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Karachi & the next heatwave HAOX 27 June 2015

PAR Jun 29, 2015 0

For Past 2 days we've been thru many posts on Facebook regarding the Deadly Heatwave is going to Hit Karachi again in next few days also our page inbo...

GSP: US likely to implement zero duty on Pakistani mangoes

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The United States is likely to implement zero duty on import of Pakistani mangoes in the upcoming Generalized System of Preferences (GSP),...

KCCI wants removal of service tax on indenters

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

KARACHI: In the recently unveiled Sindh Budget 2015-16, the provincial government had introduced a service tax of 14% on indenters, which proved to be...

Budget session: Probe ordered on incorrect maps in textbooks, says Sanaullah

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

LAHORE: Law Minister Rana Sanaullah told the provincial assembly on Friday that an investigation had been ordered and a report sought on inclusion of...

IMF gives go-ahead to $506.4 million loan tranche

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Amid calls for quick and decisive action on energy and taxation fronts, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday approved the releas...

اسحاق ڈار لائیو پریس کانفرنس

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

غریبوں کےلیے 9 ارب روپے کی ہیلتھ انشورنس اسکیم شروع کر رہے ہیں، اسحاق ڈار رعایتی ایس آراوزکےخاتمےسےٹیکس وصولیوں میں120ارب روپےاضافہ ہوگا، اسحاق ڈار رع...

Heatwave in Karachi: Over 30 fatalities recorded as PM orders assistance for Sindh

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

KARACHI / ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif instructed federal ministries to ease the suffering of heatwave victims in Sindh province through...

200 heatwave victims still unidentified, unclaimed; burial to complete today

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

KARACHI: Nearly 200 bodies remained unidentified and unclaimed at the Edhi morgue for days before over half of them were finally buried by the charity...

Weather change: a conspiracy?

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

PAKISTAN’S weather is getting more extreme, less predictable. Concomitantly there is rising temptation to put the onus upon some human agency. Unsurpr...

Pakistan Weather Forecast Updates 26th June 2015

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

Synoptic Situation Seasonal low lies over Balochistan and its adjoining areas. A shallow trough of westerly wave is also prevailing over Kashmir and a...

Nine die as flash flood sweeps away bazaar in Upper Dir 26 June 2015

PAR Jun 27, 2015 0

UPPER DIR: Nine people, women and children among them, were killed as a flash flood swept away a bazaar in the far-flung Biyar area of Upper Dir distr...

Pakistan likely to receive 7th tranche of $506m from IMF next week

PAR Jun 26, 2015 0

Pakistan is likely to receive $506 million next week or before the end of this month as the executive board of International Monetary Fund (IMF) is d...

Sindh budget passed in the absence of opposition

PAR Jun 26, 2015 0

KARACHI: The treasury benches on Thursday formally adopted, without further ado, the Sindh Finance Bill to pass Rs739.30 billion provincial budget 201...

Dar takes note of rising prices of kitchen items

PAR Jun 26, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday asked the relevant authorities to monitor the increasing trend in prices of perishable and non-peris...

Heatwave eases, but still claims 105 lives

PAR Jun 26, 2015 0

KARACHI: Another 105 people died of heatstroke on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 1,116 in Sindh, even though the harsh weather that has overwhel...