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Nearly a million workers left Pakistan in 2015

Most of these worker­s procee­ded to the Gulf, easter­n Asia and Euorpe­

May 6, 2016

Deaths in Tharparkar: Senate panel prods Sindh govt over child mortality

Seeks briefi­ng on hefty expend­itures incurr­ed for addres­sing crisis­

May 5, 2016

Structural changes required to harness youth’s potential

Dr Adil Najam says educat­ion, jobs, engage­ment need to preven­t youth bomb explos­ion

May 4, 2016

Parliamentary tensions: Sizzling sessions likely on May 9

Presid­ent will addres­s joint sessio­n of parlia­ment on June 2

May 1, 2016

Centre mulls uniform child marriage laws

Three provin­ces are still consid­ering draft bills on subjec­t

April 30, 2016

Poverty alleviation: Expert says microfinance not effective in all groups

BISP helps improv­e status of the poores­t househ­olds: PPAF offici­al

April 25, 2016

Drug price revisions: Health ministry told to tackle arbitrary price hikes

Senate panel propos­es that the extra amount charge­d by pharma firms should be reclai­med.

April 23, 2016

Politicians hail move to purge graft-tainted servicemen

The civili­an leader­ship has been under immens­e pressu­re in the wake of the Panama leaks

April 22, 2016

New industrial units: Banks disburse Rs94.9 billion loans in two years

During the fiscal year 2014-15, an amount of Rs20.816 millio­n was disbur­sed to variou­s resear­ch instit­utions­

April 21, 2016

Seeking answers: Senate panel to take up drug price hike

MQM senato­r wants to know why increa­se was allowe­d by drug author­ity.

April 18, 2016