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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Shell says sales slipped after major supply chain safety overhaul

SHEIKHUPURA: Jawwad Cheema, managing director Shell Pakistan Limited, on Saturday said the company’s sales had substantially dropped following the removal of all the sub-safety-standard trucks from the supply chain in a bid to avoid tragic incidents like the one in Ahmed Pur Shariqa, South Punjab. On June 25, 2017 and explosion took place after an oil tanker

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM PTI has been hijacked, says disgruntled female activist

TIMERGARA: A disgruntled female activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Nusrat Begum, who had applied for a party ticket on reserved seat, said on Friday the party had been hijacked by some influential persons. "The party has been hijacked by some influential persons. And PTI Chairman Imran Khan is not aware of the situation," she told journalists

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Ayaz demands removal of NA-129 RO

LAHORE: Former speaker of the National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, has demanded the removal of NA-129 Returning Officer (RO) Ghulam Murtaza Uppal. In a letter to the chief election commissioner, Sadiq, who is contesting on a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ticket from NA-129 — his hometown Lahore constituency — claimed the RO is biased and supporting

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan set to appear in U18 Volleyball Championship in Iran

KARACHI: Pakistan youth volleyball team was scheduled to fly out of Islamabad for Iran late Friday night to make its debut in the 12th Asian and Oceania Under-18 Volleyball Championship which will be held in Tabriz, Iran, from June 29 to July 6. In the 18-team event, Pakistan are bracketed with New Zealand and Uzbekistan. The Green-shirts will begin

June 22, 2018 5:49 PM Ahmed Raza’s journey from Sialkot to FIFA World Cup will be documented by SOC Films

Fifteen year old Ahmed Raza who conducted the coin-toss for Brazil vs. Costa Rica game on Friday expressed his delight on having his dream fulfilled. The Pakistani teenager on being a part of the FIFA World Cup 2018 has stated: “I could have never imagined that I would be here. I am so happy to be at the St. Petersburg Stadium.” Hailing from Sialkot 1

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Second former Kyrgyz PM charged

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan: A former prime minister of Kyrgyzstan has been arrested and charged with corruption following a scandal that saw a power plant fail as temperatures plummeted in the ex-Soviet nation last winter. Zhantoro Satybaldiyev is the second ex-premier to be arrested in relation to the $400-million modernisation programme of the main power 1

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Nepra slaps Rs5mln fine on power producer

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) slapped five million rupees in penalty on a state-owned electricity generation company for a one-day power breakdown in northern areas, a document showed on Thursday. Nepra fined Northern Power Generation Company Limited (Genco-III) on account of its negligence in maintenance of 220-kilovolt 1

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Illegal toll plaza raided

KARACHI: An allegedly illegal toll plaza working for last ten years at a link road joining National Highway to Superhighway (M 9) in Malir district has been raided by Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE). ACE officials informed The News that during raid, Rs2,83,000 cash along with illegal tickets and receipts were seized. Evidence has been collected and First

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM 15 member NDU team calls on acting president

ISLAMABAD: A 15 member delegation of the National Security Workshop of National Defence University (NDU) led by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh and Senator Ghous Muhammad Khan Niazi on Thursday called on acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad. During the meeting, current political and economic situation of the country

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM KSA gives Pakistan 150 tons of dates

ISLAMABAD: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has provided Pakistan 150 tons of high quality dates for distribution among the needy as a tradition this year. The distribution was made mostly in the Holy month of Ramadan. According to media section of the Saudi embassy the dates were made available on the instructions of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman