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  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    “The CPI Inflation on year-on-year basis in federal and provincial capitals of Pakistan remained lower than overall inflation during June 2016 except Karachi,” said the Inflation Monitor...

  • ‘Pipeline is the cheapest and safest mode for oil transportation’

    “Pipeline is the cheapest, safest and securest mode of [petrol, oil and lubricants] POL transportation, but Pakistan has not been able to transform this advantage to its own benefit,” OCAC Chief Executive Officer Ilyas Fazil said in a conversation with Dawn...

    OCAC chief executive says existing road tankers must comply with safety standardsAround 61 per cent of POL transport in Pakistan is being done via road, pipeline accounts for...

  • LNG: ‘cheapest’ turns costlier

    As if that was not enough, Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi boasted before a gathering of foreign diplomats, businessmen, anchors and analysts that Pakistan had secured the lowest LNG price in the world...

    His cabinet colleague Khwaja Mohammad Asif, the minister for water and power, could not explain why if LNG was the cheapest, Nepra was criticising its power generation for being costlier than furnace oil...

  • Ministers claim securing world’s cheapest LNG imports

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s energy ministers claimed on Thursday that Pakistan had secured the world’s cheapest imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but could not explain why its power generation was costlier than furnace oil-based electricity...

    Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the price at which the country was importing LNG was the cheapest in the world...

  • New era in ties begins as Cuba raises flag at embassy in US

    Cuba's blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country's embassy in Washington, signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U...

    In sweltering heat and humidity, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez presided over the flag-raising ceremony hours after full diplomatic relations with the United States were restored at the stroke of midnight when an agreement to resume normal ties took effect...

  • Trump flag-burning tweet leads activists to burn more American flags in New York

    A small group of hard-left activists burned foot-long United States (US) flags outside the Trump International Hotel in New York on Tuesday, in an angry response to a tweet by president-elect Donald Trump that flag-burners should face legal consequences...

    Social media was itself ablaze on Tuesday in response to Trump's tweet that read: "Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag ? if they do, there must be consequences ?...

  • Judoka Shah Hussain to be Pakistan's flag bearer at Rio Olympics

    KARACHI: Judoka Shah Hussain will be Pakistan's flag bearer at the Rio Olympics, kicking off in Rio De Janeiro from August 5, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director Akhtar Ganjera told DawnNews on Wednesday...

    Traditionally, the captain of the Pakistan Hockey Team used to lift the national flag at the Games...

  • Change of plans: GM Bashir to bear Pakistan flag at Rio Olympics

    RIO: In a drastic change of plans on the eve of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Thursday nominated shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir, also known as GM Bashir, to bear Pakistan's flag despite having named Judoka Shah Hussain for the task earlier...

    Well-placed sources told DawnNews that there were differences between the PSB and the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) over who would be Pakistan's flag...

  • ‘No disagreement over selection of Pakistan flag-bearer’

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has contradicted the media reports that there was difference of opinion between them and the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) over the selection of shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir to lift Pakistan flag in the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics...

    “It is being reported that there has been a last minute change in the flag-bearer of the Pakistan contingent and that there are difference of opinion...

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