PM Imran Khan inaugurates ‘Pakistan Citizen Portal’, “Every Pakistani now has a voice”

PM Imran Khan inaugurates ‘Pakistan Citizen Portal’, “Every Pakistani now has a voice”

Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Pakistan Citizens’ Portal — set up at the Prime Minister Office with an aim to “timely address the problems of the people and get their feedback” — on Sunday. The portal will be available to citizens in the form of a cellphone app, but they...

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PM Imran Khan’s 100-day Agenda in progress, calls for promising reforms in all spheres

PM Imran Khan’s 100-day Agenda in progress, calls for promising reforms in all spheres

Before the 2018 general elections, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf came up with a go-getting plan for its first 100 days in government, if it was voted to power by the masses. After emerging as the most victorious political party in the polls and fast forward 50 days in office, the PTI...

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Govt appoints Jameel Ahmad as deputy governor State Bank

Govt appoints Jameel Ahmad as deputy governor State Bank

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed Jameel Ahmad on the post of Deputy Governor of State Bank Pakistan. A notification issued by the Finance Ministry declared Jameel in charge of the Deputy Governor’s post of the State Bank. According to details, Jameel Ahmad, who had been previously serving as executive...

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A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot

A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot

A single winning ticket has been identified in the record-setting $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, organizers said Wednesday. A single ticket holder in South Carolina will claim that bounty, Mega Millions said on its website. The winner has not been identified. Mega Millions said the jackpot is not only...

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Rupee gradually recovers against US dollar, results in positive impact on KSE

Rupee gradually recovers against US dollar, results in positive impact on KSE

KARACHI: The rupee recovered against the US dollar in the interbank and open market on Wednesday. The rupee hit an intra-day high of Rs132 to the US dollar in the interbank, while on the open market it hit Rs133 after gaining Rs0.90. The recovery comes after Saudi Arabia’s announcement of...

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Starbucks launches its first ASL store in Washington to serve the deaf

Starbucks launches its first ASL store in Washington to serve the deaf

How do you say “frappuccino” in American Sign Language? That’s one of the many questions customers have at the latest branch of Starbucks, which opened on October 23 in Washington, DC. While this Starbucks looks like every other outlet of the coffee chain — mermaid logo, mugs for sale, baristas...

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Gold hits high

Gold hits high

BENGALURU: Gold hiked 1% to a more than 3-month peak on Tuesday as investors took cover from a slide in global stocks amid rising political and economic uncertainty, including concerns over Italy’s spending plans. Palladium also wheeled up to a record high amid elevating tensions between the United States and...

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ECC defers summary on hiked electricity tariff

ECC defers summary on hiked electricity tariff

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet on Monday postponed a summary for a massive upsurge in electricity tariff. Apparently, the meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar put off the decision on the summary of power rationalization for the third time, which implies that the government...

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Pakistan Railways to launch 2 new trains, PM Imran Khan to inaugurate them soon

Pakistan Railways to launch 2 new trains, PM Imran Khan to inaugurate them soon

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has claimed that Pakistan Railways (PR) will soon launch two new trains.    Addressing a presser at Pakistan Railways headquarter, Sheikh Rasheed two new trains from Karachi to Dhabeji and Karachi to Hyderabad will be launched soon. He added that Prime Minister Imran Khan...

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Punjab government to eliminate subsidies on Metro-bus fares

Punjab government to eliminate subsidies on Metro-bus fares

LAHORE: The Punjab government has recently decided to eliminate subsidies on fares of the Metro bus service, the provincial finance minister revealed on Thursday. According to a statement by Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, the provincial government has been providing subsidies of Rs12 billion yearly to Lahore, Multan...

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