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Pakistan exports $730.562 million fruits, vegetables during fiscal year 2019-20

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan during fiscal year 2019-20 has exported fruits and vegetables worth $730.562 million that include fruits worth $431.272 million and  vegetables $299.290 million. The...

Chakki owners announce Rs 2 per kg increase in flour price in Lahore

LAHORE: Chakki owners in Lahore have once again increased the price of flour by Rs 2 per kilogram, said President Naan Roti Association here...

Arif Naqvi case: lawyers question US prisons standards; to avert Naqvi’s extradition

LONDON: The lawyers of businessperson and Karachi-origin founder of the Abraaj Group, Arif Naqvi, claimed in Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday that the conditions...

Hafeez Shaikh removed from National Finance Commission

ISLAMABAD: The government has removed Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh from the National Finance Commission (NFC),...

Federal Govt approves increase of Rs 65 in PTV license fee

ISLAMABAD: Federal Government has approved an increase of Rs 65, from. 35 to Rs. 100, in Pakistan Television (PTV) license fee. According to sources, the...

Locust, Monsoon rains may decline agri production; No immediate threat of food shortage: Fakhar Imam

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, has said that there is no immediate threat of food shortage in...

Customs foils attempt to smuggle goods worth Rs6.8 million in Karachi

KARACHI: Customs officials in an operation at Karachi Airport arrested a passenger arriving in Karachi from Abu Dhabi and foiled an attempt to smuggle...

Ban on E-cigarettes demanded to protect youth from its harmful effects

ISLAMABAD: General Secretary, Pakistan National Heart Association (PANHA) Sanaullah Ghuman said that the effects of E-cigarettes on the human body are more dangerous than...

Tobacco companies cause loss of billions to national exchequer: SPARC

ISLAMABAD: Every year tobacco companies in Pakistan cause billions of rupees deficit to the national exchequer by enjoying low taxes, underreporting their production, said...

Huawei Announces 2020 H1 Business Results

ISLAMABAD: Huawei announced its business results for the first half of 2020 today. The company generated CNY454 billion in revenue during this period, a...