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IMF must lower industrial tariffs

KARACHI: For many pundits, things seem to be falling into place. Following elections, we now have a coalition government with clearly delineated territories. The focus has shifted back to the economy as Pakistan struggles with a sluggish GDP growth rate of 2-3% per year. However, this pace is insufficient, necessitating a doubling of efforts and […]

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Babar talks strike-rate, Naseem vs Bumrah, chat with Kohli, heartbreaking moment

JOIN OUR WHATSAPP CHANNEL Pakistan skipper Babar Azam made an appearance on the Peshawar Zalmi podcast on Sunday, covering a wide array of topics from his cricketing journey to insights into his personal life.  During the podcast discussion, Azam expressed his perplexity at the persistent criticism of his strike rate. “Look, strike rate and building […]

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Pressing need for absolute eccentric reforms

Of late, one reads a lot about the necessity of economic reforms in Pakistan. This has happened because like in the game of musical chairs we are left standing, the music has stopped and we cannot find a chair to sit down. It is a downright shameful situation. Yet, the usual characters who have been […]

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Shehbaz, MBS hail bilateral ties at Makkah rendezvous

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and discussed with him bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest on Sunday, the Prime Minister’s Office Media Wing and the Saudi media reported. The crown prince, who had arrived in Makkah from Jeddah on Saturday to spend the remaining days of the […]

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APHC condemns recent arrest spree in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD: The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned the fresh spree of raids, crackdowns and arrest unleashed by the Indian forces in every nook and corner of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) ahead of Indian Lok Sabha election. According to Kashmir Media Service, APHC spokesman Advocate Abdul Rashid Minhas in a […]

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Adopting technology to tackle crimes

KARACHI: The implementation of the five-phase fully fledged Karachi Safe City (KSC) project worth Rs36 billion could tackle 90% of crimes in the port city as the adoption of technology is unavoidable for eliminating street crimes while making the city safe for businesses and investments, according to top officials and business leaders. The KSC project […]

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Climate policy key to mitigating health risks for vulnerable

LAHORE: Experts have highlighted the profound challenges faced by vulnerable communities in the wake of climate change-induced natural disasters, suggesting comprehensive policies to mitigate the impact, especially on women and the poor. Communities, particularly those already marginalised, are bearing the brunt of events such as droughts and floods, exacerbating health risks like undernutrition and malaria. […]

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Centre, provinces should jointly end terrorism: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD:   Expressing his sorrow over the martyrdom of policemen in Lakki Marwat area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on late Friday night, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Sunday said the federal and provincial governments should work together to eliminate the bane of terrorism from the country. “The complete elimination of terrorists and destruction of their nurseries is […]