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Real estate market begins slowdown in anticipation of budget, Ramazan

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

Lahore (PR): As the second quarter of 2015 gets underway, most of the major real estate markets of Pakistan are showing signs of an early start to the...

Economic growth was 4.2 percent: Economic Survey 2014-15

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The economic growth this year for Pakistan was 4.2 percent while the target was 5.1 percent, according to a copy of the Economic Survey for...

Energy equipment: five percent sales tax on 10 sectors proposed

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

The government is planning to impose reduced rate of 5 percent sales tax on ten sectors dealing in equipment/apparatus used for renewable energy and p...

Flash floods claim 13 lives in Khuzdar

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

At least 13 bodies were recovered in Khuzdar district's Sarona area near Shah Noorani on Thursday, after 20 people were washed away in a flash flood c...

Wapda workers protest far and wide

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

A number of workers of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) observed Wednesday as protest day throughout the country against the proposed...

KWSB told to set up desalination plant

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has directed the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board chief to start arrangements for the installation...

Flight operations disrupted as dust storm hits Karachi

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

A massive dust storm hit Karachi on Wednesday, bringing down the visibility level to as low as 50 metres, causing suspension of flight operations at t...

Rain makes usually hot June pleasant

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

Dark clouds, wind and occasional rain made Wednesday a climatic oasis in an otherwise extremely hot peak summer month of June. Maximum temperature in...

Hesco system collapses as storm, widespread rains hit interior of Sindh

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

High velocity winds and dust-storm blew away hundreds of electricity poles, thatched houses, roofs of semi-concrete structures, hoardings, signboards...

APTMA seeks zero import duty on polyester staple fibre

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has urged the government to bring down import duty on polyester staple fibre (PSF) to zero, accordi...

KARACHI WEATHER UPDATES

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

As we predicted Earlier local development will start showing up over Karachi from today til 5th June, Rite now Karachi is under Severe Dust Storm Grip...

Pakistan Weather Updates As on 3rd June 2015

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

Synoptic Situation: Seasonal low lies over Balochistan and adjoining areas. Westerly wave is affecting upper central parts of the country. Weather nex...

President Mamnoon to address joint session today

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The joint session of the both Houses of the Parliament (Majlis-e-Shoora) will be held in Parliament House at 11.00 a.m. today (Thursday)....

Budget 2015-16: sufficient funds to be allocated to energy sector: LCCI

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hoped that sufficient funds will be allocated for the energy sector in the Federal Budget 2015-16 to b...

Rs8,264 bn losses suffered for role in US war against terror

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Ever since becoming a part of the US led war against terror in 2001, Pakistan has suffered direct and indirect losses to the tune of over $...