US warns Pakistan of risks from China infrastructure push

'It's clear, or it needs to be clear, that CPEC is not about aid'

CPEC to focus on welfare of masses: Asad Umar

Planning Minister Asad Umar has said that ongoing phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring about socio-economic benefits for the...

‘Furniture city to be set up near Chiniot’

LAHORE: Punjab Industries & Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that a furniture city would be established on 200 acres of land...

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 13.25pc

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to maintain the policy rate at 13.25pc for the next two months. In a statement...

Pakistan urged to honour int’l conventions before GSP-Plus review

ISLAMABAD: The civil society has urged the government to ensure compliance of all international conventions on climate change, human and labour rights before...

Govt striving hard to revolutionise power sector: minister

ISLAMABAD: Power Minister Omar Ayub Khan said on Thursday that the government was bringing a revolution in the power sector in order...

SBP reserves up $45m to $8.44bn

The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank rose 0.5pc on a weekly basis, according to data released by the State...

Pakistan to recover $800m outstanding dues from UAE’s Etisalat

Finance adviser calls for early resolution of issues pertaining to PTCL privatisation, pending for the last 14 years

Iran keen to enhance trade ties with Pakistan: envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Honardoost on Thursday met Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood in Islamabad to discuss...

‘CPEC an important milestone towards Pakistan’s development’

President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday termed China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as an important milestone in the journey towards development, as...

Govt jacks up power price by Rs1.83 per unit

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday notified Rs1.83 per unit increase in electricity tariff under monthly fuel price adjustment...

As others predict unchanged monetary policy, BMA expects 50bps rate cut

As the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is all set to announce its monetary policy for the months of November and December...

Stocks bleed as KSE-100 plummets 936 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) took a pounding on Thursday, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index dropping by over 1,000 points intraday. Foreign investors,...

PSX outperforms world stock markets in three months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan stocks have outperformed the world's leading stock markets during the last three months due to the government's steps to stabilise economy,...

PIA caused Rs321m loss to national exchequer: audit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) has drowned Rs321 million of the national exchequer as the airline failed to recover the money from...

Popular News

FBR to recommend amendment in Income Tax Ordinance over remittances

ISLAMABAD: Taking measures in response to a plea of an overseas citizen of Pakistan seeking benefits of certain provision of Income Tax Ordinance 2001...

Latest News

PayPal not ready to tap Pakistani market

A delegation from the Ministry of Information Technology visited the United States last month to convince international online payment company, PayPal, to bring its...