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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Camps for South Asian Games must begin now: Inam

KARACHI: Pakistan’s premier wrestler Mohammad Inam on Thursday demanded that the sports authorities begin camps for the South Asian Games at the earliest. “Hardly four months are left. I don’t see any plan and there is no camp in sight,” Inam told ‘The News’ from Gujranwala.He said if proper preparation was not made for the biennial spectacle, it might

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Around $15bn’ to be sought from IMF

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to obtain around $15 billion from International Monetary Fund for a period of three years, sources informed Geo News Tuesday, amid a deepening balance-of-payments crisis, reports Geo News citing sources. Pakistani authorities will request an IMF delegation, which will be visiting the country next month, for providing 1

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Engro Powergen earns Rs1.924bln in nine months

Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited earned Rs1.924 billion for the nine months period ended September 30, translating into EPS of Rs5.94, up four percent over the corresponding period a year earlier. Engro Powergen recorded profit of Rs1.853 billion with EPS of Rs5.72 in the January-September period of last financial year. The company didn’t announce any cash dividend 1

October 16, 2018 10:32 AM Court grants 14-day extension in Shahbaz's remand

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau on Tuesday was granted 14-day extension in the physical remand of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif in Ashiana Housing scandal. The NAB presented the PML-N president before the accountability court after the expiry of 10-day remand it granted to the anti-graft body on Oct 06. NAB has accused

October 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan Navy conducts maritime exercise Seaspark-18

ISLAMABAD: Opening Brief of Pakistan Navy's Major Maritime Exercise Seaspark-18 was held at Karachi during which Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) presented overview of the exercises which would span over two months to Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and other participants. The exercise is conducted biennially in order to assess

October 15, 2018 10:49 AM Minister announces new nursing university worth Rs10bn

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Health Aamer Mehmood Kiani announced to launch a nursing university in Pakistan on Monday to focus on the country’s hygiene and health situation. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader had taken to Twitter to share the upcoming government project to improve the nursing field in the country. He stated further that the project

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM U-turns on Peshawar Ring Road demanded

PESHAWAR: The villagers on both sides of Ring Road and motorists have expressed concern over frequent accidents on the busy route and demanded the authorities to introduce 'fish bellies' in U-turns to avoid traffic mishaps. Road accidents happen frequently on the Ring Road from Hayatabad up to Grand Trunk Road and further towards Charsadda Road and Pajjagi

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM Tayyab spins St Paul English School to emphatic win

KARACHI: Left-arm spinner Tayyab Hussain powered St Paul English School to a convincing seven-wicket victory over Falconhouse Grammar School in the opening match of the 9th PVCA/EBM Inter-School Cricket Tournament 2018 here at the Karachi Gymkhana Cricket Ground the other day. According to the information made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket 4

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM PTCL’s profit falls 26pc as rupee depreciation bites

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited’s (PTCL) profit fell 26 percent to Rs3.946 billion for the nine months ended September 30 as currency devaluation bit its earnings during the period, the company said on Thursday. The country’s leading telecommunication firm recorded Rs5.34 billion in profit during the corresponding period a year earlier 1

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Remittances up 13.14pc to $3.419bln in 1Q

KARACHI: Remittances from overseas Pakistani workers rose 13.14 percent in the first quarter of current fiscal year, mainly on the back of strong economic and job market growth in the major contributing countries and devaluation of rupee, the central bank data showed on Wednesday. The figures released by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) revealed remittances 1