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  • Defence, current expenditures skyrocket

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s defence and current expenditures surged significantly while development spending dropped drastically in the first quarter of the current financial year as consolidated fiscal deficit widened to 1...

    According to fiscal operations data released by the Ministry of Finance on Friday, the total defence spending during the first three months (July-Septem­ber 2018) rose to 0...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir given additional portfolio of foreign minister

    Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan was given the additional charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday, Radio Pakistan reported, days after former foreign minister Khawaja Asif was disqualified by the Islamabad High Court for concealing assets in his nomination papers...

    He started off as the state minister for privatisation in 2013, but later the same year was moved to the commerce ministry...

  • Rs23bn already released for uplift projects in current fiscal year, says minister

    KARACHI: Sindh Minis­ter for Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Thursday the government had already released Rs23 billion for ongoing projects by the second week of July during current financial year...

    It would release 25 per cent funds this month for the new projects for which Rs35 billion had been allocated, said the minister while talking to journalists after the chief minister shared deliberations at the provincial cabinet...

  • Railways to earn Rs50bn by end of current fiscal year: minister

    RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Raffique on Saturday painted a rosy picture of Pakistan Railways and said it would earn over Rs50 billion by end of the current fiscal year...

    The railways had set a target of Rs32bn revenue generation for the current fiscal year but it would earn over Rs50bn by June 2018...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The FIR contains charges under Sections 109 (punishment for abetment), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 286 (negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 302 (qatl-i-amd), and 417 (cheating) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    The question asked by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi was probably submitted to the assembly in 2013 and had been taken up during the question hour after a couple of years as it asked for the district-wise number of deaths during “last...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    ISLAMABAD: The state minister for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) on Wednesday said that the eight-storey US Embassy building in the Diplomatic Enclave was being constructed with the approval of the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

    The minister said that CDA had not only approved ground plus seven storeys for the embassy building, but had also extended similar approval for the Bangladesh embassy building...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

  • PPL reverts to 2012 oil policy

    ON November 5, Pakistan Petroleum Limited surprised the market by announcing that it had opted to convert to the Exploration and Production Policy 2012 for concessions operated by it as well as for those concessions where it is a joint venture partner with other operators...

    In a filing with the stock exchange, PPL explained that “the effect of the conversion would be that in the event of a new discovery in any new exploratory effort...

  • California shooter Farook plotted 2012 attack: US senator

    "He has admitted that in 2012 they had something in mind and they didn't do it because there had been some immediate arrests by the counter-terrorism people," Risch told CNN...

    The 24-year-old Marquez bought the guns legally in 2011 or 2012 and then gave or sold them to Farook, federal officials told The New York Times...

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