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‘State terrorism’: Pakistan calls out India for ‘brutal’ oppression of Kashmir

‘State terrorism’: Pakistan calls out India for ‘brutal’ oppression of Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has termed India’s “brutal” oppression of the people of occupied Kashmir the “worst example” of state-sponsored terrorism which it noted the global counterterrorism measures have failed to address. “Terrorism must be defeated comprehensively, everywhere,” Ambassador Munir Akram, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN, said in the debate of the Sixth Committee of...

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Utility stores issue tender for procurement of sugar: sources

Utility stores issue tender for procurement of sugar: sources

ISLAMABAD: The Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has issued a tender to purchase 50,000 metric tonnes of sugar to ensure availability of the commodity, ARY News reported on Tuesday, citing sources. According to sources, the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has taken measures to ensure availability of sugar under prime minister’s relief package. In this regard, USC...

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India loses contact with budget Mars orbiter after eight years

India loses contact with budget Mars orbiter after eight years

NEW DELHI: India has lost contact with its Mars orbiter, eight years after the low-cost probe made it the first Asian nation with a spacecraft circling the red planet, its space agency said. Although “designed for a life-span of six months as a technology demonstrator, the Mars Orbiter Mission has lived for about eight years...

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Energy crisis: Pakistan fails to secure LNG contract

Energy crisis: Pakistan fails to secure LNG contract

In a significant development, Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Government Holdings Private Limited (GHPL), failed to receive a single bid from international suppliers for the purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in a tender that expired on Monday. Back in August, PLL invited bids for 72 LNG cargoes from international suppliers across...

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Prison chief killed in India-occupied Kashmir as Amit Shah visits

Prison chief killed in India-occupied Kashmir as Amit Shah visits

Listen to article The chief of the prison service in India-occupied Kashmir has been murdered, police said on Tuesday, as the powerful interior minister visited the disputed Himalayan region. The body of Hemant Kumar Lohia, 57, the region’s director general of prisons, was found at his home on Monday night in the Jammu region, police said. Police...

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Energy crisis: Pakistan fails to secure long-term LNG supply

Energy crisis: Pakistan fails to secure long-term LNG supply

In a significant development, Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Government Holdings Private Limited (GHPL), failed to receive a single bid from international suppliers for the purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in a tender that expired on Monday. Back in August, PLL invited bids for 72 LNG cargoes from international suppliers across...

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LNG tenders fail to fetch bidders

LNG tenders fail to fetch bidders

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) shortages appear prolonging for years as it failed to attract any bidder for a long-term contract because of tight international market conditions. The state-run Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) on Monday announced the results of two tenders for a total of 72 LNG cargos after a month-long extension in deadline...