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May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab leads in Human Development Index

ISLAMABAD: Punjab is ahead of all the provinces in Human Development Index according to the Pakistan National Human Index Report, released by the United Nation Development Programme. The thresholds used for this report categorise Pakistan as a country with medium level of development. Punjab stands first securing 0.732 points followed by Sindh with 0.640 points

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM IHC bars schools from receiving fee during vacations

Islamabad: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here on Friday through an interim order has restrained private educational institutions of Islamabad from receiving monthly fee from the students during summer vacations. Secretary Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) Furqan Bahadur Khan and Chairman Private Education

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Getting Rs54 bn loans written off: SC issues notices to 222 individuals, companies

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) issued notices to 222 individuals and companies that had allegedly got loans of Rs54 billion written off. A press release issued by the apex court on Friday revealed that a two-member bench, headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan, and comprising Justice Mushir Alam heard suo motu case No.26 of 2007 with HR cases

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Trade expansion with Sri Lanka urged

LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Malik Tahir Javaid has said that there is a vast scope for expansion of two-way trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the presence of free trade agreement (FTA), a statement said on Friday. Addressing Sri Lankan businessmen at the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FCCISL)

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Women’s role in development stressed

Islamabad: Women have a pivotal role in national progress and development and therefore, utmost attention should be given for their welfare, said Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation Deputy Mayor Syed Zeeshan Ali. During the prize distribution ceremony of the Cultural Week and Sports Gala 2017-18 at the Women's Campus of the International Islamic University

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM SBP renews JCR-VIS, PACRA status

KARACHI: The central bank on Thursday renewed the status of both the credit rating agencies operating in Pakistan, JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS) and The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA), as eligible External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAIs) for the calendar year 2018, a statement said. Banks and development finance

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Rural uplift must to meet 70pc targets under SDGs: experts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would have to ensure rural development for achieving 70 percent targets under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) out of total 230 indicators and this transformation would also reduce burden on its urban centers, researchers said on Thursday. unanimous that improvement of agrarian societies was critical for a strong national economy

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Leisure Leagues Pakistan signs MoU with UNGC

KARACHI: Leisure Leagues Pakistan (LLP) has become a signatory to the United Nation Global Compact, announcing its commitment to help the world meet the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “Leisure Leagues is proud to join the United Nation Global Compact as a signatory company and is totally committed to implement and promote UNGC Principles

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of Najib Razak

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry mounts Rs62.21mln plan for mining sector reforms

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of planning, development and reform has started a new initiative to improve productivity in mines and mineral sector and boost exports, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported on Wednesday. Cluster Development Based Mineral Transformation Plan, costing Rs62.21 million, has been launched under Vision-2025 and would increase value 1