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Cellular Coverage To Be Improved In Balochistan By Next Year

ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP): The mobile phone coverage in the most areas of Balochistan would be improved significantly by June 2018, Senate Sub Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas was told by the officials of Ministry of Information Technology Monday. The meeting of the committee was chaired


Trump Calls Media ‘Enemy Of The American People’

WASHINGTON (APP/AFP): Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as “the enemy of the American people!” in a tweet. Shortly after landing at his holiday home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida — where he is spending a third consecutive weekend —


US Stocks End At Records As Kraft Heinz, Unilever Surge

NEW YORK, (APP/AFP): US stocks edged to fresh records Friday, shrugging off early weakness as news that Kraft Heinz plans to seek a takeover of Unilever sent shares of both companies surging. All three major indices again ended at all-time highs, albeit very narrowly in


Mohammad Ali Jinnah University To Establish China’s Confucius Center

KARACHI, (APP): The Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi, has decided to establish at its premises the Confucius Institute. This was announced on Friday by the president of MAJU, Prof. Dr. Zubair Shaikh. He said that in order to bring our academic standard at par with international system of education

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Pakistan, Hong Kong Sign Tax Pact

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan and Hong Kong Friday signed the pact on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid signed the agreement while the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K. C. Chan signed


China Strongly Condemns Shrine Blast In Pakistan

BEIJING (China), (APP): China on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at shrine in Sehwan, Sindh province and offered its support to Pakistan in its fight against menace of terrorism and extremism. “We strongly condemn this terrorist attack, express our deep condolences to the victims


Over 44 Million Social Media Accounts In Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP): Social media has played a strong role in shaping the modern day communication, and Pakistani users seem to be catching up. The total number of Pakistani social media accounts crossed the 44 million mark, according to the statistics released by social media companies, private news


French Carmaker PSA Eyes GM’s European Brands

PARIS, (APP/AFP) – French carmaker PSA said Tuesday it was thinking about taking over Opel and Vauxhall, loss-ridden European subsidiaries of US auto giant General Motors. PSA, which groups the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, “is exploring the possibility of acquiring Opel and Vauxhall”, a company spokesman


China Condemns Lahore Blast

ISLAMABAD Feb 14 (APP): Chinese government on Tuesday expressed shock and strongly condemned the deadly suicide bombing in Lahore in which several innocent lives were lost. “We condemn this terrorist attack and extend deep condolences to the victims.” a statement from the embassy of the People’s Republic of China