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March 22, 2018 8:39 AM Nawaz holds out olive branch to institutions

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said he is prepared to hold negotiations with state institutions in the national interest for the rule of law and democracy. He said he would hold the discussions if they are within constitutional limits. He said the prime minister who carried out nuclear tests was facing the court after being ousted from office

March 22, 2018 12:00 AM Alvarez is a dope cheat, says Golovkin

BIG BEAR, California: World middleweight boxing king Gennady Golovkin accused rival Saul “Canelo” Alvarez of doping on Tuesday, rubbishing the Mexican fighter’s claims that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat. In explosive comments to reporters at his secluded mountain training camp in Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, Golovkin said Alvarez

March 22, 2018 12:00 AM PSO MD inaugurates new retail outlets in Multan

Sheikh Imran-ul-Haque, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the nation’s largest oil marketing company, Pakistan State Oil Company Limited, inaugurated two new retail outlets in Multan city. M/s. New Malik Brothers Petroleum Service Station is located at the Southern By-Pass, whereas M/s. Bismillah Petroleum Service Station is located at Muzaffar

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM SBP urged to control dollar surge

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has demanded the central bank to control rapid surge in dollar price through strict measures, otherwise rupee devaluation will give a big blow to the economy, a statement said on Tuesday. “Inter-bank US dollar rate is ringing alarming bells and calling for immediate attention of the State Bank of Pakistan

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Alibaba mulls buying Rocket Internet’s Pakistan unit

KARACHI: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is considering acquiring Rocket Internet’s online retail unit in Pakistan to help China’s biggest e-commerce company expand its reach in the South Asian nation, Bloomberg reported. The companies are negotiating a price for Rocket’s retail unit Daraz, according to the person, who asked not to be identified since the discussions

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Govt to fast-track rural transformation: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Sartaj Aziz, deputy chairman planning commission, on Tuesday said efficient irrigation, innovative technology, agriculture diversification, and integration with urban centers were prerequisites for boosting rural economy. “A lot is needed to be done in the realm of rural transformation,” Aziz said addressing a workshop titled “Emerging Issues

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Amnesty calls for resolving missing persons’ cases

ISLAMABAD: Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Pakistan to resolve cases of enforced disappearances for which "no one has ever been held accountable". "Disappearances are a tool of terror... if committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack, they constitute a crime against humanity," a statement issued by the rights watchdog

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI forms body on culture, heritage

PESHAWAR: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has formed Regional Standing Committee for Culture and Heritage. The committee held its first meeting of the regional standing committee on Tuesday here at FPCCI regional office with Mohammad Israr Madani in the chair. The importance of raising awareness about the invaluable

March 20, 2018 11:17 AM Supreme Court bans Shahid Masood’s TV programme for three months

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned TV anchor Shahid Masood’s programme on a private news channel for three months in Zainab murder case. The TV anchor had in January claimed in his show that Imran Ali, killer of Kasur’s Zainab is a member of international child pornography gang having connections with a senior Punjab politician. Dr Masood

March 20, 2018 12:00 AM CJP orders Rao Anwar to appear

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar remarked if Rao Anwar appeared before the court, he would be saved and if he came in the court, he would be provided with protection. He further remarked, “If we come to know about the facilitators of Rao Anwar, they will also be held accountable. The CJP gave these remarks while presiding over a 3-member