The 11th Barcelona Open Title Secured By Tennis Star Nadal

The 11th Barcelona Open Title Secured By Tennis Star Nadal

Rafael Nadal won the 11th Barcelona Open Title against Greek juvenile Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final this Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard won his 11th Monte Carlo Masters last weekend also without dropping a set. Sunday’s victory reinforced his status as the overwhelming favourite to lift the French Open for an 11th time in June. It was […]

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

At home, President Buhari faces multiple security challenges, including the nine-year-old insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists in the north-east, and mounting insecurity in the middle belt. So fighting terrorism is a priority for both administrations, our correspondent adds. The White House has sold 12 counter insurgency aircraft worth $496m (£360m) to Nigeria to help in […]

10 percent quota for women in public sector employment fixed

10 percent quota for women in public sector employment fixed

ISLAMABAD:The government has fixed 10 percent quota for women in public sector employment with Punjab raised this to 15 percent and in Sindh job quota for women in police has been increased from 2 percent to 5 percent. According to official document, 184 posts for women have been created at different tiers, and 70 percent […]

Picture of Ayaz Saqid with KPK CM sparks social media debate

Picture of Ayaz Saqid with KPK CM sparks social media debate

inent here to mention that Imran Khan will table his 10-point agenda in today’s rally. Just moments before Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) rally in Lahore, a picture is circulating on social media in which National Assembly (NA) speaker Ayaz Sadiq and Khyber PakhtunKhwa (KPK) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak can be seen together in a private […]

Australia hoping to convince India to play day-night Test

Australia hoping to convince India to play day-night Test

SYDNEY: Australian cricket chiefs are still trying to convince reluctant India to play a day-night Test in Adelaide this year after releasing their international playing schedule on Monday. Cricket Australia have scheduled the opening Test of the four-Test India series in Adelaide from December 6-10, with hopes it will be a pink ball match following concept […]

CJP takes notice of appointment procedure of VCs in 37 public universities

CJP takes notice of appointment procedure of VCs in 37 public universities

LAHORE:Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar  took suo motu notice on the appointment process of vice-chancellors of 37 public universities in Punjab. The chief justice directed the chief secretary to submit a report in this regard. The CJP took notice while hearing complaints of public interests and human rights at the apex court’s Lahore […]

Fallout from cancelled contracts left for next govt

Fallout from cancelled contracts left for next govt

ISLAMABAD:The next government will have to deal with the fallout of major legal battles in world legal forums, paying billions of dollars in damages in several controversial matters, especially in the Karkey and Reko Diq cases. Officials said that both these cases – the Karkey rental power plant and Riko Diq – were likely to conclude sometime […]

8 journalists, 4 policemen among 25 people killed in twin Kabul blasts

8 journalists, 4 policemen among 25 people killed in twin Kabul blasts

A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people and wounding 45 others. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai confirmed that four policemen were killed, while an Afghan media watchdog, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), confirmed that eight journalists were also killed. Situating the twin attacks. The AJSC said that […]

PIAF welcomes federal budget 2018-19

PIAF welcomes federal budget 2018-19

Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has welcomed the federal budget 2018-19 and termed it balanced and beneficial for businesses and trade. PIAF Chairman Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice Chairman Tanveer Ahmed Sufi and Vice Chairman Shahzeb Akram told APP here Saturday that in the present situation, when dollar price was scaling up and […]

Govt presents business friendly budget: ICCI

Govt presents business friendly budget: ICCI

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Sunday said that the current government has presented a business and people friendly budget that would reduce inflation and provide good relief to the business community as well. While talking to General Secretary, Traders Welfare Association (TWA), G-10 Markaz, Islamabad Sardar Abid Yousaf, here on Sunday, Senior […]