Only 3,205 traders pay tax under amnesty scheme

ISLAMABAD, Mar 15: Major tax evaders – the traders who happen to be traditional voters of the ruling party – are not ready to come...

President briefed on LNG and Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline

Islamabad, Nov.18: Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi briefed President Mamnoon Hussain on the LNG project in Islamabad on Wednesday. The President said the LNG...

GM to expand to 1,000 engineering jobs in Canada, invest $10 million

OSHAWA, Jun 10: General Motors Co said on Friday it will create about 1,000 jobs in Canada's auto-making province of Ontario as it boosts...

Oil prices rise in Asia ahead of Doha meeting

SINGAPORE, Apr 11: Crude prices rose in Asia Monday, extending last week’s gains from data showing a drop in US production, while traders look...

Stock achieves fresh all-time peak ahead of results

KARACHI, Jul 15: Karachi Stock Exchange scampered to a fresh all-time historic high on Wednesday as investors pinned their hopes on the upcoming financial...

Bangladesh ‘to sue US reserve bank’ over missing $100 mn

DHAKA, Mar 8: Bangladesh’s government said Tuesday it was planning to sue the Federal Reserve Bank of New York after hackers allegedly stole nearly...

Pakistan, IMF to decide on new sales tax regime

ISLAMABAD, Dec 6: Experts from Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will meet in Dubai from Monday in an effort to seal the fate...

Oil prices touch multi-week lows, as supply worries grow

LONDON, Oct 27: Oil prices fell to their lowest in six weeks on Tuesday, as mounting worries over persistent oversupply grew ahead of US...

‘US gave another $1.3 billion of Iran money’

US, Aug 17: US payment of $400 million of Iranian money which sparked outcry among American politicians was followed by another transfer of $1.3...

Oil prices rebound in Asian trade

SINGAPORE, Aug 4:  Oil prices rebounded in Asia Tuesday after falling steeply in the previous session owing to weak Chinese and US manufacturing and...