Round five of 3G spectrum licenses auction ends without change

The fifth round of auction concluded at $902.82 million without any change from the end of the previous round.

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Govt, TTP negotiating committees meeting in Islamabad

The progress of the peace process was being reviewed during the meeting.

Pakistan

Govt inaction against militants criticised

PML-N senator, Mohammad Hamza questions logic of continuing talks with TTP amid violence.

Pakistan

Post-blast training for BDS members

The training includes handling of practical explosions and additional methods to defuse bombs.

Pakistan

Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

Gas supply to Sui purification plant was suspended after the blast, said an official.

Pakistan

Last Morning Glory crew member arrives in Karachi

Chief Officer Ghufran Marghoob, the last crew member of the hijacked Morning Glory oil tanker, arrived today.

World

Justin Bieber visits controversial Japan war shrine

Justin Bieber courted controversy once again, posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine after an apparent visit.

Pakistan

Karachi violence claims five lives

At least five people were killed in separate incidents of violence in Karachi.

Pakistan

Punjab approves 19 uplift schemes

Development schemes approved by provincial government have an estimated cost of Rs25.708 billion.

Pakistan

Pemra forms committee to review govt application against Geo TV

The committee, comprising Syed Ismail Shah, Pervez Rathore and Israr Abbasi, will review the application against GEO.

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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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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.”

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.

Sangakkara, Jayawardene in trouble with SLC

The two veterans are facing disciplinary action for their criticism of the board in a dispute over their retirement.

Giggs set to take over after Moyes sacked

United sacked manager David Moyes on Tuesday, just 10 months after he succeeded Alex Ferguson at the helm.

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.

Stocks regain 313 points on foreign buying

Shares clinched strong gains on Tuesday with KSE-100 index up by 313.07 points or 1.08 per cent to close at 29,191.84.

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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Round five of 3G spectrum licenses auction ends without change

The fifth round of auction concluded at $902.82 million without any change from the end of the previous round.

PTA to sue Reuters for ‘fabricated’ report on 3G auction

PTA says Reuters tried to damage the 3/4G auction process, through which the govt expects to raise at least $1.3billion

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