KPRA’s drive ends with over 200K new registrations

PESHAWAR: The Registration Drive of KPRA, launched for taxpayers’ facilitation and tax acceleration in North Region, concluded in Naran on Friday. Over two...

KP envisages Rs170bn development program for next year

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has proposed increase in the volume of development program for the settled districts for the next...

PRL inks $1.2bln contract to double its oil refining capacity

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL) in a bid to double its refining capacity has inked an agreement worth $ 1.2 billion with...

Ban on luxury goods import to save $4b: Shehbaz

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday depended his governmet decsion to ban import of luxury and non-essential items, cliaming that the...

PM directs for 10-day Yaum-e-Takbeer celebrations

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed for 10 days...

Cleric who solemnised Dua Zehra’s nikkah arrested

LAHORE: Police on Wednesday claimed that nikkah of Dua Zehra — the 14-year-old girl from Karachi was “bogus” and arrested the cleric...

Woman reunited with Sikh brothers after 75 years

LAHORE: A woman, who was separated from her family at infancy in 1947 during partition of the subcontinent and adopted by a...

Senators huddle reviews Directory Retirement issue

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat, Senator Rana Maqbool Ahmad chaired a meeting of the body held at Parliament House...

Punjab govt reshuffles civil service

LAHORE: The Punjab government has made a massive reshuffling in bureaucracy and transferred 34 top officials, including secretaries and commissioners. A spokesperson for...

PTI spokespersons lying to appease ‘egoistic rejected leader’: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said the "imported spokespersons" of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have been lying...

CCPO Lahore takes SDPOs to task for poor performance in investigation matters

LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore DIG Bilal Siddique Kamyana has stressed upon the need of timely investigation of cases on...

Pakistan bus network gives women a ticket to work and study

PESHAWAR: Pakistani student Mah Jabeen credits a new public bus system in her home city with saving her from being stuck at...

Chinese employees of CPEC sow seeds of love during Eidul Fitr

ISLAMABAD: The multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has helped sow the seeds of love among young Pakistanis. During the festival of Eidul Fitr,...

Militant attacks in Pakistan rose 24pc in April: study

ISLAMABAD: The number of militant attacks in Pakistan increased by 24 percent in April, but deaths and injuries decreased by 53 percent...

17 children injured as swing boat collapses in North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: 17 children were injured when a swing boat collapsed in the former tribal district of North Waziristan on Eid ul-Fitr, rescue...