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December 12, 2017 2:05 AM Car sales post robust growth

KARACHI: Car sales continued to show robust growth, reaching 87,273 units in July-November against 71,877 units in same period in the previous fiscal year. The bus segment remained in the red as overall sales plunged to 276 units from 468. However, assemblers of heavy vehicles covered up their bus sales losses with surging sales of trucks which swelled

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Imran accuses Shahbaz of impoverishing poor farmers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan alleged Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had told sugar mill owners across the province to pay whatever they wanted to poor farmers and ordered administration not to take action against millers. “CM SS has told sugar mill owners across Punjab to pay whatever they want to poor farmers & ordered 1

November 2, 2017 7:23 AM To return the compliment of ‘goodwill gesture’, India to release 9 Pakistani fishermen

“Fishermen Cooperative Society (FCS) received the information of their release from India and we came to know through FCS” said Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) spokesman Kamal Shah. He said that these fishermen are in a jail in Kutch district of Indian state of Gujarat and will be released on Thursday (today). “After release from the jail, they will travel 1

November 2, 2017 12:15 AM Punjab in a hurry to formulate smog policy, but lacks air quality monitoring equipment

* Member says Environment Protection Council not given enough time to review policy draft and give suggestions Lahore: The provincial government of the Punjab has prepared a policy to deal with the recurring problem of smog at this time of the year. The draft for the Policy on Controlling Smog 2017 has been prepared in consultation with the Environmental 5

October 30, 2017 3:55 PM U.S. Corn Harvest Finally Reaches the Halfway Point

DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. farmers have made it to the halfway point of corn harvesting, while soybean cutting nears completion. As of Sunday, 54% of the U.S. corn crop had been harvested, sharply behind a 72% five-year average, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. Iowa, the nation’s top corn-growing state, has only harvested 44% of its crop vs. the 70% five-year 6

October 29, 2017 1:20 AM ‘MakerFest-17’ infuses love for science and technology

LAHORE: For the first time in the city, the MakerFest-17 was held here on Saturday under the auspices of the Information Technology University (ITU) in collaboration with its project PlanX and DIY Geeks. A large number of students from different schools and universities from across Pakistan displayed their inventions, while more than 85 companies and investors 4

October 24, 2017 10:56 AM ECP decision on Ayesha Gulalai 'unconstitutional', says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Tuesday that the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to reject his reference against estranged party MNA Ayesha Gulalai was an unconstitutional move. “We are looking into this matter. Ayesha Gulalai had announced herself that she was leaving the party and violated rules,” the PTI chief 16

October 24, 2017 1:45 AM Tomato prices will be stabled soon: minister

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Industry and Trade Sheikh Allauddin has said that the prices of tomato have declined significantly in recent days and the supply of new crop to Punjab from Sindh in 15 days will drop the rates. Chairing a meeting of the price control committee at the Civil Secretariat, he expressed satisfaction over the rates of vegetables 5

October 23, 2017 1:51 AM Zardari’s turn now after one wicket down: Imran

Demands making Uzair Baloch JIT report public SEHWAN - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday demanded of the government to make Lyari Gangwar ringleader Uzair Balcoh’s joint investigation team (JIT) report public. Uzair’s JIT report believed to have revealed evidence against the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Addressing a rally 6

October 22, 2017 12:45 PM Imran Khan can go to any extent to become PM: Bilawal

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan is ready to do anything that would take him to the Prime Minister House from his residence in Banigala, Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Sunday. While addressing a rally in Zangli area of Peshawar, Bilawal also criticised former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, saying 7