Bill To Turn PIA In To Company Adopted
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Bill To Turn PIA In To Company Adopted

After over four months of political wrangling, the PIA bill seeking conversion of the national…

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Opposition Parties To Discuss PIA Bill In Karachi
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Opposition Parties To Discuss PIA Bill In Karachi

Opposition parties will be meeting in Karachi on Tuesday to devise a strategy on the…

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Sharif, Modi Likely To Meet In Washington Next Month
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Sharif, Modi Likely To Meet In Washington Next Month

The United States, Pakistan and India are quietly exploring the possibility of a meeting between…

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Govt suspends PIA employees right to protest
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Govt suspends PIA employees right to protest

In a bid to put things under control and ensure continuity of Pakistan International Airline’s…

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Halal food products bill approved by Senate committee
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Halal food products bill approved by Senate committee

The Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology approved on Monday the ‘Pakistan Halal Authority…

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Govt, PPP breathe fire as spat scales new heights
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Govt, PPP breathe fire as spat scales new heights

The standoff between the centre and the Sindh government intensified on Monday, with Interior Minister…

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ECC approves 0.5m tons export of sugar with Rs6.5b subsidy
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ECC approves 0.5m tons export of sugar with Rs6.5b subsidy

The ECC of the Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq…

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Rs40bn New taxes in ‘Mini-Budget’
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Rs40bn New taxes in ‘Mini-Budget’

The government introduced on Mon­day a ‘mini-budget’ envisaging additional tax measures of over Rs40 billion…

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New taxes to limit use of luxury items: Dar
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New taxes to limit use of luxury items: Dar

The government has decided to impose regulatory duties on luxury and non-essential items and announce…

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Govt officials drew Rs226.3m in ‘welfare allowance’
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Govt officials drew Rs226.3m in ‘welfare allowance’

The custodians of the Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) have been accused of using the fund,…

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Govt ceding control over key issues: PTI leader
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Govt ceding control over key issues: PTI leader

In the words of one opposition lawmaker, the ruling PML-N has “given up its control…

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Apex court allows PTA to relax limit on SIMs
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Apex court allows PTA to relax limit on SIMs

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to permit cellular companies…

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Ogra suggests increase in prices of petroleum products
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Ogra suggests increase in prices of petroleum products

On the basis of its calculations, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has worked…

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PML-N lawmakers lambast own govt over PIA excesses
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PML-N lawmakers lambast own govt over PIA excesses

In addition to grilling the management of the national flag carrier, members of the National…

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Gas tariff to be raised in January, IMF assured
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Gas tariff to be raised in January, IMF assured

The government has given a commitment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to increase gas…

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