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Pak, US agree to remain engaged as Abbasi meets Pence

Observer ReportNew YorkPrime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday,...

Health

Is there a single food that you can survive on forever?

FOR all of 2016, Andrew Taylor ate only potatoes. There were a few caveats: He ate both white potatoes and sweet ones, and sometimes...

How does poor sleep affect our ability to learn? Study investigates

Most of us know that a good night’s sleep is key for happiness and productivity, and that conversely, a night of poor sleep can...

Ionizing radiation can cause cells to turn cancerous

IT is well established that exposure to ionizing radiation can result in mutations or other genetic damage that cause cells to turn cancerous. Now...

Islamabad

PM directs to undertake effective anti-polio campaign in twin cities

City ReporterA meeting of the Islamabad and Rawalpindi Administrations was held at CDA Headquarters as directed by Prime Minister regarding Anti Polio Campaign. Mayor...

Relations between Pakistan, Nepal based on goodwill, mutual cooperation: Ambassador

Constitutional & National Day of NepalMuhammad Arshad Ambassador of Nepal Sewa lamsal Adhikari has said that both Nepal and Pakistan are enjoying...

Lahore

Aggression, ignorance hurdles in establishment of peace: Shahbaz

Staff ReporterPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that the purpose to celebrate International Day of Peace was to sensitise people about the importance...

74.5 pc civil work of LOLMT completed

Staff ReporterThe first shipment of rolling stock for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train which had arrived in Pakistan from China last week,...

Karachi

Blast at cosmetics factory leaves one dead

City Reporter One person was killed on Wednesday in a blast that occurred at a cosmetics factory located near a school at Shahrah-e-Faisal...

CBC initiates weeklong cleanliness campaign

City ReporterCleanliness week in the jurisdiction of Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC)commenced on Tuesday which will continue till week. Director Military Lands and Cantonments Khursheed...

Economy Watch

Pak exports to Spain up 85pc after signing GSP-Plus

IslamabadPakistan’s exports to Spain increased by 85 per cent after the signing of Generalized Schemes of Preference (GSP-Plus) in January, 2014. Due to manifold...

TDAP to facilitate exporters

Staff ReporterLahoreTrade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is endeavouring to facilitate exporters of all sectors with the aim to capitalise their potential for growth...

Islamic Banking and Finance

External audit, centralized regulation likely for global Islamic banking market

Amanullah KhanKarachiThe fast growing Islamic Banking Industry all over the world may opt external audit and centeralized regulation of the Islamic banking industry following...

Malaysia to set up professional certifications for Islamic finance

Kuala LumpurMalaysia will introduce two programs to certify professional qualifications in Islamic finance, a central bank official said Tuesday. The programs, the first of...

CPEC

CPEC-Reshaping energy portfolio of Pakistan

Yasir Arrfat, Muhammad Sheryar Fulaly MANY things here in Pakistan change with time but one thing which needs to be addressed is power shortage....

Pakistan emerges stronger!

ALI SUKHANVER CPEC has snatched all peace and calm of the forces hostile to Pakistan. They are still trying all their best to plan something...

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