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November 27, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese painting auctioned for $60m

HONG KONG: A nearly 1,000-year-old ink painting by one of China’s greatest literati masters Su Shi fetched US$59.5 million (HK$463,600,000) at auction, Christie’s said on Monday. The auction house has described the Song Dynasty artwork created by Su as "one of the world’s rarest Chinese paintings". Entitled "Wood and Rock", the ink-on-paper handscroll 4

November 6, 2018 12:00 AM Foreigners made me leave Pakistan: Aasia Bibi’s lawyer

THE HAGUE: The lawyer of Aasia Bibi said Monday that the UN and EU made him leave the country "against my wishes" because his life was at risk. Saif-ul-Malook, who has fled to the Netherlands, said he contacted a United Nations official in Islamabad after Islamist violence erupted following the Supreme Court's acquittal of Aasia Bibi on Wednesday 4

November 3, 2018 12:00 AM 9th THAAP Conference: Conference on tolerance, democracy starts

Lahore: The two-day THAAP’s 9th international conference started in the City on November 2. The conference is organised by THAAP in collaboration with the Institute of Art and Culture (IAC). IAC is a newly built, trilingual liberal arts Institute based in Lahore. The multi-purpose institute started operating in the month of September 2018 with its pioneer 2

October 31, 2018 2:04 AM Prices of petroleum products may increase by up to Rs13

ISLAMABAD: Prices of all petroleum products are expected to increase by up to Rs13 per litre because of steep currency depreciation and higher international oil prices. A senior petroleum division official said a summary from the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) for an increase in oil prices for the month of November had reached the finance ministry 19 1

October 23, 2018 12:00 AM Reduction in paper prices urged

LAHORE: The government should play a decisive role for reduction in paper prices as recent massive hikes have given a big blow to this business, a statement said on Monday. The demand was raised at a meeting between LCCI acting president Khawaja Shahzad Nasir and a delegation of All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA), it added. The LCCI acting 7

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Regulatory duty imposed on 570 items

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday slapped Regulatory Duty on import of 570 items from range of 5 to 90 percent in the aftermath of enactment of revised supplementary finance act on which the president granted its assent. The FBR imposed regulatory duty on vehicles, SIM cards with rate of 5 percent, wheat 60 percent , cotton yarn 5 percent 6

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish paper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL: Turkish pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was last seen a week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to his forthcoming marriage. His fiancée, waiting outside 9

October 4, 2018 12:00 AM Underdogs tag can help SA at World Cup: Boucher

CAPE TOWN: Mark Boucher feels being underdogs at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 could help South Africa’s cause. The former Proteas wicket-keeper, who played at three Cricket World Cups – including the last time it was held in England and Wales in 1999 – hopes going under the radar can help South Africa’s chances at next year’s tournament. “See, people 7

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Tesla’s Musk may settle SEC lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc’s Elon Musk could settle with U.S. regulators who have sued to remove him from the electric carmaker’s leadership, but he is prepared to fight the securities fraud lawsuit against him in court, sources said on Friday as shares plunged about 14 percent. Musk, Tesla’s chairman and chief executive, has been directly involved in almost 7

September 26, 2018 4:43 PM CII to discuss punishment over three times talaq

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday expressed its support on the decision of deeming 'triple talaq' at once as punishable. While addressing media after a CII session, Chairman Dr. Qibla Ayaz stated that saying divorce three times in one sitting has emerged as a pertinent issue. He said a punishment will be discussed with religious 3