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Last updated: Saturday, February 06, 2016 6:56:07 PM

PIA suffers massive loss due to strike
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has incurred an estimated loss of about $17 million since last week as angry employees protested against a proposed plan to privatise the carrier, an official said on Thursday.

Thursday, February 04, 2016 2:08:04 PM

Anupam Kher issue due to nebulous visa regime: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian actor Anupam Kher being denied a Pakistani visa is "reflective of the byzantine and thoroughly nebulous visa regime that exists between India and Pakistan", a leading daily said on Thursday.

Thursday, February 04, 2016 11:10:17 AM

Pakistan, Afghan intelligence chiefs to meet in Kabul
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Intelli­gence chiefs of Pakistan and Afghanistan are set to hold talks in Kabul on Thursday in an attempt to reduce the trust deficit between the two South Asian neighbours.

Thursday, February 04, 2016 8:36:03 AM

Main facilitator of Pakistan varsity attack arrested
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The main facilitator of the terrorist attacck on Pakistan's Bacha Khan University, a media report said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 1:52:05 PM

PIA flights cancelled due to strike
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) All domestic and international flights of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were cancelled on Wednesday as the employees' strike to protest the carrier's privatisation entered its second day.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 11:42:03 AM

Pakistan criminalised legitimate dissent: Daily
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistani government has "criminalised legitimate dissent" while attempting to push through its privatisation plan, said a daily which rued the death of three employees of the national carrier PIA during a protest in Karachi.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 11:10:04 AM

Pakistan, China hold maritime cooperation dialogue
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistan and China on Tuesday held the Second Maritime Cooperation Dialogue in Islamabad and agreed to enhance their cooperation in the maritime domain, a statement said.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:08:03 PM

Pakistan airlines cuts operations after two staffers killed
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Two employees of Pakistan International Airlines were killed after a standoff with police on Tuesday, which led the national flag carrier to wind down its operations across the country.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 6:54:05 PM

Two killed in PIA staff, police standoff
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) At least two persons were killed and five injured on Tuesday after law enforcement personnel allegedly opened fire at employees of Pakistan International Airlines protesting near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi against privatisation of the national flag carrier.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:14:03 PM

No headway in Pathankot probe, Pakistan seeks more evidence
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The investigation into the Pathankot airbase terror attack has made no headway even after a month as the evidence provided by India is not enough, Pakistan's probe team has said and has asked Islamabad to seek more evidence from India.

Monday, February 01, 2016 6:38:03 PM

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