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  • DFID cuts school construction, rehabilitation funding

    According to them, work on the project began last year after the DFID hired the International Management Consultant for its execution...

    The officials told Dawn that the DFID had pledged a total of 80 million pounds for its school construction and rehabilitation programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Asian Bank, DFID to support economic corridor programme

    The assistance would come under the ‘Pakistan Economic Corridors Programme’ (PECP) agreed upon by ADB and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom...

    DFID would contribute up to 262 million pounds of grant co-financing for ADB’s operations in these areas...

  • Asian Bank, DFID to provide $327m for expressway project

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom will co-finance the $327 million cost of the Hassanabdal-Havelian Expressway (E-35) project...

    Witnessing the signing of the agreement on Tuesday, ADB’s Director General for Central and West Asia Department Sean O’Sullivan said the two organisations are “joining hands to promote regional connectivity, economic...

  • Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion

    US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost £900 million ($1...

    “The boards of directors of Michael Kors Holdings Limited and Jimmy Choo plc are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition,” it added...

  • 21 gold Michael Phelps still rules the pool

    RIO DE JANEIRO: In an unforgettable display of Olympic power Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and entrench his legendary status...

    French hero Astier Nicolas also took a silver in the individual event behind Germany's Michael Jung...

  • Big score: Food chain to pay out Michael Jordan $8.9 million

    CHICAGO: Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan's identity handed him a major win Friday, ordering a grocery-store chain to pay him $8...

    Among the witnesses was Estee Portnoy, a marketing executive hired by Jordan, who said she was shocked when she saw the Dominick's ad, which included the text, “Michael Jordan ...

  • Michael Clarke slams teammates in new book

    SYDNEY: Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke Thursday broke his silence on the criticism he received after announcing his retirement during the recent Ashes series loss in England...

    “Players like Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and others really tried to make the Baggy Green culture something special but I could sense it was under threat and under Michael's captaincy I can sense it has disappeared a bit and that...

  • George Michael: pop icon who caught the spirit of the 1980s

    LONDON: George Michael, who has died aged 53, was a teenage heartthrob turned superstar singer-songwriter whose smooth vocals belied a personal life shadowed by drug problems and heartbreak...

    But Michael — who came out as gay in 1998 after being arrested for committing a lewd act in the public toilet of a Los Angeles park — did not shy away from discussing his private life when he did do interviews...

  • When George Michael rocked China

    AS the world mourns pop star George Michael, Chinese music fans recalled the key cultural role he played in the country’s opening up to the West...

    Michael, a two-time Grammy Award-winner, was 53 when he died in Oxfordshire, England on Sunday...

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