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  • Security consultant meets Sindh's CM, police chief as PCB seeks bringing PSL to Karachi

    The security representative of a firm that advises the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketer's Association (FICA) met the Sindh chief minister and the province's police chief to discuss the security measures and arrangements regarding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches likely to be held in Karachi...

    While talking to the media he said: “I had a very productive meeting with the chief...

  • Private consultant to determine monthly coal-based power tariff

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) will induct a private consultant to determine coal-based electricity tariff for consumers on a monthly basis as new coal power projects start coming into production...

    The power regulator on Monday said that it had started the process of hiring a private consultant or a firm in view of the fact that at least three 1,320-megawatt each of coal projects based on imported...

  • SNGP rebuts UFG report by independent consultant

    ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGP) has criticised the findings of an independent consultant appointed by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on gas losses...

    The company claimed that the consultant rejected the utility’s views while finalising the report...

  • Fatima Jinnah’s cars handed over to consultant for restoration

    KARACHI: The two forgotten classic cars belonging to Miss Fatima Jinnah, which had been gathering rust for years, have finally been handed over to experts for restoration by the government at the National Museum here on Monday...

    Mr Ikram, who has been brought in as the consultant now, will along with his team take care of the entire restoration work...

  • England looks to Saqlain Mushtaq as spin bowling consultant

    England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is looking to rope in Pakistan's former Test spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on a short-term contract when England hosts Pakistan for two and a half months long later this summer...

    The 39-year-old is widely accredited for the innovation of 'Doosra' — an off-spinner's googly...

  • Homeopathic doctor works as consultant at new Islamabad airport

    ISLAMABAD: If an audit report of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is to be believed, none of the 12 engineering consultants hired for the under-construction New Islamabad International Airport hold engineering degrees...

    According to the audit report prepared by the CAA directorate general audit (works), which was presented before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on May 5, inefficient PMCs were responsible for the Rs19...

  • Golen Gol power project’s German consultant resigns

    CHITRAL: The chief consultant of the Golen Gol hydropower project has tendered his resignation to the quarters concerned, citing the reason that his suggestions were continually ignored by Wapda, the executing agency of the project...

    A knowledgeable source told Dawn requesting anonymity that the consultant Mr George, a German national, was known for his efficiency who possessed varied experience in the hydropower generation job, and...

  • Consultant held over child pornography, abuse removed from KP govt project

    PESHAWAR: The services of Sohail Ayaz, a consultant in a planning and development department project, were terminated on Wednesday following his arrest in Rawalpindi over child pornography and sexual abuse...

    As Ayaz was convicted for paedophile sex offences in the UK, his appointment by a government department has also raised questions about the process of hiring consultants in donor-funded projects...

  • Yasir Shah to work with PCB spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

    Legspinner Yasir Shah will work with spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed before the second Test against Sri Lanka at Karachi next week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement on Thursday...

    Shah, who is the fastest bowler to complete 200 Test wickets, was dropped for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi — a historic five-day game in Pakistan for over a decade...

  • Pakistani ‘militant’ to be deported from Canada next month

    OTTAWA: A Pakistani citizen, charged with being a member of a banned sectarian group, will be deported from Canada next month after being caught with a cache of firearms, an immigration hearing heard on Monday...

    He has lived in Canada since 2007, but was stripped of his permanent residency and ordered deported last month...

  • Canada to deport banned group’s member

    OTTAWA: A member of a banned Pakistani group will be deported from Canada in the next month after being caught with a cache of firearms, an immigration trial heard on Monday...

    He has lived in Canada since 2007, but was stripped of his permanent residency and ordered deported last month...

  • Canada cracks Italian mafia drug ring; 19 arrested

    OTTAWA: Canadian police smashed a mafia drug trafficking ring with the arrest of 19 alleged high-ranking members of the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta criminal organisation, officials said on Wednesday...

    The Toronto area dragnet on Tuesday involving 260 officers was the culmination of a two-year investigation targeting “the highest levels” of the ‘Ndrangheta, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said
  • Canada PM Trudeau sworn in, reveals diverse, gender-equal Cabinet

    OTTAWA: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau named a young, ethnically diverse and gender-equal Cabinet on Wednesday as he was sworn into office as Canada's 23rd prime minister, marking the end of nearly a decade of Conservative rule...

    Trudeau, 43, kicked off his majority government with some controversy following his decision to name an equal number of men and women to a slimmed-down Cabinet, the first time gender parity has been achieved...

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