Pakistan eyes 2018 start for China-funded Diamer-Bhasha dam

Islamabad: Pakistan expects China to fund a long-delayed Indus river mega dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan, part of disputed Kashmir, with work beginning next year,...

Govt seeks Rs13.16t to repay domestic debt

Islamabad: The incumbent government's borrowing appetite knows no bounds, as it is seeking approval of the National Assembly to get additional Rs15t from the...

Govt abandons $2b Gwadar-Nawabshah gas pipeline project

Islamabad: The $2b Gwadar-Nawabshah gas pipeline project has been abandoned by the incumbent government in light of the brewing diplomatic crisis that has afflicted...

Govt releases Rs681.36b for social sector development projects

The federal government has released Rs 681.316 billion for different social sector developmental projects under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2016-17 as against the...

Patrind hydro-power plant gets connected to national grid: NTDC

Lahore: The National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) on Tuesday said that one unit of the Patrind hydro-power plant has started generating electricity...

Chinese company planning to invest in urban transport sector

Lahore: A Chinese company is planning to invest in the urban transport sector in Pakistan as well as establish state-of-the-art setup for Drivers Training Simulator...

PSO inks fuel supply agreement with Pakistan Railways

ISLAMABADPakistan’s leading oil marketing company, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), has further strengthened its business relationship with Pakistan Railways by the signing of a major...

Benchmark index ends chaotic session in green

KARACHIThe awry ride for investors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange ended well with the indices grabbing decent gains. Contrary to the session on Monday,...

TDAP aims for effective liaison with exporters: Dharejo

LAHORETrade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is endeavouring to maintain an effective liaison with private and public stakeholders to promote Pakistani products at the...

Five more oil, gas discoveries, tally reaches 98: Abbasi

ISLAMABADMinister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday, said oil and gas exploration companies had made five new discoveries during last four...

Country’s exports fall by 3.12pc, imports rise by 20.60pc: PBS

KARACHIThe country’s exports fell by 3.12 per cent to $18.541 billion in period of July-May 2016-17, while imports figures touched all time high at...

Car sales rise by 3.12pc during last year: PAMA

KARACHIThe total car sales of the local manufacturers and assemblers enhanced to 172,911 units, up by 3.12 per cent in last eleven months of...

MoU signed between Hinopak Motors, JS Bank

KARACHIAn MoU signing ceremony between Hinopak Motors Limited and JS Bank Limited took place at a local hotel in Lahore where Deputy Managing Director...

KSE 100 ends up worst performer, sheds 1855 points

KARACHITraders have remained skeptic as the stock market has kept on performing abysmally since hitting a historic high of 53,127.24 in May. The event...

What’s wrong with public debt in Pakistan

The issue of public debt in Pakistan has received a lot of attention from every concerned quarter. They have been many debates, seminars, and...

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Kinnow exports likely to touch 400,000 tonnes this season

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