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ISLAMABAD: Information minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said that the opposition leaders facing corruption charges or imprisoned will not be invited to dinner hosted in honour of Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman . Fawad Chaudhry said in a tweet that absence of seniors opposition in the country was tantamount to a political crises. He said that remaining opposition leaders...
LONDON: Outfits inspired by the first female astronaut’s trip into space and “an ode to England” kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday as the British capital began its leg of the month-long catwalk calendar. Known for its established brands such as Burberry and Vivienne Westwood as well as new designers including Matty Bovan and Molly Goddard, London’s event is...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan imported 55 billion rupees cell phones in the first seven months of the ongoing financial year, the Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS) said in a report. The mobile phone imports registered an increase 13.13 percent in past seven months of the year, the FBS report said. The country had imported 48.71 billion rupees mobile phone devices in the last...
Within 24 hours of its launch by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country’s “fastest train” Indian Railways’ Vande Bharat Express, suffered a breakdown on its inaugural run, reports in Indian media said. The Vande Bharat Express, which is claimed to be the fastest train in the country, was returning from Varanasi to New Delhi when it experienced an issue. Railways Min:...
ISLAMABAD: The chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday took a notice of the arrest of Director Archaeology and Museums Dr. Abdul Samad, soon after Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted on the matter. Reacting to a complaint regarding arrest of ‘PhD holder’ Director Archaeology and Museums, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the prime minister on Feb 15 asked Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed...
Visa and Mastercard Inc, the two biggest US card networks, are preparing to raise certain fees levied on US merchants for processing transactions from this April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Some of the changes relate to so-called interchange fees, the report said. Interchange fees are what merchants pay to banks when...
LAHORE: Condemning the Indian government’s allegation on Pakistan for Pulwama attack, Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said India should be ashamed of the oppression in occupied Kashmir, ARY News reported. “It is not the first time that India is linking a terror incident with Pakistan without any investigation,” he said in a statement. Shehbaz Sharif said...
LAHORE: Shakeel Goraya was on Saturday appointed as a senior civil judge for judicial inquiry of Sahiwal police encounter incident, ARY News reported. The senior civil judge conducting judicial inquiry into Sahiwal incident has summoned both the parties on February 18. Shakeel Goraya will submit the inquiry report to the high court in one month. The Lahore High Court (LHC) had on...
NEW DELHI: Traffic cop Sandeep Shahi used to gift helmets to those riding motorbikes on some of the world’s most dangerous streets with their head unprotected — but on reflection, he found a better approach. By flashing a mirror at violators, Shahi has been able to shame riders into reflecting on the thin line between life and death on New...
WASHINGTON: A confidential Commerce Department report due to be sent to Donald Trump on Sunday is widely expected to clear the way for the US president to threaten tariffs on imported autos and auto parts by designating the imports a national security threat, auto industry officials said on Friday. The report’s recommendations may bring the global auto industry a step...
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