National Economic Council discuss infrastructure, energy agenda

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday discussed a seven-point agenda pertaining to the country’s infrastructure and power generation


Deceiving the Scythe of Time

Shah Nawaz Mohal

And when is it time to take a bow and bid farewell Time, that oldest master of man, decide fates. Time, that cruellest of friends, sits silently and watches momentary rise and


PTI’s 100 days plan

Ambitious, but requiring years to implement The PTI deserves credit for being the only party which has so far put before the voters the list of its priorities after assuming power. The


Textiles grow at 8% as overall Pakistan exports rise by 14%

Textiles grow at 8% as overall Pakistan exports rise by 14%

ISLAMABAD: Exports of textile and clothing products recorded an eight per cent growth year-on-year to $11.2 billion in the 10 months of 2017-18, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Monday. The partial revival in the export proceeds is...



Enter the Short story

Book review: “Storyteller’s Tales – a collection of short stories and musings.”   “This is not to say that english short story compilations are not published in Pakistan. Indeed, a lot of



Kiln owner tortures woman labourer to death: report

SAHIWAL: A case was registered against a kiln owner and his assistant by the Saddar police Monday on charges of torturing and killing a woman worker at their kiln at the Dhako Chishti village


SHC issues contempt notices to K-Electric, NEPRA officials

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued contempt of court notices to officials of K-Electric (KE) and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) over a petition. The notices have been issued to KE


Arts / Entertainment

Taj Mahal turns yellow and green due to pollution

AGRA: India’s white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th-century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world’s eighth-most polluted city. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the