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BEIJING: Calling Pakistan an irreplaceable all-weather friend, China on Monday pledged full support to it amid the second high-profile visit of US President Barack Obama to India.
The comments came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other ...
 
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NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of about 0.4 trillion rupees ($4 billion) in investments and loans, seeking to release what he called the “untapped potential” of a business and strategic ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan wants relations with India on the basis of friendship, respect and equality. The prime minister said this in a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
He extended his best ...
 
 

BEIJING: China called on India on Monday to take more steps to satisfy the standards of a global organisation that controls atomic exports after US President Barack Obama said the United States was in favour of India joining the group.
Obama ...
 
 

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Five persons, including two brothers, died and one sustained injuries in a landmine blast in the Soonwah area of Nasirabad district on Monday.
According to the police, a Chithar-bound pickup coming from Dera Murad Jamali ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: Even though the Islamabad High Court is set to take up today the appeal of Salman Taseer’s assassin [Mumtaz Qadri] against his death sentence after a lapse of 40 months, the IHC is likely to decide the petition in the shortest possible ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Military courts will start functioning shortly as the Prime Minister’s Office has given final go-ahead to the interior ministry to start referring terror cases to these special courts for trial.
A Prime Minister’s Office source told ...
 
 
Asim Javed
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has termed the programme aired by ARY News on January 25, 2015 against the standards of journalistic ethics and a provocative conspiracy against judiciary to prevent it from playing its constitutional role ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Sirajul Haq said even if US President Obama and the Zionists all over the world stood behind Indian Prime Minister Modi, they could not save India from a humiliating defeat in occupied Kashmir, something which was now ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, on Monday said banks should focus on private sector lending and deposit mobilization, advising banks to rationalize spread.
“SBP shall review the position by the end of June ...
 
 

DUBAI: In an effort to recognise and appreciate talented Pakistanis at an international level and to promote the soft and positive image of the country, Pakistan’s Ambassador at Large, Javed Malik presented an “Ambassador’s Recognition Award” to ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The All Parties Conference (APC) of representatives from religions and political parties on Monday demanded of the government to summon meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and consult the United Nations to ensure ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Industries and Production Monday told the sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) was suffering a loss of Rs120 billion for the last six years and on yearly basis it was ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif Monday said power loadshedding was likely to continue by the end of summer 2017.
Addressing a press conference here, the minister claimed that the entire power system that completely collapsed ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Defence was informed on Monday that the US had assured Pakistan of killing the top Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah or arresting him alive.
The sources said Defence Secretary Lt General (retd) Alam ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: A young man was killed while nine others were injured in an explosion that took place on Monday night in Malir city.
An unidentified man in his twenties was killed while nine others were injured in the Malir City police remit. The ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: Eight suspected militants, including key commanders of various organisations, were killed and several others sustained injuries when jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) blitzed their positions in Tirah valley of the Khyber Agency on ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan seems confident of obtaining the seventh tranche worth $550 million from the IMF as talks between two sides commence today (Tuesday) in Dubai and the Fund will release the next installment after slapping fresh ‘prior actions’, ...
 
 

KARACHI: Make-A-Wish Foundation Pakistan granted a unique wish of 17 years old Make-A-Wish child Cookie Lewis from Dar-ul-Sukun who wished to be a Teacher for a day.
A ceremony was held at the office of Senior Minister Education Nisar Khoro who ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: In a pleasant surprise the electricity consumers are set to get a relief of Rs3.20 per unit as Central Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) has submitted its petition with National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) seeking reduction ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: Students from humble background are treated as children of lesser god by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE), as despite passage of almost two years since they topped the annual exams they are still waiting ...
 
 
our correspondent
NAWABSHAH: Transporters have refused to reduce fares of buses, coaches and wagons in defiance of an order by the secretary of Road Transport Authority. The transporters are not willing to lower the fares in response to the falling prices of petrol ...
 
 
our correspondent
NAWABSHAH: Body of a police constable with marks of torture was found dumped at a secluded place, SSP Abdul Salam Shaikh told the media here. He identified the victim as Constable Zahid ...