Archive for April 2018

Nisar announces to contest 2018 polls from three constituencies

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has announced to contest general elections 2018 from three constituencies. He stated this while taking to a delegation comprising chairmen and vice chairmen of 27 union councils (UCs) of NA-59 which called on him here on Monday. Chuadhry…

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Didn’t hand any Pakistani over to US: Musharraf

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former president Pervez Musharraf Monday brushed aside allegations of handing Pakistanis over to the United States, saying he had not handed over any Pakistani to the US. “Neither had I ever indulged in corruption nor have I had foreign assets,” the former military dictator said while addressing a gathering of the All…

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Sajid Javid appointed New Britain’s Home secretary

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May has appointed a British politician of Pakistani origin, Sajid Javid as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom. Sajid Javid was appointed as home secretary after Amber Rudd resigned from his post as she was in under immense pressure over the handling of immigration policy. PM…

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Zimbabwe govt to issue cannabis licenses to growers

Monitoring Desk HARARE: Zimbabweans can now apply for licenses to grow cannabis for medical and research purposes, the government has said in a legal notice, making the southern African nation the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of the plant. Lesotho last year announced the continent’s first license to grow cannabis legally. Until…

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Oil falls as US pointed to increase production  

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday after a rising rig count in the United States pointed to higher production there, but markets held near their highest in over three years and remained set for a second straight month of gains. Oil prices were supported by supply concerns amid prospects that the United States…

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Avengers: Infinity War earns Rs 60 crores in India

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Being deemed as the biggest Marvel movie made till date, Avengers: Infinity War released with sky high expectations. However, seems like there is no shying away from the fact that the film is breaking box-office records left, right and centre. Avengers: Infinity War collected Rs 31.1 crores on the day of its…

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Imran, Zardari two sides of same coin, alleges Tallal

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Affairs Tallal Chaudhry has said that PTI chairman Imran Khan and former president Asif Ali Zardari have joined hands and working against the democracy. This he said while talking to media persons on Monday outside the Supreme Court. Chaudhry said that Imran and Zardari are the two…

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Facebook records $10m loss on Australia Taxation Offic bill

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Facebook’s Australian business burned through $10 million in 2017 after settling unpaid back taxes with the Australian Taxation Office. Facebook’s accounts for its local business were filed yesterday as were Google’s which confirmed its total business in Australia surpassed $3 billion for the first time last year. The accounts highlight the ongoing strength…

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