Pakistan

POL prices slashed by Rs12.63/litre

ISLAMABAD: Government slashed petrol price by Rs 12.63 per litre after which new price of petrol will be Rs 224.80 per litre. Announcement has been made by Finance Minister Is...

US extends debt relief to flood-ravaged Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Washington on Friday rolled over an agreement to suspend service payments on $132 million of Pakistan's debt, the US embassy in Islamabad said, as the country faces...

UN to launch fresh appeal for Pakistan flood victims

ISLAMABAD: United Nations will launch a fresh appeal next week for Pakistan flood victims, saying its initial $ 160 million appeal was insufficient to meet country’s nee...

Capacity-building of civil servants need of hour: President

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi underlined need for capacity building of civil servants by ensuring provision of quality training to civil servants as per international best...

Depression has become leading cause of suicide, says Dr Syed Irfan Hyder

Karachi: “People tend to stay alone but asking for help and trying to collect their good moments and successes might be a stress relief. Depression has become the leadin...

Pak-US relationship everlasting, PM says to rebuild ties ahead

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif attended diplomatic reception held at US Embassy here to commemorate 75 years of relations between Pakistan and United States. &n...

‘Thankful’ to PM for leaking my audio: Imran

MUZAFFARABAD: Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan while reacting to recent audio leak allegedly featuring him regarding ‘Cablega...

Angelina Jolie urges people to ‘learn, follow what is happening’ in Pakistan after floods

NC Desk New York: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie arrived in Pakistan last week to support and directly speak to families affected by floods. She landed in Karachi and immediate...

Steps taken to secure PMO after audio leakes, says Tarar

ISLAMABAD: Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar said that state institutions have taken steps to secure Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and changed some standard operating proce...

SECP data leak case: IHC extends its order for not harassing Hijazi, Fakhar Durrani

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has extended its order for not harassing Arsalan Hijazi and Fakhar Durrani till November 2 in SECP data leak case.  Case came up for...

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UN Military Advisor assures COAS Bajwa of full support to flood victims

RAWALPINDI: In a meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa United Nations Military Advisor General Birame Diop assured “full support” to fl...

Nawaz Sharif calls for aggressively dealing with cypher narrative

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has decided to adopt an aggressive approach to cipher issue. According to sources, PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has directed party...

Govt’s decision ‘reckless’ of not increasing POL prices

Islamabad: Former Finance Minister Miftah Ismail termed government’s decision to not increase petroleum development levy (PDL) this month without International Monetary...

Fire station attack: KMC official ‘denied’ first aid by police

KARACHI: In yet another act of negligence, Karachi police preferred to record statement of an injured Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s (KMC) fire brigade department of...
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