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  • HBL to close New York branch as US authorities seek to impose $630 million penalty

    The bank has decided to contest in US courts the notice sent by New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) about the imposition of a civil monetary penalty amounting to $629,625,000, read a letter filed by HBL to Pakistan Stock Exchange, a copy of which is available with Dawn...

    The case stems from 2015, when US authorities moved against the bank after finding deficiencies in the risk management and Bank Secrecy...

  • US Fed slaps partial ban; HBL says its NY branch operational

    The HBL said in a press release, “The orders limit the branch’s growth of its US dollar-clearing business, but the branch is allowed to continue to conduct its current dollar-clearing business...

    Reuters cited the Fed’s recent assessment: “HBL’s risk management had broken down, as well as its compliance with laws such as the Bank Secrecy Act and regulations issued by the US Treasury Department”...

  • HBL to become first South Asian lender to open branch in China

    KARACHI: Habib Bank Limited is set to become the first South Asian lender to operate in the world's number two economy, after the bank announced on Monday that it has received a licence to open a branch in China...

    More commonly known by its acronym 'HBL', the bank said it would open a branch in Urumqi, the largest city in the province of Xinjiang, which lies along the traditional Silk Route and borders Pakistan...

  • NA-108 by-poll: PML-N wooing its disgruntled leaders in Mandi Bahauddin

    GUJRAT: The ruling PML-N has started wooing its disgruntled leaders in Mandi Bahauddin district back into party fold to strengthen its position ahead of the by-election in NA-108...

    In the political arena of the NA-108, where by-election is scheduled for June 8, former PPP MPA from Mandi Bahauddin city Tariq Mehmood Sahi is likely to join the PTI since his rival Dewan Mushtaq is expected to rejoin the PML-N...

  • NA-108 by-poll PPP reminds voters what it has done for Mandi Bahauddin

    GUJRAT: Senior leadership of the Pakistan People’s Party in a bid to muster support for party candidate Asif Basheer Bhagat in the NA-108 by-election has reminded the people of Mandi Bahauddin that it was the PPP that had awarded the area a status of district two decades ago for which the area people had been striving since long...

    Before the creation of the district, Mandi Bahauddin and Malakwal were the part of Phalia tehsil in...

  • COLUMN: A SCENE IN MANDI BAHAUDDIN

    I recently made a flying visit to Pakistan to attend a conference at the University of Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin campus...

    ”Mandi Bahauddin’s bard and the founder of Ali’s Theatre, Usman Ali, exerts an almost cult-like hold over his young students, who revere his visionary teaching and supple creative imagination...

  • Sanity saves the day in Mandi Bahauddin

    MANDI BAHAUDDIN: Chak 44 is calm after an incident a month ago threatened to break its tranquility in Malakwal tehsil of Mandi Bahauddin...

    You will hear some bad things about our Chak in Gojra and Mandi Bahauddin cities, while the picture portrayed in Lahore and Islamabad is worse,” said Mr Khan, who teaches at the Government High School of the village...

  • Mandi Bahauddin election scene: Ruling party MNAs at loggerheads

    GUJRAT: Ruling PML-N candidates in Mandi Bahauddin face a tough challenge from none other than their own party colleagues who are contesting independently in the local government elections second phase scheduled to be held on Nov 19...

    There are 80 rural union councils in the district -- 30 in Mandi Bahauddin tehsil, 28 in Phalia and 22 in Malakwal...

  • A taste of Peshawar’s Namak Mandi

    ISLAMABAD: By flavouring their grilled meat and most karhai dishes with just salt, Charsi Tikka in Saidpur Village brings the taste of Peshawar’s famous Namak Mandi to Islamabad...

    Although Charsi Tikka does away with the traditional floor seating or charpoys that are typical of tikka outlets in Namak Mandi, it does feature a live kitchen, where customers can see mutton tikkas grilling on an open spit and chicken tossed with fresh...

  • Situation in Mandi Bahauddin village ‘under control’

    LAHORE: Rejecting some social media reports, Mandi Bahauddin police say no one has tried to attack Christian community in a village close to the town and the situation there is under control...

    A local Christian leader told Dawn that Imran Masih, a sweeper in a health centre in Mandi Bahauddin, attended a marriage ceremony of his Muslim colleague’s daughter and made a video of celebrations on his cell phone in mid April...

  • How Facebook is killing Lahore's Heera Mandi

    But as an e-commerce boom revolutionises how Pakistanis conduct the world's oldest profession, locals say the historic Heera Mandi district is under threat...

    With location rendered meaningless, prostitutes like Reema Kanwal ? who says the business "runs in my blood" ? have abandoned Heera Mandi...

  • Residents of Gakhar Mandi celebrate new COAS appointment

    GUJRAT/GUJRANWALA: There was an air of festivity among the residents of Gakhar Mandi city, near Gujranwala Cantonment, who gathered on GT Road on Saturday to celebrate the appointment of the new army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, whose family hails from the small town in central Punjab...

    A resident of Ghalla Mandi told Dawn that Gen Bajwa had not studied at his ancestral town since his father had been an army officer who was...

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