Rs 41bn approved for Diamer Bhasha Dam affectees
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Rs 41bn approved for Diamer Bhasha Dam affectees

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday approved Rs 41 billion as compensation for the effectees…

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Country seeing lowest growth for last 5 years
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Country seeing lowest growth for last 5 years

LAHORE: Energy shortage has been one of the major factors that has caused Pakistan’s economy…

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KARACHI – The outgoing financial year 2011-12 saw the country’s external account failing to repeat…

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255 traders’ associations support sit-in plan in Karachi on June 26
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255 traders’ associations support sit-in plan in Karachi on June 26

KARACHI: As many as 255 traders’ associations and market associations of Karachi have announced the…

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Pakistan’s economic performance is notable despite challenges: SBP
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Pakistan’s economic performance is notable despite challenges: SBP

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said that the economic growth of 3.7 percent…

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Korea to send high-level technical team soon
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Korea to send high-level technical team soon

ISLAMABAD: Korea is desirous to develop strategic economic development relations with Pakistan and in order…

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Sindh produces around 0.4m tonnes mangoes
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Sindh produces around 0.4m tonnes mangoes

KARACHI: Sindh produces nearly 400,000 tonnes mangoes annually, and around 40 percent of the total…

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GoP, WB sign $ 200m funding for Natural Gas Efficiency Project
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GoP, WB sign $ 200m funding for Natural Gas Efficiency Project

ISLAMABAD: An Agreement was signed Tuesday between the Government of Pakistan and the World Bank…

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FBR realizes Rs1,631bn upto May 31: FBR
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FBR realizes Rs1,631bn upto May 31: FBR

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs1,631 billion upto May 31 for…

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Economic Survey 2011-12: Overview of Economy
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Economic Survey 2011-12: Overview of Economy

Economic Survey 2011-12 overview of Economy Executive Summary: The Government remained focused on maintaining macroeconomic…

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Power crisis cost economy Rs 380 billion per annum
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Power crisis cost economy Rs 380 billion per annum

The Economic Survey 2011-12 reveals that estimated cost of power crisis to the country””s economy…

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Poultry sector faces Rs10 billion loss in four months
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Poultry sector faces Rs10 billion loss in four months

MULTAN: The country’s poultry sector has faced about Rs 10 billion loss in just past…

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National budget to be announced tomorrow
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National budget to be announced tomorrow

ISLAMABAD – The National Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-13, envisaging growth rate acceleration, economic stabilisation,…

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Pakistan eyes IMF for financial assistance
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Pakistan eyes IMF for financial assistance

KARACHI: Pakistan may have to return to the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance this…

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