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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM French FM visits Iraq holy city in first, pledges loan

NAJAF, Iraq: France´s top diplomat Jean-Yves Le Drian met with a leading cleric in Iraq´s Najaf on Tuesday, the first time a French foreign minister has visited the holy city. The visit to the revered southern city capped Le Drian´s packed two-day trip to Iraq, during which he announced new support for the country´s reconstruction efforts. France would 32

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Singapore imposes $740,000 fines

Singapore: Singapore´s privacy watchdog on Tuesday imposed fines of Sg$1 million ($740,000) on a healthcare provider and an IT agency over a cyber-attack that saw health records of about quarter of the population stolen. In the city-state´s biggest ever data breach, hackers last year gained access to a government database and made off with the records 39

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Need to bring development in lives of people stressed

ISLAMABAD: In a startling disclosure about prevalence of dialysis requirement among 85 percent outdoor patients visiting one hospital in Punjab's district of Bahawalpur out of total 1.38 million, Ministry of Planning Parliamentary Secretary Kanwal Shauzab said that the reprioritisation of development programme would be done to achieve social sector goals 11

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Dacoit injured, 3 arrested during encounter

HAFIZABAD: An alleged dacoit was injured while his three accomplices were arrested after an encounter with Vanike Tarar police on Monday. According to the police, Aftab Hussain, Altaf Hussain and their two accomplices allegedly stole fish worth Rs 2 million from the fish farm of Umar Hayat at Kharak village on Sunday night. After registering a case, the police 12

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Newmont buys Goldcorp for $10bln

New York: US gold miner Newmont Mining Corporation said in a statement on Monday it was buying Canadian rival Goldcorp Inc for $10 billion, creating the world´s largest gold mining company.Colorado-based Newmont said it would buy all of Goldcorp´s outstanding common shares in a stock-for-stock transaction, acquiring each share for 0.3280 of a Newmont 15

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM GST waiver on tractors urged

LAHORE: Farmer body has asked the government to waive general sales tax (GST) on locally-made tractors and implements, a statement said on Monday. Khalid Mahmood Khokhar, president of the Pakistan Kissan lttehad (PKI) said that agriculture sector, being the backbone of Pakistan's economy, contributes approximately 24 percent to GDP. However, presently 16

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Withholding tax collection rises 14 percent to Rs1.128 billion

KARACHI: The withholding tax collection from non-cash banking transactions has posted 14 percent growth; following introduction of an amendment through the Finance Supplementary Act, 2018. The collection of withholding tax from non-cash transactions, which is applicable only on non-filers of income tax returns, increased to Rs1.128 billion in December 15

January 13, 2019 2:21 AM 10 million jobs to be created soon: minister

GUJAR KHAN: Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Saturday said the government had reduced imports and enhanced exports and was also cutting down the fiscal deficit through its policies. He said 10 million new jobs would soon be created for the youth while 500,000 houses would be constructed for the poor as promised by the PTI government 16

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM New alliance increases pressure on India’s ruling party

LUCKNOW: Two regional parties that were former bitter rivals announced an unlikely alliance Saturday to fight Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu nationalist party in a looming general election. The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) — key players in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh — said they would set aside their 18

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Sevilla sign El Haddadi

SEVILLE, Spain: Sevilla have signed one forward in Munir El Haddadi from Barcelona but lost another after the club confirmed on Saturday that Nolito will be out for three months due to injury. Nolito broke his fibula in training ahead of Sevilla’s La Liga game away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The Spaniard has not been a regular in Pablo Machin’s starting 14