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  • Mobiles, internet devices banned in Karachi exam centres

    KARACHI: A day after the matric part-2 physics exam paper was leaked out, Advisor to the CM on Boards and Universities Nisar Khuhro on Tuesday ordered that all teachers, invigilators, both external and internal along with other Board of Secondary Education Karachi officials will not be allowed to come in with mobile phones or any internet device...

    He said that just like the students are not allowed to enter the examination centres...

  • President Alvi links price hike to global rise in fuel price, dollar’s rate

    HYDERABAD: President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has said that price hike has become a global issue and prices of essential commodities increase with rise in prices of fuel and appreciation of dollar’s rate against rupee...

    He urged investors, industrialists and businessmen to take interest in the use of information technology and create liaison with their counterparts in the developed world...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The slump in global commodity prices also affected the region, with diminishing export revenues and shrinking remittances from commodity-exporting countries such as the Russian Federation...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Pakistan paid the price for waking up too late

    LONDON: Every World Cup failure for Pakistan sparks a wave of reviews and sackings and the promise of a fresh approach — until the team wins again and all is forgotten...

    Pakistan won four straight matches to finish level on 11 points with New Zealand, but they bowed out of the tournament due to an inferior net run-rate...

  • Pakistan paying heavy price for ex-rulers’ lack of foresight: Imran at Tarbela extension groundbreaking

    ”According to official documents, three power generating units each with 510 megawatts capacity would be installed at Tunnel 5 of Tarbela dam’s reservoir with a total cost of $807 million...

    The prime minister regretted that the electricity being produced by Pakistan was the costliest in the world, saying “unfortunately the contracts we have signed bind us to ensure capacity payment, and as a result our people have to pay the price of...

  • Petrol prices in Pakistan still very cheap compared to rest of the world, says finance minister, day after price hike

    Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin on Friday said petrol prices in Pakistan were cheaper than the rest of the region and the world, adding that only 16 countries had lower prices — all of them being oil producers themselves...

    Addressing a press conference in Islamabad with Minister of State for Information Farrukh Habib, Tarin said: "There are only 16 other countries which have lower petrol prices than ours...

  • Fuel price hikes: 'Difficult decisions' taken to save Pakistan from destruction: Musadik

    "So when a country makes a sovereign commitment to an international organisation, and before leaving its selected pm tears up commitments like how he did with the constitution, what did they want to do? They wanted to bankrupt and destroy the country...

    "Pakistan's entire federal government is run on Rs520 billion, our defence expenditure is Rs1,700 billion, the subsidy reached Rs250 billion...

  • The Russian price Pakistan is paying

    According to a recent liquefied natural gas (LNG) report (2020-21) published by the State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan has a 15-year take-or-pay contract with Qatar as well as some private suppliers in Italy...

    This contractual purchase makes up 87 per cent of Pakistan’s LNG imports while the remaining 13pc are spot purchases...

  • Govt not bound to fix cane price every year, SHC told

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government is under no obligation to fix the price of sugar cane for every crushing season under the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950, the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench was told by the counsel for litigant sugar millers on Tuesday...

    “In fact, it is not incumbent upon the government to determine price of sugar cane on recommendations of the board,” suggested the affidavit citing the words ‘or...

  • Footprints: The high price of migration

    ATHENS: Nasima, 32, has just finished wrangling with her two daughters and one son, when a foreign journalist comes asking Afghan refugees what they plan to do after reports that the border of Macedonia is closed to all non-Syrians...

    After having spent the bulk of the $12,000 they made selling their land in the northern Afghan province of Parwan getting to Greece, Nasima and her husband Reza, are unsure of how to continue onward with...

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