka urged

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Malik Tahir Javaid has said that there is a vast scope for expansion of two-way trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the presence of free trade agreement (FTA), a statement said on Friday. Addressing Sri Lankan businessmen at the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FCCISL)

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM New Catalan leader shuns constitution as sworn in

BARCELONA: Quim Torra, Catalonia’s new separatist leader, was sworn in Thursday in a brief ceremony without central government representatives where he avoided promising to obey the constitution and pledged instead to follow "the will of the Catalan people." "I promise to loyally fulfil the duties of the post of regional president being faithful to the will of the Catalan

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seeks reply from KP govt in case of Indian prisoner

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday sought reply from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Prisons Department in the case of an Indian prisoner who filed an application for shifting him to the Peshawar Central Prison as he was facing life threats at the Mardan Central Prison. Hamid Nehal Ansari, the Indian national who was sentenced 1