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May 24, 2018 12:00 AM Parliamentary parties okay Fata reforms bill

The session was attended by Barrister Zafarullah, Senate Opposition leader Sherry Rehman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and Aftab Sherpao, Qaumi Watan Party (QWP). According to sources, earlier the government allies had a difference of opinion over the issue of Fata reforms. The coalition partners demanded that their 12 seats

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-senator elected MMA president for Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Former senator Hidayatullah Shah was elected president of the recently revived Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) for its Mansehra chapter on Monday. The five members of executive bodies of each party through a secret ballot elected district chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Hidayatullah Shah as the president and district chief of Jamaat-e-Islami

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM MMA elects office-bearers for Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has started setting up the district bodies of the alliance as Sabir Hussain Awan was elected president and Qari Mohammad Asim Sami general secretary of the Peshawar chapter on Saturday. A meeting was held on Saturday with MMA provincial general secretary Abdul Wasi in the chair. Maulana Sami Jan, a leader of Jamiat

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Boy killed as house caves in

MANSEHRA: A boy was killed when the mud-house of a local prayer leader caved in due to rain in Baffa area of the district early Saturday. According to eyewitnesses, the mud-house of Maulana Mehboob grounded early in the day. The local people rushed to the scene and retrieved the body of Umar Mehboob from the debris after hectic efforts. All other members

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi high-speed rail line to start operating in September

MADRID: A high-speed railway linking Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, which has been plagued by delays, will finally start operating in September, the Spanish consortium building the project said Thursday. The railway linking Islam’s holiest cities, which was initially scheduled to open at the end of 2016, had a cost overrun of 210 million euros which

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Special Ramazan programmes on Geo TV, Geo Tez from today

KARACHI: Two big channels of Geo TV network will present special informative programmes regarding Ramazan from today (Thursday). Geo Tez and Geo TV will present several programmes in connection with highlighting the spirit of Ramazan for reforming viewers. Geo Tez will present ‘Geo Islam’ while Ittehad Ramazan will be presented on Geo TV. The programme 1

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Lightning strikes kill dozens across BD

DHAKA: Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday. Farmers harvesting rice in open fields made up the majority of victims, Iftekharul Islam, a director at Bangladesh´s disaster management department, told AFP. “In the last 24 hours, 29 people 1

May 10, 2018 2:27 PM Pakistan army chief Gen Bajwa among Forbes 'World's Most Powerful' people

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has claimed a spot on the Forbes 'most powerful people in the world' list. General Bajwa is Pakistan’s 10th army chief and recipient of Nishan-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz. He is one of the 17 newcomers on the list, along with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and French President Emmanuel

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM FIA begins scrutiny of accounts of 100 private medical colleges

ISLAMABAD: Following orders of the Supreme Court, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has started a massive probe across the country to scrutinise accounts of all the 100 private medical colleges registered with the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) for bringing uniformity in fee structure, The News has learnt. Sources in the FIA told this correspondent

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM BD signs deal with China to set up coal-based power plant

DHAKA: The state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and China Huadian Hongkong Company Limited (CHDHK) have signed an agreement to form a joint venture company to set up a coal-based power plant with a capacity of 1,320 megawatts, a senior BPDB official said on Monday. island in Cox’s Bazar district, 415 kilometres (260 miles) south east from Dhaka 3