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Pakistan needs to take internal steps for economic recovery: Martin Raiser

Islamabad: Pakistan will have to take internal measures along with help from the international community by implementing economic reforms to recover from the cataclysmic floods, World Ban ...

UN Development Programme calls for debt relief now for 54 countries

New York: Fifty-four countries that are home to more than half of the poorest people on the planet need urgent debt relief now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a paper publish ...

Pakistan: August inflation spikes to 27.26pc, highest in 49 years

Data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Thursday showed the country's  inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) shot up to 27.26 per cent year-on- ...

Pakistani govt decides to impose 10 percent regulatory duty on import of petrol from China

Islamabad: The Pakistani government has decided to impose 10 percent regulatory duty on the import of petrol from China aimed at plugging a loophole that is exploited by the oil marketing ...

Pakistan: Prices of petroleum products reach record levels

Islamabad: The Pakistani government on Wednesday hiked prices of all petroleum products by Rs 10 to Rs 12 per litre for next fortnight ending on Feb 28, putting pressure on citizens, medi ...

World Bank sets terms on Pakistan for loan

Washington/UNI: The World Bank on Wednesday has demanded Pakistan to meet for conditions during the current fiscal year to be able to get approval for a USD 350 million programme loan.

Chinese walnut imports leave Pakistan-administered Kashmir's farmers in trouble

Islamabad: The earning source of many local farmers in Pakistan-administered Kashmir is in threat due to the rise in importing Chinese walnuts.

Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

Kabul: Data provided by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) has shown trade volume between Afghanistan and three Central Asian republics – Tajikistan, Uzbekist ...

Pakistan's inflation rate hits 12.3 pc

Islamabad/UNI: The inflation in Pakistan increased in December by 12.3 per cent, highest in nearly two years, according to media report on Sunday.