Archive for June 2018

Oil industry is spreading misinformation about electric vehicles 

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: When technological innovation threatens to upend the status quo, the status quo fights back. Every time. I try to keep that in mind when observing oil industry-backed efforts to discredit electric vehicles (EVs) and dismantle progress on transportation electrification by peddling misinformation through industry-funded studies. To give you a sense of the absurdity of…

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FATF issues action plan after putting Pakistan on grey list

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued action plan for Pakistan to implement it after putting the country on the grey list. FATF has said that Pakistan has made a high-level political commitment to work with the global watchdog and Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) to strengthen its anti-money laundering…

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40 passengers injured as passenger bus turns turtle near Kalat

F.P. Report KALAT: As many as 40 passengers were injured when a passenger bus overturned on Saturday near Kalat district of Balochistan. Levies sources told media that the accident occurred because of over speeding near the National Highway in Sandas area of Kalat and the passengers were injured after a bus turtle down. The injured were…

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Elections 2018: ECP allots jeep symbol to Nisar

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has allotted the symbol of ‘jeep’ to disgruntled leader of PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday. According to reports, Lawyer of former interior minister had submitted a plea to Returning Officer (RO) which adopted stance that Nisar is contesting election from NA-59 and 63 and Punjab…

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Farooq Sattar demands equal distribution of resources for Karachi

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Farooq Sattar has said that his party will withdraw its candidates against PTI’s Imran Khan and PML-N’s President Shahbaz Sharif if they promise to utilize some of the budget of their respective province in Karachi. Farooq Sattar put forward a major offer before Imran…

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MQM-London worker gunned down in Karachi

F.P. Report KARACHI: A former worker of MQM-London was shot dead by unidentified persons in Ancholi area of Karachi on late Friday night. According to report, worker of MQM-London was identified as 38-year-old Furqan Abul Hasan and it said to be that he was involved in number cases. Police told media that the deceased Furqan…

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