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October 16, 2018 12:00 AM AC allows Punjab to auction Dar’s plots

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court (AC) on Monday authorised the Punjab government to auction off assets of absconding former finance minister Ishaq Dar in a case pertaining to possession of assets beyond his known sources of income. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has submitted its report over the possession of Dar’s three plots in the names

October 16, 2018 12:00 AM Shafqat Jalil appointed Additional Secretary Information

ISLAMABAD: The federal government Monday appointed grade 21 officer of Information Group Shafqat Jalil as additional secretary in charge of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Establishment Division has formally notified his appointment. The office fell vacant after the transfer of Information Secretary Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera. Shafqat

October 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan Navy conducts maritime exercise Seaspark-18

ISLAMABAD: Opening Brief of Pakistan Navy's Major Maritime Exercise Seaspark-18 was held at Karachi during which Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) presented overview of the exercises which would span over two months to Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and other participants. The exercise is conducted biennially in order to assess

October 16, 2018 12:00 AM Dry weather to continue

LAHORE: Dry weather with partly cloudy conditions was reported in the city here Monday while Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said a westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and may persist till Tuesday. Continental air is prevailing over other parts of the country. They predicted that mainly

October 15, 2018 10:39 PM US consulate vehicle hits motorcyclist in Karachi

KARACHI: A US consulate vehicle on Monday struck a motorcyclist in Karachi causing an injury to the rider. According to reports, the accident, which took place near PIDC flyover, did not cause any serious damage except injuring the rider’s foot who was later shifted to a nearby medical facility. The passers-by encircled the US consulate vehicle which

October 15, 2018 4:38 PM PM Imran Khan says PTI government ensured free and fair by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government ensured free, fair and impartial by-elections without any interference. PM Imran was chairing consultative meeting of PTI leaders here on Monday. "For the first time, completely transparent by-elections were held without any interference," Khan said and added

October 15, 2018 3:17 PM Pakistan confronting discrimination at int'l level in nuclear field: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari has said that Pakistan had been confronting discrimination at international level in the nuclear field. She was chairing the first session on the Future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime at the International Conference on “Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Response” organized by the Strategic

October 15, 2018 2:14 PM PM Imran Khan to visit China in first week of November

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will make a three-day official trip to China in the first week of November. The prime minister is scheduled to meet Chinese president and high-level officials. According to Geo, PM Khan is also expected to hold talks on economic and defence cooperation as well as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. During his three

October 15, 2018 11:40 AM Pakistan pursuing peaceful use of nuclear energy: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Monday said Pakistan was pursuing the peaceful use of nuclear energy and wanted to further strengthen partnership with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure non-proliferation in the region. Addressing an international conference on “Global non-proliferation regime: Challenges and response” organized by the Islamabad

October 15, 2018 10:49 AM Minister announces new nursing university worth Rs10bn

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Health Aamer Mehmood Kiani announced to launch a nursing university in Pakistan on Monday to focus on the country’s hygiene and health situation. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader had taken to Twitter to share the upcoming government project to improve the nursing field in the country. He stated further that the project