Punjab irrigation department considering increase in water tax rates

The Punjab Irrigation Department is contemplating an increase in water tax (abiana) rate per acre under the Culturable Command Area while facing around 20pc...

77 of 97 new gas schemes approved for Punjab

The government has approved 97 natural gas expansion schemes worth more than Rs 37b after a moratorium banning new gas connections was relaxed by...

Govt shelves Textile City project after spending Rs 3b

 Whether due to technical hindrance or lack of political will, the government has finally winded up the important project of “Textile City” in Karachi...

British firm to construct cement plant in KP

  A British firm has agreed to construct cement plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Official sources talking to Radio Pakistan said that understanding to this effect has...

China, Pakistan to reap ‘early harvest’ in CPEC: Xiaopeng

  China's Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng has said that an "early harvest" is expected for projects involving transportation, infrastructure and energy in the China-Pakistan Economic...

SBI chairperson holds dialogue with Chinese investors

  Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Chairperson Naheed Memon held dialogues with Chinese investors pertaining to value addition in agriculture sector, cold storage and investment...

Govt asked to settle circular debt immediately

  Government should immediately settle issue of circular debt otherwise it will leave PSO bankrupt disrupting import of oil and gas which will damage economy...

‘Hub Power Plant to widely benefit 4m families’

  Chinese Power Enterprise Chairman Wang Binghua has said that the new Hub coal-fire power plant being constructed under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would benefit...

Water talks open window of Pak-India dialogue: PIBC

Indus water treaty talks have opened a window for restarting process of dialogue between Pakistan and India on various issues.Pak India Business Council (PIBC)...

Local POL prices more than international market: PEW

  The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said prices of petroleum products in the country are far more than the international market which is...

NESCOM proposes safety model for railways

  National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) has proposed a comprehensive safety model to the Ministry of Railways to help control the train collisions and...

PIA starts new flight schedules from Sunday

  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is implementing changes in timings of weekly flights schedule operating from Jeddah to Pakistan, particularly for major cities like Karachi,...

Second turbine of Bhikki Power Plant started

  Power generation from second turbine of Bhikki Power Plant has started.The Punjab government spokesman talking to Radio Pakistan informed that the plant, which started...

17th Textile Asia Trade Fair to commence from 28th

  Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) and E-commerce Gateway Pakistan are jointly organizing a three-day 17th Textile Asia - International Textile &...

Weekly inflation increases by 1.19pc

  The weekly inflation for the week ended on March 25 for the combined income groups increased by 1.19 percent as compared to the previous...

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Salaried class to suffer as govt mulls reversing income tax slabs

Tax exemptions for individuals earning Rs400,000 to Rs1.2m per annum likely to be withdrawnISLAMABAD: In an effort to increase the tax revenue in line...

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