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  • Standard & Poor’s sees stable economic, fiscal outlook for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Disregarding prevailing political uncertainty, Standard & Poor’s affirmed on Monday Pakistan’s stable economic and fiscal outlook for the short and long terms with a downward expectation on the external-sector performance...

    In doing so, the New York-based rating agency maintained its ‘B’ long-term and short-term sovereign rating on Pakistan and also on senior, unsecured debt and sukuk...

  • Pakistan Hockey League to boost standard of game: PHF

    ISLAMABAD: In a bid to lift the standard of national hockey, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to organise the Pakistan Hockey League in October-November this year...

    Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, PHF president retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior said that the federation will organise the league on the pattern of Pakistan Super League (PSL) which was staged in February...

  • Duminy impressed with PSL standard, agrees to visit Pakistan for play-offs

    South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy confirmed on Wednesday that he will be visiting Pakistan with Islamabad United for the upcoming Pakistan Super League 2018 playoffs and final...

    The Proteas batsman had earlier said there was only 'a bit of chance' of him being on a Pakistan-bound flight but has since made up his mind, telling DawnNewsTV: "I will be coming to Pakistan with the Islamabad United squad to for the play-offs and the final...

  • Pakistan’s long-term outlook ‘stable’: Standard & Poor’s

    ISLAMABAD: The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) rating agency on Thursday affirmed Pakistan’s ‘B-’ long-term and ‘B’ short-term sovereign rating while maintaining ‘stable’ long-term outlook...

    The New York-based rating agency also affirmed ‘B-’ long-term issue rating on Pakistan’s senior unsecured debt and sukuk trust certificates...

  • CCI decides to constitute National Task Force on Education Standard

    It was decided that one per cent random sampling of the census data would be enhanced to five per cent and every effort would be made to complete the process within the shortest possible time...

    The meeting also agreed to real-time monitoring of the electricity production, allocation to each DISCO and duration of load-shedding by the provinces...

  • SC allows appeal against LHC’s ruling on standard of higher education

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday granted the Higher Education Commission (HEC) leave to appeal and asked the federal government to assist it on a challenge to the Lahore High Court’s April 27 decision empowering the Punjab higher education department to develop its own standards of higher education rather than follow the one set by the commission...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar that had...
  • CM not satisfied with standard of work on metro bus project

    During a visit to the garrison city, the chief minister gave seven days to the officials concerned to remove debris scattered on the roads along the metro bus track from Saddar to Pakistan Secretariat...

    He issued instructions for accelerating the pace of horticulture work and improving its standard...

  • Pakistanis see double standard in drone strikes

    ISLAMABAD: People in Pakistan who live under the threat of US drone strikes see a double standard at work in Washington...

    Last week, President Barack Obama took the unusual step of acknowledging and apologising for a highly secret US drone strike that accidentally killed an American and an Italian aid worker held captive by Al Qaeda in Pakistan...

  • Double standard over hangings alleged

    The response sent a message that the government of Pakistan had extraordinary love and affection for the opposition members in Bangladesh than its citizens, Ms Jahangir told reporters at the Supreme Court on Monday...

    Also read: Dhaka summons Pakistani envoy, lodges protest over FO statement“Equal passion, we hope, will be shown by the government” for the people on death row in Pakistan than being hanged elsewhere in the world by...

  • An out of the box take on the standard dinner menu

    The bill of fare starts out with three soups, including the standard mulligatawny and cream of mushroom soup as well as the Laksa Singapora, which is heartier soup and includes noodles, Thai spices and laksa paste, seafood and tofu and is perfect for starting off a meal on a cold winter night...

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