Energy projects under CPEC to be completed on time: spokesman

ISLAMABAD Spokesman of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Wednesday said that all energy projects under CPEC would be completed by the given schedule and there...

APTMA laments duty on cotton imports, urges govt to help increase exports

KARACHI: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Senior Vice Chairman, Zahid Mazhar, while commenting on the issuance of SRO 847(I)/2018 dated 4 July...

Weekly inflation goes up by 0.37pc

ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the combined income group witnessed an increase of 0.37 per cent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator...

Weekly inflation up 0.42pc

ISLAMABAD: The sensitive price indicator (SPI) for the week ended November 15 increased to 0.42 per cent over the previous week, and rose 5.71...

Gulf investors seek exit opportunity from Pakistan’s banking industry

LAHORE: After holding their positions for decades, a number of Gulf investors are looking for a suitable exit opportunity from the Pakistani banking industry. The...

Saudi’s Kingdom Holding buys 7% of Careem ride app

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Co. said on Thursday it has bought a stake in car ride-hailing business Careem, its latest venture in the...

China to continue assisting in Pakistan’s socio-economic development

BEIJING: China on Thursday said that it will “continue to provide assistance for economic and social development in Pakistan through trade, investment, and all-around practical...

Government unwilling to offer tax benefits to dairy sector

ISLAMABAD: The upcoming budget for financial year 2018-19 is not expected to provide any tax relief for the country’s dairy sector, despite falling profits...

Sanjrani calls for strengthening Pak-China economic ties

Sanjrani expressed his willingness to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Liaoning in port construction, economic and trade, high-tech, education and training, and continuously strive to consolidate China-Pakistan friendship

Overseas Pakistanis remit $3.5bn, up by 13.17pc in first 2 months of FY17-18

KARACHI Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $ 3.496 billion, up by 13.17 per cent in the first two months (July to August) of 2017-18, compared with...

Pakistan’s non-competitive rice loses international market

Apart from falling textile exports textile, rice exports are also expected to record a reduction of around 30 percent this year as the non-competitive...

PSX fails to stay afloat, closes in red

KARACHI: After a positive close in the previous session, Pakistan Stock Exchange was back in red zone on Wednesday, as indices that opened green sunk...

PSX isn’t doing well because the regulator is over-regulating: Financial analysts

The key dilemmas facing Pakistan’s equity market — a small investor base, few new listings on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), and shrinking turnover —...

Weekly inflation rises 0.03 per cent

ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) based weekly inflation for the week ended on March 01 for the combined income groups witnessed a nominal...

Country to get 660MW power from Thar Coal by early 2019

ISLAMABAD The Thar Coal-Fired Power Projects of 660 MW are sailing smoothly, as the first phase would begin commercial operations about four months ahead of...

Popular News

FBR issues notices to 3,950 non-filers in Lahore

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue's Broadening of Tax Base (BTB)-Lahore has issued notices to some 3,950 people who did not declare their assets despite...

Latest News

India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders

NEW DELHI: India’s health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially jeopardizing...

PIA hikes UAE fares