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  • Agriculture and industry set to get special packages: Ahsan

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in his budget speech later this week will announce a special relief package for reduction in input costs for agriculture and industrial sectors to boost exports and economic growth rate, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday...

    Speaking at a news conference, Mr Iqbal also said the army had been assigned the responsibility of spending Rs100 billion allocated for 2016-17...

  • Interview: Younis on Woolmer, Murali and a Kolkata escape

    In an interview with Dawn, Younis talks about the role of his 'mentor' Bob Woolmer in shaping his career, dreading the prospect of facing Muttiah Muralitharan and his favourite venue, Karachi's National Stadium...

    Though Pakistan failed to win, what was a well contested match, I scored that ton in a tough situation which made me feel satisfied and introduced me to top level cricket...

  • Big things in ‘small’ packages

    SUMMER in Pakistan brings with it budget season with a total of seven budgets to be presented before parliament and the provincial assemblies for debate and approval...

    Starting with the federal budget, four provincial budgets and one each for Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) will be debated, discussed and then finally approved...

  • Ramazan packages

    THE month of Ramazan is sacred for Muslims because they fast and care for everything, but it is disappointing that the government has not announced special packages as yet...

    The prime minister should announce such packages for this month as would decrease the burden of rising prices on the poor...

  • Due share in CPEC, not meagre packages, to solve issues: ANP

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party leader and MNA Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has said that the federal government should give due share to the militancy-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project instead of announcing meagre packages after a disaster hits the province...

    The federal government here should do the same as sheer force can’t end militancy and extremism, he said...

  • Textile university hires ‘overage favourites’ on hefty packages

    FAISALABAD: Rector of the National Textile University has appointed his ‘favourites’ on important posts on hefty packages without advertising the positions or seeking approval of the board of governors (BoG), sources told Dawn...

    These people, who were said to be above the eligibility age of 60 years, were appointed on a contract basis in May and the first advertisement regarding the vacancies was issued only recently...

  • TDCP offers tour packages to historical sites

    BAHAWALPUR: The Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) has announced tour packages to historical and recreational places in Bahawalpur division...

    According to a press release issued here on Friday, the corporation said the decision was taken to sensitise tourists and visitors to the civilisation, culture and areas of this region...

  • TDCP’s tour packages for historical sites

    BAHAWALPUR: The Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) has announced tour packages to historical and recreational places in Bahawalpur division...

    According to a press release issued here on Friday, the corporation said the decision was taken to sensitise tourists and visitors to the civilisation, culture and areas of this region...

  • Trump blames media over 'anger' after pipe bomb packages

    Former US vice president Joe Biden and Hollywood megastar Robert De Niro were the latest targets Thursday of a spree of suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to opponents of Donald Trump as the US president lashed out at the media for stirring up “anger”...

    Political foes of the Republican commander-in-chief accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures who are...

  • Packages to Biden, De Niro seized, similar to earlier bombs

    NEW YORK: A total of ten packages sent to opponents of President Donald Trump were discovered by the US law-enforcement authorities...

    The package to actor De Niro was sent to the Greenwich Street headquarters of the actor’s Tribeca Enterprises venture, adding to the pattern of explosive devices discovered on Wednesday at CNN and others sent to the homes of prominent Democrats including former president Barack Obama, former secretary...

  • Suspect arrested in Florida over 12 bombs, suspicious packages

    US investigators have arrested a suspect in Florida in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump in a days-long spree that has inflamed the United States ahead of key midterm elections...

    “These terrorising acts are despicable and have no place in our country,” Trump told an event at the White House, confirming a suspect had been apprehended following an FBI-led nationwide manhunt mobilising...

  • China to provide 'multiple forms of bailout packages' to Pakistan: official

    In order to "boost Pakistan's economy", Beijing is investing in multiple sectors and launching business ventures instead of providing loans, Chinese Consul General Long Dingbin said in an interview to Geo News...

    Dingbin said that during Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent trip to China, the two neighbours had signed 15 new agreements which will lead to increased cooperation in politics and the financial sector and will also improve...

  • PTA asks internet providers to launch cheap packages during outbreak

    In view of the prevailing Covid-19 circumstances and mandate given under Section 4(1) C read with Section 6 (F) of the Paki­stan Telecomm­unication (Re-organi­sation) Act 1996, the PTA directed all fixed-line operators to immediately launch student/work from home packages of 2Mbps (40GB data limit) at a reasonable rate of less than Rs600 (inclusive of tax) per month...

    The letter further advised operators to offer more relief to its...

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