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January 12, 2019 12:00 AM China weighs diversifying agro imports from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Friday said his country was seriously considering enhancing import of potato, cherry, wheat, besides increasing investments in other sectors of economy to strengthen business ties between the two countries. “Chinese government would also formally invite Pakistani experts to monitor the hybrid rice seed expertise 5

January 8, 2019 8:00 PM Diaspora remittances help Pakistani families send 450,000 children to school

ISLAMABAD/LONDON: New research from the digital money transfer service shows hundreds of thousands of Pakistani children are in school, have access to books and educational supplies, and are more likely to study and less likely to work due to international remittances. Pakistan is one of the top 10 remittance recipients worldwide, and received $21 billion 3

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM NUST renders remarkable contributions in health sector

Islamabad: National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has rendered remarkable contributions in the health sector of the country by developing new technologies during the last five years to assist the health system and benefit the common people. According to the official source, the university has developed cost-effective Cardiac Stent to facilitate

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM New Orthodox church gains independence from Russia

ISTANBUL: The Istanbul-based Orthodox patriarch on Saturday signed the formal decree confirming the creation of an independent Ukrainian church, marking a break with the Russian church that has angered Moscow. The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the leading authority in Orthodox Christianity, signed the decree known as Tomos at a ceremony 1

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Rear Admiral Gilani takes over command as commander coast

ISLAMABAD: Rear Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani has taken over the command as Commander Coast at an impressive change of command ceremony held at the PNS QASIM, and Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas handed over the command. On the assumption of command, he is now commander of all units and establishments of the Pakistan Navy along the coastal belt and the creek

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM Drop beef and save millions of lives, slash emissions

Geneva: Switching from beef to alternative proteins could save millions of lives and dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday. New research conducted by the Oxford Martin School for WEF showed that efforts to replace meat and especially beef could provide huge benefits for human health and the environment 1

December 28, 2018 12:00 AM Afghan FC edge PCAA in PPFL

KARACHI: Chaman’s Afghan FC pulled off their seventh win when they edged past Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) 1-0 in their crucial match of the 12th Pakistan Premier Football League here at the Colony Sports Ground on Thursday. Umair Younis emerged as hero for the winners as he struck in the 65th minute. The victory enabled Afghan FC to stretch 9

December 24, 2018 12:00 AM KRL whack Afghan FC to cement top position

KARACHI: Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) recorded a huge 5-0 win over Chaman’s Afghan FC to strengthen their position at the summit in the Pakistan Premier Football League here at the KPT Stadium on Sunday. With their 12th win, KRL now have 44 points from 21 outings, three points clear of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), who beat WAPDA 1-0 to displace 8

December 21, 2018 3:15 PM German envoy lauds Imran Khan’s move to turn PM House into university

ISLAMABAD: German Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler has appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan initiative to turn former PM House into a research based university. Fulfilling the promise made by PM Imran Khan, the PM House has been converted into Islamabad National University. The Ambassador took to Twitter saying, Great initiative of Prime Minister 4

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM FAO to help Pakistan develop climate-resilient agriculture

ISLAMABAD: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will help Pakistan develop climate-resilient agriculture sector for food security and share knowledge to avert almost $700 million of annual losses to livestock caused by diseases, under a five-year agreement. Minister for National Food Security and Research Mehboob Sultan and FAO representative 6