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December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar says Gulf alliance needs replacing

DOHA: Qatar called Saturday for a new regional alliance following the failure of the four-decade-old Gulf Cooperation Council to resolve an 18-month rift between the emirate and its neighbours. Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that the boycott imposed on the emirate by Saudi Arabia and its allies had irreparably damaged the existing

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM PN inducts upgraded aircraft, helicopters into its fleet

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Navy on Wednesday inducted its first marinised and upgraded ATR aircraft, state of the art Simulator of Z9EC Anti-Submarine Warfare helicopter and Sea King Helicopters in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational capability. An impressive induction ceremony was held at PNS Mehran where Chief of the Naval Staff

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM PGP terminal running above capacity

LAHORE: The Pakistan Gas Port (PGP) is operating beyond its contracted capacity by dispatching 650mmscfd of regasified LNG to the Sui pipeline system, a statement said on Wednesday. Under a 15-year agreement, the Pakistan LNG Terminals Limited (PLTL) has contracted out the processing of 600mmscfd of imported LNG to the PGP Terminal. However, PGP, through

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM Funeral procession for martyred teenagers in IHK turns violent

HELD SRINAGAR: Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral on Monday of a 14-year-old fighter martyred by Indian troops in held Kashmir, the youngest-ever fighter martyred in the decades-long insurgency, police said. Mudasir Ahmad Parrey was killed alongside two other militants, one a 17-year-old, outside the city of Srinagar on Sunday. Parrey, a ninth-grade

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ADB approves $75m loan to improve KP roads

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $75 million loan as additional financing for a project that aims to improve road conditions, capacity, and road safety on provincial roads in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. The additional funding will widen and enhance 42 kilometers of the total length (53.9 km) of the chronically congested

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Arabs in talks with US for security pact’

RIYADH: Arab countries are in talks with the United States for a new security agreement to protect the Middle East from "external aggression", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday. "The aim is to achieve security arrangements in the Middle East that can protect the region from external aggression... and strengthen relations between the United

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Peru calls on region to sever ties with Venezuela

LIMA: Peru said Friday it will urge the so-called “Lima Group” of countries to cut diplomatic ties with Venezuela and issue travel bans against all top officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government. The 14-member regional group refuses to recognize Venezuela’s May elections, in which Maduro won a new six-year term in a vote marred by irregularities

December 7, 2018 11:06 PM China will continue its efforts to bring more investment in Pakistan: Chinese envoy

Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has said that Chinese government would continue its efforts to bring more investment in Pakistan. The ambassador desired to further expand the range of economic cooperation between China and Pakistan. The Chinese envoy met State Minister for Communications and Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed at Ministry 2

December 6, 2018 2:12 PM UN: Pakistan highlights middle-income countries' role in achieving SDGs

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has highlighted middle-income countries' leading role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to poverty, and called for helping them attain long-term debt sustainability and financial inclusion. "Middle-Income countries contribute almost half of the global GDP (Gross Domestic Product), but they are also home to 73% of the world''s

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Lilly Pakistan to support PES

KARACHI: Lilly Pakistan, the global biopharmaceutical company, announced its partnership with the Pakistan Endocrine Society (PES) for postgraduate medical education in diabetes and to participate in the 7th EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) and GGSD (Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes) postgraduate course in clinical diabetes 2