Saturday , 19 August 2017

Honour killings: SC tells Kohistan judge to submit fresh report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court sought a fresh report on Thursday from the sessions judge in Kohistan on the alleged honour killing of five girls on the orders of a jirga some years ago. The two-judge bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, asked the sessions judge and the district police …

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PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: The ruling PML-N emerged victorious on Thursday after PTI lost the legal battle on the veracity of 2013 polls in a crucial National Assembly constituency, NA-110, when the Supreme Court dismissed the latter’s petition against federal defence minister Khawaja Asif. The detailed judgment is likely to be released in …

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Market watch: Index closes at record high after 500-point gain

KARACHI: Pakistan equities joined a global rally and hit a new all-time high as financial markets gained on optimism that Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US elections will actually boost the world economy in the coming days. At close on Thursday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange’s benchmark KSE 100-share index …

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Pakistan’s trade deficit widens 22%, stands at $9.3 billion

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan recorded a trade deficit of $9.3 billion in the first four months of the ongoing fiscal year, widening 22% year-on-year and far more than official estimates, as exports failed to recover while imports kept increasing during the July-October period. The higher-than-anticipated trade deficit, gap between exports and imports, …

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Tractor industry: Govt asked to clear refunds of Rs3b

LAHORE: The piling up of sales tax refunds has become a major concern for tractor manufacturers as it continues to nullify the impact of supportive measures taken by the government to improve financial health of the farming community, said Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (Pama) director general in an appeal to …

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Dastgir wants businesses to support trade liberalisation

ISLAMABAD: In order to make Pakistan more competitive in the world trade market, the business community of the country has to support the trade liberalisation agenda of the government, said Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan at a meeting with the newly elected office-bearers of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and …

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Check out Saba Qamar’s Dress and Dance for Promotion of Her New Movie

Check out Saba Qamar’s Dress and Dance for Promotion of Her New Movie

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World Bank projects 5.4 per cent growth rate for Pakistan in 2018

Pakistan’s economy is set to grow by a robust 5.4 per cent by 2018 as Chinese investment from a multi-billion dollar infrastructure project flows into the country, the World Bank predicted in a new report Thursday. Pakistan, South Asia’s second-biggest economy, is growing with security improving and the International Monetary …

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Hair Stylish Burned Lady’s Hair to Cut Them Off – Everyone Got Shocked in Live Show

Hair Stylish Burned Lady’s Hair to Cut Them Off – Everyone Got Shocked in Live Show

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In Asia’s biggest promotion: Pakistan unleash their Wolverine

KARACHI: Pakistan’s rising Mixed Martial Arts star Ahmed ‘Wolverine’ Mujtaba is set to make his debut at ONE: DEFENDING HONOR, Asia’s biggest promotion, making him just the third fighter from the country to do so. Something has to give in the fight at Singapore’s Indoor Stadium as two unbeaten records …

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