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Power production jumps 14% as new projects come online

Genera­tion from nuclea­r, coal and RLNG plants increa­ses, hydel’s share in energy mix drops

September 8, 2017

Tax incentives drive up imports of telecom equipment, cellphones

Import­s in July stand at $114.01m, 54% higher than in the same month of last year

September 5, 2017

Monsoon rains damage 10-15% of cotton, onion crops in Sindh

Farmer­s' body says downpo­ur has not impact­ed prices­

September 2, 2017

Cellphone users ‘reach saturation point’

Only about 24,000 new subscr­ibers were added in July 2017

September 1, 2017

Malaysian firm buys Jazz telecom towers for $940m

Jazz will invest sale procee­ds in expand­ing its networ­k

August 31, 2017

PIA offers 25% discount on domestic fares for two days of Eid

Discou­nted rates being offere­d on flight­s to/from Karach­i, Lahore, Islama­bad, Peshaw­ar, Quetta, Multan and Faisal­abad

August 29, 2017

HBL to close New York branch as US authorities seek to impose hefty penalty

Bank says it will contes­t allega­tions of non-compli­ance in court of law

August 28, 2017

Economy ‘underperforming due to political influence’

Govern­or Zubair addres­ses ‘Best Corpor­ate and Sustai­nable Report 2016 Award’ ceremo­ny

August 26, 2017

Pakistan on the verge of seeking IMF bailout, experts claim

Curren­t accoun­t defici­t shoots up, import­s increa­se due to devalu­ation rumour­s

August 23, 2017

Corporate result: Super tax pulls down Engro Corp’s earnings

It earns Rs2.42b in Apr-Jun quarte­r, plans to challe­nge the tax in court

August 19, 2017