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December 14, 2018 10:31 AM PM Imran inaugurates shelter home for homeless people in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated a newly established shelter home for homeless people in Peshawar. According to a statement, over 200 homeless people will be provided food and medical facilities at the shelter home. Wheel chairs will also be arranged for special people in the facility, the statement. The prime minister inspected

December 14, 2018 7:40 AM Another $1bn bailout package received from Saudi: SBP

A State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) official on Friday confirmed that a second $1 billion bailout package from Saudi Arabia had been received by Pakistan. SBP Spokesman Abid Qamar, confirming the development, said that the latest package had shored up the central bank's foreign reserves, hitting the $9.4bn mark. The SBP spokesman added that another Saudi

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 Russia ‘sure’ will participate in next Olympics

MOSCOW: Russia is “sure” it will be allowed to participate in the next Olympic Games thanks to its efforts in fighting doping, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said Wednesday. “We constantly work on improving anti-doping culture in Russia, on anti-doping education,” Russia’s Olympic chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov told a press conference in Moscow

December 12, 2018 12:58 PM Pakistan exempt from sanctions, says US Embassy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will be exempt from from US sanctions that affect countries blacklist for violation of religious freedom , Geo News reported on Wednesday. Quoting a spokesman fro the US Embassy in Islamabad, the TV channel reported the exemption granted to Pakistan would serve US interest. The spokesperson said other countries that would enjoy exemption

December 12, 2018 6:12 AM Indian PM Modi's BJP loses key state elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its stronghold just months before national elections. According to results announced Wednesday by the Election Commission, the opposition Congress party was a clear winner in Chhattisgarh state, and fell one seat short of a majority 1

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Yousaf Mirza made PM’s special assistant on media

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Yousaf Baig Mirza as his Special Assistant on Media Affairs. According to a notification issued by the Cabinet Division on Tuesday, in terms of rule 4(6) of the Rules of Business, 1973 read with serial No. l A of Schedule-VA of the said Rules, the prime minister has been pleased to appoint Yousaf Baig Mirza 1

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM World’s first digital courtroom unveils in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: The world’s first state-of-the-art digital courtroom was unveiled in Abu Dhabi with the new system set to save both plaintiffs and respondents time and money. Abu Dhabi Global Market, which operates the free zone, Abu Dhabi, has launched a digital courtroom to deal with business cases and commercial disputes. The new digital courtroom enables

December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

December 8, 2018 5:44 AM President House opened for general public

ISLAMABAD: The vastly fortified and expansive President House opened its doors to the general public on Saturday. The public can enter the government structure by showing their National Identity Cards from the period of 9am to 4pm. The move has come as part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government’s plan of making state-owned structures accessible for the public 4