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  • Facebook begins rollout of ‘news tab’ in US

    WASHINGTON: Facebook on Friday began rolling out its dedicated “news tab” with professionally produced content, the latest move by the social network to promote journalism and shed its reputation as a platform for misinformation...

    The news tab, being tested with some US users, will be separate from user’s normal feeds and include articles from partner news organisations, with Facebook relying on both human curation and algorithmic...
  • Old friends picked up the tab for Davos trip: PM

    KARACHI: Terming his participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting “cheapest” official visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan disclosed that his trip was sponsored by his friends and well-known businessmen Ikram Sehgal and Imran Chaudhry...

    Addressing the ‘Breakfast at Davos’, an event jointly organised by Pathfinder Group and Martin Dow Group on Thursday, the prime minister said his Davos trip cost 10 times less than those of...
  • Drugs in Karachi in short supply as price hike looms

    KARACHI: As a price hike looms, many medicines are ‘out of stock’ for the past few months while some are in ‘short supply’, retailers said while talking to Dawn...

    Multinational drug makers have already increased medicine prices by 20-70 per cent in the last one month
  • Tomato price again crosses Rs300 mark in Karachi markets

    KARACHI: Traders on Saturday increased the per kilogram price of tomato to Rs300-320 from Rs240-250 per kg even before the arrival of Iranian tomato in Karachi markets...

    Consumers in the second week of the current month had to pay over Rs300 for a kilo of tomato and many people are not able to pay the high price of the commodity
  • Tomato price hits record high at Rs400 a kilo in Karachi

    KARACHI: The price of tomato hit a record high in Karachi on Tuesday and reached Rs400 per kilogram from Rs300-320 per kg on Monday...

    In the absence of any landed price of the Iranian tomato, greedy traders also brought the price of Swat and Sindh crop at par with the Iranian tomato rate to make huge profits
  • Tomato price starts to fall in Karachi

    KARACHI: The import of Iranian tomato has gained pace as 1,276 tonnes reached the country over the past one week while the government has allowed further import to curb meteoric price hike...

    In Karachi, some 16 containers carrying 22 tonnes each arrived on Wednesday, taking the total to 19 containers since the government had allowed the import of Iranian tomato a week earlier
  • 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...

    In its annual report published on Friday, the bank pointed out that the failure was due to weak performance in exports caused by structural issues such as a lack of diversification and supporting infrastructure in the manufacturing...
  • 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...

    The script is expected to be similar after Sarfraz Ahmed’s team failed to make the semi-finals in England and Wales despite a late charge
  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated
  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed
  • Karachi notebook: Is a ‘Naya’ Karachi possible?

    THE buzzword these days is Naya (new) Pakistan, the mantra that has arguably helped the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf capture power in the Centre and two provinces, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, while doing respectably in Sindh and Balochistan...

    But for the residents of Karachi, the question on everyone’s minds is: will Naya Pakistan also mean a Naya Karachi?By Naya Karachi one does not mean New Karachi, the neighbourhood on the northern...
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