American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

(Web Desk) – Social media has blurred lines between real and virtual world opening more avenues to reach out to people. A prime example of making the most of living in a more connected world was witnessed when a 41-year-old American woman traveled all the way to Pakistan to marry a 21-year-old boy from Sialkot.Since, […]

SECP holds anti-money laundering awareness sessions

SECP holds anti-money laundering awareness sessions

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) held anti-money laundering and counter financing for terrorism awareness sessions in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad in collaboration with USAID.More than 500 professionals from the securities and commodities market, insurance sector, non-banking financial institutions and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan attended these sessions.These […]

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder: reports

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder: reports

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter.The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior, which exonerated the prince of involvement in […]

Pillion riding banned in Sindh from 10th to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal

Pillion riding banned in Sindh from 10th to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal

KARACHI – Sindh government has imposed ban on pillion riding in the province from 10th Rabi-ul-Awal to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal. The step has been taken to avoid any untoward incident. A notification in this regard was issued of Friday.Earlier in the day, the Sindh government had issued a notification of 10-day ban on pillion riding. However, […]

Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi arrive in Lahore

Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi arrive in Lahore

Renowned lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar and Bollywood veteran actor Shabana Azmi arrived in Lahore on Thursday to attend 4th Faiz International Festival.The couple entered Pakistan via Wagha Border, Express Newsreported and will be staying over the weekend to be a part of the three-day event.Akhtar also met Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at the governor house and […]

Strasbourg photo exhibition portrays Kashmir abuses

Strasbourg photo exhibition portrays Kashmir abuses

BRUSSELS: An exhibition of photographs from the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) concluded at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.The week-long exhibition arranged by Kashmir Council EU, was hosted by member European Parliament Wajid Khan and marked the first time an exhibition on Kashmir was held there in continuity of “Kashmir EU Week” in Brussels. Photographs of famous […]

Six power firms tasked with extra recovery of Rs82b

Six power firms tasked with extra recovery of Rs82b

ISLAMABAD: The Power Division has set 100% recovery target for current electricity bills and has also given the task of recovering old receivables for financial year 2018-19 to six distribution companies.This would bring an extra Rs82.2 billion and improve liquidity of the power sector, the Power Division said in a statement issued on Friday.The decisions were […]

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concern over an entry ban on Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani.According to details, PM Imran urged the Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier he did not […]

Sharif distances himself from Al-Azizia Mills

Sharif distances himself from Al-Azizia Mills

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif distanced himself from any transaction related to Al-Azizia Steel Mills, as he continued recording his statement in the accountability court in Islamabad for third consecutive day on Friday.Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik was hearing the Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference against the former prime minister filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). […]

Over Rs226m released under PSDP for food security, research

Over Rs226m released under PSDP for food security, research

(Web Desk) – The federal government has released an amount of 226.230 million rupees under Public Sector Development Programme for food security and research.In order to promote the agriculture and livestock sectors in erstwhile tribal areas, the government in its federal PSDP had allocated an amount of Rs254.743 million for the up-gradation of Arid Zone […]

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