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Sindh CM chairs meeting on CPEC security

Sindh CM chairs meeting on CPEC security

Shah was presiding over a meeting to discuss the $46 billion CPEC project Sindh Secretariat here. The meeting was attended the provincial Chief Secretary, provincial advisor Murtaza Wahab, I.G. Police Sindh, home secretary and other top officials. The chief minister said that the security of projects being build under the flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is vital and the government is ... Read More »

Government must fulfil pledge to end load-shedding, says PM

Government must fulfil pledge to end load-shedding, says PM

Chairing a high-level federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad, the prime minister reiterated that soon there would be no load-shedding in the country and targeted 2018 as the year to get closer to the must-achieved goal. Talking to Chairman WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority) Lieutenant General (Retired) Muzammil Hussain at his official residence in the federal capital, the prime minister ... Read More »

May 12 case: Charge-sheet filed in court against Waseem Akhtar, others

May 12 case: Charge-sheet filed in court against Waseem Akhtar, others

Police have filed charge-sheet against Akhtar in attempt to murder and other charges in the court. The cases have been transferred to anti-terrorism court II. According to the police charge-sheet 20 accused of the case including Waseem Akhtar have been arrested, while 17 others are still at large. The accused have been charged of attempt to murder, rioting, firing, arson attacks and ... Read More »

World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term

World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term

The World Bank executive board said in a statement that, following official procedures, it would formally meet with Kim as a candidate “with the expectation of completing the selection process by the 2016 Annual Meetings,” which take place on October 7-9. Kim, 56, a Korean-American medical doctor who has focused the World Bank on programs to reduce extreme poverty, earned ... Read More »

Afghanistan must not allow use of its territory for attacks: Lodhi

Afghanistan must not allow use of its territory for attacks: Lodhi

Speaking at the UN Security Council on Tuesday, Ambassador Lodhi asked Afghanistan to halt its “belligerent rhetoric” in the long-term interest of its country, people and the region. “We stand committed to working with the Afghan government for the improvement of our relationship, on the basis of shared values,” the Pakistani envoy said in a debate on in Afghanistan in ... Read More »

Wassan sees future of Muttahida’s founder in danger

Wassan sees future of Muttahida’s founder in danger

The PPP leader is popular for making predictions in the political circle of Pakistan however, not many people agree with his words. His recent statement showing his philosophy about the future of MQM’s exiled founder Altaf Hussain came after Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited his office on Thursday. Wassan said that MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar would fight ... Read More »

Fahad Malik case: ATC sends accused to jail

Fahad Malik case: ATC sends accused to jail

Police produced accused Raja Arshad in the court under stringent security today after conclusion of the remand period. The police officers informed the court that the weapon used in the crime and mobile phone have been recovered from the accused. The police pleaded to the court for extension in remand period so as the vehicle used in the crime can ... Read More »

Apple says initial quantities of iPhone 7 Plus sold out

Apple says initial quantities of iPhone 7 Plus sold out

Supplies of the larger size of Apple’s new phone have been exhausted in all shades, and the smaller iPhone 7 has also sold out in the new jet black colour, the company said. Customers who enter Apple Stores Friday, when the gadgets hit shelves, will not be able to purchase the sold-out phones on site, but they can continue to ... Read More »

Uber debuts self-driving vehicles in landmark Pittsburgh trial

Uber debuts self-driving vehicles in landmark Pittsburgh trial

The launch of Uber’s self-driving pilot program marks the public unveiling of the company’s secretive work in autonomous vehicles and the first time self-driving cars have been so freely available to the U.S. public. More than two years ago Uber – like most in the car business – identified autonomous driving technology as the springboard for the next stage of ... Read More »

SBP issued currency notes worth Rs. 161 billion for Eid-ul-Azha

SBP issued currency notes worth Rs. 161 billion for Eid-ul-Azha

According to a press release, SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) made elaborate arrangements with a focus to cover maximum stakeholders including the general public. “The SBP issued fresh banknotes of Rs.161 billion as compared to Rs.116 billion issued on previous Eid-ul-Azha. This included lower denomination notes (up to Rs.100) of Rs.20 billion and higher denomination banknotes (Rs.500 and above) ... Read More »