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January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Paris Opera drops star dancer after homophobic rant

PARIS: The Paris Opera Ballet has dropped controversial Ukrainian-born dance star Sergei Polunin from a production of "Swan Lake" after he made a homophobic and sexist rant on social media. The mercurial "bad boy of ballet", who was compared to Rudolf Nureyev earlier in his career, blasted gay dancers in an Instagram post last month in which he urged

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Newmont buys Goldcorp for $10bln

New York: US gold miner Newmont Mining Corporation said in a statement on Monday it was buying Canadian rival Goldcorp Inc for $10 billion, creating the world´s largest gold mining company.Colorado-based Newmont said it would buy all of Goldcorp´s outstanding common shares in a stock-for-stock transaction, acquiring each share for 0.3280 of a Newmont

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM GST waiver on tractors urged

LAHORE: Farmer body has asked the government to waive general sales tax (GST) on locally-made tractors and implements, a statement said on Monday. Khalid Mahmood Khokhar, president of the Pakistan Kissan lttehad (PKI) said that agriculture sector, being the backbone of Pakistan's economy, contributes approximately 24 percent to GDP. However, presently

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Government raises drug prices up to 15 percent

KARACHI: The government kicked off 2019 with drug prices raised by between 9.0 percent and 15 percent to provide much-needed relief to the local manufacturers after massive rupee devaluation in recent months, an official said on Friday. Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) said the current increase is due to 30 percent decrease in value of rupee 4

January 9, 2019 5:16 PM Pakistan 5th largest sugarcane producer in world

MULTAN: Pakistan is the fifth largest sugarcane producer in the world with an annual production of 63,800 thousand metric tons (TMTs), after Brazil, India, China and Thailand. Brazil is the top ranking country producing 739,300 TMTs of sugarcane annually. India is on the second berth with 341,200 TMTs, Peoples Republic of China on the third spot with 125,500 TMTs, and Thailand 3

January 6, 2019 8:24 AM Farrukh Saleeem spills beans on Mohmand Dam contract

ISLAMABAD: Former government spokesperson Dr Farruk Saleem has revealed that Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the officials of Chinese company, which was awarded the contract to build Mohamad Dam. The Joint Venture of Pakistani Company — Descon owned by Adviser to PM on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood and Chinese 4

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM ATC orders to produce May 12 incident accused

The ATC had ordered production of Mirza Naseeb Baig alias Rizwan ‘Chapati,’ Raees Mamma and Umair Siddiqui in the reopened cases of the May 12 massacre. The Sindh High Court had ordered reopening of the 65 A-class cases of the May 12 incident. Eight of them were referred to the ATC-2. The ATC 2 is trying four cases involving 21 accused including Mayor 1

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Honda Atlas unveils new sports bike

KARACHI: Atlas Honda Limited has launched the all-new Honda CB125F, which is the third variant in sporty CB series after Honda CB150F and Honda CB250F, a statement said on Friday. “The new bike, launched during the performance awards ceremony for its high performing dealerships, was received warmly by the attendees,” the company statement said. The new two-wheeler 1

January 4, 2019 2:04 AM Opec oil output posts biggest drop since 2017

LONDON: Opec oil supply fell in December by the largest amount in almost two years, a Reuters survey found, as top exporter Saudi Arabia made an early start to a supply-limiting accord while Iran and Libya posted involuntary declines. The 15-member Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) pumped 32.68 million barrels per day last month 1

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM Drop beef and save millions of lives, slash emissions

Geneva: Switching from beef to alternative proteins could save millions of lives and dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday. New research conducted by the Oxford Martin School for WEF showed that efforts to replace meat and especially beef could provide huge benefits for human health and the environment 1