• Portion of PTI’s central office in Islamabad demolished

    Portion of PTI’s central office in Islamabad demolished

    Authorities in the federal capital demolished a portion of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Central Secretariat in Islamabad late Thursday, inviting strong criticism from the former ruling party.

    Source:The News International
    今天 12:34
    20
  • Nepra hearing: IPPs capacity payments projected to rise by 33pc to Rs2.8tr in next fiscal

    Nepra hearing: IPPs capacity payments projected to rise by 33pc to Rs2.8tr in next fiscal

    Pakistani consumers find themselves grappling with escalating electricity bills as capacity payments to independent power producers (IPPs) devour a significant chunk of their expenditures.

    Source:The News International
    今天 12:25
    91
  • UAE to invest $10bn in Pakistan

    UAE to invest $10bn in Pakistan

    United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday assured Pakistan his country’s support in all circumstances and made commitment of investing $10 billion in multiple sectors in Pakistan.

    Source:The News International
    今天 12:24
    25
  • PTI president Elahi released after bail by LHC

    PTI president Elahi released after bail by LHC

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Parvez Elahi was on Tuesday released from Kot Lakhpat Jail following months-long incarceration, Geo News reported.

    Source:The News International
    前天 13:12
    182
  • Maryam launches project to make Lahore best eco-friendly city

    Maryam launches project to make Lahore best eco-friendly city

    Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has launched a pilot project to make Lahore the best eco-friendly residential city.

    Source:The News International
    前天 13:10
    350
  • NA moved to bar dual nationals from becoming judge

    NA moved to bar dual nationals from becoming judge

    Noor Alam Khan, a parliamentarian of Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan and former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), has submitted the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2024, to the National Assembly Secretariat.

    Source:The News International
    前天 13:08
    330
  • JCP meets on June 7 to appoint 3 SC judges

    JCP meets on June 7 to appoint 3 SC judges

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP Qazi Faez Isa has convened the meeting of Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on June 7 for deliberations over the appointment of three judges in the Supreme Court.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-21
    182
  • PM invites Turkish firms to expand investment, relocate industries to Pakistan

    PM invites Turkish firms to expand investment, relocate industries to Pakistan

    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday invited Turkish companies to further expand their investment portfolio in Pakistan, also urging them to consider relocating their industrial units to the country.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-21
    321
  • IMF asks Pakistan for investment policy draft

    IMF asks Pakistan for investment policy draft

    With envisaging CPI-based inflation on the higher average rate of 12.7 percent for the next budget 2024-25, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to share the draft of the under preparation investment …

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-21
    373
  • Over 470 students return from Bishkek

    Over 470 students return from Bishkek

    Nearly 500 Pakistani students have so far arrived in the country from Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek after a plane carrying the third group landed in Lahore, Geo News reported on Monday.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-20
    321
  • No change in net metering policy for old users: minister

    No change in net metering policy for old users: minister

    The federal government would not change the existing solar net metering policy for old users though a review is in progress to assess better rate of return on newly installed panels and impact of high buyback tariff on c…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-20
    451
  • Suo motu case against Vawda, Kamal: SC bars media from airing, publishing contemptuous material

    Suo motu case against Vawda, Kamal: SC bars media from airing, publishing contemptuous material

    SC restrained the media from airing and publishing material constituting contempt of court and warned that upon failure, they might be proceeded against in accordance with the law

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-19
    390
  • Outcry as Pakistani students face mob violence in Kyrgyzstan

    Outcry as Pakistani students face mob violence in Kyrgyzstan

    Foreign students came under attack by mobs after a fight between local and Egyptian students broke out in a hostel in the capital city of Kyrgyzstan on May 13

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-19
    358
  • Govt’s bid to enforce WACOG formula for gas tariff hits snags

    Govt’s bid to enforce WACOG formula for gas tariff hits snags

    The government’s endeavours to implement the Weighted Average Cost of Gas (WACOG) formula for determining gas tariff biannually by blending local and imported RLNG have hit snags.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-19
    284
  • Despite arrests, raids, JI and farmer leaders hold protest in Lahore

    Despite arrests, raids, JI and farmer leaders hold protest in Lahore

    Despite arrests, raids and police surveillance, thousands of workers of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan and Farmers Board, under the leadership of Hafiz Naeemur Rehman, participated in a protest against the wheat crisis on…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-17
    426
  • Pakistan plans to get tenor of $15.36bn Chinese IPPs debt extended

    Pakistan plans to get tenor of $15.36bn Chinese IPPs debt extended

    With the arrival of an IMF team to gauge Islamabad’s capability to repay the escalating debt, Pakistan is contemplating options to seek a 5-year extension in the tenor of Chinese IPPs’ outstanding debt of $15.36 billi…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-17
    285
  • FBR likely to be tasked to collect up to Rs11.5tr next fiscal

    FBR likely to be tasked to collect up to Rs11.5tr next fiscal

    With the possibility of fixing the annual tax collection target of FBR ranging between Rs11.2 to Rs 11.5 trillion for the next budget, the IMF has given two options for implementing a taxation model from Australia or Ind…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-16
    557
  • Plan to occupy plots worth billions in cooperative societies foiled

    Plan to occupy plots worth billions in cooperative societies foiled

    The Sindh High Court has foiled a plan to illegally occupy plots worth billions of rupees in cooperative societies and suspended the registrar of cooperative societies.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-16
    312
  • Govt slashes petrol price by Rs15.39/litre

    Govt slashes petrol price by Rs15.39/litre

    In a major relief for the inflation-hit nation, the federal government approved a massive cut of Rs15.39 per litre in the petrol price for the next fortnight in line with the global oil rates. The petrol price has been r…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-16
    365
  • Pak Army officer martyred, three terrorists killed in Balochistan

    Pak Army officer martyred, three terrorists killed in Balochistan

    An officer of the Pakistan Army was martyred and three terrorists were killed as security forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in the general area of Sambaza, Zhob District of Balochistan, on Tuesday.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-15
    305
  • Annual tax compliance gap is massive Rs7tr in Pakistan: IMF

    Annual tax compliance gap is massive Rs7tr in Pakistan: IMF

    Amid kick-starting of parleys for clinching a fresh bailout package of $6-8 billion for Pakistan’s struggling economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has come up with a tax gap analysis and estimated that the pol…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-14
    402
  • Imran explains he kept £190m pact confidential on NCA demand

    Imran explains he kept £190m pact confidential on NCA demand

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that £190m had been received from the UK’s National Crime Agency under an agreement that it would be kept confidential.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-14
    367
  • Alarming rise in suicide by youth in Pakistan

    Alarming rise in suicide by youth in Pakistan

    Everyday around 50-55 people, mostly men are committing suicides in Pakistan, 70 percent of whom are people in the age group of 15-29 years, mental health experts said, adding that suicide is now the fourth leading cause…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-14
    326
  • EU agency move promising for Pak airlines’ operations in Europe

    EU agency move promising for Pak airlines’ operations in Europe

    The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has taken a significant step towards reinstating Pakistani airlines’ operations in European countries by deciding to lift the ban.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-13
    361
  • Report on Pakistan: Political uncertainty remains significant, says IMF

    Report on Pakistan: Political uncertainty remains significant, says IMF

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Pakistan that policy slippages together with lower external financing could undermine the narrow path to debt sustainability and place pressure on the exchange rate in pos…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-11
    512
  • Conspiracy against state, army: No pardon for plotters, executors of May 9: Shehbaz

    Conspiracy against state, army: No pardon for plotters, executors of May 9: Shehbaz

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir said on Thursday May 9 will undoubtedly remain a black day in the history of Pakistan. The indoctrinated and insidiously guided miscreants attacked the symbols of the state a…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-10
    425
  • Social media drive against judges: IHC constitutes two larger benches for contempt case hearings

    Social media drive against judges: IHC constitutes two larger benches for contempt case hearings

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday formed two separate larger benches to initiate contempt proceedings on the social media campaign against the two senior judges, Justice Babar Sattar and Justice Mohsin Akhtar K…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-9
    424
  • Discos petition Nepra for Rs51.88bn recovery from consumers

    Discos petition Nepra for Rs51.88bn recovery from consumers

    The state-owned power distribution companies (Discos) have formally petitioned the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to recover Rs51.88 billion from consumers.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-8
    539
  • Justice Minallah sees interference in judiciary: CJP says a complaining judge shouldn’t be here

    Justice Minallah sees interference in judiciary: CJP says a complaining judge shouldn’t be here

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Qazi Faez Isa has said he does not agree to Justice Athar Minallah’s arguments about interference in the judiciary. “And if it is happening, a judge complaining about this should not b…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-8
    574
  • Saudi team’s visit boosted Pak-KSA ties: PM

    Saudi team’s visit boosted Pak-KSA ties: PM

    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the visit of a Saudi investment delegation to Islamabad is a significant headway in the relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-8
    536
  • Govt plans pension reforms ahead of IMF talks

    Govt plans pension reforms ahead of IMF talks

    Ahead of the upcoming IMF parleys and the budget, the government unveiled its plan to finalise the pension package for implementing it across the board including jacking up the age limit for all public servants such as t…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-8
    539
  • PM assures blanket support to Saudi investment

    PM assures blanket support to Saudi investment

    Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday assured his government’s blanket support to the Saudi investment, enabling the investors and businessmen to accomplish their future projects in Pakistan expeditiously wit…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-7
    349
  • Eyeing $8bn commitment, Pakistan starts fresh talks with WB

    Eyeing $8bn commitment, Pakistan starts fresh talks with WB

    Pakistan has kickstarted fresh negotiations with the World Bank (WB) for four-year Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) policy framework with the expectations that the Washington-based lender might commit $8 billion for ma…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-7
    281
  • SECP approves PIACL restructuring

    SECP approves PIACL restructuring

    The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved the restructuring of Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIACL).

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-6
    623
  • PTA refuses to block over 0.5m Sims of non-filers

    PTA refuses to block over 0.5m Sims of non-filers

    PTA rejected FBR's demand to block SIM of over 0.5 million non-filers, arguing that such order would not have legal bindings, and it would be contrary to the country’s legal framework

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-5
    519
  • FBR move to block Sims of non-filers hits snags amid reluctance of telecom firms

    FBR move to block Sims of non-filers hits snags amid reluctance of telecom firms

    The FBR has not yet been able to convince the PTA and telecom operators for blocking SIMs of over 0.5 million non-filers within deadline of 15 days.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-3
    515
  • 50-member Saudi team to arrive for investment talks on Sunday

    50-member Saudi team to arrive for investment talks on Sunday

    A 50-member delegation from Saudi Arabia is due on May 5 to hold meetings with focus for trade deals and investment in joint ventures with Pakistani entrepreneurs

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-3
    880
  • Manufacturers of four-wheel EVs seek tax exemption for two years

    Manufacturers of four-wheel EVs seek tax exemption for two years

    EV Manufacturers have proposed amendments in Customs Act to Ministry of Industries and demanded allowing SKD parts of 4-wheel electric vehicles in country for five years

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-2
    555
  • Barrick Gold in talks to raise $2bn for Pakistan’s Reko Diq

    Barrick Gold in talks to raise $2bn for Pakistan’s Reko Diq

    Canadian miner Barrick Gold is in talks with the International Finance Corporation and other agencies to raise at least $2 billion for the first phase of the Reko Diq copper project in Pakistan, CEO Mark Bristow told Re…

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-2
    866
  • Pakistan receives $1.1bn from IMF

    Pakistan receives $1.1bn from IMF

    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the disbursement of $1.1 billion final tranche by the IMF, expressing the hope that it would help bring economic stability to the country.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-1
    738
  • PM responsible for agencies’ work: SC

    PM responsible for agencies’ work: SC

    The court directed Attorney General Mansoor Usman Awan to submit his response on behalf of the federal government on the matter

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-1
    648
  • Imran to be out of jail this month: PTI

    Imran to be out of jail this month: PTI

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Barrister Gohar Ali Khan Tuesday claimed the party’s founder chairman Imran Khan will be in the public this month.

    Source:The News International
    2024-5-1
    532
  • IMF board approves $1.1bn for Pakistan

    IMF board approves $1.1bn for Pakistan

    The IMF’s executive board has approved completion of the second review and release of the third and last tranche of $1.1 billion for Pakistan under $3 billion Standby Arrangement (SBA).

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-30
    448
  • PTI must rule if it’s larger group in NA: Fazl

    PTI must rule if it’s larger group in NA: Fazl

    The opposition benches in the National Assembly Monday warned the government that the House would not be allowed to run if they were denied the right to hold public meetings and demonstrations.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-30
    527
  • Asma Jahangir conference: No foreign investment until political course corrected: Abbasi

    Asma Jahangir conference: No foreign investment until political course corrected: Abbasi

    Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Sunday that issues of the country could not be fixed and no foreign investment could be brought until the course of politics was corrected.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-29
    653
  • Line pack still under stress despite major cut in local gas flow

    Line pack still under stress despite major cut in local gas flow

    In a significant development on Thursday, the country’s primary local gas fields reduced gas supply by 342 mmcfd to just 467 mmcfd from 809 mmcfd on April 11, 2024, solely to prevent the gas transmission system from pos…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-26
    670
  • Govt, opposition agree on formula to appoint heads of standing committees

    Govt, opposition agree on formula to appoint heads of standing committees

    The government and the opposition Thursday reached an understanding on a formula for appointing chairpersons of standing committees.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-26
    641
  • IMF executive board to discuss approval of $1.1bn funding for Pakistan on 29th

    IMF executive board to discuss approval of $1.1bn funding for Pakistan on 29th

    The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will meet on April 29 to discuss the approval of $1.1 billion funding for Pakistan, the fund said on Wednesday.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-25
    668
  • Bureaucracy won’t hamper privatisation, promises PM

    Bureaucracy won’t hamper privatisation, promises PM

    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday said that the privatisation process would be carried out in a transparent way without any bureaucratic hurdles and that the government would consult the business community before f…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-25
    545
  • Shortage of essential drugs adds to patients woes

    Shortage of essential drugs adds to patients woes

    At least 30 essential drugs have vanished from community and hospital pharmacies across the country, causing severe problem for patients struggling with chronic illnesses

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-25
    761
  • Shehbaz suspends FBR official for delay in tax cases

    Shehbaz suspends FBR official for delay in tax cases

    Taking notice of deliberate delay in tax cases, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has suspended the chief commissioner inland revenue Islamabad and other officers concerned and ordered an inquiry.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-24
    295
  • Pakistan seeks $3.5bn financing from KSA for Diamer-Bhasha dam

    Pakistan seeks $3.5bn financing from KSA for Diamer-Bhasha dam

    Pakistan has sought $3.5 billion financing from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) for Diamer-Bhasha Dam during the visit of a high-powered delegation from KSA on April 15-16.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-24
    447
  • Iran's President Raisi leaves after 3-day Pakistan visit

    Iran's President Raisi leaves after 3-day Pakistan visit

    President of Iran Dr Ebrahim Raisi has left for his country along with his delegation on the heels of a three-day visit to Pakistan early on Wednesday.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-24
    548
  • Is it FBR chief’s duty to save corrupt officials, asks SC

    Is it FBR chief’s duty to save corrupt officials, asks SC

    The Supreme Court on Monday took exception to filing of a review petition by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) with regard to initiation of proceedings against Board’s officials in containers’ tracking contracts case …

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-23
    652
  • Countrywide protest on Friday: PTI

    Countrywide protest on Friday: PTI

    The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Monday announced protest demonstrations across the country on Friday against what it alleged the blatant and brazenly rigged by-polls, demanding that the Election Commission of Pakistan…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-23
    770
  • Aurangzeb rules out tax amnesty

    Aurangzeb rules out tax amnesty

    Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb has said that now there will be no amnesty scheme and people will have to pay taxes.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-23
    666
  • Maryam promises maximum relief to people

    Maryam promises maximum relief to people

    Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif Sunday said her government will give the maximum relief to people in a short span of time.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-22
    643
  • PMLN emerges victorious in by-polls

    PMLN emerges victorious in by-polls

    Contrary to the general election results, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) emerged victorious on most seats in the by-elections, according to unofficial results released by the returning officers late on S…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-22
    534
  • Pakistan attack targets van carrying Japanese autoworkers

    Pakistan attack targets van carrying Japanese autoworkers

    A suicide bomber has detonated his explosive-laden vest near a van carrying Japanese autoworkers in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi, police said, injuring three bystanders.

    Source:Aljazeera
    2024-4-21
    480
  • IHCBA petitions SC over alleged meddling in judicial affairs

    IHCBA petitions SC over alleged meddling in judicial affairs

    The Islamabad High Court Bar Association has approached the Supreme Court regarding alleged interference by administration and intelligence agencies in judicial affairs, as reported by six judges of the Islamabad High C…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-19
    393
  • Minister orders Nadra to block SIMs on invalid, expired ID cards

    Minister orders Nadra to block SIMs on invalid, expired ID cards

    Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi directed the National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) on Wednesday to block mobile SIMs issued on invalid and expired identity cards.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-19
    530
  • IMF tweaks quarterly tax collection target

    IMF tweaks quarterly tax collection target

    Without changing the tax collection target of Rs9,415 billion for the current fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made adjustments in monthly tax collection targets of the last three months (April-Jun…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-18
    353
  • Huge investment deals likely as Saudi delegation arrives

    Huge investment deals likely as Saudi delegation arrives

    Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, heading a delegation, arrived on a two-day visit at Rawalpindi’s Nur Khan Airbase to a red-carpet welcome, and a static guard of honour.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-16
    796
  • Petrol price up by Rs4.53 per litre, diesel Rs8.14

    Petrol price up by Rs4.53 per litre, diesel Rs8.14

    The federal government has increased the price of petrol for next fortnight by Rs4.53 per litre in line with the hike in the global oil rates.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-16
    862
  • $6bn investment for upgrade Refineries seek end to smuggled POL products from Iran

    $6bn investment for upgrade Refineries seek end to smuggled POL products from Iran

    In a new development, the country’s local refineries that are all set to gear up to start $5-6 billion investment in 6 years’ time for their upgradation projects after signing Implementation Agreements (AIs) with Ogra …

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-15
    722
  • Raisi to arrive on two-day visit on 22nd

    Raisi to arrive on two-day visit on 22nd

    Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Pakistan on April 22 for two days.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-15
    980
  • Some politicians want to launch PNA-II: Bilawal

    Some politicians want to launch PNA-II: Bilawal

    President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday said Pakistan is not a poor country but the lack of wisdom and insight in ‘baboos’ sitting in Islamabad has made it poor.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-15
    1173
  • Rains delay wheat harvesting in Punjab

    Rains delay wheat harvesting in Punjab

    The traditional harvesting month of “Baisakh” in Punjab, the province known for producing the most wheat in Pakistan, is usually welcomed by farmers like a golden shower. However, this time, the rainfall accompanying …

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-15
    739
  • Punjab police's 'corrupt' officials to face 'special court martial'

    Punjab police's 'corrupt' officials to face 'special court martial'

    Sticking to her zero-tolerance policy against corruption and bribery, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz on Saturday decided to hold “special court martial” of corrupt elements within the ranks of the police department…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-14
    640
  • 89pc Pakistanis oppose husbands’ violence against wives: Gallup

    89pc Pakistanis oppose husbands’ violence against wives: Gallup

    In the survey, 89 percent of Pakistanis were strongly opposed to violence against wives by husbands

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-14
    845
  • Reshuffle in Sindh police by caretakers affected entire policing system: CM Shah

    Reshuffle in Sindh police by caretakers affected entire policing system: CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and former caretaker home minister Brig (retd) Haris Nawaz on Thursday traded blame as the authorities failed to contain a spike in violent crimes across the province particularly in K…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-12
    654
  • 'Jailed Qureshi hopeful for justice after IHC judges letter'

    'Jailed Qureshi hopeful for justice after IHC judges letter'

    Incarcerated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s daughter Shehrbano Qureshi said Thursday that the "brave step" of six Islamabad High Court (IHC) judges to write a letter on alleged inter…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-12
    591
  • Several injured as honeybees attack Eid revellers in Mandi Bahauddin park

    Several injured as honeybees attack Eid revellers in Mandi Bahauddin park

    Revellers in Punjab’s Mandi Bahauddin city faced an unexpected situation amid Eid ul Fitr festivities on the second day on Thursday after they came under attack by a swarm of honeybees.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-12
    851
  • PM’s return by regular PIA flight troubles passengers

    PM’s return by regular PIA flight troubles passengers

    The journey of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz on a regular PIA flight — PK842 Jeddah-Islamabad — turned out to be a suffering for hundreds of passengers.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-11
    524
  • KP to launch air ambulance service

    KP to launch air ambulance service

    Chief Minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has decided to launch an air ambulance service in the province in four months to effectively deal with any health emergency situation.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-11
    725
  • Pakistan to ask IMF for fresh bailout package in spring meeting

    Pakistan to ask IMF for fresh bailout package in spring meeting

    With augmentation of next bailout package through climate finance, Pakistan has decided to formally approach the IMF for the medium-term Extended Fund Facility (EFF) during the upcoming annual spring meetings of the Bret…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-10
    869
  • Islamabad bar vows support for Justice Kayani

    Islamabad bar vows support for Justice Kayani

    Vice-Chairman of the Islamabad Bar Council Adil Aziz Qazi has expressed his deep concern and condemned the filing of a “frivolous reference” against the Senior Puisne Judge of the Islamabad High Court Mohsin Akhtar Kay…

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-10
    667
  • PHC CJ says he paid a heavy price for verdicts

    PHC CJ says he paid a heavy price for verdicts

    The Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Khan said on Monday he had paid a heavy price for verdicts delivered as per law and the Constitution.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-9
    351
  • LHC jails, fines lawyer for misconduct

    LHC jails, fines lawyer for misconduct

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday handed down six months imprisonment to a lawyer for misbehaving with a judge.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-9
    754
  • IMF ready to discuss with Pakistan next programme in ‘coming months’

    IMF ready to discuss with Pakistan next programme in ‘coming months’

    The International Monetary Fund has said that its executive board meeting is expected to take place later this month, which will likely consider Pakistan’s second and final review under the Stand-By Arrangement.

    Source:The News International
    2024-4-5
    851
  • Pakistan not in talks with TTP: FO

    Pakistan not in talks with TTP: FO

    Pakistan on Thursday reiterated again that it was not holding any talks with the terrorist organisation Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and had no plans to hold talks with them in future.

    2024-4-5
    1198
  • Traffic police takes action against 664 vehicles violating traffic rules on Holi

    Traffic police takes action against 664 vehicles violating traffic rules on Holi

    Police have taken action against 664 vehicles violating traffic rules on Holi.

    Source:myRepublica
    2024-3-25
    869
  • Trade talks with Kabul today

    Trade talks with Kabul today

    The delegation would be on a two-day visit to sort out the differences and take more confidence-building measures to ease tension in border areas

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-25
    1053
  • Up to Rs610,000 annual property tax on Islamabad farmhouses proposed

    Up to Rs610,000 annual property tax on Islamabad farmhouses proposed

    As a plea of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce regarding the tax proposals of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad is pending in the Islamabad High Court, the MCI has proposed rates for property tax.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-25
    896
  • Pakistan loses $4bn annually due to climate change, says TIP report

    Pakistan loses $4bn annually due to climate change, says TIP report

    TIP on Thursday released its report “Financing Climate Action: Enhancing Effectiveness and Transparency in Pakistan’s Climate Governance Frameworks”

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-22
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  • Donald Lu’s some remarks about ECP ‘intrusive’: FO

    Donald Lu’s some remarks about ECP ‘intrusive’: FO

    Pakistan Thursday said some remarks made by the US Assistant Secretary of State Donald Lu during the Congressional hearing on Wednesday reflected a misunderstanding of Pakistan’s electoral laws and at the same time wer…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-22
    580
  • RLNG prices up by over 2pc for SNGPL, marginal rise for SSGC

    RLNG prices up by over 2pc for SNGPL, marginal rise for SSGC

    The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Wednesday increased the prices of re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) by $0.332 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), or 2.58 percent, for consumers of Sui Norther…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-21
    547
  • Earn money but don’t involve martyrs, CJP tells DHA

    Earn money but don’t involve martyrs, CJP tells DHA

    During the hearing of a case related to a private housing society in the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice remarked on Wednesday that the DHA people are doing a simple business, they should earn money but should not invo…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-21
    468
  • Govt won’t last beyond 5 or 6 months: Imran

    Govt won’t last beyond 5 or 6 months: Imran

    Incarcerated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan has said the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) did not join the federal cabinet because the incumbent set-up will not last long. “Establishment, caretaker govern…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-21
    498
  • Pakistan slams fresh round of curbs on political parties in IIOJ&K

    Pakistan slams fresh round of curbs on political parties in IIOJ&K

    Denouncing the Indian authorities’ decision of declaring the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL) and four factions of Jammu and Kashmir People’s League (JKPL) as ‘unlawful associations’, Islamabad Tues…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-20
    756
  • Govt restricts foreign trips of ministers, officials

    Govt restricts foreign trips of ministers, officials

    The Cabinet Division issued the travel policy in light of the decisions of the federal cabinet

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-19
    1004
  • Bill Gates writes to Shehbaz

    Bill Gates writes to Shehbaz

    Bill Gates also wished Shehbaz Sharif every success in work to foster growth and prosperity for Pakistan

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-19
    810
  • Punjab govt presents Rs4.48tr budget for three months

    Punjab govt presents Rs4.48tr budget for three months

    A spokesman for the government said the non-tax revenue had been estimated at Rs231.80 billion with an increase of 42pc

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-19
    1127
  • Cop who was part of Karachi operation facing death threats

    Cop who was part of Karachi operation facing death threats

    Haider Ali Zaidi, who had played a vital role in the Karachi operation in the 1990s and had been attacked by terrorists multiple times, is once again facing death threats, and so is his family

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-18
    518
  • PPP names candidates for Senate polls

    PPP names candidates for Senate polls

    The PPP Parliamentarians announced its candidates for the upcoming Senate elections after approval by the party leadership.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-16
    910
  • Govt to directly subsidise fertiliser cost to help farmers

    Govt to directly subsidise fertiliser cost to help farmers

    The government has announced a significant policy shift aimed at directly assisting farmers by providing subsidies on fertilizers, bypassing traditional channels that often benefit manufacturers more than the intended re…

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-15
    562
  • Shehbaz, Gandapur forge rare bonhomie in first meeting

    Shehbaz, Gandapur forge rare bonhomie in first meeting

    In a major political development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur Wednesday met Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and was satisfied with his first engagement with the premier, terming it as positive.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-14
    991
  • CJP reconstitutes committee to form SC benches

    CJP reconstitutes committee to form SC benches

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa has reconstituted a committee mandated for forming SC benches to hear and dispose of appeals and cases registered under Article 184(3) of the Constitution.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-14
    591
  • SBP payments system review: Mobile, internet banking preferred mode of digital transactions

    SBP payments system review: Mobile, internet banking preferred mode of digital transactions

    Mobile and internet banking remains the preferred mode of digital transactions for Pakistanis as these two channels account for half of all digital transactions, the central bank said on Wednesday.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-14
    970
  • ECP issues notice to Gandapur on disqualification plea

    ECP issues notice to Gandapur on disqualification plea

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday issued a notice to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur on a petition seeking his disqualification for allegedly misleading about a patch of land.

    Source:The News International
    2024-3-13
    699
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