Female Pickpocket Gang Arrested in BRT Peshawar for Preying on Women

A four-member female gang known for preying on female commuters in the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been captured by the Peshawar police, marking a significant victory.On Tuesday, the arrests were made public, putting light on a wave of thefts of cash, jewelry, and cell phones.Two of the gang members who were arrested were from […]

Protests occur around the country in reaction to rising electricity prices.

ISLAMABAD – Protests are taking place in major cities and towns across the country, including Karachi, Lahore, and Peshawar, over excessive electricity costs. People have taken to the streets in response to a huge increase in electricity rates across the country.In most of the country’s small and big cities, businessmen are protesting the high cost […]

India will allow wheat shipments to transit while customs clearance is completed

NEW DELHI: India’s government announced on Tuesday that it will accept foreign wheat shipments pending customs clearance, easing restrictions on exports after the country prohibited international sales of the staple on Saturday. India will also allow wheat exports to Egypt, according to the ministry. “Wherever wheat consignments have been handed over to Customs for scrutiny […]

The rupee continues to depreciate against the US currency.

KARACHI: On Thursday, the Pakistani rupee continued to depreciate against the US dollar in the interbank market for the ninth consecutive session. According to forex dealers, the domestic currency depreciated one paisa against the greenback at the start of the session, dropping to a new low of Rs181.74. The US dollar is currently trading at […]

On Monday, the SBP will announce its monetary policy.

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will meet on Monday to decide on monetary policy, according to a statement. In a statement published Friday, the central bank stated that Governor SBP Dr Reza Baqir will inform the media following the MPC meeting. According to The News, analysts predict the central […]