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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Sindh Assembly demands KE’s forensic audit, more power companies in Karachi

    KARACHI: Condemning the K-Electric for prolonged and unannounced loadshedding in Karachi, the Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously demanded the provincial government to approach the federal government for actions against the power utility including its forensic audit...

    The provincial assembly adopted two separate resolutions pertaining to the electricity crisis in the province, also seeking exemption of taxes and levies on the import...

  • Hathora Group: Karachi’s first terror

    Decades before blood-curdling episodes of suicide bombings and ‘target killings’ became an uneasy norm in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, a wave of terror cut across the widespread and chaotic metropolis that carried with it almost exactly the same sense of fear and dread as does the vicious criminal madness in the city today...

    Though Karachi was never a very peaceful and serene city, before the mid and late 1980s its crime rates...

  • 3 extortionists with links to South Africa-based group arrested in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three alleged extortionists, who it said tended to target doctors and pharmaceutical companies and have links with a South Africa-based group...

    “Police arrested two suspected extortionists from Khawaja Ajmair Nagri, Wasif Rafiq and Faizan alias Matto, and seized computers from their custody,” said Karachi-West DIG, Feroze Shah...

  • Six energy companies call for carbon pricing

    PARIS: Six leading oil and gas companies Monday called on governments to put into place a carbon pricing system, saying this would be the most effective way of cutting the emission of greenhouse gases...

    “We firmly believe that carbon pricing will discourage high carbon options and reduce uncertainty that will help stimulate investments in the right low carbon technologies and the right resources at the right pace,” said the chief...

  • Italian companies exploring opportunities in Pakistan

    KARACHI: With a population of 200 million people, Pakistan is a massive and interesting market, said Pierantonio Cantoni, Inter­national Business Development Manager at Associazion Italiana Commercio Estero (AICE) on Monday...

    Earlier, giving an overview, AICE’s David Doninotti said that Italy is home to 60 million people and a very diversified industrial economy with 6 million registered companies...

  • PSO, gas companies seek 28pc hike in RLNG price

    ISLAMABAD: Backed by the petroleum ministry, the three government-owned energy companies have sought a cumulative 28 per cent increase in the price of imported regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) approved by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) early this month...

    It asked the Ogra to give “a detailed standard operating procedure (SOP) wherein the roles of all stakeholders including Ogra, PSO and gas companies are clearly...

  • Exchange companies to install ATMs

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday allowed exchange companies to collect utility bills and install ATMs in their premises...

    The central bank said that in order to enhance the scope of business of exchange companies, it has decided to allow exchange companies of ‘A’ category to enter into agreements with utility companies like Wapda, KE, PTCL, SSGC etc for collection of bills in Pak rupee on their behalf...

  • ‘Swiss companies interested in CPEC’

    KARACHI: The Swiss government wants to help Swiss companies interested in exploring the opportunities offered by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that will help improve bilateral trade and business, said Swiss Consul General in Karachi Philippe Crevoisier at a press conference held here on Thursday...

  • Punjab bans companies flouting fertiliser policy

    ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government on Monday imposed a ban on fertiliser distribution companies found violating the government policy subsidising supply of diammonium phosphate (DAP) via vouchers to farmers...

    The vouchers supplied to these companies have been blocked and an investigation against them has been initiated, a spokesman of Punjab Agriculture Department said...

  • Oil, gas companies ordered to treat natural gas as LNG

    ISLAMABAD: In a surprise development, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on Wednesday ordered the oil and gas companies involved in liquefied natural gas (LNG) to treat domestic natural gas being supplied to PakArab Fertiliser Limited as regasified LNG...

    They said the exclusive gas distribution rights of the gas companies had expired many years ago but the private firms were not being allowed to have distribution...

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