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Drone attacks unacceptable: FO

Zahid Chaudhary Islamabad Reiterating stance its on drone attacks, Pakistan Thursday said these are counterproductive and amount to violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty. Therefore these are not...


Red meat: Good or bad for health?

RED meat contains numerous vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthful, balanced diet. In recent years, however, its reputation has been severely...

Parents asked to ensure safety of their children’s eyes

Islamabad: With May designated as UV awareness month, experts are calling on parents to pay special heed to the safety of their children's eyes...

Should you be having milk on an empty stomach

MILK is a meal in itself Consuming it just before turning in may slow down the digestion Should you avoid having milk on an...


Juma-tul-Wida to be observed with zeal in twin cities today

City police finalize security arrangements Staff Reporter Rawalpindi Juma-tul-Wida, the last Friday of holy month of Ramazan would be observed on June 23 with traditional religious zeal...

Pak-Sri Lanka relations key to promote cooperation in region: Nisar

Staff Reporter Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday said that stronger Pak-Sri Lankan partnership was key to promoting greater cooperation in the region...


US delegation appreciates Shahbaz for overcoming energy crises

Salim Ahmed A US delegation led by Former American Ambassador Ms. Teresita C. Schaffer called on the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today....

NAB distributes Rs 12.61 million cheques among affectees

Staff Reporter National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore holds a formal cheque distribution ceremony on Thursday in which cheques amounting to Rs 12.61 million approximately of...


Mayor reviews development work

City Reporter Mayor Karachi, Wasim Akhtar paid a surprise visit to different parts of Karachi on Wednesday night and reviewed dev elopement being carried...

IGP Sindh calls for eradication of street crimes

Staff Reporter The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, A.D. Khawaja Thursday directed that all the required steps should be undertaken for eradicating street crimes. Addressing...

Economy Watch

China proposes ‘blue economic passages’ Pakistan to be major beneficiary

Beijing China has put forward plans for three ocean-based “blue economic passages” that will connect Asia with Africa, Oceania, Europe and beyond, in a bid...

ADB to lend $300m for PSEs Reform Programme

Muhammad Arshad Islamabad The Asian Development Bank will extend loan worth $ 300 million for the Public Sector Enterprises Reform Program (Subprogram-2). To facilitate GOP’s...

Islamic Banking and Finance

SBP to auction Ijarah Sukuk for M1 project to identify investors

Islamic financing to gain mileage Amanullah Khan Karachi The State Bank of Pakistan issued, Thursday, the transaction structure to facilitate issuance of Ijarah Sukuk on the M1...

Islamic banking progressing efficiently: Saima Rahim

NBP achieves remitting target set for 2016-17 Staff Reporter Peshawar NBP Regional Head of Islamic Banking Saima Rahim has said that NBP has achieved the remitting targets...


Challenges for CPEC and Chinese Nationals

Gen (R) Saad Khattak The launching of Chinese OBOR of which CPEC is a flagship has sent shivers and tremors across the regional and global...

CPEC: Combination of “Three Cs”

Saadia Saif Niazi, The Chinese revolutionary idea of One Belt One Road (OBOR) has been originally derived from the traditional Silk Road and based...


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