China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
like Nawaz, Imran also takes credit of fuel price reduction
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has announced not to deliver speeches from tomorrow in respect of Muharram ul Haram. Addressing his workers and supporters at the PTI sit-in camp here on Friday, Imran Khan said, “We all should learn a lesson from the sacrifice of Imam Hussain (RA), who... Read more
Goods transporters reduce fares by 5%
After reduction in petroleum prices the goods transporters announced to reduced the fares by 5% . According to the transport union, the goods transport fares  have been reduced by 5%. The reduction in transport fares will benefit traders and industrialists. This will also reduce the cost of production of... Read more
Altaf Hussain warns presence of ISIS in Pakistan
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief, Altaf Hussain, Friday indicated the presence of Islamic State of Iraq & Syria (ISIS) or “Daish” in Karachi. In a telephonic address from London MQM Chief said “If this menace, which is far more dangerous than Taliban and al Qaeda, is not contained the... Read more
Women’s cricket tournament named after Malala
Pakistan’s cricket authorities have named their under-21 women’s tournament after Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai in an effort to encourage girls to take up the game. Malala, who campaigns for the right of all children to go to school, survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012 and earlier this... Read more
Australia fight to save 2nd Test after Younis’s epic 213
Australia were left with a daunting task to save the second Test and series after Younis Khan hit an epic double hundred to put Pakistan in command on Friday. Younis notched a memorable 213 for his fifth double hundred to steer Pakistan to 570-6 declared in their first innings on... Read more
Pakistan Army continues to supply food, health facilities in Thar
Pakistan Army has established relief camps in different areas of Thar to supply of food and basic healthcare facilities. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army’s relief activities in the famine-hit areas of Tharparkar are continued in full swing. Pakistan Army has also established several medical camps to help people suffering... Read more
Grenade attack on police van in Karachi
Two police constables were injured in a grenade attack at police van on the N.I.P.A flyover in Karachi on Friday evening. According to police, the officials were in Police mobile van at  N.I.P.A flyover to overlooks an Imambargah near  N.I.P.A  Chowrangi when they were attacked. The two inured officials were shifted... Read more
Ali Zafar does sketch of Big B on live show
Is there really anything our multi-talented star Ali Zafar cannot do? Attending the most watched TV show in India, Kaun Banega Crorepati on Wednesday night with his Kill Dil team (Parineeti Chopra, Ranveer Singh and the veteran Govinda), Ali Zafar impressed host and veteran Amitabh Bachchan when he showed... Read more
Special Court hears Article VI case against Pervez Musharraf
Special court constituted to try former president Pervez Mushrraf over high treason charges resumed the case hearing today (Friday). During the course of hearing, Justice Faisal Arab, head of the bench, remarked that media reports could not be solely relied upon or accepted as evidences. A recorded statement of... Read more
PIA has cut losses of Rs13.5bn this year: aviation adviser
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation Affairs Shujaat Azeem said on Friday that the annual loss of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) had been reduced to Rs18 billion from Rs31.5 billion during the previous year. He said the PIA was also paying Rs3.29 billion interest on legacy loans that... Read more
Govt approves 20pc duty on wheat import
ISLAMABAD: In a surprising development which could have political ramifications, the government on Thursday decided to block reduction in wheat and wheat flour prices and increased commissions for oil companies and petroleum dealers on the sale of oil products. The decisions were taken in a meeting of the Economic... Read more
$1.2bn loss in six months due to energy shortage: Aptma
LAHORE: Pakistan’s official international trade figures for the six months from April to September show that the country has lost $1.2bn in textile exports on account of acute energy shortages in Punjab. “If this trend persists over the rest of the current financial year, the textile export losses will... Read more
ECC approves incentives for LNG users, 570,000 tonnes urea import
ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday approved incentives for use of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) and allowed 570,000 tonnes of urea import. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The committee will meet... Read more
Audit gives clean chit to Rs342bn payment to IPPs
ISLAMABAD: An audit has given a clean chit to circular debt payments of Rs342 billion to independent power producers (IPPs), the Senate was informed on Thursday. Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali informed the house that during the last six financial years, Wapda’s Office of... Read more