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Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

KARACHI: The Indus Motor Company (IMC), which had recently stopped car bookings, has made a massive increase in prices following the recent round of rupee devaluation.The company has raised prices ranging from Rs50,000 to Rs175,000 for November and December deliveries and Rs100,000 to Rs350,000 for deliveries from January 2019 onwards.Indus Motor announced that it will be observing […]

Indonesians step up search for quake victims to beat deadline as toll exceeds 2,000

Indonesians step up search for quake victims to beat deadline as toll exceeds 2,000

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescue workers in Indonesia stepped up their search for victims of an earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday, hoping to find as many bodies as they can before this week’s deadline for their work to halt, as the official death toll rose to 2,010.The national disaster mitigation agency has called off the […]

Mawra Hocane donates Rs100,000 for construction of dams

Mawra Hocane donates Rs100,000 for construction of dams

LAHORE – Pakistani stunning Mawra Hocane on Tuesday has donated Rs100,000 to the account set up on orders of the Supreme Court to fund the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams.Talking to media, the actress said that we should not hesitate in helping the country. Imran Khan is my Prime Minister and I have donated […]

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks

SEOUL: Hyundai said on Wednesday it will sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years through a new tie-up, betting the vehicles could beat battery-powered models sold by the likes of Tesla Inc.South Korea’s Hyundai and Japan’s Toyota are among a handful of car makers doubling down on hydrogen vehicles amid an intensifying […]

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator […]

Chaudhry Nisar to contest elections from NA-59

Chaudhry Nisar to contest elections from NA-59

ISLAMABAD: PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced to contest the upcoming elections from the NA-59 constituency. The veteran politician made the announcement during a meeting with the chairmen of different Union Councils. Nisar will also contest the elections from PP-10 and PP-14 constituencies. The Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader also plans to […]

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case ISLAMABAD: (ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday announced its reserved verdict in a contempt case against Senator Nehal Hashmi, awarding him one-month jail term and a fine of Rs 50,000. The […]

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

SYDNEY: The craze for cryptocurrencies entered a new chapter on Monday as bitcoin futures rocketed by one-fifth of their value at a hotly anticipated launch, while Asian shares climbed amid optimism about global growth. The most-traded contract on the Chicago-based CBOE Global Markets exchange XBTc1 opened at $15,460 in New York on Sunday evening, before leaping […]

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

KARACHI: The hiring of 6,000 teachers in the schools of Sindh was approved by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday. “The teachers will be appointed on merit,” he said while heading a meeting on education development portfolio. On the occasion, the chief minister told officials of the education department to open 2,000 schools in […]

39,000 Pakistanis deported from Saudia Arabia in four months: media report

39,000 Pakistanis deported from Saudia Arabia in four months: media report

RIYADH: At least 39,000 Pakistanis have been deported from the Saudia Arabia in the past four months for violating the rules of residence and work, informed Saudi Gazette. The paper also said that the involvement of a number of Pakistani nationals in some terror-related actions became a caused of public worry, further adding that Pakistanis […]