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Budget 2012: Govt likely to slash social safety net funding

ISLAMABAD: The government’s flagship social safety net programme, the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), may get only 37 per cent of its required budget...

Oil jumps above $79 to 2009 high

Oil prices jumped above $79 a barrel to a 2009 high on Monday before falling back as investors looked to the corporate earnings of...

Jack up the gas connection fee heavily

Much to the dismay of inflation-stricken common citizens interested to get new gas connection on urgent basis, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has...

IMF considers Pakistan economic managers deceitful

Pakistan’s request for a multi-billion-dollar bailout had initially been denied by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in late 2008, and the loan was only secured...

Engineering and construction: OGDCL may award gas field contract to Kahuta Labs

The board of directors of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), which is scheduled to meet today (Tuesday), is likely to accord formal...

Ordinance imposes 15% tax surcharge

ISLAMABAD: Three days before the federal government is due to lay out its budget for the fiscal year 2011, the government has added a...

Tradekey Pakistan: World’s 3rd Largest B2B Portal

KARACHI: You would never think that a company that was giving Alibaba.com – the world’s largest business-to-business portal – a run for its money...

New model, new price: Indus Motor unveils Corolla Altis

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company (IMC) unveiled the new 2011 Corolla Altis and GLi automatic variants on Tuesday. Toyota Corolla Altis has been introduced with an...

Asia’s wheat demand met by Pakistan

SINGAPORE: Asia’s immediate wheat demand is being met by an ample supply from Pakistan, which is exporting large quantities to make way for...

No CNG and petrol in punjab today

Compressed natural gas (CNG) stations will stage a strike in Lahore and other parts of Punjab on Wednesday to protest against gas outages, while...

Cell phones: People being tricked into buying cheap replicas

A gang of unscrupulous telephone vendors on Hall Road is fooling people into buying cheap imitations of expensive cell phones by showing them original...

Five-year revival plan: PIA seeks billions of rupees to overcome losses

The Pakistan International Airlines is seeking injection of billions of rupees in taxpayer money mainly to buy 16 new aircraft and overcome losses under...

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