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January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Federer joins calls for greater Slam prize money

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer says it’s time for his fellow professional players to rally and seek greater prize money from the four tennis Grand Slam tournaments. The 19-time major winner says the current agreement is a good one, but it has run its course and time was right for players to get together and seek pay increases.Novak Djokovic, as president of the ATP player

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks rise over one percent on foreign buying; auto leads

Stocks gained 1.3 percent on Friday, buoyed by auto and financial shares while offshore investors continued to be net buyers and added fuel to a rally that started towards the start of the week, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti at Arif Habib Corp said bullish activity was witnessed in scrips across the board. “(Prime Minister) PM’s approval for amnesty

January 15, 2018 2:13 AM Lahore stands to gain five more provincial assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: Lahore, the capital of the largest province in the country, will get five more provincial assembly seats after the fresh demarcation of constituencies, raising its rally from 20 to 25, an analysis of census data reveals. This is in addition to an extra National Assembly seat, which the provincial metropolis has earned by virtue of its 11.1-strong 2

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM JI celebrates extension of higher courts jurisdiction to Fata

KHAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Saturday staged a ‘thanksgiving’ rally to celebrate the passage of a bill in the National Assembly extending the jurisdiction of the superior courts to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). Local JI leader Sardar Khan led the rally. A number of other JI workers joined him in the rally. JI Bajaur chapter leaders 2

January 8, 2018 12:00 AM PTI has buried NAP practically: ANP

ISLAMABAD: The Awami National Party (ANP), while criticising the participation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak in the rally of Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC), has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has practically buried the National Action Plan (NAP). ANP leader Zahid Khan in a statement asked the PTI chief Imran Khan to explain 6

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM Neither yes nor no! Imran parries question about marriage

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has dodged the question about his marriage plans when he addressed a public rally in Chakwal. When asked by journalists in Chakwal that reports of his wedding were making rounds, would be deny or confirm, he parried the question. He was there to address a public meeting in connection with a by-election 3

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM Protest rally staged against US

MANSEHRA: The women wing of Jamaat-i-Islami has taken out a rally to protest US decision to recognise Al-Quds as capital of Israel. Carrying banners and placards, the JI women activists gathered at Abbottabad road to stage the protest. The office-bearers of women wing of JI including Aftab Shabbir, Jawaria Ansar and Chand Bibi addressed the protesters 1

January 2, 2018 12:00 AM Gas loadshedding in Swat protested

MINGORA: The residents of various areas in Swat district on Monday took out a protest rally against the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) officials for carrying out gas loadshedding. Led by Malik Fazal Akbar Baba and Malik Ihsanullah, the protesters carrying banners and placards chanted slogans against the officials of the SNGPL for gas loadshedding 1

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM Stocks end year with gains; cement, steel surge

Stocks edged higher on Friday, shrugging off weaknesses in economy, as rally in cement and steel buoyed expectations for a better year for the growth in 2018, dealer said. Maaz Mulla at JS Global Capital said the market maintained its upward trend as flows in cement, steel, and oil kept investor's sentiment intact. “On the news front, State Bank of Pakistan 8

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM JUI-F, PTI protest planned Fata merger

LANDIKOTAL: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members in Landikotal tehsil staged a protest rally and rejected the proposed merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The demonstrators, led by JUI-F Fata general secretary Mufti Muhammad Ejaz and PTI Landikotal leader Muhammad Zakaria Shinwari, marched 4