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Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

By APP Pakistan, on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote the country’s exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce. The agreement between Alibaba and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan was signed by Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and President of Alibaba Group Michael Evans and Douglas Feagin, […]

Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian president

Trump set for first meeting with Palestinian president

Agency RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  US President Donald Trump meets Mahmud Abbas Wednesday for their first face-to-face talks, with the Palestinian leader hoping the billionaire businessman’s unpredictable approach can inject life into long-stalled peace efforts. Abbas makes the trip to Washington while politically unpopular back home, but hoping Trump can pressure Israel into concessions he believes […]

Mela Chiraghan begins Traditional activities set devotees afire

Mela Chiraghan begins Traditional activities set devotees afire

Web Desk A malang (mendicant) blows a customised wind instrument, announcing the start of dhamal (devotional dance) on the first day of the urs of rebel Punjabi Sufi poet Madhu Laal Hussain. The event is popularly known as Mela Chiraghan (festival of lights). — White Star / Murtaza Ali LAHORE: The three-day Mela Chiraghan (festival […]

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire DESK REPORT The set of the period drama was subject to vandalism yet again, this time in Kolhapur. After Jaipur, the set of Padmavati has again fallen victim to violence. The set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama was set on fire by a fringe group […]

Cricket ready for new set of rules

Cricket ready for new set of rules

Cricket ready for new set of rules Bat size rule introduced to assure balance between bat and ball. PHOTO: AFP LONDON: Cricket’s law-makers are to limit bat-sizes and introduce sendings-off among a new batch of rules which will take effect this year, they said. Bats will be measured with a “bat gauge” to make sure they […]

NAB officer’s house set on fire in Gilgit

NAB officer’s house set on fire in Gilgit

GILGIT: A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officer’s house was attacked on Wednesday (today). Unidentified people opened fire on investigation officer, Abdul Majid’s house, following which it was set on fire. The officer, who is working on high-profile corruption cases, remained unharmed. The incident has been reported to the local police station.

Pakistan Navy’s special ‘Task Force-88’ set up to guard Gwadar port’s sea lanes

Pakistan Navy’s special ‘Task Force-88’ set up to guard Gwadar port’s sea lanes

Pakistan Navy’s special ‘Task Force-88’ (TF-88) was established Tuesday for maritime security of Gwadar port and protection of associated sea lanes against both conventional and non-traditional threats. An International Maritime Conference on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was held at Gwadar today to commission the TF-88 force. The creation of the special maritime force has […]