12 Civilians killed in a bus bomb blast in Kerbala

Twelve civilians were killed on Friday in a bomb blast on a bus at the northern edge of the Iraqi holy city of Karbala,...

Pak-Rupee gains 15 paisas against US dollar in interbank

KARACHI: Pakistan’s currency Friday gained 16 paisas against US dollar in interbank and open market on Friday. The dollar closed at Rs 156.08 in the...

IED went off on Pak-Afghan border, Pak Army major, sepoy embrace martyrdom

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday that Major Adeel and Sepoy Faraz from the Pakistan Armed Forces were martyred this afternoon when...

Country’s FDI down by 58%, total FDI increases 6.7%

KARACHI: The foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 6.7 per cent and amounted to $264 million during the same period. On the other hand,...

Prime Minister Modi refused to use Pakistan’s airspace

ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not be allowed to use Pakistan's airspace for his upcoming visit to Germany, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood...

Indian court imposes penalty of Rs 5m on Adnan Sami, The Hindu says

The Indian Appallate Tribunal for the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) recently imposed a penalty of Indian Rs 5 million on Adnan Sami, according...

Pakistan’s FO strongly condemns India’s remarks about ‘having control’ of AJK one day

India's foreign minister said on Tuesday that Azad Jammu and Kashmir belongs to India and that he expected New Delhi to gain physical control...

OGDCL discovers oil, gas in Kohat district KP

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has announced that the joint venture of Chanda D&PL has discovered crude oil and gas from its...

30 killed in Kabul’s blast, President Ashraf Ghani survives

KABUL: Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President...

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 13.25%

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Monday leave the policy rate unchanged at 13.24 per cent for the next two months to further...

Pakistan’s economy moving towards stability, says Hafeez Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Sunday said bad days had now gone as Pakistan...

Car sales at 62 months low, down by 41% YoY

KARACHI: Pakistan car sales continued its downward trend and witnessed decline of 41 per cent YoY during Aug 2019 which is mainly attributable to...