Pakistan

CDGR approves Rs10 billion budget

More than 90 per cent of the funds will be utilised for the salaries of the 30,822 employees of the CDGR.

Newspaper

Afghanistan win again to draw series

Wicket keeper Shafiqullah top scored with 56 runs off 43 balls as the Afghans compiled 259 in 49.1 overs.

Newspaper

Drive to bring retailers under tax net

The Federal Board of Revenue has ordered the establishment of a specialised cell in all tax offices for the purpose

Newspaper

Bestway buys Lafarge for $329m

The sale price corresponded to an enterprise value (EV) of 100pc at $329m. The deal is subject to adjustments specified

Pakistan

Al Qaeda trainer, not Adnan, captured

The officials said on July 15 the military had captured Adnan Rashid, accused of trying to kill Gen Musharraf in 2003

Pakistan

New hope?

The LoC clashes are a bad omen — the last time the talks’ process was halted was because of the trouble along the LoC.

World

Attack on bus kills 60 in Iraq

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a bus transferring convicts from a prison north of Baghdad in a huge onslaught.

Newspaper

Williamson banned from bowling

I will concentrate on changing whatever’s necessary to return to the bowling crease: Williamson.

Newspaper

IMF cuts US growth forecast to 1.7pc

IMF projected that the world’s largest economy would grow a “disappointing” 1.7 per cent this year.

Newspaper

Rs20m collected for IDPs

Pakistan XI beat Multan Tigers, captained by Inzamam, by 16 runs in the exhibition match for IDPs.

Newspaper

James Rodriguez joins Real Madrid

No details of the fee for Rodriguez were disclosed but media reports said it was around 80 million eu­ros.