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October 19, 2017 4:27 AM Hyderabad rally: Sindh can’t be ruined, declares Bilawal

HYDERABAD: As he cautioned the people of Sindh over looking at political alternatives to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari sought their electoral support in yet another election. At his first public meeting in Hyderabad on Wednesday, Bilawal listed the sacrifices of the PPP leadership and workers, its ideology, and his perceptions

October 18, 2017 12:06 PM Imran, Tareen disqualification case: SC says verdict will be issued at once in both cases

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday observed that the apex court is examining the cases of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and party leader Jahangir Tareen closely and the verdict will be issued at once in both cases. A three-member bench of the apex court ─ headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising

October 18, 2017 1:30 AM Dar appreciates ADB support for uplift programmes

ISLAMABAD - Asian Development Bank (ADB) Executive Director Sami Saeed on Tuesday called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance and discussed matters related to ADB’s various projects and programmes in Pakistan. The minister was informed that due to the improved credit ratings of Pakistan and the economic reforms carried out by the government 1

October 17, 2017 2:03 PM ‘Money trail’ submitted by Khan and Tareen fails to satisfy judges

ISLAMABAD: A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed that he had submitted the entire money trail of his Banigala property to the Supreme Court, the apex court bench hearing the disqualification case against him and his party’s secretary general Jahangir Tareen on Tuesday expressed its reservations over the documents submitted 1

October 17, 2017 11:04 AM Belarus' investments in Azerbaijan at $1bn over past decade

BAKU, 17 October (BelTA-Trend) - The National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan (ASK) and the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) signed a memorandum of cooperation during the Azerbaijan-Belarus business forum in Baku. The document was signed by ASK President Mammad Musayev and BelCCI Chairman Vladimir 1

October 16, 2017 5:51 PM PML-N to decide about my resignation as minister: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Monday said that it was prerogative of the Pakistan Muslim League-N and its leadership to decide whether he should continue his job as the minister or not. Addressing a press conference regarding economic progress during first quarter of the fiscal year 2018-19 at FBR House 2

October 15, 2017 4:52 PM USDA Report Drops Soybean Harvest Estimate By 45 Million Bushels

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s prediction dropping expected soybean production by 45 million bushels was released on Thursday, and there was an immediate reaction in the markets, with the Chicago Board of Trade seeing a 30 cent spike just after the release. Traders also immediately shifted their focus to planting progress in South America. U.S. soybean 3

October 13, 2017 1:22 AM PARB awards Rs 21.9m project to GCU for crops

The Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) has awarded Rs 21.9 million research project to the Government College University (GCU) Lahore Department of Environmental Sciences for cost effective improvement in nutritive value of rice and wheat crops through nanoparticles dopted biochar in saline-sodic soils. Punjab Agricultural Minister Mr. Muhammad 2

October 11, 2017 7:14 PM Tareen assets case: Define ‘land holding’, SC asks lawyers

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has sought legal assistance from the lawyers representing Hanif Abbasi and Jahangir Tareen – the petitioner and the respondent respectively – on the definition of “land holding”. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, resumed the hearing of Abbasi’s petition seeking the disqualification 7

October 11, 2017 1:34 AM Talks to be held with US on ‘equality basis’: Abbasi

Says no compromise on sovereignty, Cabinet approves agenda items ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told his cabinet members on Tuesday that Pakistan would hold the upcoming talks with the United States on “equality basis”. A federal minister who attended the cabinet meeting here told The Nation that the premier was confident of reviving 14