Hunger may jeopardize food security, economic uplift in Pakistan: report

ISLAMABAD: Among countries in the developing world, Pakistan faces one of the most severe crises of malnutrition, which is the fundamental cause of child morbidity and mortality. Pakistan ranks 88th out of... Read more »

ECC approves $150 million for COVID vaccine purchase

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Friday approved an amount of $150 million for the purchase of the COVID-19 vaccine. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and... Read more »

Over 100,000 potential overseas job losses for Pakistanis due to COVID

KARACHI: The official estimates of Bureau of Immigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE) revealed that over 100,000 overseas job for which the recruitment process was going on in Pakistan, was disrupted due to... Read more »

FIA arrests former PIA executives for illegal appointment

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Corporate Crime Circle, Karachi has arrested former executives of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in an illegal appointment case, a press release said on Saturday. It said that... Read more »

PCAA imposes penalty on Qatar Airlines for violating COVID SOPs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs100,000 on Qatar Airlines for violating SOPs related to COVID-19. A statement on Friday said that the government of Pakistan... Read more »

Eid-ul-Azha Mubarak wishes Happy Eid-ul-Azha Mubarak to all valuable readers. Read more »

Petrol price increases to Rs103.97 per liter

ISLAMABAD: The government has increased prices of petroleum products effective from August 01, 2020. The price of petrol has been increased by Rs3.86 per liters. According to a statement issued on Friday,... Read more »

FBR to notify withholding tax exemption for wheat import

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) soon to issue exemption from withholding tax on import of wheat in order to ensure availability of the commodity in the country. Omar Hamid, Secretary Ministry... Read more »

Pakistan mulls opening tourism spots by mid-August

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering to open tourist spots across the country by mid of August provided that the COVID-19 situation was remained under control, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan... Read more »

Board starts scrutiny of civil servants under directory retirement rules

ISLAMABAD: A board constituted under Civil Servants (Directory Retirement from Services) Rules, 2020 will start scrutiny of civil servants by end of this month, a statement said on Wednesday. Initially, the first... Read more »