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OGRA slashes imported LNG prices for Aug

ISLAMABAD – The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Monday issued a notification to slash the prices of imported liquefied natural (LNG) for the month of August. The price per unit of LNG for the Sui Northern system has been reduced by $0.5107. The price of LNG on the Sui Southern system has been reduced by $0.4792 per unit. The new LNG price on the Soi Northern system is set at $16.9496 per unit. , the new LNG price on the Sui South system is set at $17.4783 perRead More


Violent protests erupt in parts of Kenya over vote

DNA Kisumu, Kenya Violent protests erupted in Raila Odinga’s stronghold of Kisumu and parts of Nairobi after he lost his fifth bid for Kenya’s presidency on Monday, with angry demonstrators alleging vote-rigging as police fired tear gas to disperse them. Odinga, 77, a veteran opposition politician now backed by the ruling party, has not spoken in public since the results were announced, but has accused his opponents of cheating him out of victory in the 2007, 2013 and 2017 presidential elections. The 2007 polls in particular — which many independentRead More


Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day marked in Canada

DNA OTTAWA, AUG 15: The 75th Independence Day of Pakistan was marked in Canada with elaborate flag hoisting ceremonies held at the Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulates General of Pakistan in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.The main event of the day was the flag hoisting ceremony held at the Pakistan High Commission where High Commissioner for Pakistan Zaheer Janjua hoisted the national flag to the accompaniment of the National Anthem in the presence of a large number of Pakistan expatriates, including Canadian MP George Chahal, who had gatheredRead More


Greek phone-hacking scandal: investigative media’s key role

DNA Athens, AUG 15: Investigative journalism has emerged as a powerful force during Greece’s phone-hacking scandal, rocking a government that tries to “control” the media landscape, experts say. The long-rumbling “Predatorgate” affair reignited at the end of July when Nikos Androulakis, leader of the opposition Socialists, told journalists about the attempted surveillance of his mobile phone via spyware Predator, having filed a legal complaint.   The spyware can hack into a target’s phone and access messages and conversations. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis acknowledged last week that the intelligence service’s surveillanceRead More


Afghanistan under Taliban rule, considered a prison where inmates living like chained slaves

DNA Shamim Shahid PESHAWAR, AUG 15 /DNA/ – Whatever might be claims on the part of Taliban or their abroad patrons and financiers but they repeated the history by converting Afghanistan into a prison where the inmates are living like chained slaves. Even they out at stake very sovereign and autonomous status of the country where its some of dwellers are engaged in resistance against visible and non visible aggressors from abroad.Though Taliban are makinb claims of getting occupation of Afghanistan by defeating United States lead allies and its installed regimeRead More


TAI-PAN relaunches at Pearl-Continental Hotel Karachi

Karachi, AUG 15 /DNA/ – Pearl-Continental Hotel Karachi, part of the largest chain of five-star hotels in Pakistan, announced the relaunching of its Chinese restaurant, Tai-Pan with refined and authentic flavours along with an enhanced ambiance.The event was inaugurated by the honorable Consul General of China, Li Bijian. Among the attendees were diplomats, city elite, media personnel, along with top management of the organization.Serving traditional Chinese cuisine with an essence of the Canton and Shanghai provinces, Tai-Pan specialties are prepared using the four Chinese cooking methods: steaming, braising, baking andRead More