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900 sacked PIA employees reinstated after stay order

900 sacked PIA employees reinstated after stay order

LAHORE – At least 900 sacked employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have been reinstated after the issuance of stay order.The employees were terminated from their posts following several accusations including fake degree, fraud and absence.Details suggest that at least 388 employees were sacked for possessing a fake degree while 94 over forgery and fraud.Overall […]

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

With the issuance of latest heatwave alert for Karachi, citizens of the coastal city have been advised to take precautionary measures during rising temperatures that have coincided with the first week of the holy month of Ramazan. The heatwave advisory has warned that temperatures are likely to cross 40 degree Celsius. People have been advised […]

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

KUALA LUMPUR :Malaysia’s 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vowed not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption. Mahathir told the Wall Street Journal he would be in power for one to two years — […]

Will give everything to stay unbeaten, says Barca’s Digne

Will give everything to stay unbeaten, says Barca’s Digne

Digne, speaking exclusively to AFP, said finishing the campaign undefeated has now become key. “It’s that consistency, it shows the hard work of the whole group throughout the season, it’s huge,” said Digne. “Of course, this is a record the team now wants to go for. It is important for us and we will give […]

China temporarily waives taxes to get foreign firms to stay

China temporarily waives taxes to get foreign firms to stay

  BEIJING:China will temporarily waive income taxes for foreign companies on profits they reinvest in the country as Beijing battles to retain foreign firms and investment. The finance ministry announced Thursday the new tax policy, which will apply retroactively from January so businesses will be able to take advantage of the exemption for this year’s taxes. The […]

Mideast crisis: Pakistan to stay neutral in Syria war

Mideast crisis: Pakistan to stay neutral in Syria war

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD:  Last week, US President Donald Trump finally ordered direct attacks against Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s regime in the wake of suspected chemical attack in the rebel held town that killed over 80 people and shook the entire world. Trump did what his predecessor Barrack Obama could not. The direct intervention has […]

President backs protest-hit Romanian government to stay

President backs protest-hit Romanian government to stay

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s president on Tuesday tore into the Social Democrat-led government over a corruption decree that has sparked the biggest protests since the 1989 fall of communism but backed it to stay in power, in a potential reprieve for Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu. The government on Sunday rescinded the decree, which critics said […]