Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «region»

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Iran president: we don’t intend any aggressionin region

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran “does not intend any aggression” against its neighbours but will continue to produce all the weapons it needs for its defence. “We tell the world that we will produce any weapons that we need, or if necessary we will procure them. We have not been waiting... and will not wait for your remarks or agreement

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM CNS vows to make Asian Tour event at KGC huge success

KARACHI: The organisers of the CNS Open Golf Championship, which will mark the return of the Asian Tour to Pakistan, on Tuesday vowed to make the US$300,000 tournament a mega success. Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, the Chief of Naval Staff, said in a statement that Pakistan’s golfing fraternity was thrilled to welcome back the Asian Tour.The Asian Tour will make a welcome 2

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 1

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi king slams Iran’s ‘interference’ as Arab leaders meet

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s "blatant interference" in regional affairs as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for an annual gathering. Opening the 29th Arab League summit, the king also criticised the US decision to transfer its embassy in Israel to Occupied al-Quds and described "terrorism" as the biggest challenge

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Syrian army announces eastern Ghouta free of militants

BEIRUT: Syria´s army command on Saturday announced that the eastern Ghouta region was free of militants, following the departure of the last rebel fighters from the city of Douma towards the north of the country, state media reported, citing a statement by the Syrian army general command. "All the terrorists have left Douma city, their last bastion in eastern 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Miles from home, disillusioned Syrians say air strikes ‘not enough’

AL-BAB, Syria: Hundreds of miles from their homes in Syria’s wrecked Eastern Ghouta, displaced Syrians say Western air strikes on Saturday in response to an alleged chemical attack there were too little, too late. The United States, Britain and France targeted military and research sites in Syria after the purported toxic attack on Eastern Ghouta’s last rebel

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Hashish worth Rs1b confiscated from boat

KARACHI: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) recovered a huge cache of hashish from a boat the previous night, a spokesman for the agency announced on Saturday. The PMSA spokesman said officials of the agency and the Pakistan Navy had deployed their ships and fast response boats in the western maritime region. He said a PMSA ship intercepted

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Sialkot seal U-13 T20 Cricket title

FAISALABAD: Sialkot won the U-13 Inter-Region T20 Cricket Tournament 2018 organized by Pakistan Cricket Board. The matches of this tournament were played in different cities and final match was held between Sialkot and Rawalpindi here on Saturday. Sialkot scored 112 runs and then bowled out Rawalpindi for just 57 runs. Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Microfinance banks loans cross Rs200bln

KARACHI: Pakistan’s microfinance banks' gross loan portfolio surged to Rs202 billion by the end of 2017 showing the sector was gradually expanding with an increasing penetration of services across the country, Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) said on Saturday. “The number of active borrowers stands at 5.8 million with the total number of loans stands 1