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  • Muttahida-PPP deal leads to removal of Wahab as Karachi administrator

    • Bureaucrat Dr Saif appointed new head of KMC • PTI terms move ‘pre-poll rigging’, vows to challenge it in courtKARACHI: As a result of an understanding between the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, a senior bureaucrat replaced Barrister Murtaza Wahab as administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) on Thursday...

    The key decision came just five weeks before the date of much-delayed local...
  • Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank

    JENIN: Israeli troops killed three Palestinians on Thursday in their latest deadly raid on the flashpoint city of Jenin, Palestinian health officials said, as violence surges in the occupied West Bank...

    Israeli forces said no troops were hurt in an exchange of fire in Jenin, during one of scores of near-daily raids it has carried out in recent months following a series of deadly attacks on Israelis
  • The narrow path

    SOVEREIGN defaults bring about a lot of misery in their wake from long lines for medicines and infant formula to social unrest and political violence...

    Surprisingly, defaults are very common as 147 defaults have taken place worldwide since 1960
  • President Arif Alvi wants politicians to ‘cash in’ on army’s ‘apolitical’ stance

    ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Thursday urged politicians to “grab the op­­p­o­rtunity” resulting from the mi­­­litary’s planned retreat from politics and work toge­ther to strengthen democracy...

    The president was speaking at the concluding session of ‘Islamabad Conclave-2022’ organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islam­ab­­ad, a think tank based in the capital
  • King Charles coins enter circulation

    LONDON: The first coins bearing the likeness of Britain’s King Charles III entered circulation on Thursday, The Royal Mint announced...

    The new 50 pence (60 US cent) piece features an effigy of Charles, who became king after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II in September
  • Indian opposition turns the corner with key polls

    NEW DELHI: Poll results from two state assemblies and a politically crucial Delhi municipal contest together with a string of verdicts from by-elections on Thursday indicated the waning of the Bharatiya Janata Party and launch of the long-awaited coming together of India’s fractious opposition...

    On the face of it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s widely advertised “magic” worked for his party in Gujarat where the BJP scored a one-sided...
  • FIA, NAB barred from arresting Suleman Shehbaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday restrained the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting the absconding son of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif...

    Suleman Shehbaz was an accused in a money laundering case registered with the FIA, while NAB had nominated him in an assets-beyond-means reference
  • Apex court to ‘facilitate’ JIT probing Arshad Sharif’s murder

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday threw its weight behind the five-member Special Joint Investigation Team (SJIT) constituted to ensure “effective foreign liaison” regarding the probe into the murder of journalist Arshad Sharif...

    “We are not interested in any way, except facilitating the team,” observed Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial while heading a five-member bench that had taken initiated suo motu proceedings on the killing of...
  • Twitter to charge $11 for Blue on iPhone

    SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter Inc plans to change the pricing of its Twitter Blue subscription product to $11, from $7...

    99, if paid for through its iPhone app and to $7 if paid for on the website, the Information reported on Wednesday, citing a person briefed on the plans
  • Cap lifted on oil exploration work in 11 blocks

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Thursday removed the hurdle on the restoration of petroleum exploration activities in the country, green-lighted transit trade with Tajikistan and received the “post-disaster needs assessment (PDNA)” report on the devastating floods...

    The cabinet, which met with Prime Minister Shehabz Sharif in the chair, approved the restoration of 11 petroleum exploration licences on the recommendation of the...
  • ECP restores Faisal Vawda as senator

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday restored former federal minister Faisal Vawda as senator and withdrew the victory notification of Senator Nisar Ahmad Khuhro...

    The ECP, in line with orders of the Supreme Court, withdrew the recent notification de-seating Mr Vawda from the Senate, and restored the notification dated March 10, 2021, declaring him a returned candidate
  • Youth gives Karachi International Book Fair a dazzling start

    KARACHI: The 17th five-day Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) organised by the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBA) and the National Book Foundation (NBF) opened at the Expo Centre on Thursday afternoon...

    Delivering the welcome address on the occasion, the chairman of the PPBA, Aziz Khalid, said even before the formal inauguration of the event, children had already inaugurated it by being at the venue since 10am
  • Debt repayments under complete control, says SBP governor

    KARACHI: In a move to soothe the financial market amid growing fears of default, State Bank of Pakistan Governor Jameel Ahmed has said the debt repayment situation is completely under control and all the external payment obligations will be met in time...

    While advising analysts to correct their views about debt repayments, Mr Jameel expressed full confidence that Pakistan will not default
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