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Rabbani seeks information about charges on released Taliban prisoners
17th April 2014 Rabbani seeks information about charges on released Taliban prisoners ISLAMABAD: Senator Mian Raza Rabbani Thursday sought information about the allegations and charges on the prisoners released on demand of Taliban. On a Point of Order, the Senator said the prisoners of Taliban were released but they did...
SBP quarterly reports show improvement in economy
17th April 2014 SBP quarterly reports show improvement in economy ISLAMABAD: Two quarterly reports of the State Bank on country’s economy presented in the Senate on Thursday have shown improvement in economic indicators and country on way to betterment. The government laid before the Senate two quarterly reports...
Overall debt stands at 59.1pc of GDP; Senate told
16th April 2014 Overall debt stands at 59.1pc of GDP; Senate told ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed Wednesday that overall debt to GDP ratio in the country presently stands at 59.1% and the government will approach the parliament if it will be going to exceed the benchmark of 60%. Minister...
PIA refutes news item regarding PIA plane landing
15th April 2014 PIA refutes news item regarding PIA plane landing ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has strongly refuted the news story published in media and aired on TV channels that PIA plane flying from Karachi to Riyadh had mistakenly landed at King Abdul Aziz International...
Rs21,498mn released for various dams projects so far
12th April 2014 Rs21,498mn released for various dams projects so far ISLAMABAD: An amount of Rs. 21,498 million has been released for construction of dams and reservoirs during the current fiscal year 2013-14 so far. According to data of Planning Commission, a sum of Rs. 17,000 million has been...
Police form five teams to probe into Islamabad blast
10th April 2014 Police form five teams to probe into Islamabad blast Islamabad: The police has widened the domain of investigations for Islamabad blast and formed five teams to probe into the blast occurred on Wednesday morning, which has killed 30 people and injured many, Aaj News reported. The federal...
Multilateral donors place more confidence on Pak-economy: Dar
4th April 2014 Multilateral donors place more confidence on Pak-economy: Dar ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has said that the economic direction of the country is positive; the multilateral donors have placed more confidence on Pakistan; IMF has revised its growth targets and we are going...
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to participate in Boao Forum
4th April 2014 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to participate in Boao Forum ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will participate in the 2014 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), to be held in China’s Hainan province from April 9-11, at the invitation of the Chinese government. Foreign Office Spokesperson, giving details...
Pakistan believes in policy of non-interference: PM
2nd April 2014 Pakistan believes in policy of non-interference: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said Pakistan believes in a policy of non-interference and fully supports the democratic process in Afghanistan. Talking to Britain’s National Security Advisor Kim Darroch here at the PM House he said...
Windies destroy Pakistan to make World T20 semis
1st April 2014 Windies destroy Pakistan to make World T20 semis DHAKA: Defending champions West Indies charged into the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a spectacular 84-run win over Pakistan in a key Super-10 match in Dhaka on Tuesday. The West Indies recovered from a top-order meltdown to post 166-6...
ADB forecast 3.4pc GDP growth in Pakistan
1st April 2014 ADB forecast 3.4pc GDP growth in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank has forecasted moderate GDP growth of 3.4 percent in Pakistan during the year 2014 as the government’s reforms and stabilization efforts took effect. The Bank in its recent Asian Development Outlook 2014 (ADO) report...
Lahore: Unannounced load shedding increases with the arrival of summer season
1st April 2014 Lahore: Unannounced load shedding increases with the arrival of summer season Lahore: Unannounced load shedding has been started in the main province of Pakistan, Punjab with the start of the summers due to which businesses started to destroyed and people have to face trouble in their daily chores, Aaj...
Gold medal awarded to Fawad Alam
31st March 2014 Gold medal awarded to Fawad Alam KARACHI: A gold medal was awarded to Fawad Alam for his outstanding performances in the Asia Cup Cricket Tournament in Bangladesh at a ceremony held at UBL Sports Complex Ground on Monday. The medal was announced by Managing...
No ceasefire violation by the Govt: Taliban Shura
31st March 2014 No ceasefire violation by the Govt: Taliban Shura MIRANSHAH: Taliban has admitted that there had been no violation of the ceasefire by the government, after the announced ceasefire between the Government and the Taliban, Aaj News reported Sources informed that a meeting was held by the...
Punjab assembly Hafizabad PP-107 election declared void
31st March 2014 Punjab assembly Hafizabad PP-107 election declared void ISLAMABAD: Election Tribunal has declared the election of the Punjab assembly constituency Hafizabad PP-107 as null and void, ordered for holding a by-poll for this seat, Aaj News reported. The case was heard by Judge of Election Tribunal...
ICC World Twenty20 standings
31st March 2014 ICC World Twenty20 standings DHAKA: World Twenty20 Super-10 round standings after Sunday’s matches (played, won, lost, tied, N/R, points, run-rate): Group 1 South Africa     4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.075 Sri Lanka          3 2 1 0 0 4 +2.199 New Zealand  ...
PM Nawaz meets UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown
29th March 2014 PM Nawaz meets UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown ISLAMABAD: Former British Prime Minister and the UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown have reached Islamabad on one day visit, called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here, Aaj News reported on Saturday. On one day Pakistan...
Dar calls for formulating National Agriculture Policy at earliest
28th March 2014 Dar calls for formulating National Agriculture Policy at earliest ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday emphasized that National Agriculture Policy must be formulated at the earliest for optimum use of natural resources to make the country self-sufficient in food. He also...
IMF sees Pakistan growth picking up
28th March 2014 IMF sees Pakistan growth picking up WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said Friday it saw strong signs of growth in Pakistan as the long-troubled economy undertakes structural reforms. The IMF, which this week released a fresh $555.6 million as part of its support program...
Karachi Police nab 93 outlaws, recover weapons, drugs
28th March 2014 Karachi Police nab 93 outlaws, recover weapons, drugs KARACHI: Karachi Police and CIA apprehended 93 outlaws in raids and encounters while 18 weapons and drugs also recovered during last 24 hours, said a statement released here on Friday. Karachi Police and CIA nabbed 24 absconders, 5...
Karachi: KU drivers end their strike
28th March 2014 Karachi: KU drivers end their strike Karachi: After successful negotiations with the university’s registrar, the drivers of the Karachi University ended their strike on Friday, Aaj News reported. Earlier this morning, thousands of the Karachi University students faced problem as the KU drivers continued...
Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran summit helpful in increasing cooperation
28th March 2014 Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran summit helpful in increasing cooperation ISLAMABAD: Analyst Dr. Ghulam Mustafa has said that summit between Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Iran will enhance cooperation in the fields of security, trade and finance. Talking to Radio Pakistan , he went on to say that this...
Pakistan, EU enjoying cordial relations: Analyst
27th March 2014 Pakistan, EU enjoying cordial relations: Analyst ISLAMABAD: Professor Dr Muhammad Khan has said Pakistan and European Union have been enjoying cordial relations in agriculture, socio-economic, education and energy sectors. Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said EU has invested in Higher Education of Pakistan and...
Polio drive ends in Balochistan
26th March 2014 Polio drive ends in Balochistan QUETTA:Three day anti polio drive ended in Balochistan on Wednesday during which over two million children below five years age were administered ant-polio drops. Provincial Health department sources told APP that over 6000 teams comprising volunteers took part...
Pakistan, Taliban to discuss ceasefire extension
25th March 2014 Pakistan, Taliban to discuss ceasefire extension ISLAMABAD: Extending a Taliban ceasefire will be the top priority in the next round of talks between the militants and the Pakistani government, a negotiator said on Tuesday. The government opened negotiations with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) last...
SC rejects Musharraf’s plea for transfer treason case to army court
25th March 2014 SC rejects Musharraf’s plea for transfer treason case to army court ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has rejected the application lodged by former Preseident Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharaf, transfer of high treason case to army Court, against the verdicts of special court on Tuesday. The Registrar Supreme Court objecting that...
 
 
 



 
 



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