Govt likely to appoint Khurram Agha as petroleum secretary

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is likely to appoint Khurram Agha as petroleum secretary, it was learnt on Friday. Sources said that former Gilgit-Baltistan chief...

Punjab tightens noose around travel agencies

A day after promulgating two ordinances related to food security in the province, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has promulgated two more...

WB to provide $1.3bn for Pakistan’s social sector development

World Bank, Pakistan sign seven project agreements to support govt’s initiatives in social protection, disaster & climate risk management, infrastructural uplift, agriculture & food security and human capital development

Bears return to PSX as KSE-100 loses 204 points

KARACHI: Bears dominated Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Friday, with the benchmark KSE-100 index failing to sustain early gains, plunging nearly 300...

SHC stops crackdown against sugar mills

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has granted relief to three sugar mills in suspected benami transaction inquiries. As per details, Deharki, Al...

SBP issues revised markup subsidy for low-cost house financing

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday issued instructions to the banks for implementation of the revised mark-up subsidy approved...

KP govt proposes 40 development schemes under PSDP 2021-22

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Thursday directed the departments concerned to expedite work on ongoing development projects under the...

Pakistan, Hungary launch online platform to boost trade links

ISLMAMABAD: Pakistan and Hungary have launched a trade and economic window to boost their commercial and economic linkages. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and...

Govt allows duty-free import of auto-disable syringes till June 30th

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has allowed the import of auto-disable syringes till 30th June 2021, it emerged on Tuesday. According to sources, President...

Pakistan to receive first purchase of over one million doses of Chinese vaccines by March-end: minister

Asad Umar says govt in talks to purchase another seven million doses of Sinopharm and CanSino vaccines
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Asad Umar for disbursement of additional PSDP funds to expedite development

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday directed the Planning Commission to allocate additional funds from the Public...

Petro Division directed to take action against OMCs involved in June 2020 crisis

ISLAMABAD: The government has directed the Petroleum Division to take serious action against oil marketing companies (OMCs) and others involved in the...

Karachi Green Line BRT to become operational by August

ISLAMABAD: As the Sindh government had deferred the timeline for operationalisation of the much-awaited Green Line Bus Rapid Transport System in Karachi, Planning...

Land automation helps PLRA collect Rs7.4bn in eight months

LAHORE: The Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) has added a revenue of Rs7,456 million to public exchequer under the head 'land transfer and...

PR decides to expedite work on Islamabad-Istanbul train project

Pakistan Railways has decided to expedite work on the Islamabad-Istanbul train project. This was decided in a meeting chaired by Pakistan Railways Chairman...