Iqbal asks FBR officials to facilitate Chinese investments

ISLAMABAD Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal has asked the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to urgently finalise its plans for modernising documentation systems, improving monitoring...

EU provides €60mn for reducing stunting, malnutrition in Sindh

ISLAMABAD Pakistan and the European Union on Friday signed the financing agreement on improved nutrition in Sindh worth €60 million, which will help align and...

Government may take interim measures to meet ambitious tax target

LAHORE The government may take interim tax measures to meet the ambitious tax collection target of 4.1 per cent of GDP as the risk of...

Oil tanker accident: OGRA urges Shell to pay compensation

ISLAMABAD Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has fixed responsibility of the tragic oil tanker accident at Ahmedpur East, Bahawlapur, which claimed more than 200...

Daily market report: KSE-100 ends week positive

LAHORE The index, after a weak first session where it dropped 511.57 points, bounced back in the second. It jumped 322.29 points to 45,382.22 before...

Shaheen Air all set to commence its largest Hajj operations this year

Lahore: Shaheen Air International is geared to fly the highest number of pilgrims this year for the annual pilgrimage of Hajj. The Hajj operations...

Petroleum ministry to undertake Rs190m coal exploration projects in Balochistan

Islamabad:  Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources would execute two new projects worth Rs 190 million for coal exploration and evaluation in different localities of...

Why was the darknet website Alphabay taken down?

New York: AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce...

SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi arrested by FIA

Islamabad: SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi has been taken into custody by FIA following rejection of his bail plea in record tampering case. He was arrested...

Facebook considering introducing news paywall

New York: Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. Facebook’s...

US exports to Pakistan stood at $2.1b during 2016

Faisalabad: In a business community meeting held at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) on Thursday, Commercial Counsellor of the United States...

Pakistan should strengthen business ties with Denmark: Envoy

Islamabad: Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Denmark Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday and shared his views on...

Third of agricultural land uncultivable due to soil salinity: FPCCI

Lahore: According to Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Pakistan is experiencing major salinity in its soil which has caused a...

Chinese delegation considers investment opportunities in KP’s oil and gas sector

Peshawar: A Chinese CCK Group delegation visited Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL) on Thursday, and held detailed discussions to explore investment opportunities...

Plan9 launches 10th iteration of Launchpad expo

Lahore: The Launchpad Expo from Plan9 which is in its 10th iteration was opened on Thursday. It is held bi-annually where aspiring entrepreneurs are given...

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