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  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • Part of Faisalabad’s second biggest park a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: The rear side of Kaleem Shaheed Park, second biggest park of the city, is being neglected by the Parks and Horticulture Authority as its once-attractive waterfall and a small hill are in a shambles, footpaths in a rundown condition and the lake dry for years...

    The front side of the park was lined with flower beds only
  • Early figures paint picture of population boom

    ISLAMABAD: Torghar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has emerged as the only district in the country where population has seen a decline in 19 years, provisional census results showed...

    According to the provisional figures, Torghar district in KP’s north-east had 174,682 residents in 1998, which declined to 171,395 in 2017
  • Fruit and vegetable market a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: Ensuring clean environment at the Fruit and Vegetables Market, Ghulam Mohammadabad, doesn’t seem to be among priorities of the municipal corporation as it presents a picture of neglect with no cleanliness arrangements and foul smell emitting from the heaps of garbage of rotten vegetables and fruits...

  • Media asked to portray correct picture of CPEC route

    ISLAMABAD: Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that Sindh and Balochistan would be the biggest beneficiaries of power generation triggered by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, with 36 per cent and 26pc the total production of 13,880MW going to them, respectively...

    Presiding over a National Harmony Workshop at the National Defence University here, Mr Iqbal asked media to portray the correct...

  • Google sorry for Modi picture on ‘top criminals’ page

    NEW DELHI: Internet giant Google apologised on Wednesday “for any confusion or misunderstanding” caused after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s images started appearing in image search results for query on “Top 10 criminals in India”, The Hindu said on Thursday...

    “These results trouble us and are not reflective of the opinions of Google
  • Trail 5 a picture of neglect

    ISLAMABAD: Apparently due to the negligence of the environment directorate of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the most picturesque Trail-5 wears ugly look...

    It begins from Margalla Road in F-5 just opposite to Judge’s Enclave and Punjab House
  • HRCP presents dismal rights picture

    There were 114 cases of acid attacks in Pakistan, involving 159 victims...

    A total of 144 incidents of sectarian violence were reported across Pakistan out of which 144 were sectarian-related terrorist attacks and three were sectarian clashes...

  • The ticket: ‘Motion’ picture of the year

    While Piku’s trailer had not quite tickled one’s fancy, high hopes were resting on Shoojit Sircar (Vicky Donor, Madras Café) making a film about the cranky old timer Bhaskor Banarji (Amitabh Bachchan) and his distraught 30-something daughter Piku (Deepika Padukone)...

    The movie creates an atmosphere where it feels like one is taking a peek into an everyday household with a septuagenarian having bowel issues constantly engaging in a...
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