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April 20, 2018 12:00 AM Meezan Bank’s Q1 profit up 28.4pc

KARACHI: Meezan Bank on Thursday reported its net profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 increased 28.4 percent drawing strength from a boost in commission and brokerage income. The bank in a bourse filing said the profit rose to Rs2.345 billion from Rs1.825 billion recorded in the same quarter of the preceding year. “The bank’s earnings grew because 5

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese asset chief faces graft probe

BEIJING: The chairman of a Chinese state-controlled asset management company is under investigation for suspected graft, becoming the latest high-profile figure ensnared in the government’s anti-corruption dragnet. The anti-corruption agency said late Tuesday that Lai Xiaomin, chairman of state-controlled China Huarong Asset Management Co., was being 2

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM War on terror: 1,655 cops sacrificed lives in KP

PESHAWAR: As many as 1,655 officers and jawans of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have sacrificed their lives in line of duty during the long years of war against terror and till the 1st quarter of the year 2018. Capital City Police rendered more sacrifices than the cops of other districts in the war against terror. It lost 458 cops till the end of March last, an official 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to tee off first Asian Tour golf in 11 years

KARACHI: Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organisers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually returns to a terror-hit country where security has improved. The Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship is set to tee off from July 24 to 27 in Karachi, attracting a talented cast of Asian Tour stars 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM UEFA bans Sion for two seasons

GENEVA: Swiss club FC Sion has been fined and barred from taking part in European competitions for the next two seasons after failing to pay for the transfer of a player, UEFA said Tuesday. “The club is excluded from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next two seasons,” European football’s governing 7

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz, Maryam leave for London today

LONDON: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former premier Nawaz Sharif, has been hospitalised in London since past two days. She was initially taken to the hospital's emergency, however, the former first lady's condition is said to have stabilised after treatment, a source at the Harley Street Clinic said. The former first lady has been shifted to a hospital 1

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Gas production drops to 3,828 mmcfd in Mar

KARACHI: Natural gas production dropped 5.8 percent to 3,828 million metric cubic feet/day (mmcfd) in March as compared to the same month a year earlier, a brokerage said on Monday. “The decline can be attributed to annual turnaround at Uch-II plant and some turbine issues at Qadirpur gas fields,” Faizan Ahmed, an analyst at JS Global Capital said. Production 2

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Quintuple murder accused granted bail

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday granted bail to three accused charged with the murder of five persons. A single bench granted bail to the accused persons including Farzand Ali, Lashkar Khan and Waqar on statutory ground. The court directed the accused persons to submit two sureties bonds of Rs500,000 each for release on bail. The petitioner’s 4

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa Gupta plane grounded in corruption probe

JOHANNESBURG: A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against ex-president Jacob Zuma has been flown back to South Africa where it was grounded by a court order, an official said on Saturday. The Bombardier Global 6000 landed at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg late Friday night from Dubai with just two pilots 1

April 13, 2018 2:58 PM ECP committee drafts ToRs for scrutiny of PTI's party accounts

A special committee constituted by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday drafted the terms of reference (ToRs) for the scrutiny of foreign funding received by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). According to the ToRs, the committee will examine the PTI's financial statements and other accounting records for the five-year period between 2009 and 2013 with the aim of finding 2