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Intl-domestic flight suspension extended

ISLAMABAD: “As per the decision of the government of Pakistan, the suspension of international and domestic flight operations as effected

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US dollar fell Rs3.31 on Friday

ISLAMABAD: The US dollar fell on Friday by Rs3.31 against the rupee in the interbank market. The interbank dollar rates closed at Rs163.57

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Cabinet approved incentives to construction industry

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet, through amendments in the Income Tax Ordinance 2001, Sales Tax Laws and Finance Act, 1989, on Friday

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Gold price fell by Rs2,915 to Rs83,675

KARACHI: The one tola domestic gold price witnessed a steep fall of Rs3,400 on Friday to Rs97,600, amid a massive drop in world price of the

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Gold price reached Rs100,400-Rs86,076

KARACHI: Local one tola and 10 gram gold price in the country reached a peak of Rs100,400 and Rs86,076, respectively, on Tuesday

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Loan limits under Kamyab Jawan programme increased

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday decided to further provide greater entrepreneurship opportunities to the country’s youth by

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Pakistan requested China to ease payment of power projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has requested China for ease in payment obligations of over $30 billion worth of about 12,000-megawatt power projects

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ECC approved allocation of additional 200,000 tonnes of wheat

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Monday approved allocation of additional 200,000 tonnes of

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Punjab govt banned unnecessary expenditure

LAHORE: The Punjab government has imposed a ban on unnecessary expenditure of provincial departments along with placing a ban on new

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Cut of 9.7 million barrels of oil per day from May: OPEC

RIYADH: Top oil-producing countries agreed on "historic" output cuts to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis and a Russia-Saudi

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Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme Rs1+tax shall be charged

ISLAMABAD: SMS service under the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) “Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme” for each SMS sent on 8171

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Labour Party added six British Pakistani to new shadow cabinet

LONDON: The newly elected leader of Labour Party Sir Keir Starmer has added six British Pakistani parliamentarians to the new shadow

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US to operate two chartered flights from Islamabad to Washington

RAWALPINDI: The United States has decided to operate two chartered flights from Islamabad to Washington to bring back its citizens stranded in

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Shah Mehmood Qureshi phoned his Malaysian-Singaporean counterparts

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi phoned his Malaysian and Singaporean counterparts on Wednesday to emphasise the

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PIA repatriated 136 stranded Pakistani citizens in Iraq

IRAQ: A special flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) repatriated 136 stranded Pakistani citizens in Iraq on Wednesday.

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Pakistan given five-month grace period by FATF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday received an unexpected relief when it was given a five-month grace period by the Financial Action Task Force

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Govt cancelled Baisakhi celebrations in Hassanabdal

TAXILA: The government has cancelled Baisakhi celebrations scheduled to begin on April 14 in Hassanabdal, in which 3,000 Sikhs from India

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Haier Pakistan donated protective surgical masks to Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Haier Pakistan is donating protective surgical masks to Prime Minister of Pakistan to help fight the on-going Coronavirus pandemic.

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Syed Murad Ali Shah met industrialists

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in a meeting with leading industrialists and exporters at the CM House on Saturday, said

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Relief package specifically for the construction industry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday ordered a relief package specifically for the construction industry and directed resumption of