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PSO fires hundreds of employees as government reimburses payment claims

News Analysis | In a positive turn of events for PSO and Shell, the government is likely to allow the two major oil marketing companies...

State Bank optimistic after forecast growth in economy

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a statement that the prospects for economic growth remain strong, noting that the economy...

Pakistani auto-industry thrives during 2017!

News Analysis | Amidst an all-around dismal performance in the industrial sectors, the auto industry stood out with a shining year. If there was one area...

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones!

AFP | Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for...

Karachi in dire need of investment in power infrastructure

Ikram Sehgal | During the 1980s the shortfall between electricity generated and consumers’ demand in Karachi widened to unmanageable proportions. Rampant over-staffing compounded by excessive...

World Bank approves $825 million loan to Pakistan

News Analysis | The World Bank has granted Pakistan an $825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country that...

Who is responsible for decline in Pakistan’s economic growth: Oil prices...

News Analysis | In view of the fluctuation in global oil prices, the government on Saturday announced an increase of up to Rs 4 per...

The obsession with new things is burdening our brain

Brian Lee | Commercial organizations depend and thrive on our natural curiosity. That’s right, companies know that people are driven by a strong obsession for obtaining...

How porn addiction is destroying the youth

Today, with pornography only ever a few clicks away, a multitude of attitudes to sex imagery abound. Regardless of what porn aficionados have to...

Will there be enough food for our next generation?

Most people would agree that living more sustainably is something to strive for. With £13bn worth of food being wasted each year in the...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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