Govt announces Sitara-e-Imtiaz for team that saved $1.2bn penalty in Karkey case

The highest civilian award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, has been announced for the team which helped save a $1.2 billion penalty on Pakistan in the...

IESCO smells a rat in Power Division’s workings

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Shahid Iqbal Chaudhry on Saturday alleged that the Power Division has been...

New agreement with IPPs to ensure cheap electricity, says Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz on Saturday said that the new agreement with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) would enable...

Paper mills increase prices for the second time in a month

LAHORE: Paper mill owners have raised prices of paper for the second time in a month due to which prices of books...
Gen Asim Bajwa

CPEC Authority launches internship programme for youth

ISLAMABAD: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lt Gen (r) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Saturday announced the launch of a three-month internship aimed...

Business community stresses industry-academia linkages, seeks steps for economic growth

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Muhammad Ahmed Waheed on Saturday stressed the importance of strong industry-academia linkages for...

Covid-19: Poultry industry asks for a bailout, says sector on the verge of collapse

LAHORE: Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Vice Chairman Muhammad Fargham on Saturday urged the government to provide a bailout package for the poultry...

FBR to expedite operation against tax evasion

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Javed Ghani on Saturday directed all FBR field offices to expedite operation against tax evasion. A...

Power plants installed during PMLN’s tenure helped end power crisis, says Razak Dawood

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Industry, Production and Investment Abdul Razaq Dawood on Saturday gave credit to the...
Imran Khan

PM Khan says ‘Blue Economy’ policy to revitalise shipping sector, save foreign exchange

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday congratulated the Ministry of Maritime Affairs for finalising the ‘Blue Economy’ policy saying that it will...

Nine KP departments await release of ADP funds

PESHAWAR: Despite the approval of Rs317 billion for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Annual Development Programme (ADP) for fiscal year 2020-21,the KP Finance Department...

PIA likely to resume flights to EU within two months, says aviation minister

Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Friday said that the government is using all diplomatic and technical means to resume Pakistan International...

Sales of two-wheeler, three-wheeler vehicles shoot up after ease in lockdown

KARACHI: As Covid-19 lockdown began to ease, the sales of motorcycles gained momentum in the past month, a national daily reported. Association of...

Federal govt spent less than half of Covid aid funds by end of fiscal year

ISLAMABAD: The federal government was only able to spend less than half of funds dedicated for tackling the impact of the coronavirus...

PM promises better maritime performance, nods to new shipping policy

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his approval and hopes from the new shipping policy through a tweet on Saturday. He wrote,...