Packages Ltd awards $1.5m media account to Brainchild Communications Pakistan

This will be the first time the Pakistani multinational packaging company will work with a media agency with ties to the Publicis Groupe

‘CCP’s jurisdiction’: Cement manufacturers challenge LHC verdict in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Cement manufacturers on Wednesday filed pleas in Supreme Court assailing Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict that had dismissed petitions of almost...
Power sector

NEPRA notifies Rs1.06 per unit hike in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified Rs1.06 per unit hike in power tariff under the head 'fuel cost...

Sugar prices likely to go further up as advisory board fails to fix sugarcane value

ISLAMABAD: While the price of sugar has already started going up in the market, the Sugar Advisory Board fails to develop consensus...

Govt urged to curtail tobacco lobby’s influence in legislation

ISLAMABAD: The government should take strict measures to curtail the influence of tobacco lobby in legislative affairs and avoid giving tax benefits...

‘Smart metering system’: CCoE seeks joint proposal from Power Division, IT ministry

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) has sought a joint proposal from the Power Division and the Ministry of Information Technology...

Exporters demand customs duty waiver on cotton yarn

KARACHI: Value-added textile exporters have demanded the government to abolish customs duty on the import of cotton yarn in order to support...

National workshop on livestock productivity tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Livestock & Dairy Development Board (LDDB) will host a national workshop on Wednesday to discuss "Genetic Improvement of Livestock Breeds...

ECC to decide shelving of LPG air mix projects by Sui companies tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet is expected to decide on Thursday (tomorrow) the shelving of Liquefied Petroleum Gas...

CPPA recommends Rs1.52 per unit hike in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has recommended the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to approve a Rs1.52 per unit...

Norway to forge cooperation with Pakistan in renewable energy sector: envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Pakistan Kjell Gunnar Eriksen on Wednesday appreciated the newly promulgated Renewable Energy Policy of...

Provinces term NEPRA’s annual report ‘contradictory to ground realities’

PESHAWAR: The governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan have termed the annual report of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) "contradictory...

Builders body expresses concern over hike in steel, cement prices

ABAD chief terms sudden hike in steel and cement prices 'a conspiracy against PM's affordable housing scheme'

SAPM seeks US investment in LNG sector amid favourable TPA rules

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum (SAPM) Nadeem Babar has said that Third Party Access (TPA) rules are a favourable development...

MoC finally submits five-year textile policy to ECC for approval

Ministry proposes incentives worth Rs950bn; sets export target at $21bn