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The budget-friendly appeal of basic food is fading fast. Food is more expensive today than in the past. Food is the basic necessity of life we work hard for. Every living thing consumes to form energy and that energy is used in work. Just imagine your prospect dish and the ingredients required being ridiculously expensive. These are the most difficult days to go grocery shopping. Bigger price tags are really incomprehensible. The price of all food...

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Buzdar directs all possible steps, necessary measures to combat coronavrious

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to take all possible measures, besides making necessary preparations, in the province to combat with the threats of coronavirus. He issued the orders while chairing a high-level meeting held at his office on Monday to review the preventive measures for controlling coronavirus. It was decided to arrange diagnostic kits of coronavirus...

More than 300 ghost employees revealed in Sharif Group of Industries

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LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) revealed more than 300 ghost employees in Sharif group of industries. According to details, NAB in its investigations against Sharif family revealed that companies of Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz paid salaries to ghost employees...

LHC directs govt to file reply in light of Nawaz Sharif’s medical reports

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the government to furnish comments in light of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s medical reports. A bench of the high court was hearing a petition moved by the PML-N supreme leader who was granted four-week...

PTI believes in freedom of expression: Sarwar

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that PML-Q has neither expressed its desire for Punjab’s CM ship nor Sardar Usman Buzdar is being changed. PML-Q, MQM and Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) are standing with the government, and they also...

Those who wanted political chaos have failed: Dr. Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said those who wanted to create political chaos have gotten disappointed. The SAPM took to Twitter on Monday and said in a series of tweets that the political opponents, who were trying to present democratic differences as conspiracy, should rest informed that the government...

Dynamic education curriculum vital to meet modern day needs: President

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that regular changes in education curriculum to make it dynamic in accordance with the modern day needs and trends in the education sector area need of the hour. The President stated this on Monday while addressing the 35th Medals and Prizes Distribution Ceremony...

Ahsan Iqbal shifted to Adiala Jail to serve judicial remand

RAWALPINDI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday shifted the former Finance Minister of Pakistan and PML-N stalwart, Ahsan Iqbal to Adiala Jail. The accountability court has ordered a 14-day judicial remand of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N)...

FBR Fails to Implement Health Levy on Cigarettes

ISLAMABAD: Human Development Foundation (HDF) in a media session urged the government to ensure the implementation of Health Levy on cigarette packs. In 2019, after the announcement of budget for FY 2019-2020, the Cabinet approved the long awaited Health Levy bill...

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan, Taliban claim responsibility

A plane, which United States officials described as a small US military aircraft, crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of central Afghanistan on Monday. While the insurgent group claimed to have brought...

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34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran’s strike: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month s Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties. Seventeen of the 34 are still under medical observation, according to Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman. President...

China condemns US interference in Pak-China relations, CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Chinese embassy on Wednesday while responding to US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells s statement strongly condemned the US interference in Pakistan-China relations and China-Pakistan...

Iran acknowledges Russia-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet

DUBAI: Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. The...

Situation far from normal in IOK on 100th day of clampdown

SRINAGAR: The situation continues to remain far from normal in the Kashmir Valley as well as Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as New Delhi-imposed clampdown in the name of security entered 100th running day, Tuesday. Apart...

India is set to lose grip over LAC with China in the next few years

Syed Haider A. Gardezi Most of us are familiar with the Line of Control (LoC), the defacto ceasefire line which Pakistan shares with India in the North and North east. However, few people know...

Lessons for us from the Mongol Siege of Baghdad

Syed Haider A. Gardezi History and military warfare books note that the Siege of Baghdad in 1258, by the Mongols, under the command of Halagu Khan, ended in a ‘Decisive Mongol Victory’. However,...

Indian Desperation is Evident

Syed Haider A. Gardezi A military, comprising of more than a million troops and officers. An economy worth trillions. A bureaucracy that was intact, up and running as the British left the subcontinent,...

Pakistan remains undeterred India commits a blunder

Syed Haider A. Gardezi At this point in time, India is facing a huge challenge in the form of multiple insurgencies. Most of these  movements are separatist in nature, demanding independence from...

Supply chain management and productivity in Pakistan’s business

By Muhammad HamzaAfzal Supply chain management is the mechanism of providing the raw materials an enterprise needs to manufacture products and deliver those products to customers. Supply chain management is the demanding challenge for the Asian traders who are trying to come together with the global...

Supply Chain and its potential in Pakistan’s market

by Muhammad Saad Ahmed Saeed Supply chain a process which is undertaken by the management to transform raw material to finished goods from the producer to the end consumer, this whole chain of activities in between in known as supply chain. The process basically deals with the logistics, production,...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed...

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