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  • Gunman captured from ATM cabin

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Bank staff and passersby captured a gunman on Tuesday for trying to snatch money from a man at an ATM cabin on Tehsil Office Road in Gojra...

    Staffers told reporters Afzal, of Bilal Park, was drawing cash from the ATM, when two motorcyclists arrived there; one of them entered the cabin while the other remained outside...

  • British Airways cabin crew go on 2-week strike in pay dispute

    Some British Airways cabin crew began a two week strike on Saturday in a prolonged pay dispute, risking further brand damage and travel disruption, although the airline said most passengers would be able to fly...

    Members of BA's “mixed fleet” cabin crew those who work on both long and short-haul flights — have been in conflict with BA since last year over wage offers which the Unite trade union has described as “poverty pay”...

  • PIA pilot turns back after cabin window cracks

    According to a Civil Aviation spokesman, Pervez George, the airbus had taken off from Islamabad for Dubai with 139 passengers on board and was flying at 38,000 feet when the pilot noticed the crack and had to divert back to the nearest airport at 3:15pm...

    Despite the crack, cabin pressure remained steady and the pilot was able to land safely...

  • PIA flight to Islamabad delayed due to passengers, cabin crew row

    MULTAN: A flight of the Pakistan International Airlines was delayed for about half an hour after the captain of the aircraft complained to the airport staff about two female passengers allegedly misbehaving with the flight crew...

    The officials said as per the complaint, both the women – Aysha and Zubaria – were part of the cabin crew of a private airline and they misbehaved with a member of the PIA’s cabin crew, Ms Maria...

  • PIA warns cabin crew of strict action if found intoxicated on the job

    Days after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) steward was offloaded from a flight for consuming alcohol, the national flag carrier warned its pilots and cabin crew of stern action against officials found intoxicated while on duty, the airline's spokesman Mashhood Tajwar confirmed on Friday...

    According to a Jan 9 internal safety bulletin issued by PIA, the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has recommended alcohol testing of...

  • Four held for setting ablaze watchman cabin of Ahmadi worship place

    TAXILA: Police have arrested four people for torching a watchman’s cabin located outside a worship place of Ahmadis in Wah Cantt, it emerged on Saturday...

    According to police, those arrested were teenagers who were returning home after playing in a cricket ground last week when they spotted a watchman’s cabin outside the worship place of the Ahmadi community, near sector 14 in the jurisdiction of Wah Cantonment police station...

  • Karachi fetches highest bid in sale of PSL franchises

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) project received a big boost here on Thursday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the franchise rights of all five outfits participating in the high-profile league have been sold out for a whopping US$93m for a 10-year period, with the Karachi franchise fetching the highest bid...

    “The PCB is proud to announce that the PSL’s commercial rights for franchises, title sponsorship...

  • SC bars Bahria Town from sale, purchase of land in Karachi

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday barred Bahria Town from the sale and purchase of land in Karachi after declaring the allotment of land to the company, and an exchange of land between the Malir Development Authority and Bahria Town illegal...

    The court also held Bahria Town responsible for encroachment on forest land in Takht Pari area near Islamabad, and separately declared constructions in the Marri area illegal, ordering Bahria...

  • Zaki rides to double glory at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Ace rider Zaki Zakir piloted home a pair of favourites belonging to the stables of an uncle and his nephew in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    The rider completed his double by guiding three-year-old bay filly Gamez Over to a three-quarter-of-a-length victory over mare National Queen in the fifth and concluding race which was also the day’s feature event...

  • Petrol crisis hits Karachi amid protest against ‘double taxation’

    KARACHI: A petrol crisis hit Karachi on Tuesday as a large number of fuel stations ran short of their stocks in the absence of supply for the past three days due to an oil tankers’ strike against the recent imposition of taxes...

    “There are some 400 petrol pumps in Karachi alone,” said Shabbir Suleman of the All Pakistan CNG and Petroleum Dealers...

  • Zaki rides to double glory at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Zaki Zakir, co-champion Rider of the Year, piloted home a brace of winners including the Defence Day Cup, as favourites dominated a five-race card in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Fresh from the triumph, Zakir galloped second favourite filly Lacoste home by eight lengths in the next race to complete a splendid double...

  • F-16 sale in jeopardy

    Infamously, the US not only blocked the transfer of more F-16s to Pakistan, but refused to return the money Pakistan had already paid for them...

    With the American war effort in Afghanistan vastly diminished and the need to rely on Pakistan for supply routes virtually eliminated, Pakistan is learning that it has neither any friends in the US Congress willing to release funds for the sale of eight subsidised F-16s, nor apparently...

  • UK plans 1980s’ style sale of Lloyds shares to Britons

    LONDON: Britain will launch a sale of shares in Lloyds to private retail investors in the next 12 months in what is expected to be the biggest privatisation since Margaret Tha­tcher’s government sold off assets in the 1980s...

    As well as raising money for the state, the 1980s sales aimed to encourage ordinary Britons to invest in companies, an aspiration shared by the current Conservative government...

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