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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM KP seeks net hydel profit as per AGN Kazi formula

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wants the implementation of AGN Kazi formula for net hydel profit and if the demand is met by Council of Common Interests (CCI), electricity consumers will have to pay Rs3-4 per unit as net hydel profit. In this way, the cost of hydro generation will go up close to Rs10 per unit which is the one unit cost of electricity 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM NCA acted on FIA claim Junejo laundered Rs180-250m from Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan’s Federal Investigation (FIA) got former government official Farhan Junejo arrested by the National Crime Agency (NCA) on the basis of claims that the former aide of Makhdoom Amin Faheem allegedly laundered around Rs180 to Rs250 million out of Pakistani into his overseas accounts through “corruption and corrupt practices”. The News has obtained

September 23, 2018 9:43 PM FM Qureshi says cancellation of agreed meeting by India is beyond comprehension

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Sunday said that cancellation of agreed meeting by India is beyond comprehension, adding that Indian external affairs ministry gave dismal response to Pakistan's dialogue offer. Addressing a press conference in Washington, Foreign Minister said that he wanted to meet his Indian counterpart to improve

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Government reduces bloc allocation of Finance Division

ISLAMABAD: The PTI government has slashed bloc allocation of Finance Division by Rs28 billion bringing it down from Rs105 billion to Rs77 billion in the mini-budget. After the development, the allocated amount for TDPs and security enhancement in tribal areas reduced while Prime Minister’s Youth Initiative with allocation of Rs10 billion would be abolished 4

September 20, 2018 6:19 PM India rejects PM Imran’s proposal of hosting SAARC summit in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India has rejected Prime Minister Imran Khan’s proposal to host South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Pakistan, India media reported. Spokesman for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar, while responding to a question during media briefing Thursday, said, “It is difficult to hold the SAARC Summit 4

September 19, 2018 5:45 PM British Pakistani parliamentarians delighted at Zulfi’s appointment

LONDON: Several British Parliamentarians of Pakistani origin both from the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour party have welcomed Zulfi Bukhari’s appointment as special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development. As the special assistant to the prime minister, Zulfi Bukhari will have the status 9

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM ECC approves increase in gas prices

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday approved increase to natural gas prices ranging from 10 to 143 percent. Varying rate hikes would be applicable to domestic consumers, commercial users, and industrial, fertiliser, power, cement and compressed natural gas (CNG) sectors. Gas prices for export-oriented sectors 9

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Students demand three-month stipends

PESHAWAR: Students working in various departments under the National Internship Programme (NIP) have demanded release of their three-month stipends. Speaking to media, Shoaib Jameel and several other students said that they had not received their monthly stipends for the last three months. "Thousands of students are working in various departments under

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM China to help upgrade Karachi-Peshawar railway track

BEIJING: China has agreed to undertake work on rehabilitation and up-gradation of Karachi-Lahore Peshawar (ML-1) Railway Track (1,872kms) on fast-track basis. This is an important part of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor. National Railway Administration of China (NRAC) and the Ministry of Railways Pakistan have already done some initial work to this effect 2

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled for not answering phone

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena recalled his top envoy to Austria and five other embassy staff for failing to answer his long-distance telephone calls, officials said Saturday. Ambassador Priyanee Wijesekera was given her marching orders after calls made by Sirisena to the embassy in Vienna last week went “unanswered for several hours 2