Pakistan

Qadri announces end to Islamabad sit-in

The PAT chief said that protests will now be held all over the country, terming it the "next stage of the revolution".

Pakistan

Briton shot dead in Azad Kashmir

The British national was shot dead in Mirpur, as authorities struggle to piece together a motive behind the murder.

Newspaper

US airdrops weapons for Kurds

Turkish government has refused land deliveries of arms to the Syrian Kurds, linked with Turkey’s outlawed rebel PKK,

Sport

Battle lines drawn in Windies fiasco

There are serious doubts whether or not the Caribbean side will be able to fulfill its other international engagements.

Newspaper

Sway of oligopolies

Ministry of industries is proposing limiting advance payment at 25-50pc, with car delivery time of no more than 3 months

Newspaper

BJP ousts Congress in two states

In Maharashtra, the BJP won 123 of 288 seats. In Haryana, it won an absolute majority on its own for the first time.

Pakistan

Taming of the ’roo

When it comes to Test matches against Australia there is this perception that Pakistan just can’t beat them.

Newspaper

WHT on imported used cars not collected

It is claimed the govt had lost over Rs100 million in three months since July as FBR could not collect withholding tax.

Newspaper

IT collection on demand falls 10pc

It brings into question the efficiency of Inland Revenue Service during the first year of the present government.

Newspaper

China likes to strengthen banking ties

Li Tong, CEO of BoCI, visited the State Bank of Pakistan and discussed banking cooperation between the two countries.

Newspaper

SBP to conduct OMOs for sukuk

The central bank says the decision was taken in order to facilitate the Islamic banking industry.

Newspaper

PTCL profit plunges

PTCL posted profit-after-tax at Rs7.8 billion for the nine months translating into earnings at Rs1.54 per share.

Pakistan

Dar promises steady GDP growth

The minister says recent reforms have already led to "a remarkable turnaround” in almost all macro-economic indicators.

Newspaper

Post-flood farm credit needs

In 2010, the SBP launched a subsidised refinance scheme for the revival of farm activities in flood-affected areas.