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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme to generate six million jobs, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that as many as six million people will get numerous job opportunities through Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme project. Talking to a private news channel, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan wants to help poor people through different development programmes like Naya Pakistan

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Shooting at toddler’s Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead

WASHINGTON: A dispute between members of two families at a toddler´s first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday evening in a house in the small town of Taft, on the Gulf Coast near the city of Corpus Christi, said Sergeant Nathan Brandley, a spokesman

October 14, 2018 12:00 AM SoftBank picks 5 banks for IPO

TOKYO: SoftBank Group Corp has chosen five investment banks, including units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Goldman Sachs, as lead underwriters for the mammoth initial public offering of its mobile-phone unit, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. The other institutions are Mizuho Financial Group Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and the SMBC Nikko Securities 4

October 13, 2018 7:39 PM Army has nothing to do with anti-corruption drive: DG ISPR

LONDON: DG ISPR Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan Army has absolutely no role in the ongoing anti-corruption and accountability drive. “Army believes that democracy is the only way forward and as an institution, Pakistan Army has provided full support to democratic institutions,” Asif Ghafoor told media persons in London. “We will work to make sure that democracy 1

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM SC questions registration of TLP as political party

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the registration of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) as a political party and issued notice to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to submit a comprehensive report pertaining to its jurisdiction of taking action against political parties. The court also sought report from Pakistan Electronic Media

October 11, 2018 3:53 PM Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik made PIA chairman

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has announced the appointment of Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik as the new chairman of cash-strapped Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). "PIA is already under a heavy debt of Rs406 billion," Information Minister Fawwad Chauhdry told media persons after a meeting of the federal cabinet which

October 11, 2018 12:32 PM Pakistan is against an arms race in the region: FO

Pakistan is against an arms race in the region, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said while commenting on the recent India-Russia air defence system deal. Dr Faisal said that countries providing India any weapons should make sure their assistance does not disturb the balance of power in the region. He also stated that Pakistan’s armed

October 10, 2018 10:25 PM DG ISI, other army officers have no official accounts on social media: DG ISPR

Rawalpindi: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has stated that neither DG ISI nor any other officer of Pakistan Army maintains an official account on any social media platform. In response to a fake Twitter handle of newly appointed Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Asim Munir, the military spokesman said the official 3

October 10, 2018 2:57 PM Fact check: Letter requesting 2550 cars for military is fake

ISLAMABAD: Social media in Pakistan is never short of rumour mills and fake stories to create confusion in the minds of innocent people. A fake 'confidential' letter is doing the rounds on social media for 'provision of 2550 staff cars for Pakistan armed forces from Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited'. The letter has been shared on social media by several

October 10, 2018 5:59 AM Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

The army's media wing on Wednesday announced that Lt Gen Asim Munir has been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Following reports that former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar would be retiring on Oct 1, various sections of the media speculated that Lt Gen Munir was next in line for the post. The Pakistan Army had in September 1