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June 20, 2017 1:54 AM Two Navy sailors gunned down in Gwadar

Quetta - Two naval officials embraced martyrdom and another three sustained wounds when their vehicle came under a militant attack in Jiwani tehsil of Gwadar district Monday, the deputy commissioner said. The attacked sailors were transporting Iftar items when four assailants on two motorbikes fired at them. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility 3

June 19, 2017 4:31 PM 2 Naval officers gunned down in Gwadar gun attack

Two Naval officers were martyred and at least three others wounded when their vehicle was attacked the Jiwani area of Gwadar district on Monday. The naval officers were transporting iftar items during a routine run from Jiwani city when their vehicle was ambushed by four assailants on two motorbikes, a senior local administration official told DawnNews 5

June 15, 2017 11:53 PM US Embassy leads Pakistani delegation to Franchise Expo

The US Commercial Service (USCS) is leading this week a delegation of Pakistani companies from Karachi, Islamabad and Mirpur to the International Franchise Expo 2017, in New York, USA. The expo is the largest franchise expo in the United States, and runs from June 15-17. More than 400 exhibitors, including leading US franchise concepts in a variety of sectors 4

June 13, 2017 11:48 PM NA passes budget denoting increase in minimum wages, changes in taxes

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed "The Finance Bill 2017", giving legal cover to the budgetary proposals for the next financial year that envisage an increase in minimum wages of private employees and labourers and some changes in taxes. The defence budget was passed in the absence of the opposition. The House, while passing the budget 3

June 13, 2017 2:34 PM Pakistan eyes 2018 start for China-funded mega dam opposed by India

Pakistan expects China to fund a long-delayed Indus river mega dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan, with work beginning next year, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said in an interview. Pakistan has been keen for years to build a cascade of mega dams along the Indus flowing down from the Himalayas, but has struggled to raise money from international institutions 2

June 13, 2017 12:01 AM PSX nosedives as JIT summons PM in Panama corruption case

KARACHI: Bloodbath activity was witnessed on Monday at Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) across the board on account of ongoing political noise. Pakistan equities continued its losing streak heading into the new week with benchmark KSE100 tumbling by as much as 3.75 percent or 1856 points and settling near 47,500 level with domestic politics primarily denting 2

June 11, 2017 7:19 PM No relief for child workers due to lax implementation of laws: Sparc

Despite the enactment of clear laws against child labour, the plight of Pakistan’s child labourers remains unaddressed due to poor implementation of these laws, said the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) on the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour. Calling for a complete overhaul of the way the nation perceives children’s 3

June 11, 2017 12:21 AM Govt mulls changes prior to finalising budget 2017/18

ISLAMABAD: The government is considering 'practical' changes into the budget for the next fiscal year of 2017/18 in line with the recommendations presented by the parliamentarians, finance minister said on Saturday. “All proposals are being decided upon based on their merit and practicability,” Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told a meeting to review various 4

June 10, 2017 11:43 PM Five more infiltrators killed in Uri, operation continues

12 militants have been eliminated since Tuesday night The Army on Friday said five more armed infiltrators were killed in Baramulla’s Uri sector near the Line of Control, taking the death toll of militants to 12 in operations since Tuesday night. Continuing with its operations for the fourth day in Kupwara’s Macchil and Naugam sectors and Baramulla’s 1

June 10, 2017 5:19 PM 13 armed Pakistani intruders killed in last 96 hours on LoC by Indian security forces

Relentless operations mounted by Indian troops have successfully intercepted groups of armed intruders all along the LoC in Gurez, Machhil, Naugam and Uri Sectors leading to the elimination of 13 armed intruders in the past 96 hours. The sinister designs of Pakistan army to push-in multiple groups of armed intruders across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu