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Oil tankers association calls for nationwide boycott of oil supply

KARACHI, JUL 22 (DNA) – All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owner Association has announced a strike from coming Monday according to which no tanker owner will participate in oil distribution throughout the country. Whiile talking to Dunya News, All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owner Association Chairman Shams Shahwani claimed that motorway police and traffic police officials have caused hurdles in their distribution process by implementing the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) safety regulations. He told oil was distributed through the same tankers in several villages, but the owners are now beingRead More


PML-N not considering new PM, Nisar rift mere assumption: Kh Asif

SIALKOT, JUL 22 (DNA) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Defence Minister Khawaja Asif held a media talk in his hometown on Saturday where he stressed that the ruling party is not considering a new Prime Minister. Khawaja Asif added that the reports of rift between PML-N and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar were mere assumptions as nothing as such happened in real. Supreme Court admitted there is no corruption scandal on PM Nawaz and now it is the turn of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to prove hisRead More


Pakistan may face economic instability if reforms stop: IMF

WASHINGTON, JUL 22 (DNA) – Pakistan’s macroeconomic stability earned in the past three years could be undermined if the country fails to continue with its reforms, the IMF has warned, amid the political tension over the sensitive Panama Papers case. Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Pakistan Tokhir Mirzoev said the economic stability needed to be used to make the gains achieved through it more permanent. Mirzoev cautioned that the present trends could undermine macroeconomic stability “if the reforms do not continue”. The warning came amidst loomingRead More


Martyred police officers, child in Karachi incident laid to rest

KARACHI, JUL 22 (DNA) – The three police officers and a child, who were martyred in a terrorist attack on Friday, have been laid to rest in Karachi. The funeral prayer of officers, offered at Garden Headquarters, was attended by Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah, Sindh Inspector-General (IG) Allah Dino Khawaja, Director General Rangers Sindh Major General Muhammad Saeed and other higher officials of police. Sindh IG on the occasion expressed determination that the terrorist incidents will not affect the spirits of the police force who willRead More


Operation Khyber IV continues successfully near Pak-Afghan border

PESHAWAR, JUL 22 (DNA) – Operation continues with major achievement last night when troops including SSG successfully cleared the highest and craggiest mountain top Brekh Muhammad Kandao near Pak-Afghan border. Many terrorists killed, few fled to Afghanistan. Terrorists hide out dismantled, cache of IEDs, arms and ammunition recovered. Having cleared the top, the forces have established posts on over 12000 feet high feature riddled with thick forestation. This mountain top was being used as main observation point and its base as transit / storage point. Terrorists gave stiff resistance butRead More


Siemens scales back Russian ops over Crimea turbines

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, JUL 22 (DNA) – German industrial conglomerate Siemens said Friday it would scale back its Russia operations after confirming gas turbines it sold to companies there had been diverted to Ukraine s Russian-annexed Crimea region in breach of sanctions. “All four gas turbines that were delivered in the summer of 2016… have since been locally modified and illegally moved to Crimea,” the group said in a statement. The peninsula has been subject to EU sanctions on energy technology since Russia annexed it from Ukraine in 2014. Munich-basedRead More