PHC orders action against ‘Ice’ producing factories in Khyber district

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday directed deputy commissioner and authorities of Khyber tribal district to take action against the “Ice” drug producing factories or else face the consequences. “We have information that “Ice” producing factories are functioning

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PM promises all required resources to armed forces

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who visited the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday, assured that the government would provide all resources required to maintain capability and capacity of the army. The prime minister was accompanied by Minister for Defence Pervaiz

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Nasir Durrani to head Punjab Police Reform Commission

ISLAMABAD: Following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nod, the Punjab government has decided to form the Police Reform Commission under the leadership of Nasir Khan Durrani, the well reputed former Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police and an incumbent Member

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US gives Pakistan Imran-Pompeo phone call recording

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Pakistan on Thursday categorically said it wanted an end to the controversy over a telephone call between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “We would want this episode to end. The foreign minister

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Indus Waters Treaty: India rejects Pakistan’s stance on Chenab River projects

LAHORE: The two-day parleys of the Permanent Indus Water Commission failed after India rejected Pakistan’s stance to stop construction of its two water projects on Chenab River, leaving Islamabad to explore the third party option for resolving the issue. The

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Boeing to develop refueling drones for Pentagon

Washington: The Pentagon announced Thursday it had awarded US aerospace giant Boeing an $805 million contract to develop the first unmanned refueling drones for the United States Navy. Boeing is charged with everything from designing and producing to delivering and

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Asia Cup 2018: Tickets for Pakistan-India match sold out

DUBAI: Tickets for a highly anticipated Pakistan and India clash  for the next month’s Asia Cup  have been sold out. The 2018 edition of the tournament will take place at Dubai and Abu Dhabi, from September 15 to 28. According

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Malaysian automaker Proton plans to introduce electric cars in Pakistan

KARACHI: Malaysia’s automaker Proton Holdings planned to introduce its electric and other green-cars in Pakistan in partnership with a local car assembler in a deal touted to bring $200 to 300 million of investment in the country, people with knowledge

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Ogra recommends Rs2 per litre reduction in petrol price

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has suggested the government to reduce the prices of petroleum products for September 2018. The regulatory authority has suggested that prices of petrol may be reduced by Rs2 per litre, diesel by

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Pakistan out of the Asian Games hockey final as Japan wins 1-0

JAKARTA: Japan beat Pakistan in Asian Games hockey with 1-0 on Thursday, disqualifying the country from reaching the finals. In the first semi-final, Malaysia managed to defeat India after a penalty shootout. Pakistan and India will be competing for the

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