$1.1 billion raised from 3G, 4G auction

$903 million were raised for 3G mobile phone networks, as well as $210 million for the more advanced 4G spectrum.

Pakistan

PM orders reshuffle in bureaucracy

PM orders reshuffle in the federal bureaucracy and also approves promotion of 10 officers of IRS from Grade 20 to 21.

Pakistan

Nawaz gives nod to five Boeing 777 jets for PIA

The PM also stressed the need to make PIA a profitable entity and said all efforts should be made in this direction.

Sport

Benzema strike gives Real advantage over Bayern

Real took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years with a 1-0 first-leg lead.

Pakistan

Govt, Taliban negotiators reach consensus on ceasefire

Samiul Haq said the two committees have agreed to form a new subcommittee to address reservations shown by both sides.

Pakistan

FATA committee seeks parliamentarians’ help for reforms

Senators from various parties said that FATA people are wrongly treated as “subjects” of Pakistan instead of citizens.

Pakistan

SHC adjourns Musharraf's ECL application until May 7

The SHC adjourned a hearing on the retired general's application to have his name excluded from the ECL.

Pakistan

Pemra forms committee to review govt application against Geo TV

The authority's legal team has sought Geo's reply in 14 days. The TV channel reported signal blockage in few areas.

World

Israel strikes Gaza shortly after Palestinian unity deal

The raid came after the announcement by Hamas and the PLO of an agreement to form a unity government.

World

Afghan election result delayed due to fraud probe

Afghanistan's preliminary presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations.

Blogs

Saving international universities

An opportunity exists for Pakistani students who were turned away by the same schools that now face an enrolment crunch.

A eulogy for 2,100 bustards

It may make some proud to kill nearly 2% of the population of an endangered species. Others, like me, find it appalling.

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Sport

Benzema strike gives Real advantage over Bayern

Real took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years with a 1-0 first-leg lead.

PCB denies ECB’s role in Rashid episode

“The fact of the matter is that at no stage did (ECB), or any of its officials, comment on Rashid Latif’s appointment.”

Malinga named Sri Lanka T20 captain

Sri Lanka's selectors sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and also the vice-captain of the ODI team.

Mourinho's cautious Chelsea frustrate Atletico

Chelsea's defensive game plan worked perfectly as it held Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the first leg.

Business

Over 7pc growth in export of textile, clothing

The increase was due to the hike in export of raw cotton and low value-added products.

Nawaz gives nod to five Boeing 777 jets for PIA

The PM also stressed the need to make PIA a profitable entity and said all efforts should be made in this direction.

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 99.40 99.65
U.K. 166.30 166.50
City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 42,300 642.85
Multan 41,750 686.00
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$1.1 billion raised from 3G, 4G auction

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Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth

Last year's revelations of global US surveillance programs have undercut some US-based multinationals' businesses.

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Bollywood actor Rani Mukherjee has tied the knot with Aditya Chopra, son of late iconic filmmaker Yash Chopra.

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