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‘Oil bomb’ to hit businesses, economy hard: LCCI

LAHORE, (TLTP): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Saturday urged the government to withdraw recent hike in oil prices that is bound to jack up cost of doing business in the country. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh said that there is no denying the fact that oil […]

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KCCI urges KE to stop power outages, improve infrastructure

KARACHI, (TLTP): Expressing deep concerns over the poor performance of K-Electric, President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Agha Shahab Ahmed Khan Saturday urged the utility service provider to immediately stop the ongoing load shedding spell and focus on improving the infrastructure, particularly power generation capacity and distribution network which is in a terrible […]

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SC seeks trial record in Daniel Pearl murder case

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD (TLTP): While refusing to suspend operation of Sindh High Court verdict that has overturned conviction of four accused persons involved in American Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl murder, who was beheaded during 2002, the top court on Monday sought complete trial court proceedings record from the Sindh government. The Supreme […]

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PM forms committee for best practices to protect inmate women rights

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While forming a committee to study and investigate plight of women inmates in prisons of the country on Friday Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the committee to come up with best practices to protect women prisoners rights in Pakistan. Talking to TLTP , human rights lawyer Sharafat Ali Chaudhry said […]

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Supporting the Afghan Government

By Salman Bashir – Apprehensions regarding a hastened US withdrawal from Afghanistan in the wake of coronavirus can seriously dent the prospects of peace. While the Doha agreement between the US and Taliban provided a clear direction for the launching of an intra-Afghan process for reconciliation and peace, differences within the Kabul Administration and among […]

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SBP ex-employees seek revocation of pension circular

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Retired employees of central bank of Pakistan from twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Friday urged the governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to revoke circular that precluded them from receiving pension from the central bank. Under the pretext of present outbreak of coronavirus on May 06, the SBP has […]

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Govt makes forensic report on sugar probe public Tareen, Bukhtiar major beneficiaries of sugar crisis: PM directs advisors to declare assets

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): In a major development, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government Thursday made public a forensic report of the Sugar Inquiry Commission which was constituted to probe the irregularities in the sugar industry. Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting Shibli Faraz addressing a press conference along with Special Assistant to Prime Minister […]

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KAAP, IsDB donate protective gears for KP frontline health workers

PESHAWAR, (TLTP): The King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Program for Charity Works (KAAP), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), has donated COVID-19 emergency healthcare assistance to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority, Relief, Rehabilitation & Settlement (RR&S) Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), to combat the outbreak of COVID-19. The ceremony was held here at Local Government Secretariat […]

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Lackluster performance of Discos pushes up circular debt to Rs2tn

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday conceded that power sector is under extreme financial pressure due to high cost of electricity supply and lackluster performance of distribution sector as currently circular debt is hovering around Rs2 trillion in pandemic outbreak in the country. In its flagship State […]

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Services sector shrinking at a fast pace: Zahid

Karachi, (TLTP): The services sector serving tens of millions of people is shrinking at a fast pace due to coronavirus pandemic, as the crisis has shaken the resilient retail sector while the revival of some sectors can take years. This was stated by Mian Zahid Hussain, FPCCI’s Businessmen Panel SVP, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals […]