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January 15, 2019 1:44 AM ‘Launching new airline easier than reviving PIA’

FAISALABAD: PIA Chairman Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik says short-term and long-term plans are in the works to revive the airline. Addressing members of the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Monday, he said revival was a daunting task as compared to launching a new airline. The chairman said getting rid of seven loss-making routes 14

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 7.2-kanal of overseas Pakistani encroached in Jhang

JHANG: Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab chapter’s commissioner has directed the Jhang district collector/deputy commissioner to take immediate action against the revenue and municipality officials over their alleged involvement in encroaching the urban land of an overseas Pakistani. Ali Aftab Sial, an overseas Pakistani and a USA citizen

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Farman says tribal districts to get all facilities

PESHAWAR: Governor Shah Farman said on Monday that people of the merged districts would get all facilities like other developed areas. He expressed these views while talking to a 100-member tribal jirga belonging to erstwhile Frontier Region Peshawar at the Governor's House, said an official handout. The jirga informed the governor about their problems

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Pakistani diplomat visits Xinjiang

BEIJING: Diplomats from Pakistan and other regional countries visited Xinjiang region last week, and got highly impressed by the recent measures taken by the Chinese government for ensuring peace and prosperity for their people. The regional government of the region has invited diplomatic envoys and representatives from Pakistan, Russia, Kazakhstan

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Iran summons Polish diplomat to protest US summit

TEHRAN: Iran's foreign ministry summoned Poland's top diplomat in the country to protest its decision to host what it called an "anti-Iranian" summit, a spokesman said Sunday. Poland's charge d'affaires was summoned to "protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security conference," said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on his Telegram channel 2

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Iran summons Polish envoy to protest US summit

TEHRAN: Iran’s foreign ministry summoned Poland’s top diplomat in the country to protest its decision to host what it called an “anti-Iranian” summit, a spokesman said Sunday. Poland’s charge d’affaires was summoned to “protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security conference,” said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on his Telegram channel 2

January 13, 2019 10:51 AM Faisalabad University condemned for replacing Valentine's with 'Sister's Day'

FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) has come under fire for their decision to celebrate ‘Sisters Day’ in place of Valentine’s Day on February 14. In an attempt to promote Islamic and eastern values amongst pupils, the academic institution’s Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa was reported by local media to have announced at an event 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Man commits suicide on failure to reconcile with wife

LAHORE: A 24-year-old man committed suicide by shooting himself in the neck in the Manga Mandi area on Saturday. The deceased identified as Kashif hailed from Tamooli Qila, Manga Mandi. He was a welder. He visited the house of his in-laws and tried to reconcile with his estranged wife but she refused to go with him, on which, he got depressed and ended 3

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM China weighs diversifying agro imports from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Friday said his country was seriously considering enhancing import of potato, cherry, wheat, besides increasing investments in other sectors of economy to strengthen business ties between the two countries. “Chinese government would also formally invite Pakistani experts to monitor the hybrid rice seed expertise 5

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Government raises drug prices up to 15 percent

KARACHI: The government kicked off 2019 with drug prices raised by between 9.0 percent and 15 percent to provide much-needed relief to the local manufacturers after massive rupee devaluation in recent months, an official said on Friday. Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) said the current increase is due to 30 percent decrease in value of rupee 4