Pakistan

Cyclone Nilofar weakening

Nilofar in the Arabian Sea has weakened rapidly and converted into a ‘cyclonic storm': Met office. Updated Oct 31, 2014 11:31am

Newspaper

Apple chief says he is gay

Apple’s Tim Cook becomes the most prominent chief executive to acknowledge his homosexuality. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:15am

Pakistan

Cement being exported at Rs300 a bag

Cement exports standd at Rs5,894 per tonne or $58.6 per tonne in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:10am

Pakistan

KP coalition begins to show cracks

JI, which was been in damage-control mode, has looked to be weary of its senior coalition partner in KP. Updated Oct 31, 2014 09:16am

Pakistan

Opposition turnabout tars govt in NA

Opposition was in revolt, walking out of the House twice over Wednesday's police action against OGDCL workers. Updated Oct 31, 2014 09:14am

Pakistan

LHC seeks reply from Maryam

A local leader of the PTI, Zubair Niazi,, filed the petition saying the appointment was a result of sheer nepotism. Updated Oct 31, 2014 08:35am

Pakistan

PPP reiterates demand for LG polls

PPP has demanded the Punjab government hold local government (LG) elections in the province without any further delay. Updated Oct 31, 2014 08:30am

Newspaper

Govt returns to short-term borrowing

Govt returned to short-term borrowing through treasury bills, leaving the long-term bonds free to float in the market. Updated Oct 30, 2014 11:15am

Pakistan

Ease of doing business in Pakistan slips

Pakistan is ranked 128th out of the 189 countries surveyed for the latest World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ annual report. Updated Oct 30, 2014 11:07am

Newspaper

Blatter reveals 2018 World Cup logo

Fifa President Sepp Blatter reveals the logo — depicting trophy in red and blue — for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Updated Oct 30, 2014 10:22am

Newspaper

Ban calls for urgent aid to Somalia

Over three million Somalis are in need of humanitarian assistance and unfortunately that number is growing: Ban Updated Oct 30, 2014 07:30am

Newspaper

Junaid diagnosed with knee fracture

Fast bowler Junaid Khan has suffered another setback after being diagnosed with a grade-3 fracture in his knee. Updated Oct 29, 2014 08:29am

Pakistan

Kot Addu Power earns Rs2.41bn profit

The analysts noted the company’s earnings showcased a splendid growth despite the company paying tax at 32pc in 1QFY15. Updated Oct 28, 2014 10:09am

Pakistan

OGDCL earns record Rs124bn profit

The company earned record profit, showing a growth of 36 per cent and contributed Rs132.26bn to the national exchequer. Published Oct 27, 2014 06:59am