Saturday, August 18, 2018

Pakistan defends its economic partnership with China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has defended its economic partnership with China, amid fears that the terms of opaque multi-billion dollar investments by Beijing could be exacerbating Islamabad's economic woes as it considers a fresh IMF bailout. "We have...

Modi, Imran show determination to work for peace and development

ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday telephoned Imran Khan, congratulating him over his party's victory in the general elections and conveying best wishes for Pakistan, the Central Media Department of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

Senate chairman welcomes Saudi scholarships for Balochistan students

ISLAMABAD: The chairman of Pakistan’s Senate on Sunday thanked the Saudi government and King Salman for awarding scholarships to students from Balochistan province. This “reflects the fact that Saudi Arabia attaches great importance to its relations...

British Chevening Scholarships awarded to 64 Pakistani scholars First Asma Jahangir award goes...

ISLAMABAD: The UK is sending 64 Pakistani scholars to study a one year Master’s programme and short-term fellowships in the UK, funded by the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening programme. A number of the selected scholars...

PTI Govt plans to offer profitable dollar bonds to overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: The incoming Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government plans to offer profitable dollar bonds to overseas Pakistanis, place China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) agreements before parliament, but is unlikely to offer any relief to the people in...

Imran Khan seeks UK support in bringing looted money back

ISLAMABAD: On the issue of hidden assets and looted money, overseas Pakistanis will be facing hanging sword as Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan has declared and formally informed Britain that his government will bring...

Land mafia: RDA issues notice to owner of deceptive housing scheme

ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) on Monday issued notice to Blue World City owner for extracting money from public at the name of illegal housing scheme. The decision has been taken after news surfaced...

Senate questions Rs22bn special fund for CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD: A Special Senate Panel on Monday questioned the creation of a Rs22 billion power sector revolving fund as a special arrangement to make preferred payments to power producers and investors under the China-Pakistan...

SC-CJP takes notice of attacks on GB schools

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took a suo motu notice of the attack on 12 schools in Diamer, District of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the press statement of the SC spokesperson,...

Police kill prime suspect in torching of 14 schools in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD:  Police on Sunday killed the prime suspect behind the brazen arson attacks targeting 14 schools, mostly all-girls', in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, according to a media report. The schools were burnt down over a period...