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FinMin Dar comes hard on IMF says ‘no’ to dictation

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said he was not concerned whether International Monetary Fund's (IMF) team arrives or not for ninth review of Pakistan's $ 7 billion Exte...

Pak Envoy remains unhurt as Kabul Mission attacked: FO

Kabul: Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul came under attack on Friday with Chargé d’Affaires to Afghanistan Ubaidur Rehman Nizamani targeted, according to a press...

PM to consult allies on Imran’s offer to end political stalemate

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif who spent day in Lahore in wake of political tensions ratcheting up has decided to consult allies on former Prime Minister and Pakista...

US CENTCOM Chief discusses security cooperation with COAS Munir

WASHINGTON: United States Central Command (CENTCOM) Chief General Michael Erik Kurilla has congratulated Chief of Staff of Army General Asim Munir Ahmed Shah. A statement by U...

Asif Zardari directs CM Murad to address MQM’s reservations

KARACHI: With political temperatures rising in country in wake of PTI’s plan to dissolve Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemblies, former President Asif Ali Zardari has...

Pak Envoy remains unhurt as Kabul Mission attacked: FO

Kabul: Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul came under attack on Friday with Chargé d’Affaires to Afghanistan Ubaidur Rehman Nizamani targeted, according to a press...

Closure of educational institutions in smog-hit Lahore ordered

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered closure of all educational institutions in provincial capital for two days due to environmental pollution caused by smog. Court ordered...

SC reinstates Ghulam Dogar CCPO Lahore

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has reinstated Ghulam Muhammad Dogar CCPO Lahore besides issuing notice to federal government.  Appeal plea against special bench of service...

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Imran Khan invites opponents for talks on election date

LAHORE:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan asked his political rivals to announce date of next elections while also inviting them to have meeting with pa...

ECP says ‘no’ to NA elections even if provincial assemblies dissolved

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that in case of dissolution of provincial assemblies, elections will be held in respective provinces and not for National...

ISPR castigates campaign against COAS, family assets terms it ‘bundle of lies, misleading’

RAWALPIND: Pakistan Army’s media wing has termed facts and figures shared on social media about assets of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his fa...

Man deprived of $50,000 by armed men

KARACHI: A man was deprived of whooping $ 50,000 (Rs11.2m) by robbers when he was returning home after withdrawing money from a bank in Clifton. According to reports, Zulfiqar...

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Daraz, Visa expand partnership to augment flood relief efforts

Karachi: Daraz and Visa have expanded their partnership to support active flood relief efforts for more than 4,000 families from affected communities in Pakistan. Leila Serhan...

ECC allows EAD for debt rescheduling of $26.150m with JBIC

ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of Cabinet allowed Ministry of Economic Affairs for signing of debt rescheduling agreement with Japan Bank for International C...

PM invites Chinese companies to invest in renewable energy

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif invited Chinese companies to invest heavily in renewable energy projects in Pakistan, particularly solar energy. Talking to delegation...

Saudi Arabia extends term of $3bln deposit with SBP

Karachi: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced that Saudi Arabia has extended term for $ 3 billion deposited with central bank. “Implementing directives of Custodian of...

‘UAE keen to expand investments in new economic sectors’

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salim Al-Zaabi said that his country was keenly interested to augment its investment news s...

Commission constituted for reforms, resources mobilization: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Ishaq Dar constituted an independent eleven-member Reforms and Recourse Mobilisation Commission (RRMC) for resource mobilis...

Entertainment

Rabi Pirzada opens up about her viral scandal

Rabi Pirzada is a popular singer and host. Rabi Pirzada can be called a controversial celebrity who did out of the box things in her career. Currently, rabi went through some...

Pictures of Deepika Padukone’s lookalike go viral

Digital creator Rijuta Ghosh Deb, who is lookalike of Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone will leave you in awe because of striking resemblance. Deb has become an overnight sensat...

Sandra Lee still going strong with boyfriend Ben Youcef

Sandra Lee claims that she and her lover Ben Youcef complement each other like macaroni and cheese. In an exclusive interview, celebrity chef (56) spoke up about her relations...

Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck daughter Violet makes rare appearance at White House

Jennifer Garner made rare public appearance alongside her daughter Violet Affleck as she attended White House state dinner in Washington D.C. Stylish mother-daughter duo looke...

Politics

Asif Zardari hints bringing no-trust motions in KP, Punjab

ISLAMABAD: Bilawal House Islamabad has once again become centre of political activities as PPP’s co-Chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari announced to bring no...

PM lauds efforts of all stakeholders’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that many regions of world are facing climate change and recent floods in Pakistan have caused widespread destruction across coun...

Medicines’ shortage looming ahead, but why?

KARACHI: Pharmaceutical manufacturers have warned that the State Bank of Pakistan s (SBP) refusal to issue letters of credit (LCs) may result in a shortage of medicines becaus...

PPP top brass, citizens will decide next Karachi mayor, says Wahab

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Murtaza Wahab said that Pakistan Peoples’ Party leadership and people of city will decide who will be mayor of Karachi. “Instead of...

‘MQM-P Convener gives go-ahead to workers for LG polls preparations’

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui directed MQM workers to start preparations for upcoming Local Government (LG) polls in their respec...

Sports
Sports

PCB could pull out of 2023 Asia Cup if tournament is moved out of Pakistan

Islamabad: PCB chairman Ramiz Raja has said that Pakistan may consider pulling out of the 2023 Asia Cup if their hosting rights are withdrawn on account of India not travellin...

Germany crash out as Japan, Spain advance

Doha: It was a nerve-wracking climax to Group ‘E’ Yeterday night, with Spain going through despite losing to Japan, and Germany crashing out despite a 4-2 victory...

Pakistan’s pitches from ‘dark ages’, says PCB chief

Islamabad: Pakistan’s pitches belonged in “the dark ages”, the country’s top cricket official said on Friday, after England plundered runs on a lifeles...

Shafique, Haq give Pakistan solid start after England’s 657 in 1st test

Rawalpindi: Pakistan’s openers got among the runs on a placid pitch on Friday as they took the home team to 181 without loss in reply to England’s mammoth 657 in t...

Taekwondo C’ship: Pakistan’s Zehra wins bronze medal

KARACHI: Pakistan's talented female athlete Fatimatuz Zehra won the bronze medal in International Taekwondo Russian Open Championship in Russia yesterday. In the semifinal of...

UK royals show ruthlessness in latest race row

LONDON: The timing could not have been worse for Britain s royal family, not long after one racial reckoning involving Prince Harry and ahead of a new publicity blitz from the...

President Alvi attends historic Rawalpindi test to celebrate England return

RAWALPINDI: President Arif Alvi witnessed the opening day play of the historic Rawalpindi Test on yesterday as it marked England’s Test side’s return to Pakistan a...

Health

Indus hospital an exemplary institute: Gov Sindh

Karachi: Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori said that Indus hospital is providing state of art facilities to patients and services has helped masses to acquire excellent treatment...

UNAIDS, Ministry of Health commemorate World AIDS Day

Karachi: Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination in collaboration with Common Management Unit for AIDS, TB and Malaria, UNAIDS, WHO, UNDP UNICEF, UN...

Alkhidmat announces Bano Qabil test results

Karachi: Alkhidmat Karachi announced results of boys’ aptitude test of unique IT courses based Bano Qabil programme.  Results are available at special website www.b...

Treatment of women’s cancers prioritised via Roche, Greenstar teamwork: Dr Azra praises initiative

Karachi: Breast cancer, cervical and ovarian cancer remain leading cause of mortality among women in Pakistan. Increasing burden of women’s cancers was discussed with Si...
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