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Oil crisis deepen as Govt, Apota talks fail

Transporters to continue strike till demands acceptance Staff Reporters Islamabad/Karachi Talks between Ministry of Petroleum and representatives of All Pakistan Oil Tankers Association failed on Tuesday,...


Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds ‘starve’ prostate cancer cells

An apple peel compound can halt the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with compounds from red grapes or turmeric. What do turmeric, apples,...

Why does hunger vanish when you ignore it long enough?

WHY is it that when you’re tremendously hungry, you’re able to forget about it if you’re in the middle of an intriguing activity, such...

Daily cola ‘raises cancer risk’ due to caramel coloring

THE chemical process during the manufacture of the caramel coloring used in soft drinks such as cola produces a carcinogen that could be raising...


First-ever national curriculum framework approved

Unanimously approved decision would provide guidelines for syllabus Zubair Qureshi National Curriculum Council (NCC) has approved first-ever National Curriculum Framework (NCF) in 8th NCC meeting held...

Strict security around police offices, important locations ordered

Staff Reporter Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has ordered to ensure effective security arrangements at police offices and other important locations in order...


73.75pc remain successful as Matric result announced

Award ceremony held in simplicity Staff Reporter Lahore Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Lahore has announced the results of Matric Annual Examination 2017 in details....

CM congratulates Matric exam toppers

Staff Reporter Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated the students securing top positions in Matric examination of educational boards across the province. He...


Governor hails contribution of christian community

Staff Reporter Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair here Tuesday hailed the contribution made by members of christian community for promotion of education and health sectors...

Home minister reviews law, order situation

Staff Reporter Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal reviewed the prevailing law and order situation in Karachi here on Tuesday. Additional IG Karachi, AIG Traffic,...

Economy Watch

ECC approves four proposals of Ministry of Water and Power

Muhammad Arshad Islamabad The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, Tuesday, approved four proposals of the Ministry of Water and Power for the issuance...

PQFTL distributes 28pc surplus for 2016

Staff Reporter Karachi Pak-Qatar Family Takaful Limited (PQFTL) has announced the distribution of 28 percent surplus among its Individual Family Takaful Participants (Direct Sales Force-DSF)...

Islamic Banking and Finance

Philippines planning Islamic finance scheme to rebuild southern city

Manila THE Philippines’s southern Muslim region of Mindanao wants to use an Islamic finance-backed scheme to raise funds in order to recover and rebuild Marawi...

Kazakhstan, Malaysia plant seeds for green Islamic finance

Astana Astana is building on its strong bilateral ties with Kuala Lumpur to nurture the growth of a Shariah compliant green financial system. Having already...


CPEC: Why India is Opposing the Project?

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif CHINA-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a $ 52 billion project (China’s investment in Pakistan) being implemented since 2015, when both...

CPEC Benefits and Challenges

By Abid Hussain Library Officer (Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad) [email protected] Id card No 16102-0168978-1 Pakistan has faced a number of challenges since its inception....


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