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January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks rise over one percent on foreign buying; auto leads

Stocks gained 1.3 percent on Friday, buoyed by auto and financial shares while offshore investors continued to be net buyers and added fuel to a rally that started towards the start of the week, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti at Arif Habib Corp said bullish activity was witnessed in scrips across the board. “(Prime Minister) PM’s approval for amnesty

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM National electricity plan, new energy policy to boost generation: Leghari

ISLAMABAD: A ‘National Electricity Plan’ along with a new ‘Energy Policy’ was being finalised in collaboration with provinces to help determine demand, supply, and future sources of power generation, a minister said on Thursday. “The policy will play a major role in reducing tariff, which will be based on international competitive bidding,” Awais Ahmed 7

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM Civil servants likely to lose allowances for non-filing of returns

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to get allowances of civil servants stopped for their non-compliance with an obligation to file income tax returns, officials said on Saturday. The officials said the FBR is taking measures against non-filers of income tax returns and so the allowances of civil servants will be stopped for non-compliance 2

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yao formally appointed envoy to Pakistan

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping formally appointed a seasoned diplomat Yao Jing as Chinese ambassador to Pakistan. The appointment was made upon approval from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, according to a statement by the national legislature. Yao Jing will soon present his diplomatic credentials to President of Pakistan in Islamabad

December 8, 2017 12:00 AM Govt approves five uplift projects

LAHORE: The government has granted approval to five new SME development projects proposed by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) under the public sector development programme 2017/18, which will cost around Rs3.2 billion, a statement said on Thursday. Addressing a meeting at Smeda head office, Chief Executive Officer Sher Ayub Khan expressed 5

December 3, 2017 12:00 AM Govt deregulates diesel after petrol, HOBC

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division of the Ministry of Energy on Saturday deregulated diesel after petrol and HOBC. The approval of deregulation of these petroleum products was given in the first week of October during the meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of Cabinet (ECC) which was headed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. A notification 2

November 2, 2017 5:09 AM CM restrains govt schools from collecting examination fee

KARACHI: The provincial government will bear all expenses relating to the examinations of classes IX to XII of all students enrolled in public sector educational institutions. Therefore, no government school is entitled to collect the examination fee. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah made this announcement on Wednesday after taking notice of media reports 7

November 2, 2017 5:05 AM CM warns govt schools against collecting exam fee

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government would bear all the expenses relating to examinations of class IX to XII enrolled in public sector educational institutions. “No public school or educational board is entitled to collect examination fee,” he said on Tuesday after taking a notice of the media reports 7

November 1, 2017 3:10 PM Sindh CM warns public schools against collecting exam fee

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government would bear all the expenses relating to examinations of class IX to XII enrolled in public sector educational institutions, therefore, no public school or educational board is entitled to collect examination fee. He issued these directives while taking notice of the media 5

November 1, 2017 7:50 AM Fighting counterfeits: DRAP launches barcodes for drugs

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to tackle the sale of spurious drugs, the apex drug regulator has formally launched barcodes and provided specialized software and training to pharmaceutical companies across the country. Pharmaceutical manufacturers have now been mandated to emboss a barcode data matrix on all batches of their registered drug products by December 14