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  • Job done, now job wanted for Robson-Kanu

    LILLE: Hal Robson-Kanu put Wales into a major tournament semi-final for the first time in their history with a superb goal on Friday but he has a challenge beyond facing Portugal — finding a new club...

    On the day his contract expired at English second-tier club Reading, the 27-year-old striker got a boost for a CV that a month ago looked like taking him nowhere fast as he battled an ankle injury to even make the Euro 2016 squad
  • Govt urged to pass benefit of low oil prices to consumers

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Tuesday urged the government to pass on full benefit of falling international oil prices to consumers by making proportionate cut in domestic oil prices...

    “Whenever oil price in international market went up, no time was wasted to pass on its burden to the common man,” he added...

  • Order govt to pass LG bill quickly, ECP asks SC

    ISLAMABAD: Days after announcing the first-ever local government elections in the federal capital, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has now approached the Supreme Court, asking it to direct the federal government to expedite the passage of an appropriate bill and frame the rules that will enable the commission to hold the elections on time...

    The ECP has also blamed the federal government for unnecessarily delaying the...

  • Rights activists urge govt to pass minorities’ protection bill without changes

    KARACHI: Civil society activists have urged the Sindh government to pass the protection of minorities’ bill in its present form without making any changes under pressure of religious scholars...

    At a press conference held at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday, a consortium of civil rights organisations including the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Women Action Forum, Aurat Foundation and Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum, among others,...

  • Caretakers shy away from revising gas prices, pass on issue to new govt

    Ogra had forwarded two proposals about tariffs to govt for advice on any cross subsidy before issuing notificationOgra had forwarded, on June 21, two proposals concerning gas rates — for the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) and the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) — to the federal government for advice on any cross subsidy before a formal notification could be made...

    For example, the commercial consumers and ice...

  • Luck Pass gallops to Pakistan Day glory

    KARACHI: Public fancy four-year-old bay colt Luck Pass galloped to a facile six-length victory over Lahore’s bay horse Beat The Clock to win The Pakistan Day Cup as favourites swept a four-race card of the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Results:THE PAKISTAN DAY PLATE SCALE ORDER VIII 4½ F:Salam Kashmir (Mohammad Asharib and Iazam Abbasi) 9-0, Waheed Baran 1; Race 8-7 (cr8-0), Zohaib Qamar 2; Sweet Sereena...

  • Govt plans Pakistan Steel job cuts to limit salary bill

    ISLAMABAD: The government has decided rationalising the workforce of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) to minimise the salary bill being paid out of federal budget...

    Therefore, it has asked PSM to consider options available under the Pakistan Commercial and Industrial Employment Ordinance of 1968 to keep its manpower at bare minimum essentially required to operate a closed mill...

  • Pakistan’s ‘middle-class’ future

    -based Urban Institute hosted a discussion on Pakistan’s emerging middle class...

    There is a broad agreement among those on the panel, as well as within the larger research and policy community, that Pakistan has witnessed considerable growth in its middle-income population...

  • US hands over 50 'world class' explosive detectors to Pakistan Army

    The United States (US) Embassy announced the provision of over 50 "world class" Fido X3 explosive device detectors to the Pakistan Army on Wednesday...

    The Fido ? a hand-held device allowing Pakistani soldiers to determine in less than 10 seconds whether an item contains explosive material ? was delivered to the army by the US Embassy’s Office of the Defence Representative Pakistan (ODRP), an embassy handout stated...

  • Has Pakistan overeducated its middle class?

    The mushroom growth of colleges and universities across Pakistan has produced a large cohort of young graduates belonging to working class families...

    Even more troubling is the realisation that job creation is not a priority for the ruling elite...

  • Pakistan Navy launches third Azmat-class fast attack craft

    KARACHI: Pakistan Navy on Saturday launched the third Azmat-class Fast Attack Craft-Missile (FAC-M) and layed the keel for a 600 ton Maritime Patrol Vessel (MPV) in Karachi...

    The launching ceremony of FAC-M, built for Pakistan Navy, and the keel laying of the MPV, being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works (KS&EW)...

  • National Assembly set to pass fresh delimitation bill today

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Assembly is finally set to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill on Thurs­day (today) seeking fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of provisional results of the population census...

    Mr Sadiq, however, said that he had convened another meeting of parliamentary leaders before the National Assembly’s session will begin on Thursday, to seek a formal...

  • NA fails to pass bill seeking delimitation of constituencies

    ISLAMABAD: Despite an understanding among all the parties, the National Assembly on Thursday failed to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill seeking reallocation of seats of the national and provincial assemblies and fresh delimitation of constituencies on the basis of provisional census results...

    Though the apparent reason for the failure was lack of numbers as a constitutional amendment requires a vote by two-thirds of...

  • PA likely to pass women protection bill today

    LAHORE: The Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill 2015 which the Punjab Assembly is likely to pass on Thursday (today) makes all crimes against women an offence including abetment of an offence, domestic violence, emotional, psychological and verbal abuse, economic abuse, stalking and cyber crimes...

    Under it the aggrieved can initiate parallel criminal proceedings for VAW offences already covered in Pakistan Penal Code and...

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