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  • Ghosts of 2013 still haunt PML-N ahead of Islamabad LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: The confusion plaguing the government and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding the local government elections in the capital appears to have spread to the ruling PML-N as well, whose campaign for the upcoming polls hasn’t gotten off to an auspicious start...

    Since losing the NA-48 seat in the federal capital, the PML-N has not yet recovered from the internal divisions within its local cadres that cost it the...

  • World community urged to take swift action on immigrants

    UNITED NATIONS: The international community needs to commit to “swift, collective and courageous action” and address the surge in illegal migration across the Mediterranean Sea which has resulted in the loss of hundreds of live, the UN children fund said on Tuesday...

    “No matter their refugee or migrant status, children are to be cared for in a safe place – and not in a detention facility – with access to education, health, social...

  • Nadra swift centre a disappointment

    Officials working at the centre say they are unable to do anything for the issuance of the cards which come from Islamabad office...

    Nadra swift centres are bound to issue a CNIC within 10 days and charge Rs1,500 from each applicant...

  • France, India pledge swift conclusion to fighter jet deal

    The meeting between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Manohar Parrikar came some four weeks after the announcement of an outline purchase agreement which fell a long way short of previous proposals for India to buy 126 of the jets made by French firm Dassault...

    After news of the deal for 36 planes was announced, Parrikar played down expectations of a larger deal...

  • Pence praises swift response by Pak Army in rescuing American-Canadian family

    US Vice President Mike Pence telephoned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday evening and praised the country’s armed forces for the swift response and safe recovery of the US national Caitlin Coleman, her husband Joshua Boyle and their three children...

    Speaking on behalf of the US government, Pence reaffirmed the importance of bilateral relations and said that the US would like to further build this relationship for peace...

  • Bangladesh asks SWIFT to give access to technicians on cyber heist

    DHAKA: Bangladesh has asked Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) to help its police question technicians sent by the global financial network to Dhaka to connect a new bank transaction system months before February’s $81 million cyber heist, according to a source and an e-mail seen by Reuters on Wednesday...

    Bangladesh’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) told SWIFT in the e-mail sent on Monday that...

  • Banks need to restore SWIFT codes with Iran: Wathra

    PESHAWAR: Pakistani banks need to restore their correspondent relationship and SWIFT codes with eligible Iranian banks at the earliest to facilitate trade between the two neighbouring countries, said State Bank Governor, Ashraf Mahmood Wathra on Monday...

    The SBP governor said Pakistan’s banking industry was playing its role for increasing economic activity by channelising funds and other banking services...

  • SWIFT discloses more cyber theft

    NEW YORK: SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February’s high-profile $81 million heist at Bangladesh Bank...

    In a private letter to clients, SWIFT said that new cyber-theft attempts — some of them successful — have surfaced since June, when it last updated customers on a string of attacks...

  • India vows swift justice after African student killed

    NEW DELH: India on Wednesday promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked last week in New Delhi, following a demand by several African missions that the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India...

    The victim in last week’s attack, Masunda Kitada Oliver, was a graduate student who had lived in India for over six years, according to the Congolese Embassy in New Delhi...

  • Swift wins top Grammy, but Lamar steals show

    LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift made history on Monday as the first woman to win the top Grammy twice, but rapper Kendrick Lamar took home five awards and delivered an electrifying, politically charged performance that rocked the gala...

    The top prizes on the music industry’s biggest night mainly went to mainstream chart-toppers, with Swift taking the Album of the Year prize for “1989” and the retro party anthem “Uptown Funk” winning Record...

  • Taylor Swift leads American Music Awards nominations

    NEW YORK: Taylor Swift earned six American Music Awards nominations on Tuesday, and if she wins everything she’s up for, the singer will become the most-honoured female artist in the show’s history...

    Swift was one of 10 nominees for artist of the year, and her “Blank Space” was nominated for song of the year...

  • France need swift start to escape Iceland eruption

    The hosts, who have often had to rely on late rallies, with all of their six goals so far scored in the second half, must wake up early for a change to avoid becoming the next casualties of a tiny country with a heart the size of a continent...

    We are willing to work for each other...

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