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Dr Hafeez Shaikh ‘ineligible’ to chair NFC meeting, present next budget

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Ghulam Abbas

Under the constitution, only a minister can head a constitutional body or present the fiscal budget in the assembly ISLAMABAD: Since the government has replaced the finance minister with an adviser, a number of issues have surfaced at the finance ministry amidst the absence of a full-fledged minister, it was learnt…

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POL production falls 5.5pc in eight months FY19

ISLAMABAD: The overall production of petroleum commodities witnessed a decline of 5.5 per cent during the first eight months of the…

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China to offer 90pc access market to Pakistani exporters: envoy

'In return, China only seeks 60pc market share in Pakistan' ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing said on Monday that China is…

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Huawei launches ‘world’s first’ 5G communications hardware for autos

China’s Huawei Technologies launched on Monday what it said was the world’s first 5G communications hardware for the automotive industry,…

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US prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE: The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or…

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The economics of Tableeghi Jamaat

Raiwind – a small city at the outskirts of Lahore – is home to one of the largest religious movements…

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Why people don’t invest in PSX, and why you should

I will start this piece by quoting two people who are considered authorities on investments. The first is a respected…

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The utilities must transform

If you live in Pakistan and have recently received your gas bill, I bet you are fuming (pun intended). Gas…

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Pakistanis are starting to spend more on healthcare. Siemens is counting on it

Walk into upscale restaurants in Pakistan and you will find menus that advertise offerings that conform to the “keto” diet.…

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Are an active NAB and FBR in Pakistan’s best economic interest?

On March 15, former intelligence officer and defence analyst Asad Munir, a retired brigadier in the Pakistan Army, committed suicide…

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What on earth happened to TCS & can Saira Awan fix it?

The pace of change can sometimes overtake even the best companies, including those that have achieved the coveted “verb status”.…

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No, Prime Minister, the problem is you (Editorial)

The premiership of Imran Khan is what happens when the collective wisdom of upper middle class drawing rooms in Pakistan…

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Profit E-Magazine Issue 63

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IPO Pakistan holds awareness walk

ISLAMABAD: In order to create maximum awareness among masses regarding the protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) and as a…

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Customs officials plunder confiscated goods worth Rs70mn

ISLAMABAD: After millions of rupees in theft in Lahore and Karachi customs’ state warehouses, some customs officials with the connivance…

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