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  • 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 Karachi franchise emerged as the most expensive one, fetching US$2...

  • F-16 sale in jeopardy

    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 anyone in the White House who considers it important enough to lobby Congress on behalf of Pakistan...

    Pakistan can still have the eight F-16s, but...

  • India joins elite missile tech group controlling global sale

    NEW DELHI: India has joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology...

    The Indian foreign secretary on Monday signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), aimed at preventing the unchecked proliferation of missiles and their delivery systems
  • Beef ban: Sale, slaughter of cows banned in India-held Kashmir

    JAMMU: The high court of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday directed police to ensure implementation of a ban on the sale of beef in India-held Kashmir, reported Hindustan Times...

    Maharashtra state capital Mumbai earlier this week banned the slaughter and sale of meat for four days, following demands from the strictly vegetarian Jain community, sparking anger among meat eaters...

  • Resolution tabled in PA against sale of donkey hide, meat

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League - Quaid (PML-Q) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly against the sale of donkey hide and meat...

    Take a look: Five butchers held; donkey meat seizedRecently, there has been an upsurge in the sale of donkey meat and hide across several cities in Pakistan...

  • Court okays plea bargain in plot sale case

    PESHAWAR: A local accountability court on Monday approved the plea bargain of four suspects, including a noted pulmonologist and Peshawar TB Association president, and ordered their release in a case about the illegal sale of a precious plot allotted to the association by the government...

    The suspects, including Peshawar TB Association president Dr Iqbal Safi, vice president Haji Riaz Bacha, lawyer Shahzad Zahoor and property dealer...

  • Fire sale auction of Pakistani masters in London

    The sale contains the usual prestigious artists from India — Jamini Roy, Francis Newton Souza, Syed Haider Raza, Vasudeo Gaitonde, Rabindranath Tagore, and M...

    It is important to note that Pakistani masters are being offered at reasonably lower estimates compared to the art markets for the same masters by art galleries in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi, thus creating the impression of a fire sale auction of Pakistan...

  • Production, sale of cigarettes may be against the law

    ISLAMABAD: The registration of three police cases regarding the violation and non-implementation of tobacco laws has triggered debate on whether the hundreds of thousands of people involved in the production, supply, import, distribution and sale of cigarettes are violating the law and if they may be liable to be punished...

    “All those involved in the process, from manufacturing to sale, are violating the law and action can be taken...

  • Senate panel to probe sale of PIA aircraft

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Spe­cial Committee on Pakistan Inte­rnational Airlines (PIA) formed on Thursday a three-member subcommittee to look into the controversial sale of the airline’s Airbus A-310 to a German firm in December last year in violation of the Public Procu­rement Regulatory Authority rules...

    The senators observed that permission had not been sought to sell the flight-worthy aircraft, no agreements had been signed and the...

  • US approves sale of $15bn missile system to S. Arabia

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved the sale of an anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion to enhance the kingdom’s military capabilities, the Pentagon announced...

    This sale, valued at up to $15 billion, is part of the $110 Billion package of defence equipment and services initially announced during President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia in May trip to this year...

  • Mosques speak out in Indian city to stop sale of brides to Arab men

    MUMBAI: Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop schoolgirls being sold as brides to elderly Arab men, authorities said on Monday, amid an outcry about a new spate of cases...

    India launched an investigation last week into the marriage of a 16-year-old girl with a 65-year-old Oman national in exchange for 500,000 Indian rupees ($7,800) after she contacted her mother from Muscat crying for...
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