World Bank to provide Pakistan $188m to fight climate change

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor Malik Amin on Monday said that the present government is taking all-out measures for the overall environmental protection through...

‘Spray and Survey’ strategy deployed against locust swarms

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Food Security & Research (MNFSR) on Monday said that a strategy of ‘spray and survey’ is underway to...

Govt to offer sector-specific subsidies in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to offer subsidies only for "targeted sectors" in the next fiscal year, sources revealed on Monday. According...

Climate change in KP leads to 30pc drop in wheat production

PESHAWAR: Climate change in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has led to a 30 per cent drop in wheat production, creating fears of food shortage...

Rs583bn released for projects under PSDP

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has released Rs583 billion against the total allocation of Rs701 billion for various ongoing and new uplift projects...
Imran Khan

Budget FY21: PM for provision of all possible incentives to industry  

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that all efforts should be made to incentivize the country’s industrial sector and create...

Inflation eases further to 8.2pc in May

ISLAMABAD: Continuing with its recent declining trend, the rate of inflation in the country further slowed to 8.22pc on a year-on-year basis...

LPG price reduced by Rs2 per kg

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Monday issued a price-revision notification of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for the month of...

B2B marketplace Bazaar announces raising $1.3 million in pre-seed funding

B2B ecommerce marketplace Bazaar has raised an unprecedented $1.3 million in a pre-seed round from US and Pakistan-based institutional and angel investors,...

Stocks gain 90 points in range-bound trading

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a dull start to the trading week, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index managing to close...
Power sector regulation

12,464MW electricity to be added to national grid through IPPs’ projects

ISLAMABAD: As many as 12,464 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid through 25 projects of Independent Power Producers...

Facebook finalises Authorized Sales Partner for Pakistan

Dial Zero has been selected to offer support across advertising, content and payments, including exclusive training opportunities for marketers and decision-makers at media companies and agencies

Business community lauds reduction in POL prices

ICCI president says govt must also slash taxes on POL products to pass on the 'real benefit' of global price reduction to consumers

Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus

DUBAI: Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates said Sunday it fired an undisclosed number of employees as the coronavirus pandemic has halted global aviation,...
China's economy

China’s manufacturing still sluggish as virus hits exports

BEIJING: China’s manufacturing activity expanded in May but at a sluggish pace for the second straight month as the coronavirus pandemic weighed...