LHC decides to form high-level commission to probe petroleum crisis

LHC decides to form high-level commission to probe petroleum crisis

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Thursday conducted hearing on a case pertaining to petroleum crisis in the country and decided to form a...
Pakistan's massive plantation drive boosts honey production

Pakistan’s massive plantation drive boosts honey production

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CHANGA MANGA: Around five years ago, Pakistan's Changa Manga Forest saw a massive plantation drive, with the vision to rejuvenate the forest land that...
Pakistan's inflation rate edges up slightly to 8.6pc in June

Pakistan’s inflation rate edges up slightly to 8.6pc in June

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ISLAMABAD: Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate edged up slightly to 8.6 per cent year-on-year in June, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said in...
IMF expects Asia's economy to shrink by 1.6% due to coronavirus pandemic

IMF expects Asia’s economy to shrink by 1.6% due to coronavirus...

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ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it expects Asia’s growth to contract by 1.6% as the economies grapple with the fallout of...
Finance Ministry rejects proposal to lower levy on petroleum by Rs10

Finance Ministry rejects proposal to lower levy on petroleum by Rs10

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Ministry on Wednesday rejected a recommendation by Petroleum Division to reduce levy on petroleum products by 10 rupees per liter. According to reports,...
LHC decides to form high-level commission to probe petroleum crisis

IHC moved against recent hike in prices of petroleum products

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ISLAMABAD: Mian Muhammad Aslam, who is a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami, has challenged the Rs26 overnight increase in petrol prices in the Islamabad High...
Pakistani rupee strengthens against US dollar

Pakistani rupee strengthens against US dollar

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KARACHI: The exchange rate of Pakistani rupee strengthened by Rs0.08 against US dollar in the interbank market. According to forex dealers, the Pakistani rupee appreciated...
Pakistan's current account turns surplus of $13mn: SBP

State Bank of Pakistan receives $1.3bn from Chinese banks

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KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has received $1.3 billion as loan disbursements from Chinese banks this week, the central bank announced in...
Finance Ministry rejects proposal to lower levy on petroleum by Rs10

Govt hikes petrol price from Rs74.52 to Rs100.10 per litre with...

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday decided to increase the prices of petroleum products with immediate effect in view of the rising oil prices...
IMF predicts Pakistan's economy to recover during financial year 2021

IMF forecasts Pakistan’s economic growth to 1 percent for FY21

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ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday sounded the alarm for Pakistan, saying that contrary to government claims, Pakistan's economic growth will be one...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

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PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

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At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

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India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...