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  • TAdvisor to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood Friday stressed the need for exploiting trillion dollars halal food market by mutual cooperation between Pakistan and Malaysia. “There are 1.3 billion Muslims in the world, this ...

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  • TAn impressive flag hoisting ceremony to mark the Pakistan Day with national zeal and fervour was held here at Pakistan Embassy on Saturday. The ceremony began with the recitation of the verses from the Holy Quran. As Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid hoisted the green and white ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi said that Pakistan had overcome the challenges of extremism and terrorism however the country was yet to make efforts for excelling on social and economic fronts. In his message to the nation on National Day being observed on Saturday, the president said Pakistan had ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Friday said that government was considering to imposing fixed tax on traders to facilitate them in tax obligations and to broaden the tax net. Talking to delegation of traders and businessmen head by President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman  Haroon Sharif Friday said Pakistan was offering huge market opportunities, not only inside the country but also in the whole region due to its geographical location. Speaking at Pak-Malaysia Business Leaders Roundtable here, he said Pakistan was ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The weekly inflation for the week ended on March 21, for the combined income group, witnessed decrease of 0.19 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 248.30 points against ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS - Children under five who live in conflict zones are 20 times more likely to die from diarrhoeal diseases linked to unsafe water than from direct violence as a result of war, according to UN children’s agency. Analysing mortality data from 16 countries beset by long-term ...

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  • TSEOUL - South Korean government held an annual ceremony Friday to commemorate more than 50 victims of North Korea’s naval and artillery attacks in 2002 and 2010. Addressing the West Sea Defense Day event at the national cemetery in Daejeon, 160 kilometers south of Seoul, Prime Minister Lee ...

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  • TLAHORE- The Lahore Transport Company (LTC) has exclusively decorated two buses which would ply on two urban bus routes B-33 (Railway Station to Green Town) and B-22 (Jallo to Jinnah Terminal Thokar Niaz Baig) to celebrate Pakistan Day as a proud and honourable nation. According to the LTC sources ...

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  • TLAHORE - University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha has called for creating awareness among the public about importance and conservation of water. “We should make joint efforts, use social media and other means of communication to spread ...

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  • TISLAMABAD- The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has planned to upgrade all Rural Health Centres (RHCs) and Basic Health Units (BHUs) in the federal capital with addition of more facilities to ensure provision of best medical cover to citizens. According to an ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad addressed a joint press conference on Friday. While addressing the joint press conference, PM Imran appreciated the Malaysian premier for taking a stand for Muslims in the aftermath of the New Zealand terror attacks in ...

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  • TPakistan Day was celebrated in New York on Thursday, with Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi telling a large number of ambassadors and senior diplomats attending a glittering reception hosted by her that Pakistan was well on its way to greater progress under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The ...

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  • TMalaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was accorded formal welcome at a special ceremony held here at the PM House on Friday. Prime Minister Imran Khan greeted Dr Mahathir, whom he had earlier received Thursday evening at the Nur Khan Air Base on his arrival in the capital on a three-day ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Hindu community in twin cities on Thursday celebrated the festival of colours, Holi with traditional enthusiasm. This year, leaders of Hindu community announced to celebrate Holi festival with simplicity in view of the terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand. Special prayers ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - French ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barety on Thursday said that French embassy would continue to support the French department of National University of Modern Languages for promotion of the language. Speaking at inauguration ceremony organised by the NUML to observe International ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A judicial magistrate here on Thursday sent over 20 workers of Pakistan People’s Party to jail on judicial remand. According to details, the police arrested these workers after they demonstrated protests in front of NAB headquarters while Bilawal Bhutto and ex-president Asif ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI   -   Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar Thursday visited troops at Siachen, the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. The commander lauded the state of readiness and high morale of troops, the ISPR statement added. ISPR ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS  -    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Thursday called on India and Pakistan to “de-escalate the tensions” between them as the two countries’ militaries still remain on alert. “It is imperative that India and Pakistan de-escalate the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz Thursday urged the parliament to devise a mechanism to put the national counter terrorism narrative ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ into implementation stage. Addressing the participants of a discussion ...

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  • TLAHORE    -    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa on Thursday expressed his displeasure over refusal of bail to accused in bailable offence. While hearing a pre-arrest bail petition at Supreme Court Lahore Registry, he observed that the court could ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A delegation of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) led by its Chairman Muhammad Saleem along with Executive Member Ashfaq Jumani called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar. The Chairman presented PEMRA’s Performance Report for the FY 2015-18 to the ...

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  • TJHELUM - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Thursday said that Pakistan, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, was moving ahead as a modern, forward-looking society. Addressing a ceremony in connection with International Day of Forests, he said ...

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  • TSARGODHA - The judge of Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) Atiq ur Rehman Bhinder awarded collectively 21 years jail imprisonment to an accused involved in terrorist activities. According to court sources here on Thursday, the Counter Terrorist Department (CTD) Faisalabad team conducted raid at Millatabad ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - South Korea has accepted as many as 15,750 applications of Pakistani candidates who were seeking employment opportunities in its manufacturing sector under Employment Permit System (EMS) agreement signed by the two countries in 2008. Around 109,317 citizens had submitted their ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, and Investment Abdul Razzak Dawood Thursday said the country’s textile sector was now picking up due to prudent policies of the government and hoped the sector would help surpassing the overall exports target of $25 billion by end of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The KSE 100-index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) lost 163.05 points (0.42%) to close at 38,384.71 points on Thursday. A total of 55,284,920 shares were traded, whereas the value of shares traded during the day stood at Rs 3.641 billion. Out of 321 companies, share prices of 121 ...

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  • TSARGODHA - Economic and Commercial Attache of Spain Minguel Pena Sanchez said here on Thursday that there was no comparison of citrus and handicrafts of Sargodha region and his country was also interested in its exports.  

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  • TISLAMABAD - The overall imports of petroleum group witnessed 6.7 percent increase during the eight months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of the last year. During the period under review, the total imports of petroleum group stood at $ 9618.584 million against ...

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  • TGwadar Port has generated Rs358.151million revenue during the last three years of which Rs32.324 million were given to Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) as per its approved share. As per details revenue share, distribution ratio or percentage between the port operator (China Overseas Ports Holding ...

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