Rs210bn retrieved from land grabbers, says Akbar

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability and Interior Mirza Shahzad Akbar on Sunday unveiled that the government had recovered Rs210...
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Talks with Chinese firm underway to procure Covid vaccine: Asad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar has said that the government is promptly taking decisions to procure the anti-Covid...

‘Responsibility, precautions’ imperative to counter Covid-19: minister

ISLAMABAD: With the second wave of the coronavirus running rampant, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Monday once...

Pakistani drug companies rarely bring innovative products to market. Ferozsons broke the mould

The company’s partnership with Gilead Sciences has resulted in better products available to the Pakistani market, and a substantially better financial performance for the company itself

Five years on, K-Electric transaction still pending clearance of Islamabad’s absurd demands

Finance Ministry refuses to give approval for the deal, resulting in now a five-year delay for the transaction

Ansari Sugar Mills vs Anver Majid: the saga continues

The desire of former President Asif Ali Zardari’s associate, and alleged partner in money laundering, to control his sugar mills from Karachi Central Jail continues to hamper the ability of the company to publish its financial statements

Does Pakistan need influencer marketing regulations?

Since the free market has failed to ensure transparency or clamp down on deceptive advertising, perhaps it is time for a regulator or a CCP-oversight trade body to step in and set the terms for social media content creators

Pakistan blackout: As power is restored, ministers blame old transmission system for breakdown

--Inquiry committee constituted to look into causes of power system's collapse ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has said that most of the...

Pakistan urges US to reserve concerns on India’s aiding, abetting terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday encouraged the United States State Department to reserve its concerns for the active aiding and abetting of terrorist...

Indonesia finds body parts, debris, detects emergency signal of crashed jet

JAKARTA: Indonesia detected signals on Sunday that could come from a flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the...

Pakistan rubbishes Indian statement involving FATF with Let leader’s conviction

NEWS DESK: The Foreign Office (FO) has rejected the Indian Ministry of External Affairs’ (MEA) statement regarding the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)...

National power grid breakdown plunges Pakistan into darkness

A massive power outage was reported from several cities across Pakistan, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi. Within Karachi, areas which reported outages...

Covid-19 cases near half a million in country; 10,598 die so far

Pandemic claims 40 more lives in 24 hours

Slain coal miners of Machh laid to rest after week-long Quetta sit-in

QUETTA: The slain coal miners of Machh were laid to rest in Hazara Town graveyard almost a week after their mourning families staged...

Indonesian plane crashes after take-off with 62 aboard

JAKARTA: A Sriwijaya Air plane crashed into the sea on Saturday minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on a domestic flight...