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Bill Gates Exits Microsoft Board To Focus On Philanthropy Full-Time, Ends An Era At The Company

It’s the end of an era at Microsoft. The giant company announced Friday that co-founder and Technology Advisor Bill Gates stepped down from the board of directors to dedicate more time to his philanthropic efforts, including global health, development, education and his increasing work tackling climate change. He’ll continue to serve as Technology Advisor to CEO Satya […]

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CJP administers oath to Justice Naqvi as SC judge on Monday

Khudayar Mohla – Islamabad, (TLTP) : Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed will administer oath of the office to Justice Sayyed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi, as Judge of the top court on Monday. Spokesperson Shahid Hussain Kamboyo said in a statement on Saturday that oath ceremony will take place in Ceremonial Hall Supreme Court Islamabad before commencing […]

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EU Court of Justice: Member states appoint Advocate General

Khudayar Mohla – Brussels, (TLTP) : As many as 27 member state representatives in the European Union on Wednesday appointed Jean Richard de la Tour (France) as Advocate General to the Court of Justice, following the death of Mr Yves Bot, the previous French Advocate General. Mr Richard de la Tour has been appointed as […]

PTBF chief seeks action against police “highhandedness”

RAWALPINDI, (TLTP): President Pakistan Tenpin Bowling Federation (PTBF) Ijazur Rehman has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Dr Fehmida Mirza to take notice of police highhandedness against him. Talking to TLTP, he claimed that Civil Lines police raided his Leisure City Bowling Club located […]

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B Tech engineers demand degree recognition

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Representatives of the Young Engineering Technologist Association has decided to stage a peaceful protest in front of Higher Education Commission Islamabad on March 9, 2020, seeking fulfillment of long-awaited approval of National Technology Council Act (NTC Act). They are also demanding approval of Technical Allowance for the Engineering Technologists and Diploma Engineers. B […]

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ICC authorizes opening of an investigation in Afghan war crimes since 2003

Khudayar Mohla- While accepting appeal for probe into alleged crimes committed in the war-torn nation, the International Criminal Court has authorized Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to commence an investigation into war crimes and crime against humanity in Afghanistan and beyond its border linked to Afghan, Taliban and US troops since May 1, 2003. It has been […]

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Traders urged to focus on enhancing trade with Poland

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Malik Muhammad Farooq, Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Poland, has said that Pakistan’s trade with Poland is negligible as compared to actual potential and stressed that business community should focus on further enhancing trade and exports in Polish market. Malik expressed these views during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) […]

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WB offers $12bn in support of countries’ response to COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): As COVID-19 reaches more than 60 countries, the World Bank Group is making available an initial package of up to $12 billion in immediate support to assist countries coping with the health and economic impacts of the global outbreak. This financing is designed to help member countries take effective action to respond to […]

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ICAO takes steps to strengthen global border management and security

TLTP Monitoring MONTRÉAL: Leveraging its privileged position as the nexus for international passports and associated standards development, UN aviation agency ICAO has taken steps to strengthen modern border security through the online issuance of a new “Master List” of e-passport authentication certificates. “Improved access to the authentication certificates will enhance global e-passport validation effectiveness, in […]

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Air Cargo Demand Down 3.3% in January 2020

Geneva, (TLTP) : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers , decreased by 3.3% in January 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. ”January marked the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year declines in cargo volumes. The air cargo industry started the […]