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  • Cost of long-delayed sewage treatment project jumps nearly five times

    KARACHI: The cost of the Greater Karachi Sewage Treatment Project, better known as the S-III project, which is funded by the federal and provincial governments, has increased from Rs8 billion to Rs39 billion due to a delay in its completion, it emerged on Wednesday...

    The revised cost was disclosed during a meeting on the S-III project held at Governor House...

  • Hepatitis treatment to cost Rs60,000

    ISLAMABAD: After a long controversy and delay, the drug pricing committee (DPC) of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) on Friday finalised the price for hepatitis medicine...

    An official of the health ministry requesting not to be identified said nine companies were approved to participate in the bidding held on Friday to manufacture the medicine in Pakistan...

  • Angry green men: The illusion of ill-treatment and conspiracy in Pakistan cricket

    While reviewing Inside Out – the 2006 autobiography of former Pakistan cricket captain, Mushtaq Mohammad – EspnCricinfo’s Andrew Miller suggests that the chapter in which Mushtaq details how he was removed from captaincy in 1979, is ‘a typical tale of backstabbing and duplicity …’Miller believes this is typically a Pakistani trait that often plagues the perceptions of former Pakistan cricket captains...

    But whereas a clash of...

  • Pakistan Steel chief complains of unfavourable treatment

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) management has hinted at a conspiracy to fail the revival of the country’s largest industrial unit that is now on active privatisation list...

    Speaking to journalists on Monday, PSM Chief Executive Maj Gen (retd) Zaheer Ahmed Khan complained of unfavourable treatment of PSM products by the government and discriminatory dealing of its gas bills as compared to private entities...

  • Shehzad Roy is campaigning to make corporal treatment a crime in Pakistan

    But Section 89 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) allowed for the use of corporal punishment by parents, guardians and teachers “in good faith for the benefit” meant that the teacher accused of Bilal’s death could not be tried for murder...

    Bilal’s cousin, 21-year old media studies student Rimsha Naeem, has been concerned that the small social media uproar that placed a spotlight on the issue of corporal punishment in Pakistan was only...

  • WHO oversees research to develop corona treatment in Pakistan

    KARACHI: The World Health Organisation (WHO) is supervising a research about fast-track development of Covid-19 treatment in Pakistan which would help ascertain the effectiveness of anti-Malaria drugs while treating the coronavirus patients, officials and industry sources said on Wednesday...

    The development emerged after Getz Pharma — Pakistan’s only WHO-approved manufacturing facility — joined hands with the University of Health...

  • Pakistan's ‘war on terror’ cost down 40pc to $3.9bn

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has cut direct and indirect losses to its economy on account of terrorism by slightly above 40 per cent to $3...

    The latest survey, which has recorded the losses to the national economy under the chapter ‘Impact of War in Afghanistan and Ensuing Terrorism on Pakistan’s Economy’, shows that the losses to the economy are steadily decreasing since FY12 when they hit a peak of $23...

  • Terrorism cost Pakistan Rs6.3 billion in the last 6 years: Safron minister

    Minister for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Wednesday apprised the National Assembly about the human and monetary cost of Pakistan's war against terrorism along the Pak-Afghan border over the past six years...

    The Safron minister also touched upon the cost of the government's Citizen's Losses Compensation Program (CLCP), which promises civilians reimbursement for damaged property...

  • Turkey to provide 34 T-37 aircraft to Pakistan free of cost

    ISLAMABAD/ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey signed a landmark defence cooperation agreement Wednesday under which Turkey will provide Pakistan with 34 ‘T-37 fighter cum training aircraft and its spare parts on a gratis basis...

    ’The agreement was signed after the conclusion of the 11th Meeting of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group (HLMDG) in Ankara...

  • Injuries, bans cost Pakistan dearly in ODIs: Waqar

    LAHORE: Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has not attached very high expectations with pacer Mohammad Amir, who is staging a comeback to the national team after five-year-long ban, and says losing wily leg-spinner Yasir Shah to doping offence is a major loss for Pakistan cricket...

    “I wish Amir does wonders for Pakistan in New Zealand, if he gets the visa, but I am not claiming he will definitely do...

  • Corruption cost Pakistan Post Rs559m in five years

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million over the past five years as a result of corruption, misappropriation and embezzlement by its officials, the director general of Pakistan Post informed a parliamentary committee on Thursday...

    The committee directed the postal department to take all steps needed to vacate properties and housing units of Pakistan Post encroached upon by other departments/ unauthorised...

  • Climate change cost Pakistan $20bn in recent years: expert

    PESHAWAR: Stressing the need for stemming the tide of adverse impacts of climate change, a senior economist on Wednesday said Pakistan’s economy had suffered $20 billion losses due to the changing weather patterns in the recent past...

    Speaking at a workshop on ‘Climate Change: Raising Threats and Challenges’ here, Dr Mohammad Rafiq who teaches at the Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar said Pakistan required to devise...

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