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January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Pak captain vows to give tough time to World XI

KARACHI: Pakistan captain Junaid Manzoor has said that the Green-shirts would face the World XI without any pressure. The two teams come across at Edhi Stadium here on Friday (today). Talking to reporters, Junaid said that the boys would play according to the game plan given by the team management. He said that the World XI was very experienced but Pakistan 1

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM UN, WHO to collaborate on environmental health risks

Islamabad: UN Environment and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have signed up for a new collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year. Only two days ago in Nairobi, the heads of both UN agencies signed an agreement to step up joint actions to combat air pollution, climate change 3

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM NAB chairman for strict action against illegal housing societies

Islamabad: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), as part of its special initiative, has nabbed 15 corrupt proclaimed offenders (POs) during last three months. National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, besides issuing directions to arrest corrupt elements, also ordered arrest of POs to curb corruption, a statement Friday said. He directed 3

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM National electricity plan, new energy policy to boost generation: Leghari

ISLAMABAD: A ‘National Electricity Plan’ along with a new ‘Energy Policy’ was being finalised in collaboration with provinces to help determine demand, supply, and future sources of power generation, a minister said on Thursday. “The policy will play a major role in reducing tariff, which will be based on international competitive bidding,” Awais Ahmed 7

January 8, 2018 12:00 AM PTI has buried NAP practically: ANP

ISLAMABAD: The Awami National Party (ANP), while criticising the participation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak in the rally of Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC), has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has practically buried the National Action Plan (NAP). ANP leader Zahid Khan in a statement asked the PTI chief Imran Khan to explain 6

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM US weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles pressure

WASHINGTON: The United States is examining ways to mitigate any Pakistani retaliation as it piles pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants, a senior US official said on Friday, cautioning that US action could extend beyond a new freeze in aid. Pakistan is a crucial gateway for US military supplies destined for US and other troops fighting a 16-year-old 2

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan sorting thorns spread by US, says Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Wednesday said Pakistan is sorting those thorns which were thrown or spread by the US. The minister whiling terming the remarks of the US President Donald Trump disappointing, said Pakistan has given innumerable sacrifices in war against terrorism to maintain stability and peace in the region. Ahsan Iqbal 2

January 2, 2018 6:41 PM US official confirms withholding $225 million aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States did not plan to send an already-delayed $255 million in aid to Pakistan “at this time”, a US National Security Official said. According to Reuters, a US National Security Council official on Monday said the White House did not plan to send an already-delayed $255 million in aid to Pakistan “at this time” and that “the administration 6

January 2, 2018 12:00 AM Genuine INGOs Remove obstacles in registration, says Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Monday directed the section concerned to remove obstacles in registration of authentic and active international non-governmental organisations (INGOs). "We believe in internationalism. The INGOs will have to ensure transparency," he said this in a statement, adding that Pakistan valued the services of authentic 3

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM New left wing alliance to combat graft

LAHORE: Ten progressive and left wing political parties Friday announced forming a United Front, an alliance, with an aim to purge country of corruption and to give a strong plan for ensuring a stable Pakistan. The announcement was made at a press conference held at Lahore Press Club after a meeting of the leadership of the like-minded liberal and left wing parties 1