• India’s Modi meets US execs ahead of first encounter with Trump

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told top American executives that India is a business-friendly country of “minimum government,” as he prepared for a first meeting with President Donald Trump aimed at improving ties and moving past differences over climate change. The meeting Sunday at a Washington hotel included the heads of […]

  • US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to ‘lower rhetoric’

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Sunday for a “lowering of rhetoric” between Qatar and a four-nation group led by Saudi Arabia after Doha denounced their sweeping list of demands. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt want Qatar to meet their 13-point ultimatum — ostensibly aimed at fighting […]

  • FBR notifies 20pc regulatory duty on over two dozen electronic devices

    June 23, 2017

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    ISLAMABAD – In order to slash soaring import bill, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has imposed 20pc regulatory duty on import of over two dozen electronic devices. According to FBR (Customs) notification, the new regulatory duties have been imposed in exercise of the powers conferred under the subsection (2) of section 19 of the Customs […]

  • Women’s World Cup: South Africa beat Pakistan

    June 26, 2017

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    (Web Desk) – Pakistan has lost to South Africa in their first league match of ICC Women’s World Cup hosted by England. Pakistan played the South Africans in their first match of the ICC World Cup today and put together 206 for 8 with Nahida Khan adding 79, highest ever by any Pakistani in Women’s […]