Saturday , 29 July 2017

Sartaj Aziz likely to attend conference in India to ‘defuse the tension’

Adviser to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday he plans to attend the Heart of Asia conference in India and suggested the visit could be used to “defuse the tension” between the nuclear armed neighbours. Sartaj Aziz’s trip to India would be the first by a senior …

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Woman thrown out of building dies in Karachi

KARACHI: A husband reportedly threw his wife out of a building in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area of Karachi on Tuesday and fled from the scene, ARY News reported. SSP South said the culprit was a watchman who threw his wife out from fifth floor of a building in Khyaban-e-Shehbaz …

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Humiliated Smith says Australia lacking pride

HOBART: Australia captain Steven Smith said he was embarrassed by his team’s performance against South Africa and accused his players of lacking pride in their wickets after another batting collapse paved the way to a crushing 2-0 series defeat. Having resumed on 121 for two on day four in Hobart, …

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Beauty And The Beast’s first trailer is here and it’s magical

The trailer for Disney’s live-action fairy tale remake Beauty and the Beast has finally been released and it’s magical. The Dan Stevens, Luke Evans and Emma Watson starrer is already anticipated to break all records and the trailer builds up the wait quite perfectly. Trailer out: Lahore Se Aagey teaser …

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Ousted chair Mistry refutes Tata claim on rising expenses

Ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry on Tuesday said allegations by the company of rising expenses and impairment losses when he was at the helm were “another brazen attempt to mislead the public and shareholders.” One of the reasons for a rise in expenses under Mistry’s tenure was because Tata …

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This weapon can destroy entire fleet of drones in one shot

The US military has declassified details of an anti-air device that is capable of taking out multiple drones in a single shot. Dubbed as Phaser, the UAV killer uses external radar systems to locate targets and then shoots a wave of radiation powerful enough to fry control systems on board …

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Thar coal project enters construction phase

THAR: The coal mining and power project in Thar, called a project of national importance, has finally entered its construction phase at a swift pace, which will give a boost to economic activities and development in the desert area where poverty and health problems haunt people because of a lack …

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Early announcement of textile package demanded

LAHORE: Drawing attention to the plight of textile manufacturers, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association Chairman Adil Butt has said the increasing delay in announcement of a textile package is aggravating things for the sector. “The much-awaited textile package, hinted and promised by the prime minister to bring the industry …

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Court stops gas utility from collecting high UFG

ISLAMABAD: Textile millers have won a stay order from court against imposition of a high rate of unaccounted-for-gas (UFG) – a loss caused by theft and leakages – on gas consumption, which will hurt earnings of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL). In spite of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority …

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India, Bangladesh owe Pakistan Rs15.25 billion

KARACHI: The federal government has decided to demand its outstanding amount from India and Bangladesh. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has written to all commercial banks and development finance institutions, asking for details of accounts of assets and other dues receivable from the two countries. The purpose is to …

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