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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...

Pakistan sovereign dollar bonds drop as election results trickle in

SINGAPORE: Pakistan’s dollar-denominated government bonds slipped by as much as 2 cents on Friday as election results in country slowly started to come in, with main pol...

Mari acquires working interest in Zarghun South, Nareli Block

Karachi: Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MARI) has acquired working interest from Spud Energy Pty Ltd (SEPL) in Zarghun South and Nareli Block. Mari shared development in its...

Kyrgyzstan interested in boosting business ties with Pakistan: Envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Totuiaev Ulanbek said that his country is enjoying friendly relations with Pakistan and is interested in further boosting its business ties...

PM Kakar says construction of key infrastructure must for development of GB

ISLAMABAD: Interim Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar said that construction of proper communication system and other necessary infrastructure in Gilgit Baltistan was important...

ATRL sees profit decline 37pc in 2QFY24

Karachi: Despite higher sales, Attock Refinery Limited (ATRL) subsidiary of Attock Oil Company Limited saw its profit-after-tax (PAT) drop over 37 percent, clocking in at Rs 5...

WB-funded ‘PRR’ project: one-year extension sought

ISLAMABAD: Government has sought one-year extension in ‘Pakistan Raises Revenue (PRR)’ project worth $ 400 million financed by World Bank to revise selected projec...

Saudi Minister witnesses FPCCI-MANAFEA accord: FPCCI

Karachi: FPCCI represented Pakistan’s private sector in Makkah Halal Forum 2024 and has apprised that global halal foods market size has reached whopping $ 2.5 trillion....

CDWP okays Rs2bn project, recommends 3 projects to ECNEC

ISLAMABAD: Central Development Working Party (CDWP) granted approval to development project worth Rs 2 billion and recommended three projects worth Rs 136.660 billion to Execu...

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‘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...
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