Govt appoints Jameel Ahmad as deputy governor State Bank

Govt appoints Jameel Ahmad as deputy governor State Bank

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed Jameel Ahmad on the post of Deputy Governor of State Bank Pakistan. A notification issued by the Finance Ministry declared Jameel in charge of the Deputy Governor’s post of the State Bank. According to details, Jameel Ahmad, who had been previously serving as executive...

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PM Khan to meet President Xi Jinping during upcoming China trip

PM Khan to meet President Xi Jinping during upcoming China trip

Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang during his upcoming four-day trip to China, Radio Pakistan reported. This will be PM Khan’s first official visit to China since assuming office. He was extended an invitation by Chinese leadership and will travel to China...

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How to cook the perfect piri piri chicken – recipe

How to cook the perfect piri piri chicken – recipe

Preparing the nation’s favourite dish at home begins with tracking down that all-important chilli The cooking method The barbecue is ideal for this purpose, but you can also get excellent results in the oven. I prefer to finish them off in a hot griddle pan rather than under the grill,...

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A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot

A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot

A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, organizers said Wednesday. A single ticket holder in South Carolina will claim that bounty, Mega Millions said on its website. The winner has not been identified. Mega Millions said the jackpot is not only...

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10-minute dessert recipes

10-minute dessert recipes

Quick, easy versions of classic puddings, from tiramisu to apple tart, using only a handful of ingredients  Pears with crumble topping, apple tart, tiramisu and molten chocolate cakes by Anna Helm Baxter. Photograph: Ola O Smit/The Guardian. Food styling: Sam Dixon Tiramisu Prep 10 min Chill 2-8 hr Serves 6–8 450g mascarpone 85g caster sugar 400ml double cream...

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An inspiration for teachers across the globe: Rare sight of students being greeted warmly by a teacher

An inspiration for teachers across the globe: Rare sight of students being greeted warmly by a teacher

PESHAWAR: In a rare sight of school children being received at their alma mater such warmly, a teacher at a government school in Peshawar was filmed welcoming pupils in the most heart-warming manner. Shot at the Shaheed Mubeen Shah Afridi, Government School in Peshawar Cantt, the video shows students entering...

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FC to approve revised electricity tariffs today

FC to approve revised electricity tariffs today

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the federal cabinet will be held Thursday (today) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in chair, to approve the revised power tariffs. The session will also review the political and economic situation of the country. Though, the endorsement of the hike in electricity price for domestic consumers,...

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Aaron Finch bemoans ‘horrific’ Australia collapse in T20 defeat to Pakistan

Aaron Finch bemoans ‘horrific’ Australia collapse in T20 defeat to Pakistan

Pakistan win first of three T20s by 66 runs ‘Like a car crash in slow motion,’ says captain Australian skipper Aaron Finch says he deserves plenty of blame for a woeful T20 loss to Pakistan that he likened to a slow-motion car crash. Set a gettable target of 156 in...

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Software saga continues, iPhone and Samsung fined over slowdown controversy

Software saga continues, iPhone and Samsung fined over slowdown controversy

Apple and Samsung are being fined €10m and €5m respectively in Italy for the “planned obsolescence” of their smartphones. An investigation launched in January by the nation’s competition authority found that certain smartphone software updates had a negative effect on the performance of the devices. Believed to be the first ruling of...

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Selfie, baby or a picture of your cat: what your phone background reveals about you

Selfie, baby or a picture of your cat: what your phone background reveals about you

We don’t often get an unvarnished view of celebrities’ private lives, but on Wednesday we caught a glimpse of One of the Best Relationships of Our Time. I talk, of course, of Mary-Kate Olsen (twin of Ashley) and her husband, Olivier Sarkozy (brother of former French president, Nicolas). Paparazzi pics...

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