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  • 250 illegal hoardings removed

    KARACHI: Over 250 illegal and substandard hoardings have been removed in Saddar, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, North Nazimabad and other areas by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation during the Eid holidays...

  • Gold steadies below $1,250/oz

    LONDON: Gold steadied on Monday, paring earlier gains as stock markets and the dollar gained, with moves muted ahead of closely watched policy me­­et­ings of US and Japanese central ba­­­n­­­­­­­ks this week...

    The metal, which is highly sensitive to monetary policy and resulting currency moves, bounced to a 13-month high on Friday after the European Central Bank signalled an end to rate cuts, pushing the euro sharply higher versus the...
  • Turkey detains over 250 suspected militants: official

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Friday detained 251 people in coordinated nationwide dawn raids against suspected Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Kurdish militants following a wave of deadly violence in the country, the prime minister's office said...

    “A total of 251 people were taken into detention for belonging to terrorist groups,” the statement said, adding that the raids took place in 13 provinces across Turkey
  • 250 mini hydropower projects to be functional in KP by end 2016

    PESHAWAR: About 250 mini and micro hydropower projects (MHPs) will become fully operational and functional to provide electricity to around 245,000 people in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through community-based local institutional mechanisms by the end of 2016...

    The contractors headed by chief executive officer of Hydrolink Engineering and Equipment Company (pvt) limited Fazal Rabbi included Fatma Welfare Foundation CEO Farhad...

  • CDA freezes nearly 250 officers’ salaries

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA), on Thursday, finally decided to freeze the salaries of around 250 officers for not submitting their educational credentials for verification...

    “Today, upon expiry of final deadline, we have decided to freeze the salaries of around 250 officers who have failed to submit their degrees,” CDA spokesperson Ramzan Sajid said...

  • 126kg of narcotics, 250 litres acetic anhydride confiscated

    RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force confiscated 126kg narcotics and 250 litres of acetic anhydride – a chemical used in preparation of heroin, and arrested nine people, among them a Nigerian national in nine raids it carried out across the country...

    Around 35kg charas was retrieved from a drug den in Pakhtoonabad in Mangopir area of Karachi...

  • India rebels kill one hostage, release 250 others: police

    RAIPUR: Maoist rebels have killed one hostage and released some 250 others in India's restive Chhattisgarh state after capturing the villagers on the eve of premier Narendra Modi's visit to the state, police said Sunday...

    The macabre drama of death will end soon,” Modi said after announcing a new railway network in the area and meeting children left orphaned by the violence...

  • EOBI raises minimum pension to Rs5,250

    ISLAMABAD: The government has increased the minimum pension paid by the Employees Old-Age Benefit Institution (EOBI) by 46 per cent from Rs3,600 to Rs5,250 per month...

    He said the International Monetary Fund would start seventh review of its programme for Pakistan in the first week of May in Dubai...

  • Local start-up raises $250,000 in seed funding

    LAHORE: Sarmayacar, a syndicate of foreign investors working to promote Pakistani start-ups, has announced $250,000 seed funding for ProCheck, a serialisation and patient engagement service provider...

    “ProCheck’s product partnerships mean they can provide a highly scalable, proven, suite of services to help manufacturers comply with government mandates for Punjab tenders and DRAP [Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan],” he added... ...

  • Questions mount as Italy quake toll hits 250

    AMATRICE: The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 250 on Thursday as rescuers continued a grim search for corpses and powerful aftershocks rocked the devastated area...

    ”As hopes of finding any more survivors in the rubble faded, questions mounted as to why there had been so many deaths in a sparsely-populated area so soon after a 2009 earthquake in the nearby city of L’Aquila left 300 people dead...

  • Gold climbs towards $1,250/oz

    LONDON: Gold rose back towards $1,250 an ounce on Thursday as the dollar eased and equity markets retreated, sharpening appetite for the metal as an alternative asset, but moves were muted ahead of Friday’s US payrolls data...

  • 250 shops gutted in Defence market fire

    KARACHI: At least 250 shops were destroyed when a huge fire broke out in the Gold Mark market in Defence, causing losses of millions of rupees, prompting shopkeepers to stage a sit-in on the main Korangi Road over an alleged delayed response of fire stations...

    Defence SHO Aurangzeb Khattak told Dawn that at least 250 shops were destroyed in the fire as two floors of the building were completely gutted...

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