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BCC wins two int'l awards for innovation, excellence

Dhaka, Jan. 16 -- Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) has won two prestigious awards from Open Group, a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards... Read More


After the SC verdict

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- The Pakistan Muslim League-N camp is rightly elated at a verdict by the five-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan that has thrown out an appeal by the National Accountabi... Read More


Tightrope walk

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has landed in Pakistan on a four-day visit as part of his endeavors to ensure that the Afghan land ... Read More


Palestine takes reins of UN coalition of developing countries

United Nations, Jan. 16 -- Palestine has been handed over the rotating Chairmanship of the G77 for 2019. The decision to elect Palestine as 2019 Chair of the G77 was taken in September 2018 by the f... Read More


Asian markets end mostly higher despite Brexit uncertainty

India, Jan. 16 -- Asian markets ended mostly higher on Wednesday even as the UK House of Commons voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by a crushing margin, stoking fresh uncertainty. In... Read More


Nawaz illegally transferred Pakpattan shrine land: JIT

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court was on Tuesday informed that then chief minister of Punjab Nawaz Sharif ordered illegal transfer of land of the Pakpattan shrine in 1985, a private TV channel re... Read More


Pakistan frees another senior Taliban leader

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- Pakistan on Tuesday released a senior Afghan Taliban leader who was taken into custody from Peshawar a few days ago, Taliban sources said. Hafiz Mohibullah is the member of a Tal... Read More


Engaging with leaders to promote multilateralism: UNGA President

United Nations, Jan. 16 -- Convinced that "revitalizing the UN and advancing multilateralism go hand-in-hand", United nations general assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces said that she wa... Read More


Punjab Assembly makes history as Pervez Elahi issues first production orders

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- Punjab Assembly made history after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's Salman Rafique, presently facing the National Accountability Bureau's investigation in management/developers of P... Read More


HEC & universities sign MoU to collaborate for EduTV

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft Pakistan launched Imagine Cup 2019 during a ceremony held at the Commission Secretariat on Tuesday. The ceremony also marked s... Read More