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J. Choudhry Turkey is observing 2nd anniversary of failed coup on July 15, 2018, to commemorate the sacrifices of the Turkish people who foiled the coup. On July 15, 2016, the Turkish military launched a coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyab Erdogan, but the masses of the country came...
LONDON: Pak won the first Test match at Lord's against England by nine wickets, beating the hosts convincingly by outclassing them in all three departments of the game. Mohammad Abbas was named the Player of the Match for his spectacular performance, which saw him notching eight wickets - four in...
Pak foreign reserves now $19,182.9mn KARACHI: The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$19,182.9 million on 02 February 2018. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under: Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$13,060.6 million; Net foreign reserves held by commercial...
Munnu Bhai and Dr Ashfaq Ahmad pass away LAHORE: Renowned writer, senior columnist and poet Munir Ahmad Qureshi, commonly known as Munnu Bhai, was laid to rest in Miani Sahib graveyard here on Friday. He was 84 years old. His Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at Riwaz Garden ground after Asr prayers. PPP...
ISLAMABAD: As US influence in Islamabad wanes, Pakistan's former adversary Russia is building military, diplomatic and economic ties that could upend historic alliances in the region and open up a fast-growing gas market for Moscow's energy companies. Russia's embrace of Pakistan comes at a time when relations between the United...
ISLAMABAD: Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz have been arrested and kept in Adiala Jail Rawalpindi after their post-arrest arrival in Islamabad from at Lahore airport Friday. It is believed that Maryam will later be shifted to Sihala Rest House after medical check-up of the duo...
In the last one decade, the banking sector in Pakistan has witnessed massive expansion, innovation, modernization in the use of technology and automation of the system. But the most worrying aspect is that the bank customers' facilitation culture and automation systems are facing deterioration that are creating problems for...
ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Friday announced the verdict in the Avenfield properties corruption reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), handing ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif 10 years as jail time for owning assets beyond known income and 1 year for not cooperating with NAB. The sentences...
Announces four death penalties for kidnapping, raping, murdering Zainab, and for committing an act of terrorism Hands life sentence, along with a Rs1 million fine, to Ali for sodomy and another 7-year jail sentence, Rs1 million fine for concealing the body in a trash heap LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) finding Imran Ali...
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has expressed how “deeply hurt” the people of Pakistan in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s infamous tweet about cutting off aid to Pakistan as well as how he has personally lost his own mother to terrorists. In their book published last month, the banned...
Western strikes early on Saturday hit Syrian military bases and chemical research centres in and around the capital, a monitor said, as the United States (US) announced a joint operation against the Damascus government. “The Western coalition strikes targeted scientific research centres, several military bases, and the bases of the...