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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Civil-military leadership on same page, says minister

KOHAT: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Sunday said the civil and military leadership of the country were on the same page. Talking to reporters during his visit to native Kohat, he said that Pakistan wanted to have cordial relations with its neighbours and its desire for peace in the region should not be construed as its weakness 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM KP seeks net hydel profit as per AGN Kazi formula

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wants the implementation of AGN Kazi formula for net hydel profit and if the demand is met by Council of Common Interests (CCI), electricity consumers will have to pay Rs3-4 per unit as net hydel profit. In this way, the cost of hydro generation will go up close to Rs10 per unit which is the one unit cost of electricity 1

September 23, 2018 3:33 PM Pakistan vs India Match Live Coverage: Asia Cup 2018

Shoaib Malik (78) and Sarfraz Ahmed (44) built a 100-run stand as Pakistan set India 238 to win in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup at Dubai Cricket Stadium in UAE on Sunday. Pakistan failed to finish the inning on high after Asif and Malik fell in quick succession. Shadab and Nawaz struggled to put bat on the ball in the final overs. Chahal to Asif, OUT, clean 1

September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Citizens complain of staff shortage at PIMS emergency

ISLAMABAD: Citizens have complained about shortage of medical and paramedical staff to handle patients at the emergency department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). According to them, attendants have to wait for hours to get serious patients admitted to the emergency as the existing paramedical staff is not sufficient to handle the patients 3

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: Good governance linked to effective accountability, political stability

LAHORE: Good governance and improvement in other sectors could not be achieved without effective coordination between the institutions and people. Revolution is required for socio economic growth. These views were expressed by the experts at Jang Economic Session on ‘how to ensure good governance for economic growth’. The panellists were Ansar Javeed 7

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Sidhu slated for ‘messing up’ Kartarpur Sahin corridor issue

ISLAMABAD: Two most powerful Indian ministers severely criticised cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday for visiting Pakistan and hugging Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. According to media reports, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reprimanded Sidhu for “messing up” the issue of Kartarpur Sahib corridor 4

September 17, 2018 1:26 AM Govt plans new slab for poor gas consumers

ISLAMABAD: Amid poli­tical pressure, the government is likely to create a new slab for poor domestic consumers with minimal impact of proposed 46 per cent increase in gas tariff. The Economic Coordina­tion Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will meet on Monday (today) to consider the consequences of creating four domestic slabs from the existing three 3

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Three provincial assemblies rejected Kalabagh Dam: PPP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) rejected the construction of Kalabagh Dam, saying that raising a disputed issue of Kalabagh Dam is only to further divide the nation. "Imposing a disputed dam on parliament and the people of Pakistan is utter disrespect of the nation," said Senator Sassi Palijo in a statement on Sunday. She said that provincial 3

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch. Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals at the T-Mobile Arena, one year after 3