“Desperate measures taken as notices issued in fear of PTI workers’ detainment under MPO.”

The Sindh High Court in Pakistan has issued a notice to the country’s home secretary and inspector general of police over the detention of leaders and workers from the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party. The detentions were carried out under the Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance, and the court expressed doubts about the maintainability of the […]

“Desperate Measures: Beijing Imposes Ban on Chip Options, Leaving Local Companies in Suspense.”

China has banned infrastructure operators from purchasing memory chips from US company Micron Technology, in retaliation against sector controls introduced by the US last year. Beijing claims that the chips pose a risk to critical information infrastructure. Micron’s products will probably be most affected in telecommunications and transport sectors, where they are little-used. Micron generates […]

Will Brussels take drastic measures to close the Russian sanctions loophole with export curbs?

The European Union is considering restricting exports of certain products to third countries suspected of re-exporting them to Russia, in order to prevent banned products from reaching the Ukrainian battlefield. The move would be in response to the detection of loopholes in measures designed to prevent the leaking of banned goods into Russia. The proposals […]

Policy measures sought to control ‘crisis’ of obesity

اسلام آباد: جمعہ کے روز ‘ورلڈ اوبیسٹی ڈے’ کے موقع پر پاکستان میں ماہرین صحت اور وکلاء نے ملک میں موٹاپے کے بڑھتے ہوئے بحران پر خطرے کی گھنٹی بجائی ہے اور حکومت سے اس صورتحال کو کم کرنے کے لیے فوری پالیسی اقدامات کرنے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے۔ یہ بات انہوں نے پاکستان نیشنل […]

Pearson Airport taking measures to flatten peak-hour schedules ahead of March Break | CBC News

ٹورنٹو کا پیئرسن ہوائی اڈہ مارچ کے وقفے اور آنے والے موسم گرما کے سفر کے موسم سے پہلے عروج کے اوقات میں آنے والی یا روانہ ہونے والی پروازوں کی تعداد پر ایک “مشکل حد” لگائے گا۔ گریٹر ٹورنٹو ایئرپورٹس اتھارٹی (جی ٹی اے اے)، جو ہوائی اڈے کو چلاتی ہے، کا کہنا ہے […]

PM announces sweeping austerity measures for ministers | The Express Tribune

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced a series of austerity measures for government officials, including ministers and advisors, who will no longer receive salaries or other benefits. The move is part of the government’s efforts to reduce expenses and tackle the country’s economic challenges, such as rising inflation and debt. In addition, ministers will […]

Federal cabinet to forgo salaries, perks as PM Shehbaz announces slew of austerity measures

[ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday announced a slew of austerity measures. He said that ministers, state ministers and special advisers to the premier had decided to forego their salaries and perks. He said that all ministers will pay their own utility bills. “All luxury cars being used by cabinet members are being called […]