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Pakistan, Afghanistan, border, fencing, Pak-Afghan border

Pakistan close to completely fence its border with Afghanistan

Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on June 19 infor­med the National Assembly that work on fencing of border with Afghanistan would be completed by the end of...

Pakistan, mobile phone, imports, decline

Mobile phones worth $1.8 billion imported this year so far

The imports of automobiles and mobile phones witnessed a massive growth of 83 per cent and 63pc, respectively, during the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. The...

Nasla Tower, Karachi, builders, Mohsin Sheikhani, Fayyaz Ilyas, demolition

Builders worry as Supreme Court seeks rapid demolition of Nasla Tower in Karachi

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on June 19 directed commissioner Karachi to remove occupants of the Nasla Tower and expedite its demolition.  The instructions by the apex...

Kate Middleton, rain

Kate Middleton’s stepout during rain catches social media eye

Kate Middleton amazed the royal fans with her elegance in the chick outfit as she arrived at the London School of Economics to launch a new initiative for early...

European Union, AstraZeneca

EU loses case for speedier AstraZeneca deliveries

Story by Reuters The Euro­pean Union on Friday lost its bid to speed up deliveries of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines, the first of its legal challenges against the...

Arthritis, Covid

Arthritis drug shows promise against severe Covid: study

Story by AFP A repurposed arthritis drug has shown positive results in a clinical trial of patients hospitalized with Covid-19, according to a paper published Wednesday...

Turkey, US, Afghanistan, Kabul airport

Turkey agrees to protect Kabul airport as US forces leave Afghanistan

Presi­dent Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed in a meeting this week that Turkey would take a lead role in securing Kabul airport as the United...

State Bank of Pakistan, SBP, housing, SBP housing loans

SBP asks banks to develop ‘income estimation’ model for housing loans

The State Bank of Pakistan has directed banks to come up with their informal income proxy models operational for low-cost housing within four weeks as the process of...

Filipino web developer, son, HTML

Filipino web developer names newborn son ‘HTML’

Across the globe, people tend to name their children after the things or people they love. From flower to mountains to the names of celebrities, the world has seen it...

Pakistan GDP, growth target

Govt sets 7pc GDP growth target by 2023, says finance minister

Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin has said the government would make all-out efforts to take the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate up to 7...