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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi firms keen to invest in Pakistan

KARACHI: Saudi Arabian companies expressed keen interest in starting business in Pakistan at a seminar held in Riyadh, a government statement said on Wednesday. Board of Investment, Council of Saudi Chambers, Riyadh Chamber and Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh jointly organised the seminar in which more than 150 Saudi Arabian companies participated

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesia’s Aceh to stop whipping criminals in public

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesia's Aceh province will stop whipping criminals in public after a wave of international condemnation of the practice, local officials said Thursday. The conservative region on Sumatra island -- the only place in Muslim-majority Indonesia that follows Islamic law -- passed a regulation Thursday that will see criminals flogged 1

April 6, 2018 10:31 AM PM Abbasi arrives in Kabul to discuss bilateral issues

KABUL : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday arrived in Kabul on a daylong visit to discuss wide ranging bilateral matters with the Afghan leadership. Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua accompanied the prime minister 5

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers meet Punjab, KP governors

PESHAWAR: A group of senior lawyers here on Sunday visited the Governor’s House at the invitation of Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra. Various issues of national importance and personal interest came under discussion in a frank and friendly atmosphere during the meeting. Both the governors appreciated the level of understanding of the lawyers on the matters 9

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Governor of Russia’s Kemerovo resigns over deadly mall fire

MOSCOW: The governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region resigned on Sunday over a mall fire that killed more than 60 after a litany of violations in safety procedures left shoppers and children trapped inside the building. Aman Tuleyev, 73, said in a video posted on the regional administration’s website that stepping down was the only course of action possible 3

April 1, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab, KP governors visit Torkham border

LANDIKOTAL: Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana along with his family members visited Landikotal and Torkham border on Saturday. Rajwana and his family were also accompanied by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra. The governors’ convey, escorted by paramilitary troops, drove to Landikotal from Peshawar and stopped at hilltop Michini checkpost 8

March 29, 2018 12:00 AM SL president cuts PM’s duties in power struggle

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday reduced the responsibilities of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as a power struggle worsened within their uneasy coalition. Sirisena took away the central bank, the policy-making National Operations Room and several other institutions from the control of Wickremesinghe, who had held them since 4

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab crowned champions with 139 medals

KARACHI: Punjab annexed the 4th Inter-Provincial Games crown with a whopping 139 medals while Sindh finished third as the eight-unit three-day spectacle concluded at Qayyum Sports Complex, Peshawar, with a gripping ceremony on Tuesday. Punjab grabbed the KP Governor Champions Trophy by securing 3,235 points as they won 65 gold, 44 silver and 30 bronze 3

March 20, 2018 12:00 AM CJP orders Rao Anwar to appear

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar remarked if Rao Anwar appeared before the court, he would be saved and if he came in the court, he would be provided with protection. He further remarked, “If we come to know about the facilitators of Rao Anwar, they will also be held accountable. The CJP gave these remarks while presiding over a 3-member 1

March 19, 2018 1:41 PM Chief Justice warns of strict action against Rao Anwar’s facilitators

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday warned of taking strict action against anyone found to be facilitating absconding police officer Rao Anwar. During hearing of suo motu case of murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud, the CJP inquired about the freezing of police officer’s bank accounts. Governor State Bank informed the three-member 1