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Confirmed coronavirus infections surge to 60,074 while death toll jumps to 1,240

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus pandemic confirmed infections have topped the figure of 60,074 on Wednesday evening while nation-wide death toll due to COVID-19 reached to...

Coronavirus causes huge blow to traders: lost 70% Eid sales due to lockdown

KARACHI: As the coronavirus lockdown took the toll on the country's business community, traders lamented that 70 per cent of the expected Eid sales...

Package generates little activity due to bureaucratic inertia: ICCI

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the business community and former President ICCI Shahid Rasheed Butt on Tuesday said the package announced to reboot the dormant construction...

German export hopes recover somewhat in May after ‘catastrophic’ April

BERLIN: The mood among German exporters recovered somewhat in May after a “catastrophic” April, the first full month of coronavirus lockdown measures in Europe’s...

Traders in Karachi seek extension in business hours for Eid shopping

KARACHI: Prominent businessman and a leader of the Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Qasim Teli slammed the Sindh government for not...

China’s patent applications rebound to pre-pandemic level

BEIJING: The year-on-year growth of of China's patent applications bounced back rapidly in the first four months this year to the pre-pandemic level, according to...

Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says govt raised Rs200b through Sukuk

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to PM on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday said that the government has raised 200 billion rupees through Sukuk at...

Anwer Pervez, richest Pakistani British businessman, loses £432m in pandemic

LONDON: Sir Anwar Pervez OBE, the founder and chairman of Bestway Cash & Carry has lost £432 million during the coronavirus pandemic to bring...

Lahore a meeting decides to develop SOPs for Eid prayers

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat has directed officials to prepare SOPs for the last Friday prayers for Ramadan and Eid prayers in the...

CCP goes for processing merger applications, complaint filings, conducting hearings

ISLAMABAD: Amid the COVID-19 situation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) in order to facilitate the local and foreign investors intending to invest in...