Archive of 28 September 2017

NA Body approves National Skills University Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Education Thursday approved the "National Skills University Bill 2017" would be established in Islamabad. The committee met here at...

Hand over Gulen for jailed pastor, Erdogan tells US

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the United States Thursday that Turkey could release a jailed American pastor if Washington handed over the Pennsylvania-based Muslim...

Pak, Afghan relations to see better days: Afghan ambassador

LAHORE: Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Omer Zakhilwal has said that better days were ahead in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations and the current misgivings, grievances and negativities...

Weekly US jobless claims spike as hurricanes’ effects persist

WASHINGTON: New US claims for jobless benefits jumped in late September as the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to disrupt economic hubs in...

Divers and Trevally

Divers and giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis) are pictued at Lisianski Island in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, northeast of Hawaii, US.   Copyright Reuters, 2017

German ambassador Martin Kobler calls on Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler Thursday called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif. Matters of mutual cooperation, bilateral relations and skills development among...

Tigris river

The Tigris river flows through the ancient town of Hasankeyf, which will be significantly submerged by the Ilisu dam being constructed, in southeastern Turkey.   Copyright Reuters,