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July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: Rupee devaluation to bring new wave of inflation, say experts

LAHORE: Devaluation of rupee against the US dollar will affect all segments of society, PML-N, PTI and PPP experts should evolve a mechanism to handle the issue and Senate Standing Committee on finance can play an effective role in this regard. These views were expressed by the experts at Jang Economic Session on ‘impact of devaluation of rupee against

July 18, 2018 2:36 PM Imran Khan vows to make tourism a top priority

NATHIA GALI: PTI chairman Imran Khan that his party would make tourism a top priority after coming into power. Addressing a gathering of supporters in the mountain resort town of Nathia Gali, Khan said that this area was better than Switzerland in term of scenic beauty. “Those who say industries will be set up at Nathia Gali are telling lies. Industries

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian king calls for unity amid racial tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades. In his inaugural address to lawmakers during the new parliament session, King Sultan Muhammad V urged "every citizen to preserve

July 17, 2018 7:24 PM PML-N to transform Pakistan into developed country Shehbaz

NOWSHERA VIRKAN: Pakistan Muslim League-N President Shehbaz Sharif said that after his party would bring Pakistan at par with Turkey and Malaysia in terms of development after coming into power. Addressing a public meeting here on Tuesday, he said the PML-N, during its last tenure, ended load-shedding, constructed motorways and launched China Pakistan 1

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Gold jumps Rs850/tola on rupee depreciation

KARACHI: Gold grew dearer in the local market going up by Rs850/tola to reach Rs59,650/tola largely driven by the depreciation of rupee that is currently in the dumps against dollar, traders said on Monday. Gold appreciated by $2 to $1,244 per ounce in the international market. Haji Haroon Chand, president Sindh Sarafa Bazar Association, said the gold became

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Binder opens Moto2 account in Germany

SACHSENRING, Germany: South African Brad Binder (KTM) won his first Moto2 Grand Prix on Sunday in Germany ahead of Spain’s Joan Mir and his Kalex teammate Luca Marini. Binder finished 0.779 seconds ahead of Mir who held off Marini, Valentino Rossi’s half brother, by 0.154 seconds. "I felt I had a little more power than the others so I decided to go for it and make a break

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Chitral, Tank districts have one seat each in both NA, KP Assembly

PESHAWAR: There are two districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where the number of votes for the National Assembly and provincial assembly seats is the same. Chitral, the northern-most district of Pakistan and Tank, the southern-most district in the province, have one seat each in the National Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. This makes the two districts 1

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM After N-League, PTI also decides to flex muscles in Lahore

LAHORE: To reciprocate Pakistan Muslim League-N show of power in Lahore, Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf would also flex its muscles in the city during its two-day campaign on July 18-19. Sources said PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif held stormy visits to various constituencies of Lahore during the past week and also led a rally in Lahore on July 13 to welcome 1

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM MMA asks caretakers to ensure fair, free election

RAWALPINDI: The leaders of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) on Saturday asked the caretaker governments in Center and provinces to play their due role to ensure fair and free elections while removing an impression being created about pre-poll rigging. Addressing a public meeting here at Liaquat Bagh, the top leadership of the alliance of five religious

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM 1,223MW power project at Balloki to start operation by end July

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s third RLNG based Independent Power Project of 1223 MW located at Balloki in Kasur district of Punjab is likely to start its commercial operations by end of July 2018, the Private Power and Infrastructure Board ( PPIB ) said on Saturday. PPIB says that after its completion, this project will be 38th Independent Power Project, processed