‘Piggybacking on selectors only acceptable way to manipulate democracy,’ PM tells nation

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday lashed out at the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) for “making a mockery of...

Ehsanullah Ehsan appointed PTV chairman

ISLAMABAD – Putting an end to weeks of speculation and uncertainty marring the state television, the federal government on Tuesday appointed Ehsanullah...

Man of the hour: Fawad Alam follows century by waiting in line for omelette

It was a tour de force for Pakistani batsman Fawad Alam on Wednesday when he scored 109 runs on the second day...

PM approves digital system to monitor prices of essential commodities

ISLAMABAD: With an aim to digitally record prices of essential items, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday approved the Decision Support System...

SECP forms working group to develop private pension market

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has formed a Pension and Annuity Working Group (PAWG) to develop the private pension...

Indian govt, farmers fail to break deadlock on controversial laws

NEW DELHI: The Indian government and representatives of protesting farmers failed to reach an agreement on contentious new agriculture laws on Friday...

SBP warns public against dealing with illegal forex operators

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has warned the general public against sale and purchase through illegal operators and transfer of foreign...

FBR forms body to simplify tax return form

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday constituted a committee for simplification of income tax return form for Tax Year 2021. According...

PM Imran lauds diaspora for remitting over $2bn for 6th straight month

'Remittances surge 25pc YoY during July-Dec FY21, highest half-year growth in 14 years'

Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate

Signal and Telegram messaging apps are seeing a sudden increase in demand after larger rival WhatsApp’s updated terms of service raised eyebrows...

Govt urged to curtail tobacco lobby’s influence in legislation

ISLAMABAD: The government should take strict measures to curtail the influence of tobacco lobby in legislative affairs and avoid giving tax benefits...

Punjab govt approves five development schemes worth Rs4.6bn

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved five development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs4.592 billion. The...

Tesla launches cheaper variant of Model Y SUV

Tesla Inc launched a cheaper variant of the Model Y, bringing its sports utility vehicle’s price closer to that of its Model...

Shell ties up with K-Electric to set up charging points for electric vehicles

Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL) and K-Electric Limited (KE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop three electric vehicle (EV)...

PM orders strict action against sugar hoarders, profiteers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday ordered strict action against those involved in profiteering and hoarding of sugar across the country. Chairing a...