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1,060 new companies registered in November

1,060 new companies registered in November

ISLAMABAD – The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 1,060 new companies.As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 20 percent raising the number of registered companies to 93,157. The massive increase is the result of the SECP’s various reforms measures, i.e. introduction of simplified combined […]

Yemen govt wields Hodeida military threat as rebels stand firm in talks

Yemen govt wields Hodeida military threat as rebels stand firm in talks

RIMBO (AFP) – Yemen s government would not rule out an offensive on the key port of Hodeida if rebels refuse to withdraw, sparking an immediate rebuff by the Huthi insurgents as the warring sides met for UN-brokered talks on Friday.Nearly four years into a war that has pushed 14 million Yemenis to the brink of […]

Model Town carnage: PAT submits plea in LHC for issuing notification of new JIT ‎

Model Town carnage: PAT submits plea in LHC for issuing notification of new JIT ‎

LAHORE  – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Saturday has filed a plea in Lahore High ‎Court (LHC) demanding Punjab government to issue notification regarding formation of new joint ‎investigation team (JIT) to probe Model Town carnage. ‎On December 5, Supreme Court (SC) had disposed of PAT’s plea and directed the provincial ‎government to reconstitute the […]

Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

KARACHI– Several players of Pakistan cricket team including skipper Sarfraz Ahmed ‎have returned home after facing defeat in Test series against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. ‎ According to details, Asad Shafiq and Mir Hamza landed at Karachi airport. ‎ The cricket fans expressed resentment over Pakistan’s poor performance and said that the players ‎have […]

India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

India’s ruling BJP seen losing ground in key state polls before national vote

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party is likely to lose two heartland states while a third is too close to call, exit polls showed on Friday in the final test of popularity before a national election due by May next year.Surveys broadcast at the end of voting for five state assemblies showed the […]

Man identifies daughter in video of abducted children rescued in Iran

Man identifies daughter in video of abducted children rescued in Iran

MARDAN – A resident of Mardan on Thursday identified his daughter in the video of abducted children rescued by Iranian border guards from a container.Six-year-old Farishta Noor went missing on September 19 from outside her home in Mardan. Her father Hazrat Bilal watched the video, which went viral on social media, along with other family […]

Yemen rebels and government to hold peace talks in Sweden

Yemen rebels and government to hold peace talks in Sweden

RIMBO (AFP) – Peace talks between Yemen s government and rivals aimed at ending four years of devastating war will open on Thursday in Sweden, the UN announced.No breakthrough is expected at the talks, which mark the first meeting between Yemen s Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels, linked to Iran, since 2016 — when more than 100 […]

Delay in medical board for Shehbaz ‘raises questions’

Delay in medical board for Shehbaz ‘raises questions’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb has said immediate steps should be taken for the medical treatment of National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif.Addressing the media on Wednesday after former PM Nawaz Sharif’s hearing in the accountability bureau, she said National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) detention of suspects in closed cell violates conventions of basic human rights.The […]

‘With DeepVeer in the mix, you can always expect the unexpected’

‘With DeepVeer in the mix, you can always expect the unexpected’

(Web Desk) – Deepika Pudokone reveals what makes their relationship work and keeps a fiery couple like the duo together and coming back for moreRanveer’s laissez-faire approach and relentless support, an understanding of their professional needs despite the cultural and traditional pressures is what makes their bond so special.A progressive woman like herself needs her […]