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April 23, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese, Indian leaders to meet this week

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet in central China this week, Beijing announced on Sunday, as the Asian powers work to improve strained ties. The two leaders will hold an "informal summit" in the city of Wuhan on Friday and Saturday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after talks with his Indian counterpart

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM PML-N to split if Nawaz sticks to his narrative: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif remained stuck to his political narrative, it can split PML-N into two factions. The PTI leader, while speaking to Geo News, said that no one has pushed the ruling party or Nawaz to the sidelines. "He must pay attention to what he has said and done," said Mehmood

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM Property tax withdrawal sought in Bannu

BANNU: Advisor to Chief Minister Malik Shah Muhammad Khan has asked the government to withdraw the 800 percent property tax levied in Bannu district. Speaking at a protest rally of the Muttahida Bannu Mahaz on Sunday, he asked the government to withdraw the property tax which he said was unjust. He also said that Bannu was deprived of another National 2

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Five terrorists killed, 30 Ferraris surrender

DERA BUGTI: Security forces neutralised five suspected militants in Balochistan's Dera Bugti district on Saturday, security officials told media. In an operation conducted in the Bambore area, 10 suspected militants were also arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition, including anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank mines and other weapons were recovered

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Islamabad, Kabul to set up working group

WASHINGTON: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Saturday agreed to establish working group to resolve all the outstanding issues. The decision was taken during a meeting between Adviser to Prime minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Miftah Ismail with Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi. Pakistan delegation led Dr Miftah Ismail participated in the IMF/World

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Election likely to be held on July 26, 28 or 29

ISLAMABAD: For the upcoming 2018 general elections, 26th, 28th and 29th July are the three most likely options for the polls day. Under the law, the election date will be announced by the President after consultation with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). Although the Constitution as well as the Election Act 2017 do not mention any role of the Prime

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom’s cancer spreads, health worsens

LAHORE: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s throat cancer has begun to spread to the rest of her body and her health is worsening, medical tests have revealed. The ailing wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was admitted to a hospital in London in September 2017 after she was diagnosed with a throat cancer. She underwent a surgery wherein doctors removed the cancerous 1

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM PML-N MPA to contest election as independent

MANSEHRA: Due to the differences in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the district, Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Saleh Muhammad Khan has decided to contest the upcoming election against Federal Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Mohammad Yousuf in the NA-13 constituency as an independent candidate. “It is confirmed that Saleh Muhammad is going

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM CPEC summit, expo from tomorrow

KARACHI: A two-day China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo 2018 will start from Monday, April 23, a statement said. The summit will highlight the visions of the governments of China and Pakistan for enhanced trade cooperation with the aim to drive regional peace, prosperity and economy, it added. Dr. Ahsan Iqbal, federal minister for planning

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM EU needs ‘full’ exemption from US tariffs

WASHINGTON: The European Union needs to be exempted from steel and aluminum tariffs announced by the United States in order to work with Washington on trade with China, France´s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday. We cannot live with full confidence with the risk of being hit by those measures and by those new tariffs. We cannot live with a kind of sword