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Change is inevitable

General Mirza Aslam Beg We are living in very challenging times, constantly facing the negative impact of developments, taking place across the borders and the turmoil within, caused by bad ... Read More »

67pc Pakistanis prefer living in joint family system after marriage: survey

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: More than two-third of people (67 per cent) claim to prefer living in a joint family after marriage as opposed to 31 per cent who favour nuclear ... Read More »

Asset base of banking industry in Pakistan up by 5.4pc

Maverick Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s banking industry witnessed a 5.4 per cent growth in its asset base to Rs6.782 trillion during the April-June quarter of the 2009-10 fiscal year (FY10) as ... Read More »

Two PAF air vice marshals get promotion

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Air Vice Marshals Syed Athar Hussain Bukhari and Asim Suleiman of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) have been promoted to the rank of air marshal. Air Marshal ... Read More »

Tourists to enjoy free stay in Kashmir rest houses

Internews Report MUZAFFARABAD: Nature lovers from across Pakistan can feast their eyes on breathtaking beautiful tourist sites in Islamabad-administered Kashmir, AJK, without any worry for accommodation as the state government ... Read More »

Thunderbolt: Electricity prices set for steep rise across Pakistan

Internews Report LAHORE: With the Pakistani government agreeing to end unified tariff under donor-driven power sector reforms, domestic consumers, especially those consuming between 100 and 300 units, are likely to ... Read More »

Pakistan earns $9b through privatisation of state entities

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s privatisation programme is the most successful one in South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East, which has fetched over $9 billion proceeds through the privatisation ... Read More »

EU to offer Pakistan one-time tariff holiday on exports

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pursuing narrow trade diplomacy, Pakistan is expecting that Brussels will give final nod to its one-time preferential trade pact in a week that would bolster export proceeds ... Read More »

Pakistan changing law to make spike in power tariff easier, more frequent

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s is amending the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Act to make it easier and more frequent to raise the prices of electricity through monthly adjustments ... Read More »

US withdraws planes from relief work in Pakistani flood-hit areas

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The United States military has withdrawn the support of C-17 or C-130 cargo aircraft as floodwaters have receded and access to flood-hit areas for delivery of aid ... Read More »

Mysterious presence of Europeans among militants in Pakistani tribal region

Internews Report PESHAWAR: The killing of German militants in a drone attack in Mirali, North Waziristan area of Pakistani tribal areas (Fata) on the border with Afghanistan, this week is ... Read More »

Dozens of private member bills lying dormant in parliament

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: A record 102 private member bills have been introduced in the current National Assembly in Pakistan since its inception in 2008 and five of them have been ... Read More »