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Pakistani Song on Environment Enthrall Environmentalists of International Moot in Bangkok

ISLAMABAD,Nov 11: Twenty-Second Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, commenced at Bangkok, Thailand. Ratification of the Vienna Convention, the Montreal Protocol and the amendments to the Montreal Protocol were discussed in detailed and the signatories of …

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China, US presidents agree to further boost ties

SEOUL – Chinese President Hu Jintao and his US counterpart Barack Obama agreed Thursday to continue pushing forward the globally significant relations between their countries. China believed a good China-US relationship not only served the interests of both countries and both peoples, but also contributed …

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SNGPL requests for 13pc gas tariff hike

LAHORE: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has demanded the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) to allow a 13 percent increase in gas tariff. Aptma and other stakeholders have raised objections against it. OGRA said the decision to increase the tariff would be taken …

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India world’s largest combat aircraft buyer

STOCKHOLM: India is the largest buyer of combat aircraft in the world, with the US topping the list of sellers, a leading international think tank has said. According to a report released on Wednesday by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), a total of 50 …

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Five Tons Meat from Pakistan Arrives in Malaysia

ISLAMABAD: The first ever consignment of 25 tons of frozen beef meat has left Pakistan and is expected to arrive in Malaysia on 29th of this month. The high quality beef will be available to consumers throughout Malaysia, initially, through Giant hyper markets outlets, says …

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Sugar price hike is artificial: Kaira

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira, has rejected claims linking sugar price hike with its availability in the country. Reiterating his statement given during Wednesday’s press briefing after the Cabinet meeting, the Federal Minister said that the country has ample stock …

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28 killed in Karachi blast near CM House

KARACHI:At least 28 people were killed 120 injured and  in two huge blasts a highly sensitive area of Karachi near Chief Minister House. The explosion took place in the red zone where Chief Minister House, offices of the security agencies, five star hotels and embassies …

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New photos ‘point to Sri Lanka war massacre’

New photos emerged Thursday of piles of dead bodies and execution-style killings allegedly taken during the final stages of Sri Lanka’s civil war which ended in May last year. Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said it had obtained the images from an unnamed source who said they had …

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APML issues charge sheet against Mian Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has issued a 35-point charge-sheet against PML-N’s Chief Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s corruption and misappropriation of powers.

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Nawaz to consult his party on union of leagues, says Jamali

LAHORE: Leader of Muttahida Muslim League Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Jamali has reiterated his party’s desire for the union of all leagues of the country. He also said that Mian Nawaz Sharif would respond after taking advice from his party. Addressing a press conference at …

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