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  • Rs220m scheme in jeopardy as water table dips in Landi Kotal

    LANDI KOTAL: The Rs220 million scheme to supply water to Landi Kotal is in jeopardy as the survey conducted for exploration of water sources has revealed considerable depletion of underground water table and drying up of decades-old natural wells in the region due to prolonged dry spell...

    The political administration announced the scheme in May 2016 after getting an amount of Rs220 million from United States Agency for International...

  • Handbook on horticulture turns into coffee-table book

    The book, as its title suggests, is a practical guide to gardening, flower arranging, the preserving of fruits and vegetables, was originally published in 1970 and has been extensively revised and updated for this, the golden jubilee edition...

    This time it is a coffee-table book with colour photographs to enable easy identification of plants and concepts...

  • Opposition decides to table no-confidence motion against deputy speaker

    KARACHI: Three opposition parties on Monday decided to table a no-confidence motion in the Sindh Assembly against Deputy Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza for misusing her authority while chairing the assembly sessions to silence opposition lawmakers...

    She said she had been pointing out this issue for so long, but no one was paying any heed towards it...

  • UN chief wants Israelis and Palestinians back to table

    UNITED NATION: The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a dire warning on Tuesday saying “the prospects of a two-state solution in the Middle East were getting dimmer with potentially explosive consequences for the entire region”...

    In a statement he urged the international community to boost efforts at bringing ‘Israeli and Palestinian delegations back to the negotiating table”...

  • PTI to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Mahmoodur Rasheed has said his party will submit a condemnation resolution in the house against MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s provocative speech on Monday (today)...

    Speaking to different delegations at his office on Sunday, Mr Rasheed said the silence of PMl-N Punjab rulers over massive electricity loadshedding was criminal and they had lost their moral...
  • PM’s resignation demand: Opp to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly have decided to attend assembly proceedings wearing black armbands and table a joint resolution demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation...

    He said a meeting with parliamentary leaders of all opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly had been called for today (Monday) ahead of the assembly session to plan a line of action...

  • New ‘medical regime’ for civil servants on the table

    LAHORE: Anti-stress measures and periodic medical checkups are being planned for civil servants in Punjab to avoid posting of the ill at demanding posts, and allow them to undergo proper treatment...

    According to official sources, one major step is to have restored the 15-day annual Rest and Recreation Leave for all officials, allowing them to pay attention to themselves...

  • Robots set the table for human life on Mars

    LOWELL: Four sister robots built by Nasa could be pioneers in the colonisation of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers...

    Nasa originally designed Valkyrie several years ago to compete in the disaster-relief robotics contest hosted by the US military’s Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, but now it’s looking for outside expertise to craft her into a kind of space...

  • Leicester all set to celebrate Christmas top of the league table

    LIVERPOOL: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was full of praise for his players after their 3-2 win at Everton ensured that they will top the Premier League table at Christmas...

    The expectation has been that Ranieri's side would fall away as the season progressed, but they underlined their tenacity and courage at Goodison Park by hanging on for all three points...

  • Bringing Taliban on table not sole responsibility of Pakistan: FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Tuesday that Pakistan is making serious efforts for peace in Afghanistan but the country alone is not responsible to bring the Afghan Taliban on the table for dialogue...

    In an apparent response to Afghan president's recent speech, in which he said Afghanistan "no longer expects Pakistan to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table", FO spokesman Nafees Zakaria clarified that Pakistan condemns...

  • Table set for period of lower, more stable food prices: FAO

    ROME: Stock markets may be swooning, but food commodities are experiencing lower and more stable prices, and may hit a record year-on-year drop in 2015, the UN food agency said on Thursday...

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation said that “agricultural commodities are going through a period of lower and less volatile prices”, as “most cereal and vegetable oil prices are on a trajectory that is both steady and declining”
  • Kapas takes fourth gold as Hungary top medals table

    LONDON: Boglarka Kapas won her fourth gold medal of the European Aquatics Championships on Sunday as Hungary topped the final medals table while hosts Britain wrapped up the pool action with a relay double...

    Hungary ended the meeting with 10 golds and a total of 19 medals, fewer than Britain who took their haul for the week to 22 but only seven of them gold...

  • Govt, opposition to table bills for Panama probe

    ISLAMABAD: After months of bickering and failure to agree on the terms of reference (ToR) for an inquiry commission to investigate the Panama Papers scandal, both government and opposition parties are set to introduce their own, separate bills in the two houses of parliament...

    Speaking to reporters at the Parliament House after submitting the bill, Senate Opposition Leader Aitzaz Ahsan said the opposition parties had already rejected...

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