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Pakistan to get $3 billion in aid in next few days: Saudi envoy

Pakistan to get $3 billion in aid in next few days: Saudi envoy

ISLAMABAD: Saudi ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki said on Wednesday the first installment of financial aid amounting to $3 billion will be released in the next few days.The Arab kingdom will release the amount of three billion dollars in terms of balance of payment, he stated in a short interview with a private news channel.The ambassador […]

Want to live in a world where girls get to choose their own career: Malala Yousafzai

Want to live in a world where girls get to choose their own career: Malala Yousafzai

Some eight years ago, the life of a 15-year-old girl hailing from Swat changed drastically. Not the kind you’d read in novels – no. The kind that reflects upon how she became a full-fledged activist at such young age.She was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way back from school on October […]

US invites Putin to Washington, but says get out of Ukraine

US invites Putin to Washington, but says get out of Ukraine

TBILISI (Reuters) – The White House has formally invited President Vladimir Putin to Washington, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold in July amid anger in the U.S. over the prospect of such a summit.President Donald Trump held a summit with Putin in Helsinki, […]

Whistleblower to get 20% of money recovered from corrupt politicians

Whistleblower to get 20% of money recovered from corrupt politicians

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Justice and Law Dr Farough Naseem on Friday announced introduction of Whistleblower Protection Bill through which whistleblowers will receive 20 per cent of the recovered money and assets from corrupt people.“This law will invite countrymen to identify the corrupt, and whistleblowers will get 20 percent of the ill-gotten money and assets recovered from […]

PTI’s Jahangir Tareen is out to get independent candidates

PTI’s Jahangir Tareen is out to get independent candidates

Jahangir Tareen has been on a mission: to court this election’s winning independent candidates to join PTI. The PTI leader was meeting independent winners from Punjab and inviting them to join the party, hoping to ensure PTI’s lead in the province. But what does Twitter think of his efforts? Well, it’s having a field day. […]

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport s elite. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a “very proud moment” as he strode onto to the field at Bangalore s M. Chinnaswamy stadium for the toss, won […]

Each family of slain Kharan labourers to get over Rs3 million, SC informed

Each family of slain Kharan labourers to get over Rs3 million, SC informed

QUETTA: The Supreme Court ordered a sessions judge on Thursday to ensure distribution of compensation to families of labourers killed in a targetted attack in Balochistan. Moreover, the top court directed the Okara police to provide protection to the families. Six labourers were shot dead in Kharan area of Balochistan on May 4 as they […]

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

News desk, February, 26, 2018 ISLAMABAD – Pakistani journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak celebrated his post-match incident memories of Wills World Cup 1996,when England captain Mike Atherton lost his temperament called ”buffon” during the 14th post Match interview at Rawalpindi stadium Atherton was recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Feb 25, 1996 […]

SME Bank to Get Rs. 6 Billion Injection Upon Successful Privatization

SME Bank to Get Rs. 6 Billion Injection Upon Successful Privatization

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak : January, 31, 2018 Islamabad: The Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz has approved the opening of data room for buy-side diligence of SME Bank Limited, as the Privatization Commission (PC) continues to proceed ahead with the privatization of SME Bank Limited, while inviting qualified potential bidders to conduct due diligence of SME […]