Budget 2015-16: President summons budget session on June 5

ISLAMABAD: Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan has summoned the budget session of the National Assembly on June 5, when the government is going to...

Last budget incentives for textile sector not implemented yet

The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association has called for giving special status to export-oriented value-added textile industry allowing it zero rating facility...

Government asked to fix markets closure timings in Islamabad in consultation with business community

Muzzamil Hussain Sabri, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to fix markets closure...

India’s economic reform agenda hits roadblocks

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious reform agenda has stalled with crucial bills stuck in India's parliament, which ended its latest...

LCCI expresses concern over loss of lives in helicopter crash

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Saturday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the tragic incident in Naltar and loss of at least...

Govt must provide essential commodities to common man at affordable rates: Sheikh Rashid

Taking part in general discussion on Budget for the next fiscal year 2015-16, in his speech in the National Assembly on Wednesday Sheikh Rashid...

Enormous multiethnic buffet at Milan Expo

An unprecedented multiethnic buffet has been opened that will distribute a huge amount of food during the coming six months of the Milan Expo....

Mushahidullah Khan urges rich nations to honour $10 billion climate funding pledges

Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahidullah Khan has urged the rich countries to deliver on $10 billion climate finance pledges to the Green Climate...

Budget should facilitate small traders: UNISAME

Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has submitted road map to the prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and urged him to ensure that...

Sialkot’s businessmen protest against proposed 3% increase in GST

The Sialkot based leading industrialists, traders and exporters on Monday came out on roads to lodge their strong protest against proposed 3% increase from...

India wholesale prices fall for ninth straight month

Mumbai - India's wholesale prices fell for the ninth straight month in July, government data showed Friday, fuelling pressure for a further cut in...

Governor KPK affirms 1 billion projects

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has affirmed his commitment that 12 gigantic water/irrigation projects, including 5 small dams and 7 irrigation...

Depositors of ex-KASB Bank start transactions with BankIslami

State Bank of Pakistan has informed that the amalgamation of the defunct KASB Bank into BankIslami Pakistan Ltd has been implemented smoothly. As a...

PEW sees budget will increase masses’exploitation

Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said that ruling elite had presented the budget to provide benefit to the oppressive class which lacks...

PM inaugurates first unit of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that government was giving priority to overcome energy crisis in the country and purge the country of terrorism...

KE to establish biogas power plant

A delegation of K-Electric on Friday met Managing Director (MD), Solid Waste Management Board Roshan Ali Sheikh, in his office and expressed its interest...

Pakistan’s economy has significantly improved: The Economist

Pakistan's economy has improved significantly with thriving stock market, stable currency and low inflation. This was stated in an article published in London-based magazine...

Banks disbursed agriculture loan of over Rs 326 bln

The government is making all out efforts to ensure availability of credit and enhancing its flow to small farmers to boost agriculture production.According to...

Kissan Board urges govt to accept genuine demands of the farmers

Kissan Board has finalized a Charter of Demands and has urged the government to accept the genuine demands of the farmers? community by giving...

PRISM transactions increase in volume, value

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) here Tuesday said during the third quarter of FY15, Pakistan Realtime Interbank Settlement Mechanism (PRISM) settled 198,250 transactions of...