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Closure of Taftan border to increase LPG

The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has showed upward trend following closure of Taftan border with Iran amid new coronavirus infections

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IMF staff-Pakistani authorities reached staff-level agreement

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said it had reached a staff-level agreement with Pakistan authorities

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40,000 bags of sugar recovered from Ittefaq sugar Mill

BAHAWALPUR: Ahmadpur East Assistant Commissioner Naeem Sadiq Cheema on Monday led a team to raid the godown of the Ittefaq Sugar

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Govt to facilitate K E capacity by 1,600MW

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided in principle to facilitate the Karachi-based power utility to increase its own generation capacity by

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Imran Khan appreciated Japan role as an important development partner

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday appreciated Japan’s role as an important development partner, with its work in line with the

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Google removed 600 applications form Google Play Store

Google has removed  600 applications form Google Play Store and banned them from ad monetisation as they violated the company's disruptive

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FATF to maintain Pakistan status on its grey list

Th Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to maintain Pakistan's status on its 'grey list' of countries with inadequate

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Worst phase of economic stabilization is now over: SBP Governor

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Reza Baqir on Thursday said the worst phase of economic stabilisation is now over and

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Textile exports marginally increased around four percent

ISLAMABAD: Textile exports marginally increased around four percent year-on-year to $8 billion in the first seven months of the current fiscal year

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 Sialkot-Lahore motorway being inaugurated

ISLAMABAD: The under-construction Sialkot-Lahore motorway, is being inaugurated piecemeal by the present government. 

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Govt collected 43.7 per cent higher revenue

ISLAMABAD: The government is estimated to have collected almost 43.7 per cent higher revenue on key oil and gas products during the first

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SBP increased payments limit for freelance services

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Wednesday increased the payments limit for freelance services in information and communication technology by five times

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IMF asked Pakistan to reduce import tariffs

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to reduce import tariffs, ensure General Sales Tax harmonisation,

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Haj under government scheme will cost Rs 490,000 to each pilgrim

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved Haj Policy 2020 under which Haj under government scheme will cost Rs490,000 to each pilgrim with 7.35 per cent

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Pakistani banking system stable for next 12 to 18 months: Moody's

Moody’s Investors Service, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the world, has given the Pakistani banking system a stable outlook for the next 12 to 18 months

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IWCCI to collaborate with Ehsaas

ISLAMABAD: Women entrepreneurs from Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) came to the table with Ehsaas at Pak-China Friendship Centre in Islamabad

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EFU Life become first life insurance company to offer BLISS

EFU Life has become the first life insurance company in the world to offer BLISS – a biometrically enabled, entirely digital, instant savings-cum-protection policy acquisition system.

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IMF to review Pakistan performance under US fund facility

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission has started discussion here with the government authorities to review Pakistan’s performance under its US $6 billion extended fund facility

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Inflation rate in country to start receding soon: Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Monday said that inflation rate in the country would start receding soon,

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Millions of WhatsApp users to lose service

WhatsApp users around the world who are have old devices that have outdated software installed won’t be able to use the messaging app starting 1 February