Google unveils new Gmail redesign , looks to lure away customers from Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was expensive overhaul...

Deadlock persists in Kishanganga dispute, WB working to protect Indus Waters Treaty

LAHORE: The World Bank is working in conjunction with Pakistan and India to find an amicable solution over the recent differences regarding...

Asian shares dip, following sell-off on Wall Street

TOKYO: Asian shares dipped Wednesday, mirroring a sell-off on Wall Street on worries over slowing growth and falling profits. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark...

Oil prices stable, but remain below three-year highs

SINGAPORE: Oil prices were stable on Wednesday but were below the more than three-year highs reached the previous session as rising U.S....

NEC gives go-ahead to Rs1.030 trillion federal PSDP budget for FY19

ISLAMABAD: National Economic Council (NEC) amidst the boycott by three provincial chief ministers gave go-ahead to a Rs1.030 trillion federal development budget...

Nepra approves Rs1.86 per unit cut in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The power regulator refused the request to raise electricity tariff by 44 paisa per unit and directed power distribution companies (DISCOs)...

Fauji Fertilizer gets approval to invest $121 million in Thar Energy Limited

LAHORE: Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) Limited board has given go-ahead for an investment of $121 million in Thar Energy Limited (TEL). In a...

NWP approved by CCI, seeks development budget rise for water resources to 10 pc by 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first National Water Policy has been approved by the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Tuesday with the consensus of...

Cigarettes prices could rise, as govt mulls raising taxes

ISLAMABAD: The government is contemplating to increase the tax on cigarettes in the upcoming budget for the financial year 2018-19 set to...

Annual Plan 2018-19 projects 6.2 percent economic growth rate & 6 percent inflation

ISLAMABAD: The Annual Plan 2018-19 approved by the National Economic Council (NEC) headed by the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi projected a...

Govt projects average growth rate of 6.7 percent under 12th Five Year Plan

ISLAMABAD: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday gave go-ahead to the 12th Five Year Plan amidst a boycott by the three...

Pakistan now viewed as hub of regional connectivity: Mushahid

  KARACHI: Senator Mushahid Hussain has said that CPEC has already yielded dividends, with 22 Early Harvest Projects on track in energy, infrastructure,...

Senate panel approves amnesty scheme with amendments

Members belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Peoples Party and others joined hands to introduce amendments to the bill.

Finance Ministry, NICL express inability for reinsurance of Punjab’s 2460MW power plants

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance and the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) have so far expressed their inability to offer reinsurance for $1 billion...

Who is to blame for Careem’s criminal data breach?

Over the past one year, Pakistani security researchers warned the ride-hailing giant about the security flaws that could result in a cyber-attack.