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  • 10-20pc increase in gas prices for majority, 143pc increase for 'upper class'

    Following a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Monday, Minister of Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan broke down the increase in gas prices across the country for media personnel...

    Flanked by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Khan explained that the government had categorised gas consumers into seven slabs instead of the pre-existing three to spread the impact of the gas price hike progressively...

  • Pakistan retain 9th spot in ICC ODI rankings after Zimbabwe win

    Ninth-ranked Pakistan has stayed in touching distance of seventh-ranked West Indies and eighth-ranked Bangladesh in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings after completing a 2-0 series victory over Zimbabwe in Lahore...

    With Sunday’s third ODI washed out, Azhar Ali’s men have stayed on 87 points with Zimbabwe two places and 43 points behind in 11th position
  • Fresh black warrant issued for Shafqat’s hanging on 9th

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court issued on Monday a fresh black warrant for the execution of a condemned prisoner and asked the jail authorities to send him to the gallows on June 9...

    Judge Saleem Raza Baloch of the ATC-III issued a black warrant and asked the superintendent of the Karachi central prison to hang the condemned prisoner till death on June 9 at 4:30am as per the jail manual...

  • Three-day ambassadors’ conference starts on 9th

    ISLAMABAD: The government has convened a three-day conference of its ambassadors and high commissioners beginning from Tuesday (June 9) for devising a strategy for dealing with evolving situation in the region...

    The conference to be attended by envoys posted in countries that are part of the South Asian Association for Reg­ional Cooperation, Economic Co­­ope­ration Organisation and in Gulf regions would be inaugurated by Adviser to...
  • Formation of 9th NFC completed

    ISLAMABAD: The constitution of the ninth National Finance Commission is now complete as President Mam­noon Hussain has approved appointment of Nawid Ah­san as non-statutory member...

    An official announcement of the finance ministry said Mr Ahsan will represent Punjab in the NFC
  • Maryam’s return from UK likely for hearing on 9th

    LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of the ousted prime minister, and her husband have decided to end their stay in London and may return to Pakistan next week to appear before an accountability court in connection with a reference related to the London properties owned by the Sharif family...

    While no one from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was willing to speak on record, sources close to the Sharif family in London...
  • 9th Muharram processions held across Sindh

    SUKKUR: All mourning processions of the 9th Muha­rram, which were taken out amid tight security in all big and small towns of the province early on Saturday morning, concluded peacefully in the evening after marching on their designated routes...

    In Hyderabad, the 9th Muharram processions were taken out in Latifabad, Sakhi Pir, Qasimabad and Tando Jahania, which marched on their routes throughout the day and concluded peacefully in...

  • 9th Muharram procession ends safely

    KARACHI: Amid strict security measures that included suspension of cellular service and a ban on pillion-riding for the second consecutive day, the 9th Muharram mourning procession ended safely at the Hussainia-Iranian Imam­bargah in Kharadar on Saturday evening...

  • Golf trials from 9th

    KARACHI: Two-day trials to select Sindh squad for the Inter-Association Golf Championship will be held from Saturday, May 9, the Sindh Golf Association (SGA) anno­unced on Sunday...

    The 36-hole first round of trials will be held at the Karachi Golf Club while the second round of trials will be staged at the Defence Authority Country Golf Club on May 10...

  • Government constitutes 9th NFC

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Ministry on Friday notified 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) to work out a mechanism to distribute resources between federal government and the provinces for the next five years...

    An official statement of the finance ministry said that the first meeting of the 9th NFC would be held on April 28 at Prime Minister Secretariat...

  • Protective bail of former home minister extended till 9th

    KARACHI: Dr Zulfikar Mirza, the disgruntled leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party and former home minister, was on Wednesday given a last chance by the Sindh High Court to appear before the trial court till May 9 with regard to four criminal cases registered against him for allegedly attacking a police station and forcing shopkeepers to shutter down in the Badin district...

  • Spot-fixing case: Tribunal orders Khalid Latif to reply by 9th

    LAHORE: The Anti-corruption Tribunal of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), while dismissing two demands of accused cricketer Khalid Latif in the spot-fixing case and accepting as many, ordered him to submit his written reply till Aug 9...

    Khalid’s applications for supply of video recordings of PCB’s witnesses and for recalling of PCB witnesses for cross examination have been dismissed
  • 9th Muharram processions conclude peacefully

    PESHAWAR: The 9th Muharram processions in the provincial capital and other parts of the province concluded peacefully amid tight security on Saturday...

    In Peshawar, the main procession of 9th Muharram was taken out from Hussainia Hall Imambargah located on Saddar Road at around 11:00am...

  • Senate to discuss post-Panama verdict situation on 9th

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has summoned a session of the lower house of parliament on August 9 on a requisition signed by members belonging to opposition parties to discuss the post-Panama Papers case verdict situation...

    The session has been requested by the opposition under Article 54 (3) read with Article 61 of the Constitution, and will be the first meeting after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted from...
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