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December 6, 2018 6:57 PM Habib University to launch new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies

KARACHI: Habib University is hosting a symposium to launch its new flagship undergraduate major in Comparative Liberal Studies (CLS) on December 15th from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. At a critical crossroads in Pakistan’s history, Habib University has set itself a unique mission: to offer a cutting-edge humanities curriculum that is at once globallyoriented

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Qadri launches Quran encyclopedia

LAHORE: Tehreek Minhajul Quran Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri said Quran is the literal word of Almighty Allah, and the remedy for every problem mankind can ever face. He was addressing the launch of a Quranic encyclopedia on Monday which he has compiled. He said the eight-volume encyclopedia covered nearly five thousand topics. Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar 1

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Soyuz successfully launched into orbit

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said on Monday the first manned Soyuz flight to the International Space Station since a failed launch in October was proceeding according to plan. The Soyuz was "successfully launched into orbit," Roscosmos wrote on Twitter. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Anne McClain of Nasa and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian 1

December 2, 2018 12:52 PM PIA launches 2nd flight from Islamabad to Doha

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has launched a second flight from Islamabad to Doha, the national flag carrier said in a press release on Sunday. According to the statement, around 150 passengers flew to Doha via flight PK-287 at 1pm today. PIA said that the launch of the new Islamabad-Doha route was "warmly welcomed by the general public, especially 4

November 27, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi govt to execute Rs2 bn water supply scheme in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Babar Saleem Swati has said that mega water supply scheme, which was earlier scrapped by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, would now be executed by the government of Saudi Arabia. "The PTI government is committed to addressing the chronic water issue in the city and its suburbs and soon launch 1

November 27, 2018 12:00 AM HBL offers personal loans through app

KARACHI: HBL, the largest bank of Pakistan, has become the first bank in the country to offer instant personal loan through its mobile application, a statement said on Monday. HBL Aamir Kureshi Global Consumer Banking Head said, “HBL is pleased to give unparalleled convenience to its customers by digitising loan approval and disbursal. The entire process 1

November 23, 2018 12:00 AM Uganda rebels fire on UN helicopter

KINSHASA: Ugandan rebels on Thursday fired on a UN helicopter in an attack in the volatile east of DR Congo, though there were no victims, UN sources said. "One of our helicopters was fired on in Semuliki valley by rebels -- we reacted in legitimate defence," French General Bernard Commins, deputy head of the MONUSCO UN peacekeeping force told AFP. "The aircraft 1

November 21, 2018 12:00 AM JS Global, Isra Young Traders launch Competition

Grand Finale of Isra Young Traders Challenge Isra Economic and Finance Society in collaboration with JS Global Capital Limited Hyderabad Branch launched its 5th sequel of Isra Young Traders Challenge from 3rd October to 15th November 2018. The Grand Finale held at Asadullah Kazi Auditorium on 20th November 2018. Top Ten Teams presented the trading strategies 2

November 21, 2018 12:00 AM PIA resumes flights on Sialkot–Sharjah route

LAHORE: As part of its policy to reopen viable routes, PIA has resumed flights on Sialkot–Sharjah route. According to a press release, the flight PK-209 took off from Sialkot International Airport on Tuesday. PIA CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik said PIA was the first to operate from the Sialkot International Airport which was also the first airport in private 3

November 19, 2018 12:00 AM Mickey Mouse celebrates 90th birthday

NEW YORK: It was the Roaring ‘20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen. On Sunday, Mickey Mouse, the brainchild of cartoonist Walt Disney that eventually came to symbolize a global entertainment empire, celebrates his 90th birthday 2