Category: News

Anti-press law draft abandoned amid uproar

ISLAMABAD: Amid pressure from media and civil society, the government on Monday abandoned the idea of promulgating the Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority (PPMRA)...

Gen Bajwa visits in Australia to discuss defence ties

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Australia on Monday for a two-day official visit upon invitation from the Australian army chief, according...

Deposits of Islamic banks grow 10 percent

KARACHI: Islamic banks beat their conventional banking counterparts by mobilising deposits at a higher pace in April-June. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) issued on...

Afghan govt for early development of Chabahar port

Afghanistan’s foreign minister asked India on Monday to expedite development of a strategic port in Iran to bolster a trade route for land-locked Central Asian...

China finds Pakistan open for business at first industrial fair

LAHORE: “Chinese companies are considering shifting their industrial units to Pakistan,” said Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik on Saturday. He...

New Hamas leader Haniyeh in Egypt to hold meeting on Gaza blockade

The new chief of Palestinian group Hamas Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Cairo Saturday to hold talks with senior Egyptian officials on his first such visit as leader, a...

Qatari emir, Saudi crown prince discuss starting dialogue to resolve crisis

Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to initiate talks to resolve a three-month-old diplomatic crisis, Saudi state media...

Turkey, Malaysia discuss Myanmar violence

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed the worsening situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar with his Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman in a Monday phone call....

AJK girl killed by Indian firing on Eid day

MUZAFFARABAD: Unprovoked Indian firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) left a five-year-old girl dead in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on the first day of Eid on...

Turkish pilgrims exemplary during Hajj season, Saudi culture minister says

SERDAR KARAGÖZ@serdarkaragoz Minister of Culture and Information of Saudi Arabia, Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad (L) and Daily Sabah editor-in-chief Serdar Karagöz Turkish...