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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-adviser to sue channel for fake news

LONDON: Ex-adviser to the prime minister on foreign investment Sahibzada Jahangir has announced legal action against a private TV channel. Talking to this correspondent, Sahibzada Jahangir said that his track record shows that he has never been charged in any criminal charges nor he had been bankrupted in the United Kingdom (UK). He said, “Official positions

October 17, 2018 1:57 AM PM meets APNS delegation, vows to clear dues

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government will extend all-out support to the newspaper industry to enable it to deal with its longstanding problems. At a meeting with a delegation of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) on Tuesday, Mr Khan said that dues of the print media would be cleared soon, according to a press release of the PM’s Office

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Indian minister says sexual assault allegations against him baseless

MUMBAI: Indian minister M. J. Akbar called the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him “wild and baseless” on Sunday, and said he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations. At least 10 women have gone public in the past week with accounts of having faced inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment from Akbar

October 2, 2018 12:00 AM CPI eases to 5.12 percent in year to September

ISLAMABAD: Consumer price index (CPI) inflation clocked in at 5.1 percent year-on-year in September 2018 against 3.86 percent during the corresponding month of the last year, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Monday. In the previous month of August 2018, inflation stood at 5.8 percent. The three-month (July-September 2018/19) average

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Registration of 32 paramedical institutes cancelled

PESHAWAR: The Faculty of Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has cancelled the registration of 32 paramedical institutes across the province and advised students and their parents to refrain from getting admissions there. A spokesman for the faculty told The News that the registration of the institutions was cancelled after a thorough

September 14, 2018 12:00 AM No increase in power, gas tariffs

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday rejected media reports that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government was planning to increase income tax on salaried individuals, saying no such proposal was under consideration. Chaudhry's comments came after newspaper reports that the government was planning to reverse 2

September 8, 2018 6:05 AM Dams fund: Here is how you can donate

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan through a televised address on Friday appealed to the nation to make donations for construction of dams in the country. He said Pakistan could face famine-like conditions by 2025 if dams are not built now. Pakistanis could donate to the dams fund set up by the Supreme Court of Pakistan earlier this year. Aspiring 5

August 31, 2018 2:11 AM More than 12 children abused every day in first half of 2018: report

ISLAMABAD: A report released by the NGO Sahil has revealed that cases of child abuse increased by 32pc in the first six months of 2018 compared to the first half of 2017. The report found that a total of 2,322 child abuse cases were reported by newspapers in all four provinces, as well as Islamabad, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. In comparison, 1,764 such incidents

July 17, 2018 7:24 AM Eidul Azha 2018 in Pakistan: Cattle farms start luring buyers

Cattle farms in Karachi have started advertising their livestock ahead of Eid ul Azha which is expected to fall at the end of August 2018. Although a large number of people in the metropolis visit the cattle market , known as Mawaishi Mandi, to purchase sacrificial animals, some chose to buy from different cattle farms established across the city. The traditional 16

July 14, 2018 2:45 AM Nawaz Sharif, Maryam provided 'B' class facilities in Adiala jail

RAWALPINDI: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been provided "B" class facilities in Adiala jail. The NAB officials took Nawaz Sharif and Maryam into custody,in Avenfield reference, shortly after their arrival at Lahore airport via private airline Etihad Airways flight# EY243. They were flown to Islamabad via special 4