Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Holiday notification is fake, says interior ministry
The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday announced that it has not issued any order/circular regarding half day local holiday on February 28 and local holiday on March 1. In a notification issued here, the Ministry said circular no. 2/4/2014-Public dated February 28, 2017, attributed to it was fake. The... Read more
Govt hikes Petrol price

Govt hikes Petrol price

Business February 28, 2017 0

The government has increased petroleum product prices from March 01, 2017. Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced that the price of petrol has been increased by Rs1.71 and diesel by Rs1.52. The new petrol and diesel prices would be at Rs73 and Rs82 per litre respectively. The prices of Kerosene oil and... Read more
Darren Sammy, Marlon Samuels agree to play PSL final in Pakistan
Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels have agreed to play  Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Pakistan. According to sources, both West Indian players have given their consent to Zalmi’s management to play the final in Lahore on March 5. Islamabad United has suffered a major setback... Read more
Interior Ministry approves FIA requisition for red warrants of Brahamdagh Bugti and Sher Mohammad
The interior ministry has approved request of Federal Investigation Agency’s request to issue red warrants for Brahamdagh Bugti and Sher Mohammad. According to  ‘The News Pakistan’, an official revealed “The approval has been granted and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has formally received the directions of the Interior Ministry regarding,’.... Read more
Malaysia to charge women with Kim murder
Two women – an Indonesian and a Vietnamese – will be charged on Wednesday with murder over the killing in Malaysia of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, Malaysia’s attorney general said. Police have said the women smeared VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of... Read more
Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Pakistan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday to attend Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit. Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch received the visiting dignitary at the Nur Khan Air Base.The Iranian foreign minister, ambassadors of Pakistan and Iran and senior officials were also present. The Iranian president was... Read more
Russian Ambassador meets army chief, discusses regional security
Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Alexey Yurevich Dedov, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. In a statement from the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Alexey Yurevich Dedov condemned recent terrorist incidents in the country and expressed grief on behalf of his country. He... Read more
Bengaluru to offer up ‘sporting’ pitch for second test
Barring a last-minute intervention from the home side, the second test between India and Australia will be played on a “sporting” pitch which will be fair to both teams, organisers in Bengaluru have said. Pitch talk dominated reaction in India to their series-opening defeat inside three days in Pune,... Read more
Taliban kill 12 Afghan police with silenced weapons
Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand attacked a checkpoint with silenced weapons and hand grenades early on Tuesday killing 12 policemen and stealing weapons and ammunition, officials said. But a provincial official said that it could be an insider attack as one of the guards was... Read more
NAB arrests billionaire police constable in Hyderabad
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested an on-duty billionaire police constable and his sacked father on corruption charges during a raid in Latifabad area of Hyderabad. A NAB statement said Muhammed Yousuf and his father Arif Yousuf were arrested on charges of money embezzlement. About Rs3.8 million, 20... Read more