Archive of August 2015

US stocks close lower, S&P loses 0.84pc

NEW YORK: Nervous investors sold down US stocks Monday after surviving last week's turbulence, amid continued worries over the potential broader impact of China's slowdown.Caution...

Zarb-e-Azb appreciated internationally: Fatmi

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Tariq Fatmi on Monday said that the operation Zarb-e-Azb was appreciated at international level.Talking to a news channel,...

UN chief again urges India, Pakistan to resume dialogue following latest firing incidents

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General reiterated his call on India and Pakistan Monday to resume dialogue to defuse tensions along the Line of Control (LoC)...

PML-N does not believe in politics of victimization: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Monday said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) does not believe in the politics of victimization.Talking...

Ban urges world parliamentarians to make civil society 'equal partners in UN development agenda

UNITED NATIONS: With speakers of parliament from around the globe meeting at a moment when the world is gripped by multiple crises, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

Operation continuing throughout country against terrorists: Musadik

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant, Spokesman to the Prime Minister Dr Musadik Malik on Monday said the operation is continued throughout the country against the terrorists to...

Pakistan to retaliate India, if impose war: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence, Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said that Pakistan will retaliate forcefully to India if it impose war.Talking to a news channel,...

Schedule for by-polls in NA-122, NA-154 announced

ISLAMABAD: By-elections in NA-122 Lahore and NA-154 Lodhran would be held on October 11 this year. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), nomination...

President due in China Tuesday on 4-day official visit

BEIJING: President Mamnoon Hussain will arrive here Tuesday on a four-day official visit where he is due to attend a grand event, commemorating China 's...

Reforms key to country's progress: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said reforms were critical for country's progress.Chairing a workshop on implementation of Vision-2025, the...