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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Thousands protest proposed artificial islands for Hong Kong housing

HONG KONG: Thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest a government plan to build new housing on artificial islands, claiming the “white elephant” project will damage the environment and line the pockets of developers. The government´s proposal to reclaim 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) of land around Hong Kong´s largest outlying island

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM Under WB pressure: Pakistan may reverse course on Indus water dispute with India

ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to backtrack from its plan to take the dispute with India over the Kishanganga and Ratle hydropower projects to a World Bank-appointed Court of Arbitration, a top official privy to the development told The News. Instead, it may listen to the World Bank’s advice to move for a neutral legal expert to resolve the case, said the official

October 9, 2018 1:39 PM Over 100 arrested as Karachi traffic police cracks down on commuters going wrong way

More than 100 people, including two policemen and employees of the Sindh Chief Minister House, were arrested in Karachi on Tuesday as the traffic police began taking action against people travelling on the wrong side of the road. Another 7,000 commuters were challaned as the police treated elderly violaters and violaters with families leniently by issuing 1 1

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM WAPDA jump to top with narrow win over KPT

KARACHI: Former champions WAPDA jumped to the top spot when they recorded a narrow 1-0 win over Karachi Port Trust (KPT) in their outing of the 12th Pakistan Premier Football League at the Qasim Bagh Stadium in Multan on Sunday night. At the jam-packed venue, WAPDA hit the winner through their rookie striker Mohammad Khurram in the 72nd minute. Khurram

October 8, 2018 1:51 PM Govt to tackle environmental issues through ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ initiative: Zartaj Gul

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul on Monday said that pollution is one of the main issues that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government aims to tackle through initiatives like Clean and Green Pakistan. Gul said that a visionary leader like Prime Minister Imran Khan can plan projects like Clean and Green Pakistan. The ministry 1

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM KP sports to witness massive upgradation: Junaid

ISLAMABAD: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has upgraded the entire sports system and working in the province in an effort to make it more professional and result-oriented. Talking to ‘The News’ Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junaid Khan said that the provincial government has undertaken the restructuring of the administrative setup 3

October 7, 2018 1:09 PM PM Khan orders timely completion of targets under 100-day plan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Punjab government to achieve all the targets set under PTI’s 100-day agenda. The prime minister made these remarks while chairing a meeting of provincial cabinet in Lahore to discuss the party’s 100-day agenda, local government system and other national issues. The meeting took place shortly after 1

October 6, 2018 12:00 AM ‘UAF ensuring peaceful environment for students’

FAISALABAD: University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa on Friday said the varsity was ensuring peaceful environment and state-of-the-art infrastructural, academic, and research facilities to students to enable them to play a pivotal role for the uplift of the country. Chairing a meeting of administrative and students’ 1

October 5, 2018 5:45 AM Notices issued to Tareen, federal govt over 'disqualified lawmaker convening official meeting'

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notices to Jahangir Tareen and the federal government and sought their reply on a petition submitted against Tareen for convening and chairing an official meeting of top government officials despite being disqualified for life. On Sept 13, the former parliamentarian convened a meeting of the Livestock Emergency 10 1

October 3, 2018 12:00 AM ADB delegation visits Railway Ministry

Islamabad: A delegation of Asian Development Bank (ADB), headed by Ko Sakamovo, Transport Specialist visited Ministry of Railways on Tuesday. During the meeting ADB showed interest in up gradation of Pakistan Railways (PR). The members told that ADB is providing technical assistance to PR through Pakistan Railways Strategic Plan (PRSP). On the other