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  • Canada investigating governor general over harassment claims

    MONTREAL: Governor General Julie Payette, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada, faces a probe after claims of workplace harassment were levelled against her office...

    The announcement on Thursday of the investigation followed a CBC network report in which unnamed sources alleged a “toxic climate” in the office, and accused Payette of “verbal violence...

  • Senegal’s Samoura named first female FIFA secretary general

    MEXICO CITY: FIFA broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general on Friday...

    Fatma Samoura has no experience working in sports but FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopes that will help it try to regain the trust and credibility of the world...

  • First-ever woman advocate general appointed in Punjab

    LAHORE: Additional Advocate General (AAG) Asma Hamid has been appointed as first-ever woman advocate general of Punjab (AGP) since Shakilur Rehman Khan tendered his resignation as the principal law officer the other day owing to expiry of the provincial government’s constitutional term on May 31...

    Sources in the advocate general office confirmed that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif approved a summary to this effect on Monday evening......

  • PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes first non-Muslim to win NA general seat

    Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) Mahesh Kumar Malani has became the first non-Muslim to win a general seat in the National Assembly, he told Dawn on Friday...

    Malani — who is a Hindu — contested and won the NA-222 (Tharparkar-III) seat where he held his ground against 14 candidates representing the Grand Democratic Alliance, Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek, Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan and several independent candidates...

  • Biden picks first black general as Pentagon chief

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, as the first African-American secretary of defence, US media reported on Monday...

    A veteran of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the retired four-star army general, 67, beat out the favourite for the job, former under-secretary of defence Michele Flournoy, amid pressure on Biden to nominate...

  • Governor receives first batch of pilgrims

    PESHAWAR: The return of pilgrims started on Wednesday as 700 of them arrived here at Bacha Khan International Airport through different airlines after performing Haj...

    Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra received the first batch of Haj pilgrims who arrived in three flights at the airport, according to a statement issued here...

  • Thar has first right on coal and electricity produced by it, says governor

    MITHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that Tharis have the first right over huge coal reserves and thereby Thar should have a share in the electricity produced by the coal underneath its soil...

    The governor told journalists on Saturday after inaugurating TCF School Engro Campus in Islamkot established by Thar Foundation of the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) that the coal-produced electricity would be added to...

  • Tokyo elects first woman governor

    TOKYO: Veteran politician Yuriko Koike was elected on Sunday as Tokyo’s first woman governor, partial results showed, and immediately vowed to get a grip on the megacity’s troubled 2020 Olympic preparations...

    The 64-year-old former TV anchorwoman, defence minister and environment minister was some 700,000 votes ahead of her nearest rival with almost two thirds of ballots counted...

  • Sindh Governor House opens its doors to public for the first time

    KARACHI: Within minutes, after a basic security check and the act of depositing one’s national identity card, the Governor House was accessible to the general public early Friday morning to partake in its glorious history, treasured artefacts, and lush green gardens...

    Such a precedent has never been set before, and though the early morning dew did not witness a large turnout, as the Karachi morning warmed, the crowds swelled and...

  • SBP governor inaugurates first ‘urban forest’ project

    KARACHI: State Bank Governor Dr Reza Baqir on Tuesday inaugurated the first Polyculture Forest project, envisaging an “urban forest” on 5,000 square met­r­­es of land on the premises of Pakistan Security Print­ing Corporation, Karachi...

    Under the project, about 15,000 saplings of 45 indigenous species will be planted using the Miyawaki method, a technique introduced by Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki which helps build dense native...

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