‘Newly absorbed words, expressions in Urdu be documented in Lughat’ PESHAWAR: Prominent writers, intellectuals, and poets said that the newly incorporated words that are being merged in Urdu should be properly documented in “Urdu Lughat” (Dictionary), so as to further مزید پڑھیں

CM terms labour community role vital in national progress PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan Tuesday termed the role of labour community as of vital importance in national progress and development and said the government was taking concrete steps for welfare مزید پڑھیں

Coronavirus: UNICEF says nationwide school closures during pandemic not necessary PESHAWAR: The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) on Tuesday said that the imposition of nationwide or large-scale school closures is not necessary, adding that such moves correspond to "wrong response مزید پڑھیں

Lawari Tunnel operational despite snowfall, rains in Chitral PESHAWAR: A new spell of snowfall and rains continued in Chitral Lower and Upper since the previous night, further enhancing the chilly condition and forcing people to stay at homes to avoid مزید پڑھیں

Kalam receives 78 inches snowfall during the month: Spokesman PMD PESHAWAR: Spokesman Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Khalid Malik Tuesday said Kalam received 78 inches snowfall during the current month. Talking to APP, he said Malamjabba was the second highest which مزید پڑھیں

Asad Qaiser, Asim Bajwa discuss CPEC projects in KP PESHAWAR: Chairman CPEC Authority Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa Tuesday said the earth breaking in Rashakai Special Economic Zone under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would be held soon. This مزید پڑھیں

Governor, CM for early completion of development projects in merged districts PESHAWAR: Governor Shah Farman and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan Tuesday jointly chaired a high level meeting and reviewed progress on ongoing development projects in former Frontier Region (FR) and مزید پڑھیں

Survival camp to train youth for adventure tourism endsPESHAWAR: A five-day survival camp for training youth to learn skills to cope with harsh weather conditions, difficult situation and disasters in the hilly and forest areas was concluded at the scenic مزید پڑھیں

Coronavirus claims life of a lady doctor PESHAWAR: A lady doctor from Haripur succumbed to coronavirus infection on Tuesday, a media report said. According to the report, lady doctor, Aalia Sarfaraz who was a gynecologist and performed as in-charge District مزید پڑھیں

Covid vaccine drive needs antidote to conspiracy theories PESHAWAR: Helping to lead a mass trial for a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine in Pakistan, a country where anti-vaccine sentiment can turn lethal and conspiracy theories are endemic, Dr Mohsin Ali has heard مزید پڑھیں

FPCCI appreciates removal of 5% regulatory duty on import of cotton yarnISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry President, Mian Anjum Nisar has appreciated the government’s decision to withdraw 5% regulatory duty on the import of cotton yarn مزید پڑھیں

Strategic gas storages being built for making LNG import more viableISLAMABAD: The government has initiated a process of building Strategic Underground Gas Storages (SUGS) aimed at making the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) more viable to meet the increased مزید پڑھیں

Pakistan among top five with most investment in H1 of 2020: WBISLAMABAD: Pakistan for the first time has become one of the five countries in the world with the most investment in the first half-year of 2020, a World Bank مزید پڑھیں

Equities mixed with focus on vaccine, virus, stimulus and BrexitHong Kong: Stock markets swung Tuesday as investors weighed the rollout of vaccines and hopes for US stimulus talks against soaring virus cases and China-US tensions, while the pound dipped with مزید پڑھیں

Cybercrime costs to top $1 trillion this year: researchersWashington: Cybercrime is expected to cost the global economy more than $1 trillion this year, up more than 50 percent since 2018, a research report said Monday.The report by McAfee Corp. with مزید پڑھیں

ABAD chairman expresses concern on steel bars price hikeISLAMABAD: The Association of Builders And Developers (ABAD) Chairman Fayyaz Ilyas has expressed his concern over abrupt and unilateral increase in steel bars price and termed it damaging to the housing and مزید پڑھیں

SBP defers Rs657.8b under refinancing scheme during COVID-19ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), under its refinancing scheme for protecting businesses from the impact of COVID-19, has so far deferred Rs 657.8 billion principal repayments of loans up to one مزید پڑھیں

Pakistan’s exports to US cross $400m in a month for the first timeISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister for commerce and investment, Abdul Razak Dawood on Tuesday said that Pakistan’s exports to United States (US) during the months of October and مزید پڑھیں

REAP leading the way to protect Pakistan’s Basmati heritage in EUStatesman ReportKARACHI: Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) has filed a Notice of Opposition on 07.12.2020 against India’s claim on geographical indicator (GI) of Basmati in the European Union.REAP has مزید پڑھیں

How governments can create a green, job-rich global recoveryKristalina Georgieva and Rajiv J ShahClimate change and the Covid-19 crisis have a great deal in common. Both are human tragedies and economic catastrophes: The pandemic has taken more than a million مزید پڑھیں