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  • Cockpit voice recorder of crashed PIA plane yet to be found

    ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Tuesday that the black box of Airbus 320 that crashed in Karachi had been found within 24 hours, but efforts were under way to recover the cockpit voice recorder...

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane, with 99 people on board, crashed in Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi last Friday, killing 97 (89 passengers and eight crew...

  • PIA teams recover cockpit voice recorder a week after devastating plane crash

    The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the ill-fated PK-8303, which crashed in Karachi last week, has been recovered from the debris, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said on Thursday...

    The national carrier, in a tweet, said that PIA teams, aided by Airbus experts, had been searching "extensively" for the recorder, which will now be handed over to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB)...

  • Chinese defence contractor begins construction of warship to be exported to Pakistan: China Daily

    China has started building an advanced warship that would be exported to Pakistan under a defence agreement between the neighbouring countries, China Daily reported on Wednesday...

    Though the Chinese corporation did not specify the type, China Daily quoted Pakistan Navy as saying that the ship's class is Type 054AP, that is based on China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's Type 054A frigate...

  • Over 20 per cent students miss school daily in KP

    8 million students of the state-run schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remain absent from the educational institutions daily, according to sources...

    814 million enrolled students of government schools were found absent from the educational institutions on daily basis in the month of May, sources in elementary and secondary education department told Dawn...

  • ‘Players not paid full daily allowance during Asia Cup’

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel was on Thursday stunned to know that Pakistan’s national hockey squad was not paid their fully daily allowance while playing the Asia Cup in Bangladesh recently...

    Pakistan, the former three-time Asia Cup champions, finished a dismal third in the continental event staged at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium as they overwhelmed South Korea 6-3 in the third-place playoff earlier this month...

  • IG recommends daily allowance for police at current revised rate

    LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab Police retired Capt Arif Nawaz has recommended to the government to de-freeze the fixed daily allowance and grant it as per revised rates of 2017 to the policemen...

    The Punjab government had allowed the police force the daily allowance in 2009 as par old rates fixed in 2005 and put a moratorium on its revision...

  • British jihadi ‘White Widow’ killed by US drone, says daily

    LONDON: Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the militant Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a US drone along with her 12-year-old son, The Sun newspaper reported on Thursday...

    A convert to Islam from southern England, Jones was nicknamed the “White Widow” by the British press after her jihadi husband Junaid Hussain, also an IS militant, was killed by a drone in 2015
  • KWSB gets Rs160m for 1,000 tankers of water daily

    KARACHI: A hefty grant of Rs160 million has been approved for the ill-managed Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) to provide water through 1,000 tankers to the city’s water-starved localities on a daily basis...

    The CM asked him to make necessary arrangements to supply 1,000 water tankers daily in the city and for the purpose he was releasing Rs160m immediately...

  • Still no salaries for FDE’s daily-wage employees

    ISLAMABAD: Around 800 daily-wage teaching and non-teaching employees of the educational institutions run by the Federal Directorate for Education (FDE) have not received their salaries for a whole year...

    Is this not a violation of human-rights?” asked a daily-wage teacher, requesting anonymity...

  • Karachi’s daily battles

    THE recent murder of innocent members of the Ismaili community in Karachi was an act directed by the militants not just against a peaceful community settled in the city forever, but also against Pakistan...

    Karachi has been correctly referred to as ‘mini Pakistan’ due to the demographic diversity the city represents; it is home to all faiths, ethnicities and sects...

  • CM seeks daily report on metro project

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the officials concerned to keep him updated on the progress of final touches being given to the metro bus project in the twin cities...

    He was addressing a meeting held in Islamabad regarding the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project on Tuesday
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