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The real difference between PTI and PML-N

Muhammad Talha | With the next general elections around the corner, all political parties of Pakistan are girding up their loins to enter the political...

PEMRA bans Valentine’s Day celebration on all media

News Desk | Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has called all TV and radio channels to avoid promoting Valentine's Day in a reminder notice issued...

Car enthusiasts rejoice as SHC slashes import duties on cars

News Analysis | The Sindh High Court has nullified the SRO (Statutory Regulatory Order) 1035 (1) issued by the government of Pakistan and has ordered...

Tax department seizes Shah Rukh Khan’s farmhouse

News Analysis | Income tax department has attached Shah Rukh Khan's (SRK) Alibaug farmhouse as ‘benami' property.  The main allegation against SRK is that he had...

Islamabad High Court undertakes contempt of court petition against Nawaz, Maryam

News Analysis | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) accepted a contempt of court petition against former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on...

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...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Pakistan’s budget deficit could expand due to election spending

News Analysis | The World Bank, on Wednesday, warned Pakistan that its budget deficit may increase due to weak tax revenues, expenditure escalation and increasing...

LPG importers give government ultimatum

News Analysis | A Liquefied Petroleum Gas crisis is looming above as LPG importers on 10th January warned to suspend import of LPG from next month...

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...

Employees rejected proposal to lease out Pakistan Steel Mill for 30...

The employees of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) have opposed a government proposal to lease out the country’s largest industrial unit for 30 years and...

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