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  • IG recommends daily allowance for police at current revised rate

    Showing his grave concern, the IG stated that later the rate for the daily allowance was twice revised in 2012 and 2017 for the civil servants, but not for police employees...

    “Freezing the fixed daily allowance at 2005 rate has placed the Punjab police at a disadvantage in comparison with the other departments who claim TA/DA at revised rates”, the IG stated in the letter...

  • Current Indian leadership not happy to see Pakistan prosper: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said India’s reaction to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project was clear proof that the Indian leadership was not happy to see Pakistan prosper...

    Coupled with a recent statement from the defence minister of India ? who blatantly and unashamedly accepted responsibility for terrorism in Pakistan ? the latest statement of intent by the Indian prime minister...

  • Pakistan may not achieve its economic targets in current fiscal year: IMF

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Pakistan may not be able to achieve its economic growth targets set for the current fiscal year, DawnNews reported on Wednesday...

    Talks pertaining to a three-year loan repayment programme backed by the IMF had kicked off in Dubai on March 28, with Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar leading the Pakistan delegation...

  • Pakistan’s current team combination shaping well for World Cup: Sarfraz

    LAHORE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed, expressing satisfaction at the national side’s preparations for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, said on Wednesday that the main priority is to take the same one-day squad to next year’s World Cup in England...

    Pakistan are due to leave for Zimbabwe on Thursday where they will first compete in a tri-nation T20 tournament — that also includes Australia — from July 1 to 8...

  • ADB sees Pakistan’s economy slowing down in current fiscal

    ISLAMABAD: Anticipating a one percentage point fall in the rate of growth and two percentage points rise in inflation during the current fiscal year, the Asian Development Bank has advised the newly elected government to address rising debt obligations, falling reserves and large twin deficits...

    In its flagship Asian Development Outlook 2018 update, the Manila-based lending agency said the economy appeared slowing down and forecast...

  • ‘Karachi has highest leprosy prevalence rate’

    KARACHI: The Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre registers around 500 cases every year in the country and estimates that the situation will remain unchanged for the coming two decades, said MALC officials at a seminar on Saturday...

    The awareness seminar and press briefing was organised to mark World Leprosy Day at the Pakistan-American Culture Centre...

  • Opp urged to boycott LG polls under current ECP

    LAHORE: PML-Q senior leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has asked opposition parties to remain firm on their stance of boycotting the local government elections until resignation of the sitting members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    In a statement issued on Monday, he said there was no guarantee that LG elections would be held in a free, fair and transparent manner in the presence of the current members of the ECP...

  • Current account deficit at $1.86bn in July-Feb

    KARACHI: Despite record remittances and savings due to fall in oil prices, the current account deficit was high during the first eight months (July-February) of this fiscal year...

    94bn during the same period a year earlier, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Monday...

  • Current account gap widens 122pc

    KARACHI: The current account deficit for July-October increased 122 per cent year-on-year, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday...

    The government has so far been unable to control the widening current account deficit, which can be devastating for the economy amidst depleting foreign exchange reserves...

  • Dar seeks options as current account deficit triples

    Data released on the same day showed the current account deficit for July tripled to $2...

    He explained that the recent increase in the current account deficit was largely driven by a sharp jump in imports of machinery for power generation, textile, construction and petroleum products...

  • Current account deficit falls

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s current account deficit stood at $1...

    However, despite high remittances and inflows from donors, which pushed the forex reserves near $18bn, the country failed to wipe out the current account deficit from its balance sheet...

  • Senate may reject cybercrime bill in its current form

    ISLAMABAD: If the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PCEB) 2015 is passed by the National Assembly in its current form, it may encounter resistance in the upper house of parliament...

    Participants at a consultation, attended by parliamentarians, stakeholders, civil society and rights activists called on senators to prevent the bill from becoming law in its current form and demanded that the bill be redrafted after addressing the...

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