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President asks ECP to immediately announce poll date for Punjab, KP assemblies

President asks ECP to immediately announce poll date for Punjab, KP assemblies

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday, in a letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Sikandar Sultan, asked an immediate announcement of the elections date for the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies. “The president has asked the ECP to immediately announce the date of elections for provincial assemblies as per the...

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President Alvi asks ECP to immediately unveil date for Punjab, KP polls

President Alvi asks ECP to immediately unveil date for Punjab, KP polls

President Arif Alvi has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to immediately announce the date of elections for the provincial assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to “put an end to dangerous speculative propaganda”, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. In a letter written to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja following Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) demand,...

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Police seize enough cocaine to supply New Zealand for 30 years

Police seize enough cocaine to supply New Zealand for 30 years

A massive bundle of drugs seen floating in the Pacific Ocean in this undated photo. — AFP/ file  WELLINGTON: Police said Wednesday they had seized enough cocaine to supply New Zealand for 30 years, after snaring a massive bundle of drugs floating in the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand police commissioner Andrew Coster told reporters the...

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Sri Lanka seen returning to growth by year-end, president says

Sri Lanka seen returning to growth by year-end, president says

Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives with commanders of three forces to attend the country’s 75th Independence Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka February 4, 2023.— Reuters Sri Lanka’s economic crisis expected to end by 2026. Country defaulted and sought 2.9 billion bailout from IMF. Sri Lanka also working with China to obtain financing assurances. COLOMBO:...

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Zelensky due to visit UK on Wednesday

Zelensky due to visit UK on Wednesday

LONDON: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will on Wednesday make his first visit to the UK since the Russian invasion of his country, Britain said, announcing that it would offer fighter jet training to Ukrainian troops. Zelensky will meet Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and address parliament, Sunak’s office said, adding that the UK was planning “to...

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Qatari investors set to bid for Manchester United

Qatari investors set to bid for Manchester United

Qatari investors are planning to make a huge bid to buy Premier League club Manchester United, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources. The report described the investors as “a group of private, high-wealth individuals” from Qatar, which hosted the 2022 World Cup. Reuters has contacted Manchester United for comment. Jim Ratcliffe’s...

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FTSE 100 hits new peak after upbeat session on Wall Street

FTSE 100 hits new peak after upbeat session on Wall Street

UK’s blue-chip index hit a record high on Wednesday, following sharp gains on Wall Street a day earlier after US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments renewed hopes for less aggressive monetary policy. The exporter-heavy FTSE 100 rose 0.8% to an all-time high of 7,925.02, surpassing it previous peak of 7,906.58 hit just last week....

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President Alvi directs ECP to ‘immediately announce’ election date for KP, Punjab assemblies – Pakistan Observer

President Alvi directs ECP to ‘immediately announce’ election date for KP, Punjab assemblies – Pakistan Observer

Islamabad: President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, has directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to announce the election date for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab assemblies “immediately” to put an end to “dangerous speculative propaganda” against the upcoming provincial elections as well as the future general elections. for provincial assemblies of Punjab and Khyber...

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Japan rolls out ‘humble and lovable’ delivery robots

Japan rolls out ‘humble and lovable’ delivery robots

“Excuse me, coming through,” a four-wheeled robot chirps as it dodges pedestrians on a street outside Tokyo, part of an experiment businesses hope will tackle labour shortages and rural isolation. From April, revised traffic laws will allow self-driving delivery robots to navigate streets across Japan. Proponents hope the machines could eventually help elderly people in...