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April 17, 2018 12:00 AM King Salman, Abbasi witness closing ceremony of military drill

ALJUBAIL (Saudi Arabia): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi along with several other world leaders Monday witnessed a grand closing ceremony of an unprecedented 24-country military exercise Gulf Shield 1. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud received the leaders, defence and foreign ministers, and heads of different armed forces at the event, held in the desert 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Over Rs59b proposed for Water Division in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: The government has proposed allocation of Rs 59.009 billion for Water Resource Division for upcoming budget 2018-19 including Rs 18 billion for construction of much awaited Diamer Basha Dam, The News has learnt. The government has created unique head, first time in recent history, and proposed allocation of Rs11.588 billion for priority projects

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM PPDC ex-official arrested for Rs 232m corruption

Lahore: An important development has been made in Punjab Power Development Company (PPDC) case by NAB, Lahore, as former Chief Finance Officer Ikram Naveed has been arrested for Rs 232 million corruption. According to NAB, accused Ikram was given the responsibility to observe the financial matters of PPDC but he made bogus payments and misused his powers 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Angola’s teachers win new pay deal

Luanda: Angolan teachers on Friday ended a strike after reaching a deal with the government on pay and conditions, their union said. The teachers had begun the walk-out, originally planned to last for three weeks, on Monday in what was seen as President Joao Lourenco´s first major labour challenge since he came to power in September. "We have obtained 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Seniors Cricket reaches knockout phase

KARACHI: Quite a few fancied teams have been eliminated as the 19th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2017-18 which has reached the knockout phase in both the regions. According to the information made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Friday, stiffer competition has been witnessed this season’s National Seniors

April 12, 2018 5:48 PM No medal can substitute sacrifice of martyrs, says Army Chief

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday paid rich tribute to the martyrs and war heroes of the country, saying peace prevails in Pakistan owing to their sacrifices them. The Army Chief was addressing as a chief guest at an award distribution ceremony held at GHQ. Senior military officials, war heroes and families of the martyrs 1

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM Meezan Bank signs deal for bikes Ijara

KARACHI: Meezan Bank has recently signed an agreement with Pirani Group of Companies to offer all variants of power and super power bikes through Meezan Bike Ijarah—Pakistan’s first Shariah-compliant bike financing facility, offering easy and affordable monthly payments for the customers, a statement said on Tuesday. Through this understanding, Meezan

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM NEPRA to probe load shedding in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday decided to investigate hours’ long unscheduled load shedding in Karachi. After taking serious notice of additional 10 hours unscheduled load shedding in Karachi during the prevailing harsh weather, NEPRA directed K-Electric to submit a detailed report on the issue. The clarifications 1

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Convention exposes rifts in ANP Torghar

MANSEHRA: The Awami National Party workers convention held in its stronghold of Torghar district has exposed the internal rifts as it failed to make it a power show. The convention held in Mera Madakhail, once a stronghold of the ANP, could not pull a big crowd as was claimed by former MNA Laiq Mohammad Khan. The disgruntled group led by the provincial 4

April 7, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament for tough election

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of parliament for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever tests for his ruling coalition, due to a massive financial scandal and a challenge from former leader Mahathir Mohamad. After laying out the Barisan Nasional coalition’s recent achievements 2