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Mineral sector achieving new development goals under SIFC: PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar said Pakistan’s mineral sector, valued in billions of dollars was achieving new heights of development under Speci...

‘Reign of two families imposed on Pakistan,’ says Sirajul Haq

Lahore: JI leader Sirajul Haq said that government that was formed in “Middle of night” was not something new in country. “Reign of two families was establis...

PTI demands ‘constitutional right’ to form govts in Centre, Punjab, KP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf demanded its ‘constitutional right’ to form governments in Centre, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to public mandate given to...

Nazish says my identity often mistaken, terms herself ‘innocent’ not ‘arrogant’

Actress Nazish Jahangir has addressed misconceptions about her personality, stating that she is often mistaken for being proud when in reality she considers herself innocent a...

Pakistan’s first woman CM nominee unveils plans for Punjab

LAHORE: PML-N senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz who is set to become Pakistan’s first-ever woman Chief Minister vowed to set ‘new records’ in Punjab while f...

Mineral sector achieving new development goals under SIFC: PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar said Pakistan’s mineral sector, valued in billions of dollars was achieving new heights of development under Speci...

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Mineral sector achieving new development goals under SIFC: PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar said Pakistan’s mineral sector, valued in billions of dollars was achieving new heights of development under Speci...

PTI demands ‘constitutional right’ to form govts in Centre, Punjab, KP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf demanded its ‘constitutional right’ to form governments in Centre, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to public mandate given to...

Pakistan’s first woman CM nominee unveils plans for Punjab

LAHORE: PML-N senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz who is set to become Pakistan’s first-ever woman Chief Minister vowed to set ‘new records’ in Punjab while f...

MQM-P assures cooperation to strengthen Pakistan’s democracy

Karachi: Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan leadership expressed support and assured cooperation with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to stabilise democracy in Pakistan. Sources c...

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Rupee shows further recovery against USD

ISLAMABAD: The Rupee on Wednesday gained 07 paisa against the US dollar in the interbank trading and closed at Rs279.49 against the previous day’s closing of Rs279.56. H...

IMF disapproves energy sector plans

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday turned down Pakistan’s proposals to settle Rs1.3 trillion of energy sector circular debt and reduce electricity prices fo...

PSX, LCCI organise awareness session for business growth

LAHORE: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in collaboration with Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) organised an awareness session on “Potential Avenues for Busin...

Pakistan ‘bankrupt’ and ‘sinking deeper every year’: Atif Mian

Karachi: Atif Mian, noted Pakistani-American economist and currently professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University has said that Pakistan “Is...

Oil heads for weekly gains after Israel rejects ceasefire offer

LONDON: Oil prices were little changed, staying on track for weekly gains, with tensions persisting in Middle East after Israel rejected ceasefire offer from Hamas. Brent crud...

Country’s exports to Afghanistan increase by 3.63pc in 6MFY24

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s export of goods and services to Afghanistan witnessed an increase of 3.63 percent during first six months of current fiscal year (2023-24) as compa...

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Nazish says my identity often mistaken, terms herself ‘innocent’ not ‘arrogant’

Actress Nazish Jahangir has addressed misconceptions about her personality, stating that she is often mistaken for being proud when in reality she considers herself innocent a...

Actress Washma says husband's personality inspired her most not 'acting'

Washma Fatima, a blossoming Pakistani actress has stated that she was influenced by her husband Subhan Awan's personality not by his acting. In a recent appearance as a guest...

Naseeruddin Shah criticizes Bollywood, says ‘no substance’ in Hindi films, stops watching

Renowned veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah recently expressed his disappointment with the current state of Hindi cinema during an event with PTI. He highlighted concerns over the...

Sania Mirza gives insight into her February journey

Former Indian tennis player Sania Mirza’s recent photos are gaining popularity on the visual-sharing platform Instagram. Regarded as India’s top women’s tenn...

Politics

Mineral sector achieving new development goals under SIFC: PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar said Pakistan’s mineral sector, valued in billions of dollars was achieving new heights of development under Speci...

‘Reign of two families imposed on Pakistan,’ says Sirajul Haq

Lahore: JI leader Sirajul Haq said that government that was formed in “Middle of night” was not something new in country. “Reign of two families was establis...

PTI demands ‘constitutional right’ to form govts in Centre, Punjab, KP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf demanded its ‘constitutional right’ to form governments in Centre, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to public mandate given to...

Pakistan’s first woman CM nominee unveils plans for Punjab

LAHORE: PML-N senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz who is set to become Pakistan’s first-ever woman Chief Minister vowed to set ‘new records’ in Punjab while f...

MQM-P assures cooperation to strengthen Pakistan’s democracy

Karachi: Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan leadership expressed support and assured cooperation with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to stabilise democracy in Pakistan. Sources c...

Sports

Karachi Basketball Girls and Boys Teams Trials for Sindh Games

KARACHI: Karachi Basketball Association has announced the trials of girls and boys teams under the supervision of the patron of the association Muhammad Iqbal Memon for the Si...

Sri Lanka beats Afghanistan by 155 runs to secure 2-0 series win

KANDY: Sri Lanka secured a convincing 155 run win over Afghanistan in the second one-day international on Sunday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series. Af...

Kamran Ghulam, Sahibzada Farhan and Saud Shakeel score centuries on first day of President's Trophy Final

RAWALPINDI: Kamran Ghulam, Sahibzada Farhan and Saud Shakeel struck centuries for SNGPL against WAPDA on day one of the final of the President’s Trophy Grade-I here at t...

Nissanka creates history with landmark ODI double-century

Pallekele:  Pathum Nissanka became the first Sri Lanka batter to score a men's ODI double hundred. Pathum Nissanka's 210* was the first-ever double-century for a Sri Lank...

Southampton book Liverpool tie in FA Cup

LONDON: Southampton booked an FA Cup fifth round tie against Liverpool with a 3-0 win over Watford on Tuesday, while Coventry's 4-1 victory against Sheffield Wednesday secured...

Pakistan to take on Australia in U19 World Cup semi-final today

Benoni: Pakistan will face Australia in the semi-final of ICC U19 World Cup at Willowmoore Park, Benoni, today. The toss is expected to take place at 1230 PKT and the first ba...

New Zealand hammer inexperienced South Africa by 281 runs in first test

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Black Caps seamer Kyle Jamieson claimed four wickets on Wednesday to drive New Zealand to a 281-run win over South Africa with a day to spare in the first Tes...

World

UN trade body says Gaza reconstruction estimated at $20bn

NEWYORK: A UN trade body official has said Gaza will need a new "Marshall Plan" to recover from the fighting between Israel and Hamas, adding that the damage from the conflict...

Israel frees two captives as airstrikes martyred 67 Palestinians

GAZA: Israel freed two Israeli-Argentinian hostages in Rafah under cover of airstrikes which local health officials said killed 67 Palestinians and wounded dozens in southern...

Gaza death toll nears 28,000, says Health Ministry

Gaza: Total of 27,947 Palestinians have been martyred and 67,459 have been injured in Israeli strikes on Gaza since October 7, Gaza Health Ministry has said in statement, Reut...

No Israel ties without recognition of Palestinian state

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has told United States it will not open diplomatic relations with Israel unless an independent Palestinian state is recognised on 1967 borders with East J...
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