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Aizaz Chaudhry presents credentials to Trump

Observer Report Washington Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry on Monday presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House. Chaudhry, who was...

Health

Potassium as important as sodium for healthy blood pressure

A high salt diet is known to increase the risk of hypertension. A recent review concludes that consuming adequate potassium levels might be just...

Thyroid gland: facts, function & diseases

THE thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped organ in your throat, and it is very important to your health and well-being. The thyroid is...

Children neglected may have physical, behavioral health problem

Children who have suffered from neglect may have physical or behavioral health problems even after the mistreatment stops. The guidelines from the American Academy...

Islamabad

Marriyum calls for more cultural exchanges between China, Pakistan

A unique cultural centre reflecting unique friendship opens in Islamabad Zubair Qureshi Minister of State for Information Broadcasting & National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed her...

President for enhancing friendly relations between Pakistan and Jordan

Staff Reporter President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday emphasized upon transforming friendly traditional relations between Pakistan and Jordan into strong economic partnership to the mutual benefit of...

Lahore

Special relief will be provided to people during Ramadan: Shahbaz

Staff Reporter Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif presiding over a meeting to review measures to set up Ramadan Bazaars, said that special relief would...

PHC starts training of field coordinators of SH&ME

Staff Reporter The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Tuesday initiated a three-day training workshop on the Minimum Service Delivery Standards (MSDS) for the field coordinators of...

Karachi

Officers of 9 countries briefed on security arrangements

Diplomatic Security Forum established Staff Reporter Foreigners and Diplomatic Security Forum has been established to review the existing security arrangements and adopt mechanism on modern lines...

No single individual or group is above law: Sindh Governor

Staff Reporter Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair here on Tuesday said that no group or individual was above law and that federal government was fully...

Economy Watch

Int’l investors see Pak as lucrative destination

Muhammad Arshad Islamabad Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal said that Pakistan had achieved an economic growth rate of 5% and with...

Govt focuses to achieve sustainable growth: Dar

Pakistan fast improving ease of doing business in country Observer Report Washington Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan was fast improving ease of...

Islamic Banking and Finance

GCC Islamic banks face weaker growth prospects

Dubai The weak economic environment will continue to dampen the financial performance of Islamic banks in the GCC countries in 2017 and 2018, said S&P...

Innovation key for future impact of Islamic finance

Islamic finance initially started with simply structured products but developed – as of recently – towards sophisticated and multifaceted facilities as financial engineering and product development...

CPEC

China assures early ground breaking of new Gwadar airport

Sophia Siddiqui Islamabad On the request of Pakistan, China has assured to soon start work on new Gwadar international airport as well as East Bay Expressway. In...

China to set up refinery at Gwadar

Refinery to meet transport fuel needs on CPEC roads Shahrukh Syed Islamabad In another welcome development, China is going to build refinery at Gwadar to cater for...

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