Archive of February 2017

PM's health programme a boon for poors: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: The Prime Minister's National health Programme augurs well and is a boon for the country's poor.This was stated by the Governor of Sindh, Muhammad...

President hosts state banquet for heads of ECO member states

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday hosted a state banquet in honour of Heads of States/Governments participating in the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit at the...

Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

UNITED NATIONS: Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a UN resolution backed by Western powers that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons...

Price of petrol raised to Rs 73, diesel to Rs 82 per liter: Ishaq

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar Tuesday announced to increase price of petrol by Rs 1.71, from Rs 71.29 to Rs 73 per litre and...

Bullion Prices on Tuesday

KARACHI: Following were the Bullion Prices in Karachi, Hyderabad, and Lahore on Tuesday. KARACHI: (per 10 gram) Gold Tezabi 24 CT Rs. 43842.00Silver Tezabi Rs....

Pakistan, Azerbaijan to expand cooperation in trade, S&T, education, defence

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday agreed to expand cooperation between the two countries in the...

Pakistan, Azerbaijan for increasing economic ties to optimum level

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Azerbaijan Tuesday agreed to increase efforts for attaining the optimum level of economic cooperation and the two countries should set the goals...

Putin says new Syria sanctions would hamper peace talks

BISHKEK: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said Moscow opposed any new sanctions against the Syrian leadership as they would undermine peace efforts to end...

Erdogan says paper to pay 'price' over controversial report

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned that a Turkish newspaper would pay a "price" after a contentious report over alleged tensions between his...

Enhanced Pak-Russia military cooperation to improve regional security: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that enhanced Pakistan-Russia military to military cooperation would have positive impact on...