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Umar Cheema
YANGON (Myanmar): Dr Muhammad Yunus, the founding father of micro-credit that won him Nobel Prize, has blamed governments and the education system for the rampant unemployment as they tend to produce job-seekers instead of job-creators. ...
 
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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Local Bodies (LB) elections in 42 Cantonment Boards (CBs) are being held on party-less basis only in name while in fact they are absolutely party-based. Under the law, any candidate found to be using the platform or flag of any political ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: French prosecutors believe that co-pilot of the ill-fated Germanwings Flight 9525, which had crashed on March 24 in the 1200-kilometre long European mountain range system of Alps, had deliberately brought down the plane, adding to the list ...
 
 

LAHORE: Imran Khan and one of his trusted lieutenants Dr. Arif Alvi are not the only known Pakistani figures caught on tape because just hours before the February 18, 2008 general elections, a New York-based organisation “Human Rights Watch” had ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood speaking at an event on Sunday organised by the Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman Memorial Society (MKRMS) said the entire nation needed to resolve to fight terrorism and the elements threatening sectarian and ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Serious rifts between Indian Navy and Coast Guard have come on the surface over the question of legal responsibility that still surrounds the infamous boat mission carried out recently by Indian Coast Guard (CG), The News has learnt on good ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry on Sunday said that the bureau was committed to eradicate corruption with absolute ‘zero-tolerance’.
He directed all the officials of the organisation to put their ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: Sindhi nationalist and founding president of Qaumi Awami Tehreek Rasool Bux Palijo on Sunday asked the government to think before jumping into the war of others.
“Pakistan is already facing an internal crisis and threats of terrorism. ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia has very good relations with Pakistan and the country had helped Pakistan in difficult times.
He told media persons that Pakistan should help Saudi ...
 
 

Q1: Sir my daughter is studying in Engineering College, Lahore in Industrial and Manufacturing Department. She is in 2nd semester but her own interest is to study Mechanical; so guide us which technology has better scope in the market. (Arshad ...
 
 

SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday said the government would implement its economic-development agenda after taking the business community into confidence.
Addressing the oath-taking ceremony of Markazi ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Siraj-ul-Haq on Sunday said Saudi-Iran confrontation should not deepen as millions of the Muslims were killed in the Iran-Iraq war.
Responding to a question at a press conference following a party meeting, ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Former Punjab Governor and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Mohammad Sarwar has said the PTI will clean sweep across Punjab in the upcoming local bodies’ polls.
In a statement issued on Sunday, Sarwar said the PTI was the only ...
 
 
Syed Kosar Naqvi
ABBOTTABAD: Another Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former Member Provincial Assembly from Hazara division, Inayatullah Khan Jadoon is likely to quit the party, family sources told The News.
Inayatullah Jadoon, who remained MPA ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Islamabad: Pak-China Business Forum 2015 commenced on March 27 and like first two days the third day was a success too. Different parallel activities at different venues at Pak-China Friendship Centre, Islamabad, were held all day long.
B2B ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: A westerly wave is affecting upper/central parts of the country and likely to move north eastward during next 12 to 18 hours.
Hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, however, scattered rain-thunderstorm associated ...
 
 
our correspondent
Islamabad: A two-day symposium-workshop on ‘New Trends in Prevention of Genetic Diseases’ will be held at the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (SZAB) Medical University, PIMS, beginning today (Monday).
The symposium is being organised by the SZABMU, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Islamabad: The Department of Sociology at the Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad in collaboration with Friedrich Naumann Foundation Pakistan is organising two-day international conference on ‘youth wings of political parties: a comparative analysis ...
 
 
our correspondent
DIR: Thousands of passengers suffered as the road on Dir side of the Lowari Tunnel was closed for traffic after flood washed away a bridge on the stream. “Hundreds of passengers were sent back from the tunnel on Saturday. However, the bridge was ...
 
 
Abdul Mohi Shah
RAWALPINDI: Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Siddique was the guest of honour in the concluding ceremony of the 5th Chairman Bahria Town Open Golf Championship here on Sunday in which he distributed cash prizes worth Rs3.2 ...
 
 

Islamabad: Member Administration and Estate of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Amer Ali Ahmed Sunday directed the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) to initiate a result oriented campaign against dengue fever within the municipal limits of ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Rich tribute was paid to founder of Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital and former Governor Sindh General Jehandad Khan (Late) on first Al-Shifa annual day.
The late general had set up state of the art hospitals at different places across the ...
 
 
Akram Shaheedi
Head of PPP Media Cell
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) wants forthcoming local bodies elections should be held on party basis and the PML-N wants the same on non-party basis. It is pertinent to mention that both the parties had committed ...
 
 

62 suspects held in Charsadda search operation
By our correspondent
CHARSADDA: The police arrested 62 suspected persons, including 16 proclaimed offenders, during a search and strike operation in Shabqadar tehsil, officials said on ...