Army to take over security of polio teams in KP

The decision was announced after a meeting at the GHQ attended by the representatives of WHO, federal and KP govt

Pakistan

Faisal Raza Abidi resigns from Senate

The PPP Senator on Thursday announced his resignation from the upper house of parliament.

Pakistan

President sacks Pemra chairman

Meanwhile, PM Nawaz Sharif replaced Wapda chief Syed Raghib Abbas Shah with retired bureaucrat Zafar Mehmood.

Pakistan

Peace talks to gradually continue despite end of TTP ceasefire

The Cabinet Committee on National Security decided that the negotiations with Taliban would continue on a slow pace.

World

Bangladesh files contempt case against British reporter

The case was launched for allegedly criticising the war crime tribunal and questioning the death toll from the 1971 war.

World

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

The Afghan govt says Agha Jan Mutassim, a finance minister during Taliban rule, has been missing for over a week

Pakistan

MQM stages protest against extra-judicial killing of workers

The MQM claims whereabouts of 30 workers rounded up by officials in plain clothes have not been known since January

Pakistan

Four mobile operators qualify for 3G, 4G auction

Meanwhile, a Senate sub-committee on IT recommended the cancellation of the licens auction process.

Pakistan

Cannibalism: LHC issues notices on plea for strict legislation

A petition filed by Advocate Kashif Sulmani submitted that there was no strict punishment for cannibalism in the law.

Pakistan

Analysis: Message in a meeting

Did the political show of unity mean the civil-military crisis was on its way to being defused?

Blogs

We don't need cyber security that tramples on basic rights

Once passed, the bill will allow council members a broad range of powers, with little or no space for being challenged.

Test of nerves: Pakistan’s four greatest Test victories

NFP recalls the drama and the ecstasy where the team came from behind to snatch unexpected wins.

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Nadal, Federer breeze into Monte Carlo last eight

Champion Djokovic also dropped just one game as he demolished Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-0 6-1.

Bale leads Madrid 2-1 past Barca for Copa del Rey

Bale filled the void left by the injured Ronaldo, sealing Real Madrid's 19th Copa del Rey title.

Shahnaz to take up reins as Pakistan coach

Another former captain, Islahuddin, will be the chief selector as Pakistan look to drag themselves out of a slump.

Court rejects plea to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI chief

“We cannot close our eyes after having come to know about allegations,” Justice A.K Patnaik said.

Business

Dar eyes forex reserves at $15bn by end-Sept

Pakistan's forex reserves are currently at $11.67bn after SBP received $2bn on Wednesday through floating of Eurobonds.

Sindh revenue collection jumps by 23pc

Revenue collection in Sindh between July 2013 and March 2014 stood at Rs23.7bn, witnessing an increase of 23 per cent.

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 97.55 97.80
U.K. 162.15 162.35
City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 42,171 642.85
Multan 41,150 686.00
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Four mobile operators qualify for 3G, 4G auction

Meanwhile, a Senate sub-committee on IT recommended the cancellation of the licens auction process.

Canadian charged in 'Heartbleed' attack on tax agency

The suspect, Stephen Solis-Reyes, was arrested at his home in London, Ontario on Wednesday.

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