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World Bank unanimously approves Dasu project

<b>WASHINGTON: The World Bank unanimously approved on Tuesday the Dasu hydro electric power project and in a pleasant surprise for Pakistan the United</b> …

British Firms Willing to do Business in Pakistan

It was recently reported from Karachi that British companies have shown interest in doing business in Pakistan.<p>The British Deputy High Commissioner, …

Pakistan FM reiterates economic recovery as top priority

<b>ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reiterated on Sunday reformations has made ease to put economy of the country on right path</b> …

PTI, PML-Q discuss formation of grand alliance against PML-N govt

<b>LAHORE: An opposition coalition is in the offing as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) discussed the</b> …

Pakistan crackdown on Afghan refugees amid fears of influx: report

<b>Pakistani authorities have launched a crackdown on Afghan refugees residing illegally in the country as fears have compounded that the exit of US-led</b> …

Polio virus found in Lahore, Karachi sewage samples

<b>KARACHI: Samples taken from sewage in different parts of Karachi and Lahore – the country’s most populated cities – have tested positive for the</b> …

Think-tank sees 6pc growth rate next year

AS democratic Pakistan led by industrialist Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif garners liberal support from global donors, experts at a think tank expect …

Pakistan's deadly descent into polio contagion

<b>Pakistan was close to eradicating polio 10 years ago. But conspiracy theories, a Taliban insurgency and drive-by shootings of polio workers have reversed the gains. The BBC's M Ilyas Khan reports from the frontline of the government's war against the virus and the militants' war against its</b> …

Next stop: Yellow school buses to be on the road from next week

<b>KARACHI:</b><p><b>Starting next week, it will be made mandatory for the school vans to be painted yellow. This will help them stand out in traffic and help</b> …

Qadri wants revolution to change govt

<b>RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Sunday called for changing the government and the prevalent system through</b> …

Pakistan, Iran to go ahead with gas project

TEHRAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Sunday to continue with the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline …

Pope ordains new priests, including one from Pakistan

<b>VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Sunday ordained new priests in the Vatican, including one from Pakistan, telling them they were not “masters of</b> …

I used to think of Pakistan as my enemy, until I met someone from Pakistan

Growing up in India, I'd sometimes drop my cricket bat in the middle of the game and say to my friends, "I'll be right back. Going to Pakistan."<p>None of them would raise an eyebrow. They knew I meant I was off to the bathroom.<p>I grew up with strong feelings about Pakistan. It was my enemy.<p>My friends …

4 died, 8 injured in Faqeerabad blast in Peshawar

PESHAWAR- A powerful explosion heard near renowned Faqeerabad area located in the provincial capital of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today.<br>Four …

Pakistan grapples with polio fight

More than a month ago, the public health community celebrated the polio-free certification of Southeast Asia including India, viewed as a hopeful step toward global eradication.<p>But the euphoria has waned as concerns grow the virus is making a comeback and re-appearing in countries that had …

Waqar Younis given second term as Pakistan coach

Pakistan news<p>Play 09:10<p>No problem working with Afridi - Waqar<p>Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis has been appointed national coach for a period …

Curtailing price manipulation: Govt studying new law to empower OGRA

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b><p><b>The government is working on a new law that will empower the oil and gas industry regulator to slap fines and penalties on the oil barons</b> …

Construction of $800m Thar power plants to begin this year

KARACHI: The construction of two 330MW power plants worth $800 million at Thar will start in the third quarter of this year, said the CEO of Sindh …

Pakistan's budget being prepared by IMF in Dubai: Ayesha Gulalai

ISLAMABAD- PTI Information Secretary KPK and MNA Ayesha Gulalai, has expressed concern over the preparation of coming budget and said<br>it is very …

Pakistan: Economy

Economic outlook

IMF sources reveal that they have been informed by the Pakistan government about the source of the $1.5 billion injected into the Pakistan …

Pakistan rating could tip either way: Moody’s

KARACHI: Pakistan’s ‘Caa1’ government bond rating with a negative outlook reflected its “very low institutional and fiscal strength, its weakened …

IPPs plan cut in generation amid rising circular debt

<b>LAHORE: Private power producers plan to start cutting generation on the fresh build-up of their unpaid bills (known as inter-corporate circular debt</b> …