WORLD

US, UK issue travel warnings for northeast India after new citizenship law leads to clashes

KARACHI – United States and Britain issued travel warnings for northeast India as opponents of a new citizenship law geared up for more protests on Saturday. Guwahati in Assam state is the epicenter of protests, where two people were shot dead and 26 injured after security forces fired blank and live rounds on the protestors. […]

HEADLINE PAKISTAN

PM Pays Respect at Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) in Madina Munawwara

MADINA – Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) in Madina Munawwara and offered Nawafil there as first leg of his one-day visit to Saudi Arabia. Upon arrival, he was received by Deputy Governor of Madina and Consul General of Pakistan in Jeddah Khalid Majeed. Officials of Saudi protocol and officers of Pakistan Consulate were […]

BUSINESS

SECP Policy Board approves amendments in company law to facilitate “startups

ISLAMABAD – The Securities and Exchange Policy Board met in Karachi at the SECP Southern Regional Office under the Chairmanship of Professor Khalid Mirza.  The Policy Board was advised by the Chairman SECP that a letter had been issued in regard to the recall of officers deputed to a Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) and a response would hopefully […]

KARACHI

British High Commissioner Designate visits Karachi

The British High Commissioner (Designate) to Pakistan Dr. Christian Turner made his inaugural visit to Karachi on Friday. During his trip to the port city and economic hub of Pakistan, Dr. Turner hosted a dinner for the selected delegates, partners and curators of the WOW – Women of the World festival which is being organized […]

PAKISTAN

PM briefs Canadian counterpart on HR violations in IOJ&K

Prime Minister Imran Khan felicitated Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau on his party’s success in the recent general elections and forming the government for the next term. According to Prime Minister Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to his Canadian counterpart on Friday and said that, under the leadership of PM Trudeau, relationship between Pakistan and […]

WORLD

Three Indian CMs voice concern over controversial citizenship law

NEW DEHLI – In India, the chief ministers of three states have expressed concern against the controversial citizenship law which has triggered mass protests in the country. In a tweet, the chief minister of Punjab state, Amarinder Singh refused to implement the bill. Amarinder Singh said any legislation that seeks to divide people on religious […]

Maqsood Ahmad Naz
BUSINESS

Maqsood Ahmad Naz meet Thomas Kolly Ambassador of Switzerland

KARACHI – Mr. Maqsood Ahmad Naz, Ambassador for NST Pakistan and U.A.E chapters had a meeting with His Excellency Thomas Kolly Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan at Swiss Embassy Islamabad on December 12, 2019, regarding Launching of Nobel Sustainability Trust. His Excellency Mr. Bernhard Furger Deputy Head of Mission, Mariam Maqsood Naz, Syed Nadeem Ejaz […]

Telenor Microfinance Bank
TELECOM

Telenor becomes the first network to enable FTTT

KARACHI – Leading a new era of communication with yet another industry-first, Pakistan’s leading telecom services provider, Telenor Pakistan, has enabled FTTT (Fiber to the Tower) on its network. The initiative is aimed at enhancing customer experience and strengthening Telenor’s network to achieve optimum readiness for emerging technologies.  As the hunger for data grows at […]

KARACHI

Pakistan Qatar Ties Applauded by Consul General

KARACHI- Mishal Mohammad Al Ansari, Consul General of the State of Qatar to Karachi joined the anniversary of the National Day for the accession of Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed, the Founder of the State of Qatar, to the rule of the country at a local hotel in Karachi. Speaking on the occasion, he thanked Pakistan […]

BUSINESS

Foreign companies showing interest to invest in the energy sector: Omer Ayub

Federal Minister for Power, Omer Ayub Khan has said that a heavy circular debt was created by the last governments and the people of this country were facing the consequences. Addressing the oath-taking ceremony of All Traders Association Haripur, the minister said that the economy of the country was progressing gradually as we were providing […]