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Zardari behind BB, Murtaza murder, says Musharraf

PPP co-chairman was most to gain from assassination; Questions why investigation was not active during Zardari’s 5-year tenure Staff ReporterIslamabadFormer president Pervez Musharraf on Thursday...


For testing skin cream, synthetic skin may be as good as the real thing

Islamabad: New research suggests that currently available types of synthetic skin may now be good enough to imitate animal skin in laboratory tests, and...

Carbohydrates and diet: How much do you really need in a day?

It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a...

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...


Friendship between China, Pakistan to grow stronger with passage of time: Sun Weidong

Mohammad ArshadOutgoing Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong, Thursday, said that both China and Pakistan would continue supporting each other on international and regional issues and...

Japanese musicians enthral audience

City ReporterThe Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts organized a joint music performance of Pakistani and Japanese...


PML-N govt laid foundation of prosperous Pakistan: Shahbaz

Salim AhmedPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said public service was the pivot of politics of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. The PML-N had selflessly served...

PU-KEMU to extend mutual cooperation

Staff ReporterPunjab University and King Edward Medical University have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in various academic disciplines and promote bilateral relations...


Naval Chief inaugurates Interventional Cardiac Unit at Naval Hospital

Staff ReporterInauguration Ceremony of newly established Interventional Cardiac Unit at Pakistan Navy Hospital SHIFA was held in Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral...

Scouts movement gives message of peace, brotherhood and service to people

Staff ReporterThe Assistant Provincial Secretary PIA scouts Shamas Khan said that scout movement gives the message of collective peace, love, brotherhood and service to...

Economy Watch

Cotton Committee approves Rs 690.65mn budget for FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: The Board of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) here on Friday approved Rs 690.65 million budget for the financial year 2017-18 in order...

Hundi, Hawala eroding real benefits of home remittances

Pressing balance of payment and current account deficit Amanullah KhanKarachiSaeed Ahmed CEO, President NBP has pointed out that Balance of Payment has become a pressing...

Islamic Banking and Finance

Islamic finance strong, scalable funding source for global development

Observer ReportNew YorkSuccessful implementation of the 2030 Agenda requires a significant amount of financial resources, beyond traditional development financing. Innovative approaches are required to...

Ithmaar Bank’s retail banking subsidiary in Pakistan, FBL, reports growing profits

ManamaIthmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail bank, announced that its retail banking subsidiary in Pakistan, Faysal Bank Limited (FBL), has reported increased profits for...


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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