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January 22, 2018 12:00 AM Ethiopia leader rejects call for WB arbitration in dam dispute

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile. The two countries are at odds over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, with Cairo fearing the project would restrict waters

January 20, 2018 1:27 PM We won’t let Balochistan people suffer any more: Bilawal

HUB: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that his party has always served the people of Pakistan, including Balochistan. He was addressing at a public meeting in Hub on Saturday along with the party’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Bilawal said that PPP had performed various jobs in Balochistan for the betterment of the people 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM KE wins best solar project award

KARACHI: The K-Electric (KE) on Friday announced it has become the first company of the country to win the best project award in the category of ‘Corporate Solar Sustainability Program of the Year’. “The utility received the honour at Middle East Solar Industry Association’s (MESIA) Solar Awards 2018 ceremony, held as a part of the five-day World Future

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Toshiba reaches deal to help resolve Westinghouse bankruptcy

NEW YORK: Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it had clinched an agreement to sell its claims in bankrupt U.S. nuclear plant maker Westinghouse Electric Co LLC in a deal that would add $3.7 billion to the Japanese owner´s depleted capital base. The Japanese conglomerate has also agreed to transfer its Westinghouse-related shares to Canada´s Brookfield Business

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM NBP, Bank of China sign agreement

KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bank of China Pakistan (BoCP) to promote banking services in the country, a statement said on Monday. The MoU will focus on developing niches and creating synergies between the two institutions. It will strengthen the ironclad brotherhood between the two nations 4

January 15, 2018 4:56 PM China considers Pakistan most reliable friend, says Chinese Ambassador

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of China in Pakistan Yao Jing Monday said that Pakistan should make China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a part of its national strategy as it would contribute to its long-term economic development as well as the development of the whole region. He was speaking at a seminar on “CPEC: A Win-Win Project” jointly organized by Islamabad 3

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry asked to ensure low-cost broadband connectivity

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday asked the ministry of information technology to ensure reliable and cheap broadband connectivity across the country, particularly in the remote areas. The Prime Minister was addressing a ceremony for the contract signing of broadband for sustainable development projects in federally-administered 9

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 12, 2018 12:00 AM New Balakot city: 1,000 families to get allotment letters next week

MANSEHRA: The Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (Erra) has finalised allotment letters of over 1000 families of red zone Balakot, who would be allotted plots at New Balakot city housing project next week. “Chief Minister Pervez Khattak is due here next week to give away allotment letters of plots at the New Balakot city to 1050 families 3

January 11, 2018 12:00 AM Navy to defend Pak maritime interests: Admiral Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has reiterated Pakistan Navy’s unflinching resolve to ensure seaward defence of vital maritime infrastructure and protection of the maritime interests of Pakistan against all threats and challenges at all cost. He was addressing the Command and Staff Conference of Pakistan Navy, which concluded 1