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Prices of petrol, other products reduced

in National - Tue April 01, 2014

ISLAMABAD: As a result of improvement in the value of rupee, the government on Monday announced reduction in the prices of all petroleum products with immediat

Most of Punjab to remain without gas for at least 48 hours

in National - Mon February 10, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Militants from resource-rich Balochistan province blew up three gas pipelines, cutting supplies to Punjab, which is the country\'s most economically

Record cold wave grips parts of country

in National - Tue December 31, 2013

ISLAMABAD/QUETTA: Almost the entire country was in the grip of a cold wave on Monday, with a number of cities and towns struck by temperatures ranging between

Circular debt of Power sector piles up again

in National - Thu December 12, 2013

LAHORE, Dec 11: The unpaid bills of power companies have again piled up to a precarious level of Rs216 billion in less than six months after the Nawaz Sharif g

Petrol price likely to be reduced

in National - Thu October 31, 2013

ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to reduce the price of petrol by more than Rs2 per litre but keep the rates of other petroleum products almost unchanged fo

India bus crash kills 44 in inferno: police

in International - Wed October 30, 2013

NEW DELHI: At least 44 passengers were killed when a fierce blaze triggered by an exploding fuel tank engulfed a bus in southern India early Wednesday, police

Regulator accepts plea for hike in power rates

in National - Thu October 24, 2013

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) announced on Wednesday an increase of 32 paisa per unit in electricity tariff.


India issues red alert for cyclone Phailin

in International - Sat October 12, 2013

NEW DELHI: India\'s weather office issued a "red" alert Saturday as a massive cyclone bore down on the east coast, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousa

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills four people

in International - Wed October 09, 2013

KABUL: A security official says a suicide car bombing has killed four people, two civilians and two policemen, in southern Afghanistan.

Police sp

India\'s GDP shows continuing slowdown

in Finance - Sat August 31, 2013

India\'s economy continues to slowdown according to the latest government figures.

For the April-

Sinopec profits surge as China eases pricing rules

in Finance - Mon August 26, 2013

Asia\'s biggest oil refiner, China Petrochemical Corporation also known as Sinopec, has posted a 24% jump in profit in the January to June period.

It mad

India\'s ONGC to pick up stake in African gas field

in Finance - Mon August 26, 2013

India\'s biggest oil explorer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has agreed a deal to buy a 10% stake in an offshore gas field in Mozam

The controversial autonomy of Syria"s Kurds

in International - Fri August 16, 2013

The Kurdish areas in northeast Syria have been simmering with emotion since the West Kurdistan Council and the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (DUP) announced plans for

Al Qaeda centre of gravity shifting from Pakistan: analyst

in International - Thu August 15, 2013

ISLAMABAD: As Al Qaeda marks its 25th anniversary this month, analysts say the recent security threat in Yemen shows the organisation\'s centre of gravity is shifting away f

Delayed LNG import could save $1.5 billion

in Finance - Thu August 15, 2013

LAHORE: Pakistan could save as much as $1.5 billion by immediately initiating already delayed imports of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) t

Outsider Dutch prince Johan Friso dies at 44

in International - Tue August 13, 2013

HAGUE : Dutch prince Johan Friso, who died on Monday 18 months after a skiing accident left him brain-damaged, was always regarded as an outsider who preferred to follow his

Lightning strike sparks Venezuela oil refinery blaze

in International - Tue August 13, 2013

ARACAS, Distrito Capital : A lightning bolt ignited fuel at an oil refinery east of Caracas on Sunday, sending giant columns of black smoke into the sky and forcing hu

PIA to start air service to Kashgar from tomorrow

in Finance - Tue August 13, 2013

LAHORE - PIA will operate its flight from Islamabad to Kashgar, China in collaboration with Rayyan Air

UK admits Somali militants stole $750,000 of aid

in International - Mon August 12, 2013

LONDON : Members of the Shebab group have stolen 480,000 ($750,000) worth of British government-funded humanitarian materials a

IP deal: painting needs deft strokes of brush

in Finance - Mon August 12, 2013

Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi in an exclusive interview to Business Recorder stated that the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipelin

100,000 barrels refinery to be set up at PQ

in Finance - Wed August 07, 2013

ISLAMABAD : The Trans Asia Refinery (TRL) has announced to build a refinery at Port Qasim to produce over 100,000 barrels of oil per day and 4 million tonnes of petro

Grievous allegation: Imran to sue Fazl for calling him "Je

in National - Mon August 05, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Chiefs of two major political parties on Sunday appeared headed for a court showdown over attacks on each other"s persona and credentials.

Flash floods leave thousands stranded in city"s suburbs

in National - Mon August 05, 2013

Karachi : Torrential rains have wreaked havoc in the low-lying suburbs of Karachi with a number of residential towns in Malir district submerged under rainwater reportedly a

NEPRA issues unit price increase for KESC

in Finance - Mon August 05, 2013

KARACHI: Power tariff of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has been increased by 38 paisas per unit. National Electric Power Regul

Business, industry be consulted on taxation: PAAPAM

in Finance - Mon August 05, 2013

Monday, August 05, 2013 - LahorePakistan Auto Parts Manufacturers Association (PAAPAM) Saturday called for broadening the tax net, terming