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By khabrain On Monday, October 19th, 2015

‘Zero loadshedding’, Govt to achieve target till 2017

ISLAMABAD: Secretary Water and Power Muhammad Younus Dagha says concrete steps are being taken to achieve the target of ‘Zero loadshedding’ till 2017 as per directives of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Talking More...

By khabrain On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

UK & France: Ending migrants crisis is ‘top priority’

CALAIS: France and Britain vowed on Sunday that ending a crisis which has seen thousands of attempts by migrants to reach England from Calais in recent weeks is a “top priority”. The joint statement came as More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

ECP orders, SC rejects Islamabad LB polls schedule

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the schedule for holding Local Government elections in Islamabad and directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to issue a fresh schedule. According to More...

By khabrain On Friday, June 12th, 2015

World Day Against Child Labour: Pakistani schoolchildren forced to labour instead of study

Article 11 (3) of Pakistan’s Constitution prohibits employment of children below the age of 14 years in any factory or mine or any other hazardous employment. Muhammad Ayub sprinkled little droplets of water onto More...

By khabrain On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Nation, government and army on same page against terrorism: Interior Minister

PESHAWAR – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said the government, nation and army are on the same page in fight against terrorism. Addressing a passing-out parade of Frontier Constabulary More...

By khabrain On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Punjab govt given 2-hour deadline to remove barricades

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Qaiz Faiz today gave the Punjab government two hours to remove all barricades and let their supporters come to Lahore. Speaking to media persons here, Faiz said that PAT’s More...

By khabrain On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Pakistan to repay $ 1.3bn under loans to IMF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will repay its loan of $ 1.3 billion to the Internationally Monetary Fund (IMF) this year, reported Monday. According to Ministry of Finance, the government has earmarked 42.1% of the budget More...

By khabrain On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Moody’s upgrades Pakistan’s credit rating

SINGAPORE: Global rating agency Moody’s on Monday revised the outlook on Pakistan’s foreign currency government bond rating to “stable” from “negative”. The agency, however, has reaffirmed Pakistan’s More...

By khabrain On Monday, July 14th, 2014

PR to add 60 new locomotives to fleet by December

Pakistan Railways would add 60 new locomotives to its fleet by December. Pakistan Railways had also finalised a plan to purchase another 75 engines with major emphasis on coal-powered engines, said an official of More...

By khabrain On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Oil prices down in Asian trade

Oil prices edged lower in Asia Friday as fears recede about major supply disruptions in the Middle East, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for August delivery eased 21 cents to $102.72 while Brent More...