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Pakistani pilots question government list of 'dubious' pilots

30 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistani airline pilots and their union have raised questions about a government list of 262 pilots with "dubious" credentials, saying it is full of discrepancies.

Pakistani pilots question government list of "dubious" pilots

30 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 30 Pakistani airline pilots and their union have raised questions about a government list of 262 pilots with "dubious" credentials, saying it is full of discrepancies.

Seven die as 'separatist' gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange

29 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan A group armed with guns and grenades attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in the city of Karachi on Monday in a bid to take hostages, killing two guards and a policeman before security forces killed all four attackers, security officials said. | Video

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange, four killed - police

29 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 29 Gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday and four assailants were killed, police said.

Pakistan flag carrier to ground a third of pilots over 'dubious' licences

25 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will ground a third of its 434 pilots on suspicion that they hold "dubious" licences and flying certificates, a company spokesman said on Thursday, prompting concern from international safety and transport bodies.

UPDATE 2-Pakistan flag carrier to ground a third of pilots over 'dubious' licences

25 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 25 Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will ground a third of its 434 pilots on suspicion that they hold "dubious" licences and flying certificates, a company spokesman said on Thursday, prompting concern from international safety and transport bodies.

UPDATE 1-Pakistan's central bank cuts main policy rate by 100 bps to 7%

25 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan June 25 Pakistan's central bank cut its main interest rate by 100 basis points to 7%, the bank said in a statement on Thursday, in an unannounced move marking the country's fifth cut since the coronavirus began to spread through the country in March.

Coordinated blasts kill four in Pakistan, including soldiers

19 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan Three consecutive explosions claimed by a little-known separatist group killed four people including two soldiers in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh on Friday, officials said.

Pakistan targets ambitious growth, revenue despite coronavirus struggles

12 Jun 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Friday announced its annual budget for financial year 2020-21, setting ambitious targets of 2.1% GDP growth, a 7% fiscal deficit and an increase in tax revenues, even as it reels from a surge in novel coronavirus cases.

Pakistani aviation authority says PIA pilot ignored air traffic control

03 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistani aviation authorities have told Pakistan International Airlines that the pilot of a passenger plane that crashed into a residential district of Karachi last month had ignored air traffic control's instructions for landing, a PIA spokesman said on Wednesday.

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