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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Shell says sales slipped after major supply chain safety overhaul

SHEIKHUPURA: Jawwad Cheema, managing director Shell Pakistan Limited, on Saturday said the company’s sales had substantially dropped following the removal of all the sub-safety-standard trucks from the supply chain in a bid to avoid tragic incidents like the one in Ahmed Pur Shariqa, South Punjab. On June 25, 2017 and explosion took place after an oil tanker

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Second former Kyrgyz PM charged

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan: A former prime minister of Kyrgyzstan has been arrested and charged with corruption following a scandal that saw a power plant fail as temperatures plummeted in the ex-Soviet nation last winter. Zhantoro Satybaldiyev is the second ex-premier to be arrested in relation to the $400-million modernisation programme of the main power 1

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM 15 member NDU team calls on acting president

ISLAMABAD: A 15 member delegation of the National Security Workshop of National Defence University (NDU) led by Senator Mian Muhammad Ateeq Shaikh and Senator Ghous Muhammad Khan Niazi on Thursday called on acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad. During the meeting, current political and economic situation of the country

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM CDA approves Aleem Khan’s housing society

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on the first day of caretaker setup approved the layout plan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Abdul Aleem Khan's housing society in the green zone of the capital which was earlier cancelled by the civic authority and endorsed by the Islamabad High Court, documents reveal. Aleem Khan’s 1

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM $6m UN funds to control cattle diseases

Islamabad: The United Nations will provide Pakistan with over $6 million funds to control foot-and-mouth disease in the cattle. An agreement in this respect was signed in Islamabad by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the national food security and research ministry. At the request of the government of Pakistan, the FAO will implement the project 2

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM FIA arrests TTP commander from Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a commander of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) from the Bacha Khan International Airport who was on his way to Dubai, officials said on Monday. An official of the FIA said that Maulvi Bahadur Jan, a senior TTP commander from Bannu, was travelling to Dubai via a private airline when the authorities 1

June 14, 2018 12:00 AM Five Pakistani students graduate from South Asian University

New Delhi: Five Pakistani students have graduated from South Asian University this year, the Pakistani High Commission here said, Geo News reported. They were awarded degrees during the 3rd convocation of SAU held on June 7, which was attended Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood. The five Pakistani students completed their Masters from SAU in diverse 7

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Al-Futtaim Renault acquires land to set up plant

KARACHI: Al-Futtaim Renault Pakistan, an automotive joint-venture of French and Dubai-based firms, has acquired an industrial land in Faisalabad to set up a factory for manufacturing and assembling of vehicles in the country. “We, together with Groupe Renault, are delighted to have completed the land acquisition, which is an important milestone in the project 10

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM Railways plans to upgrade 30 railway stations

Islamabad: Ministry of Railways was planning to upgrade and renovate another 30 railway stations situated across the country aiming to improve the outlook and modernise passengers amenities. In this regard, Pakistan Railways had already submitted PC-I for upgradation and renovation of railway stations, an official in the Ministry of Railways told APP. Giving 5

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM Two dozen wrestlers to visit Pakistan for 2nd grand wrestling event

LONDON: Around two dozen international wrestlers will be visiting Pakistan next month to take part in Pakistan’s second international professional wrestling event which will take place in August across various Pakistani venues. Well-known wrestlers Bram, Tiny Iron, Pram and Chardonhay attended a press conference with Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas 6