Government asked to remove petty offences from law books

Uganda, Sept. 25 -- Human rights activists have asked the government to scrap petty offences out of Ugandan law books, saying keeping them does not address the underlying social economic problems the ... Read More

USD, Yen down; Euro, Pound up

Mumbai, Sept. 25 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Friday. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.6636 21.3425 AUSTRA... Read More

RITES Limited secures contracts for Rs 205.85 crore

Mumbai, Sept. 25 -- RITES said that it has been awarded Turnkey contract for construction of Road Over Bridges (ROBs) in replacement of existing level crossings on competition basis from Railway Board... Read More

Utility Stores raised rates of various household items

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 25 -- The Utility Stores Corporation has increased the prices of various items household items including ghee and cooking oil. As per details, a notification has been issued to incre... Read More

NEPRA oks hike in power tariff by Rs1.62 per unit

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 25 -- The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday approved an increase in the power tariff by Rs1.62 per unit on account of fuel adjustment cost for the secon... Read More

PM calls upon 'tax havens' to return stolen wealth of developing countries

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 25 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the United Nations International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity (FACTI) panel on Thursday, called upon countries... Read More

JUI-F chief's close aide Musa Khan handed over to NAB Peshawar on 6-day physical remand

PESHAWAR, Sept. 25 -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Peshawar chapter on Thursday produced Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) leader Musa Khan before an accountability court and secured a six-day p... Read More

Pakistan reports 798 new cases of coronavirus

Islamabad, Sept. 25 -- Pakistan on Friday reported 798 new cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hours while seven people died in the same period. The death toll mounted to 6,444 while the country caseload has... Read More

Delhi Court orders FIR copy be provided to journalist arrested under Official Secrets Act

By Sushil Batra New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- Delhi Court on Thursday ordered the Delhi Police to provide a copy of the FIR to the advocates of freelance Journalist Rajeev Sharma, who was arrested recently ... Read More

Locals vandalise houses of minority community families in Chhatisgarh's Kondagaon

Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), Sept. 25 -- : A mob of locals allegedly vandalised houses of Christian families living in five villages in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district. Tensions peaked in Karkabeda, S... Read More