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Pakistan starts exporting furnace oil from today

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- In a major development, Pakistan has become an exporter of furnace oil as a prominent refinery's ship loaded with the fuel is scheduled to leave Karachi Port on Tuesday (today). ... Read More


Sharp increase in sugar prices after flour

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- Prices of sugar have gone up in the country after the wheat crisis that has jacked up the prices of bread to more than Rs12-15 apiece. Sugar is selling at Rs 80 per kg in Lahore ... Read More


Senate passes Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution Bill 2019

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- The Senate on Monday passed the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill, 2019, unanimously. Leader of the House Syed Shibli Far... Read More


Gas crisis in Sindh, Balochistan to end soon, Senate body told

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- The Senate's Standing Committee on Petroleum was informed on Monday that the ongoing gas crisis in the country, particularly in the gas-producing provinces of Balochistan and Sind... Read More


'Pakistan has no mechanism to check safety, standard of vehicles'

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- A parliamentary committee, which wanted an update on the safety measures in locally manufactured/assembled vehicles, was surprised to know that there was no mechanism of safety an... Read More


Oil jumps to highest in more than a week after Libyan shutdowns

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- Oil prices rose to their highest in more than week on Monday after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down amid a military blockade, setting the stage for cr... Read More


If the UK doesn't act now, the car industry will vanish

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- Britain's economy is on course to grow by less than 1% in 2019. Last week's retail sales figures for December, which showed the longest period of zero growth for more than 20 year... Read More


World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined - Oxfam

Pakistan, Jan. 21 -- world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the gl... Read More


Illicit tobacco business continues as FBR 'delays' installing TTS

Pakistan, Jan. 20 -- The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been 'delaying' installation and implementation of track and trace system (TTS) to curb illicit tobacco trade in Pakistan as illegal tobacco... Read More


China will enhance imports from US according to 'market principles': official

Pakistan, Jan. 20 -- China will negotiate with American companies and increase imports of US goods and products according to market principles, an official with its state planner said on Sunday. The ... Read More