PTI lends financial support to public, abolishes Hajj subsidy

PTI lends financial support to public, abolishes Hajj subsidy

ISLAMABAD: Amid many speculations about the decision on Hajj subsidy, the government has decided to abolish the financial support given to pilgrims. The decision was taken during the federal cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minster Imran Khan, in Islamabad on Thursday. The high-level  huddle was presented the Hajj policy for 2019 and it was also...

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The new business model of Apple to not depend solely on sales of the iPhone

The new business model of Apple to not depend solely on sales of the iPhone

The iPhone is no longer the hen of Apple’s golden eggs. Apple this week presented the worst results of its Christmas season in a decade. Figures for the last quarter of 2018, from October to December, show that the revenue generated by iPhones fell by 15% compared to last year. It is the first...

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The controversy of Nike by which they demand to the company retire of the market a model of sport footwear (and other 5 cases of controversial logos)

The controversy of Nike by which they demand to the company retire of the market a model of sport footwear (and other 5 cases of controversial logos)

Is Nike’s new sports shoe model “stepping on” the name of Allah hidden in its soles? When it comes to creating the logo of a company, it is usually necessary to invest a good amount of research time … and money. But projects can be counterproductive in the most unexpected...

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Punjab CM devises new traffic plans to improve flow in major cities of Pakistan

Punjab CM devises new traffic plans to improve flow in major cities of Pakistan

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed departments concerned to devise a detailed plan to improve the traffic flow at entry and exit points of Lahore and other big cities. The chief minister asked departments to finalize their recommendations following proper planning so that effective measures could be adopted...

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AIG Sindh: “Crime rates can only subside if police stop seeking bribes”

AIG Sindh: “Crime rates can only subside if police stop seeking bribes”

KARACHI: The Additional Inspector-General (AIG) of the Sindh Police’s Crime Branch, Waliullah Dil, has said that crime rate will automatically decrease if police officials stop seeking bribes. The senior police official was addressing a workshop attended by intelligence official, where he broached the topic of the Sahiwal encounter. “The Sahiwal incident...

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Plastic or paper: which bags actually pollute the least?

Plastic or paper: which bags actually pollute the least?

One-use bags are the most polluting, but easiest to produce. It is a question whose answer may seem obvious but it is not: are paper bags less polluting than plastic bags? The supermarket chain Morrisons, in the United Kingdom, is doing an experiment: recently increased the price of reusable plastic...

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NAB Karachi prosecutors tender resignation, demand raise in pay and perks

NAB Karachi prosecutors tender resignation, demand raise in pay and perks

KARACHI: With the aim of ‘blackmailing’ the higher authorities of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the prosecutors who are assigned to defend the corruption cases in the courts on behalf of the corruption watchdog, have tendered their resignation, media sources have learnt reliably. All the prosecutors of National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

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Parts of Pakistan likely to remain cold and dry today

Parts of Pakistan likely to remain cold and dry today

KARACHI: Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Friday with foggy conditions likely to grip the plains of Punjab and upper Sindh. According to the metrological department, mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, more rain-thunderstorm...

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