Inflation dips to 8.2% in May

Inflation dips to 8.2% in May

In May, Pakistan’s inflation dropped to 8.2%, from 8.5% in April due to a quicker slump in oil prices for a fourth consecutive month, data provided by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed. Considerable decrease in prices of petroleum products and enhancement in the supply of crucial food items...

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Pakistan, Iran resolve to limit spread of virus together

Pakistan, Iran resolve to limit spread of virus together

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to work jointly to restrict the coronavirus epidemic after almost 3,000 people were confirmed to have caught the virus in Iran. The contract over a combined response was reached during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Iranian counterpart, Jawad Zarif,...

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PM Imran Khan: Must set rules before allowing student unions.

PM Imran Khan: Must set rules before allowing student unions.

Students rallying across the country and pressing for their demand to unionize has been in news from past some days. On Sunday PM Imran Khan acknowledged the positive role in grooming young people into becoming future leaders but he also added that they could not be restored after establishing and...

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Female Journalist shot dead by her husband for not quitting the job.

Female Journalist shot dead by her husband for not quitting the job.

Reports claim that the husband took the life of his wife after he came to know that his wife is not quitting the job. This mayhem took place in the city of Lahore. Urooj Iqbal worked for an Urdu newspaper she was shot in the head by her husband Dilawar...

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Saudi Arabia to extend $3.2 billion deferred payment facility with Pakistan from July

Saudi Arabia to extend $3.2 billion deferred payment facility with Pakistan from July

Saudi Arabia will extend  $3.2 billion deferred payment facility for petroleum with Pakistan from July 1, as promised in October last year. “The Saudi facility will get activated in July and provide about $3 billion worth of oil supplies on deferred payments,” finance ministry’s spokesman Dr Khaqan Najeeb told sources....

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Pakistan’s kit for World Cup 2019 finally revealed

Pakistan’s kit for World Cup 2019 finally revealed

Fans finally got to see the World Cup 2019 kit for Pakistan after PCB shared its pictures. The Pakistan Cricket Board took to Twitter to release pictures of the World Cup kit, which the Pakistan cricket team will be wearing at this year’s mega tournament in England.   Kits are...

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ICC World Cup: Junaid Khan in, Mohammad Amir out of the squad

ICC World Cup: Junaid Khan in, Mohammad Amir out of the squad

According to sources, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced Pakistan’s squad for the World Cup starting from next month in England, with ace pacer Mohammad Amir the most glaring omission from the side. Sarfaraz Ahmed leads the line, with the Inzamam-ul-Haq-led selection committee opting for a mixture of experience and...

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Pakistan’s economic development to slow down and unemployment to increase in 2019: IMF

Pakistan’s economic development to slow down and unemployment to increase in 2019: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) fears that Pakistan’s economic conditions may get worse in 2019, which in turn would lead to an increase in unemployment and deceleration of economic development. The IMF on Tuesday gave out its report called ‘World Economic Outlook 2019’, stating that economic development would slow down...

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Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor responds to India’s “irrefutable evidence” of shooting down F-16

Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor responds to India’s “irrefutable evidence” of shooting down F-16

US officials had recently told Foreign Policy magazine that Pakistan’s F-16 had not been shot down by the Indian forces, debunking the claims of the Indian Airforce. Related story: US officials disprove India’s claim of shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 India however, rejected the magazine’s piece. In a recent news conference held...

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Pakistan’s economic growth to slow down to 3.4% in 2019

Pakistan’s economic growth to slow down to 3.4% in 2019

According to a report released by World Bank, Pakistan’s GDP growth is projected to slow down to 3.4 percent in fiscal year 2018-19, from 5.8 percent a year before, and to 2.7 percent in FY2019-20, reflecting a broad-based weakening in domestic demand. Domestic demand is expected to contract while at...

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