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Mountain top of strategic value cleared near Afghan border

Army establishes posts at over 12,000 feet mountain; First phase of Operation Khyber-4 completed Tariq Saeed Peshawar As the Pakistan Army led Operation Khyber-4 was progressing and...


Unusual side effects of lemon that will shock you

It is a well-known fact that the fruit lemon, being a good source of vitamin C, has many beneficial effects on our human body....

Reasons you should eat more plums during monsoon

PLUMS are juicy and delicious fruits mostly found during monsoon, i.e., between May and October. Scientifically known as Prunus domestica, these belong to the...

How blue light from your phone may be hurting your eyes

IS your computer or phone use hurting your eyes? Here are the symptoms of eyestrain and tips for cutting down on your exposure to...


Art and Craft Village to be revamped to provide recreational facilities

Craft bazaar inaugurated Staff Reporter Art and Craft Village would be revamped and made fully operational to provide recreational facilities for the residents of the...

HEC, Saudi Institute hold Training on Project Monitoring & Evaluation

Staff Reporter The Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with Islamic Research and Training Institute, Islamic Development Bank (IRTI-IDB), Jeddah organised here an international training...


Mashhood wants schools’ active role in I-Day celebrations

Staff Reporter Provincial Minister School Education Rana Mashhood Khan said on Saturday that private schools should play an active role in the Independence Day (I-Day)...

Minister office open to everyone: Spokesman

Staff Reporter Doors of Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare, Khawaja Salman Rafiq are open to everybody including young doctors and anyone from the community can...


Bilawal demands PM to resign, promises to build Karachi a modern city

Salahuddin Haider Peoples Party leader Bilawal Bhutto said Saturday that the JIT report has proven Sharif family guilty of corruption, and asked the prime minister...

Funeral prayers of three martyred policemen offered

Staff Reporter The ‘Namaz-i-Janaza’ of ASI Qamaruddin and constables Babar and Afzal was offered on Saturday at Police Headquarters Garden South here. The policemen were...

Economy Watch

Aizaz invites US firms to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

Washington Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry has invited the US multinational firms to explore the countless investment opportunities in Pakistan by taking advantage of favourable investment climate. He...

Growing FDI reflects on improved security situation

Amanullah Khan Karachi Growth in Foreign Direct Investment in FY 2017 reflects on improved security situation, implying return of the investors had to Pakistan, as the...

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: A Corridor of Opportunities

Twenty-first century economies are increasingly interlinked and there exists an ongoing shift in global economic activity from developed to developing countries. These linkages need...

CPEC: Capacity Building and Employment Generation

Muhammad Adil Sivia Developing countries often rely on agriculture sector as main driver of their economies. Major chunk of labourforce is absorbed by agriculture sector...


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