FBR tightens noose around Karachi marriage halls

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has squeezed the net around marriage halls in Karachi over tax evasion worth billions of rupees...

US company to manufacture biomedical equipment in Pakistan

LAHORE: For the first time in the country's history, a US biomedical engineering company would set up a manufacturing unit of biomedical...

‘Unjustified tariff’: APTMA announces countrywide closure of textile mills

LAHORE: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has decided to close down all textile mills across the country's in protest to...

Work on CPEC’s 2nd phase in full swing: Asim Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lt Gen (r) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Monday that work on the second phase...

Chinese experts land in Pakistan to help fight locust attacks 

KARACHI: Chinese experts landed in Pakistan the other day to assist the country in fight against locust since Beijing has experience of...

Farrukh Hussain Khan assumes charge as PSX CEO 

KARACHI: Farrukh Hussain Khan assumed charge as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday. In a notification posted...
Timber

FBR reluctant to remove duty on timber imports: APTTA

ISLAMABAD: While an illegal cutting of timber has been causing more deforestation in the country, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) seems...

Railways all set to launch Lahore-Gujranwala shuttle train

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, while addressing a press conference on Saturday, announced that the shuttle train between Lahore and Gujranwala...

Customs officials reluctant to cooperate in containers scam probe

ISLAMABAD: Senior Customs officials seem reluctant to appear before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to record their statements against a former Customs...

PM inaugurates Muzaffargarh-DG Khan highway

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated the newly-built Muzaffargarh-Dera Ghazi Khan Highway and a new 250-bed block of Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Govt calls stakeholder meeting to formulate ‘national standard’ for auto sector

ISLAMABAD: Amid severe criticism of not playing its due role in ensuring 'auto standards' in the country, the Ministry of Science and...

PM constitutes 3-member committee to probe sugar crisis

A three-member committee has been constituted to probe the recent countrywide hike in sugar prices. According to a document issued by the Prime...

SBP promotes credit schemes for differently-abled people

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Reza Baqir on Friday met President Dr Arif Alvi to present two initiatives for differently-abled...

FATF gives Pakistan June deadline to avoid blacklist

FATF says it will take action if Islamabad fails to make 'significant, sustainable progress' in penalising terror financing

PCMA deplores unavailability of imported raw material

LAHORE: Pakistan Chemical Manufacturers Association (PCMA) has called for a permanent solution to the problems faced by the local industry due to unavailability...