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Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow major buyers to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily.Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $72.40 per barrel at 0332 GMT on Monday, down 43 cents, or 0.6 percent […]

7 major decisions announced by Pakistan’s courts on a Friday

7 major decisions announced by Pakistan’s courts on a Friday

Over the past decade, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan as well as the others courts of the country have chosen Friday to issue several landmark judgements. As the nation waits for the Islamabad accountability court to deliver its verdict in the [Avenfield corruption reference][8] after Friday prayers today, Dawn.com lists seven major decisions from the last […]

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

UN rights chief calls for major probe into occupied Kashmir abuses

GENEVA;The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a major investigation into abuses in occupied Kashmir, as his office released its first-ever report on alleged violations in the disputed territory. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he would urge the Human Rights Council, which opens a new session next week, “to consider establishing a Commission […]

Major General Haroon Sikandar Pasha,HI (M) (Retired) elected Mix Martial Arts (MMA) Patron-in-Chief

Major General Haroon Sikandar Pasha,HI (M) (Retired) elected Mix Martial Arts (MMA) Patron-in-Chief

By.Sports Reporter, February, 21, 2018 Islamabad; The Mix Martial Arts (MMA) has elected Major General Haroon Sikandar Pasha, HI (M) ( Retired ) its patron-in-chief.The meeting of the office bearers of Mix Martial Arts (MMA) was held under its Chairman Grand Master Shihan Raja Khalid the CEO Raja’s Fitness Gym& Martial Arts Center Islamabad.The meeting […]

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

KARACHI: (News Desk): Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that the government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months. Speaking as a chief guest at a reception organized in his honour by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), here  on […]

Most major Western leaders to skip China’s New Silk Road summit

Most major Western leaders to skip China’s New Silk Road summit

REUTERS Only one leader of a big Western country is attending China’s most important diplomatic event of the year, a summit next month on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road strategy, as China’s foreign minister denied it had been snubbed. Xi has championed what China formally calls the “One Belt, One Road” or OBOR […]

Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This was discussed in a consultative dialogue here on Tuesday on prioritisation […]

Major protest in Hungary over Soros university law

Major protest in Hungary over Soros university law

By AFP BUDAPEST:  Hungary saw the biggest anti-government protest in three years on Sunday, as tens of thousands demonstrated against new higher education legislation seen as targeting the respected Central European University. The marchers included students and staff of the university, many wearing the blue of the CEU and some waving Hungarian, EU as well […]

Govt successfully tackling major challenges confronting Pakistan, says PM

Govt successfully tackling major challenges confronting Pakistan, says PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the government has achieved significant progress in tackling major challenges confronting the country. Addressing 40th Export Awards ceremony of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the capital, the Prime Minister, the chief guest at the event, said Pakistan has faced several critical challenges […]

Major General Asif Ghafoor appointed new DG ISPR

Major General Asif Ghafoor appointed new DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday announced the appointment of Major General Asif Ghafoor as the new DG ISPR, who will be replacing Lt Gen Asim Bajwa. Major General Asif Ghafoor is presently commanding a division in Swat. ISPR also announced other major transfers and shuffles in ranks: 1. Major General Abdullah Dogar has […]