Petroleum prices are likely to fall beginning October 1. Will the government walk the walk?

ISLAMABAD : Petroleum prices are expected to drop starting tomorrow (Oct. 1) as a result of the Pakistani rupee’s considerable strengthening versus the US dollar. According to sources, there has been a decline in petroleum prices on the global market, and it is hoped that the government would lower the costs to ease the suffering […]

Israeli and Saudi progress on a “framework” agreement: US

(AFP) – The White House announced on Friday that Israel and Saudi Arabia are nearing an agreement to normalize relations after decades of enmity. President Joe Biden hopes to alter the Middle East — and score an election-year diplomatic success — by gaining Saudi Arabia’s recognition of the Jewish state, which guards Islam’s two holiest […]

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 […]

PayPal and Stripe are being discussed for Pakistan, according to the IT Minister

Dr. Umar Saif, the interim federal minister for information technology and telecommunication, stated on Tuesday that the government is in discussions with Stripe and PayPal about providing services in the nation.Speaking to journalists in Islamabad, the minister emphasized the need of bringing PayPal to Pakistan in order to assist independent contractors. According to him, the […]

Interim Energy Minister Announces Plan to Lower Costs of Electricity

Caretaker Muhammad Ali, the federal minister of energy, stated on Monday that adding Thar coal and renewable energy sources to the energy mix will increase the energy mix and lower power rates.The minister told the media that the government was considering privatizing all former Wapda distribution businesses (DISCOs) under a Long-Term Concession Agreement (LTCA) that […]

The NHA raises the toll rate on the Lahore-Islamabad highway.

The National Highway Authority (NHA) has raised toll charges on the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2). The new tariffs will be in place from August 25, 2023 until August 26, 2024, according to an official announcement. The following are the new rates: Category Toll Rate Per Kilometer (Rs.) Total Amount (Rs.) Car/Jeep/Pickup 3.07 1,100 Wagon 5.15 1,840 […]

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 […]

Beijing permits the nation’s airline to restart service to China.

Beijing (Reuters) – More than three years after ceasing because to COVID-19 limitations, Beijing has let North Korea’s state-run airline Air Koryo to restart flights to China, the Chinese foreign ministry announced on Monday. The decision coincides with indications of greater communication between North Korea and its largest commercial partner and neighbor. According to a […]

President Alvi suggests that the secretary be terminated.

ISLAMABAD – As the dispute over the signing of laws pertaining to the Official Secrets Act and the Army Act has heated up, President Dr. Arif Alvi turned over his secretary Waqar Ahmed’s services to the Establishment Division on Monday. “In view of the definite statement of yesterday, President’s Secretariat has written a letter to […]

Shah Mahmood Qureshi is physically detained for 4 days in a cipher case by a special court.

(Web Desk) – Shah Mahmood Qureshi, a former foreign minister and vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has been placed in the care of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for a four-day physical remand in a cipher case. The remand was ordered by a special court in Islamabad that was formed on Monday to […]