NAB presents Khawaja brothers before court to obtain physical remand

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday presented Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique before an accountability court to obtain

ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for


Campaign to malign CPEC

Malik Muhammad Ashraf

Unfair comparisons While the projects under CPEC are on the roll and both Pakistan and China continue to evince unswerving interest and commitment to see them through, some detractors of this mega-economic


Laying foundations of ‘Naya Pakistan’

Complacency and political exigency harm performance Earlier this month Imran Khan had hinted at getting rid of the incompetent members in his cabinet and a possible reshuffle in portfolios. After a record


PIBTL working on setting up LPG import facility at Port Qasim

PIBTL working on setting up LPG import facility at Port Qasim

KARACHI: Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited (PIBTL) in collaboration with JS Petroleum is set to establish an LPG import facility at Port Qasim, Karachi. Pakistan has initiated the mechanism for expanding infrastructure for global trade since it has started setting up...


Bigwigs who died in 2018

PARIS: From soul diva Aretha Franklin to astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and former UN chief Kofi Annan, here are some of the notable figures who passed away in 2018: January – 15: Dolores


China court bans iPhone sales in patent dispute

WASHINGTON: A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement Monday. The statement said the


Langer ready for pacey track in 2nd India Test

PERTH: Australia coach Justin Langer said Wednesday he expected a pacey wicket at the new Perth Stadium for the second Test against India and declared “pretty boy” captain Tim Paine “ready to


Punjab govt introduces drip irrigation with 60pc subsidy

KASUR: To overcome the problem of water shortage in the agriculture field, the Punjab government has introduced drip irrigation system and is providing 60 per cent subsidy to the farmers. These views



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