Day archives: June 10th, 2017

Japan clears way for first emperor abdication

Japan clears way for first emperor abdication in over 200 years Japan clears way for first emperor abdication in over 200 years TOKYO: Japan’s parliament passed a law on Friday that clears the way for its ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, in what would be the first imperial abdication in more than two centuries. …

‘HEC minting money through degrees verification

‘HEC minting money through degrees verification 6 hours ago BY Hamid Khan Wazir Though Higher Education Commission (HEC) is a public institute, but it acts more like a private institute, because money making seems to be its sole purpose, as it is accumulating hefty amount annually through degrees verifications, but little improvement could be seen …

Abducted Chinese nationals killed, claims IS

Abducted Chinese nationals killed, claims IS AP | Dawn.com | Reuters | Syed Ali Shah Updated Jun 10, 2017 12:19am The militant Islamic State (IS) group on Thursday claimed it had killed two Chinese nationals who were abducted from Quetta last month. China and Pakistan both have said they are probing the IS claim that …

NA witnesses chaos over Khursheed Shah’s speech

NA witnesses chaos over Khursheed Shah’s speech Abid Sher Ali confronts opposition leader; speaker says it seems sergeant-at-arms will have to be called ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly session on Friday witnessed pandemonium after Opposition Leader Syed Khursheed Shah produced photos of Malik Noor Awan with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and some members of the federal …

Election results 2017: May stays, for now

E l What a day. This time last night, the two main parties were pouring cold water all over the exit poll that put Theresa May’s future in doubt. Tonight that question is very much on Tory minds. She said today that she wants to stay and is in the process of working out how …

Modi, Xi spotlight on common ground, leave out differences

Modi, Xi spotlight on common ground, leave out differences TNN & Agencies | Updated: Jun 10, 2017, 03.29 AM IST Highlights • The meeting saw a discussion on issues like trade, investment, connectivity and cultural exchange • Indian foreign secretary did not give a direct reply when asked if NSG, OBOR and Azhar issues were …

Remarkable day: Pakistan joins SCO at Astana summit

Remarkable day: Pakistan joins SCO at Astana summit By Aamir Ilyas Rana Published: June 9, 2017 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says all countries associated with the SCO should leave behind a legacy of peace instead of harvesting conflict in the world. PHOTO: AFP ASTANA: Pakistan, along with India, on Friday became full member of the …