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  • SHO martyred in Kohat clash with proclaimed offender

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KOHAT: Station House Officer (SHO) was killed in clash with a proclaimed offender (PO) in Spina Khawra area here early Tuesday, official sources said. They said that acting on a tip-off about the presence of a proclaimed offender (PO), the police party led by SHO Abbas Ali raided a house in Spina Khawra area. As the police party raided the house, the PO identified

  • FPCCI forms body on culture, heritage

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    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

  • Rare Quran manuscripts put on display at Faisal mosque

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) will put on display over 100 rare manuscripts of the Holy Quran here at Faisal Mosque by the end of this month. On request of the Member Administration CDA Muhammad Yasir Pirzada, an educationist Professor Zahid Butt has donated around 100 manuscripts which are 200 to 700 years old to the Capital Development

  • Pak-Uzbek Business Council to boost trade, tourism, cultural ties

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Chamber of commerce and industry of Uzbekistan and the Total Media Solutions (Pvt) Ltd on Tuesday announced the establishment of the Pak-Uzbek Business Council aimed at providing a platform to the business communities of both the countries to boost trade, investment, cultural and tourism relations and opportunities. To this effect, a memorandum

  • Two dead in Moldova grenade explosion

    March 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    CHISINAU: Two people were killed and two others injured in Moldova on Tuesday after a man set off a grenade near a shop where he tried to steal several packs of cigarettes, the country’s police chief said. A man went into a shop in the capital Chisinau before midday, took 10 cigarette packs and tried to leave without paying, the chief of Moldovan police

  • Sharifs ‘root cause of defect’: Pervaiz

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Q senior central leader Ch Pervaiz Elahi has said that there is no defect in the judiciary, army and parliament, but Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif are the root cause of the defect. After ruling for 22 years, how Shahbaz Sharif is asking all to work in unison, whereas, he was on the forefront of attack on judiciary and was offering

  • Loadshedding may mar summer due to delay in RLNG power plants

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) has exposed that three RLNG power plants of 3600 MW for Punjab, already delayed too much, will still not be available in near future, as only one is to be functional in April. It means that the country may not be rid of loadshedding this summer. “The scheduled imports of RLNG in the month of April as per the demand

  • Asean leaders tackle Rohingya crisis and urge South China Sea calm

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    SYDNEY: Australia and its Asean neighbours vowed to boost defence ties while stressing the importance of non-militarisation in the disputed South China Sea on Sunday at a summit where the "complex" Rohingya crisis took centre stage. Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, at the three-day meeting in Sydney, also agreed to work more closely

  • Water? Not at Brazil forum on water shortages

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 6

    BRASA­LIA: There’s no escaping water rationing in Brazil’s drought-hit capital Brasilia -- unless you’re attending an international conference on global water supply problems, local media reported. Brasilia has been on a schedule of rolling cuts to fresh water supply, neighborhood by neighborhood, since January 2017. But the estimated 40,000 people expected

  • US investigating deadly Hyundai, Kia airbag failures

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    WASHINGTON: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a series of deadly crashes in which airbags in Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate. The administration’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) "is currently aware of six crashes with significant collision-related damage events involving Hyundai and Kia models