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Govt slashes non-salary budget by 10%

Govt slashes non-salary budget by 10%

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to cut non-salary current budget of the civilian setup by 10% as part of its austerity drive –a move that will help save nearly Rs10 billion in the remainder period of fiscal year but would not address core fiscal problems.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has also decided to continue with […]

10 climate change projects undertaken, ministry briefs Senate

10 climate change projects undertaken, ministry briefs Senate

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Climate Change on Thursday informed Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change that almost ten climate change mitigation projects were in different phases of implementation with the help of foreign assistance.The Senate body on Climate Change with Senator Sitara Ayaz in chair expressed their satisfaction and commended the endeavours of the ministry in execution […]

Faisalabad: Minor boy donates Rs 10,000 in Dam Funds

Faisalabad: Minor boy donates Rs 10,000 in Dam Funds

FAISALABAD  – Ten-year-old boy named Hashir from Faisalabad on Monday donated Rs 10,000 in Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam.Hashir, a resident of Madina Town area of Faisalabad received Rs 10,000 as salami in his uncle’s marriage which he donated in fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand […]

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday its expanded Azure cloud service to help government clients save data on their own servers would be available by the end of the first quarter of 2019, as it battles with Amazon.com for a $10 billion Pentagon contract.The two companies are left in the fray for the […]

Bill Cosby, in cuffs, imprisoned for up to 10 years for sexual assault

Bill Cosby, in cuffs, imprisoned for up to 10 years for sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby was marched out of court in shackles on Tuesday after a judge branded him a “predator” and sentenced him to between three and 10 years in prison for sexual assault, capping the downfall of the once-beloved comedian known as “America’s Dad.”Cosby, 81, was found guilty in April of three […]

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has fiercely rejected the result of last week’s elections, the first to be held without long-serving despot Robert Mugabe. Here are some of the questions facing party leader Nelson Chamisa after being declared runner-up in the poll that saw his rival President Emmerson Mnangagwa elected with […]

At least 10 killed in attack on Afghan govt office: official

At least 10 killed in attack on Afghan govt office: official

Gunmen stormed an education department compound in Afghanistan’s restive east on Wednesday in an attack that left at least ten people dead, officials said. Ten others have been wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP. The sound of gunfire followed by a “big […]

At least 10 dead, several injured in traffic accident near Nawabshah

At least 10 dead, several injured in traffic accident near Nawabshah

At least 10 people were killed and 18 injured in a traffic accident near Bucheri town, some 12 kilometers away from Nawabshah (Shaheed Benazirabad) on Friday.Initial reports said that at least eight passengers died on the spot, whereas more than a dozen suffered injuries as a passenger coach, a van and a car collided at […]

Indian police face fury over shooting deaths of 10 protesters

Indian police face fury over shooting deaths of 10 protesters

CHENNAI, India (AFP) – Outrage swelled Wednesday over the deaths of 10 protesters at a rally over a copper plant in southern India, after police opened fire on demonstrators in what critics termed “mass murder”. Violence erupted Tuesday in Tamil Nadu state at a long-running demonstration demanding the closure of the smelting plant owned by […]

Industries to face 10-hour power outage to facilitate domestic consumers

Industries to face 10-hour power outage to facilitate domestic consumers

ISLAMABAD;Exposing claims of government to eliminate loadshedding, it has been revealed that hydro-power production has decreased by more than 1000 MW. Finance Minister, Dr Miftah Ismail has said that in order to provide electricity to the public, the duration of loadshedding in industries will be amplified to 10 hours. He maintained that electricity of the […]

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 […]