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Govt likely to hike petroleum prices by up to Rs15 per litre

Govt likely to hike petroleum prices by up to Rs15 per litre

LAHORE  – International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reportedly pressing the federal government to hike prices of the petroleum products by up to Rs15 per litre, well-informed sources told Roznama Dunya.As per details garnered, the prices will be gradually hiked within span of three months.Sources further added that the delegation of IMF had expressed dissatisfaction over […]

Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division is set to table a plan before the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet for giving direct subsidy to state-run Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) on supply of imported gas to the consumers.The plan comes ahead of a gas crisis that is likely to hit over 50% of domestic consumers […]

Cabinet likely to approve ICT talent programme

Cabinet likely to approve ICT talent programme

LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: The cabinet, which is scheduled to meet on Thursday (today), is likely to approve an agreement for the information and communications technology (ICT) talent development programme between Huawei Technology Pakistan and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of a strategy to boost IT-related exports. Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the meeting […]

Smog intensity likely to plummet as MET dept predicts rain

Smog intensity likely to plummet as MET dept predicts rain

LAHORE – Pakistan Metrological Department has predicted rain at scattered places across Punjab including federal province Lahore today.MET department—in a statement—said that the intensity of toxic smog is likely to plummet siginificanlty as a result of rain.Every year, the densely populated Punjab is engulfed by toxic smog from October to November. Besides breathing issues, the […]

Fazl, Sharif likely to meet tomorrow

Fazl, Sharif likely to meet tomorrow

LAHORE: To further hash out modalities of an expected upcoming all parties conference, Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman is expected to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday in Lahore, a senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader disclosed.While speaking to The Express Tribune, he said Fazl was putting in serious efforts for the APC but still […]

Maula Jutt likely to be released on Eid next year

Maula Jutt likely to be released on Eid next year

(Web Desk) – The much-anticipated and much-talked about movie Maula Jutt has finally a release date. Bilal Lashari’s Maula Jatt is said to be Pakistan’s most expensive action film ever made.According to industry sources, Bilal Lashari’s movie would be released next year on the festive of Eid. But as is tradition in Pakistan, we expect Bollywood […]

Auto industry likely to raise prices again due to rupee fall

Auto industry likely to raise prices again due to rupee fall

KARACHI: The free fall of the rupee this year against the dollar will be affecting many industries and the auto industry will be one of the worst affected as it is bracing for weak demand. Auto industry becomes attractive again All major auto manufacturers have increased car prices three to four times since December 2017 and […]

FBR likely to miss three-month target by Rs30b

FBR likely to miss three-month target by Rs30b

ISLAMABAD: The government’s tax revenues and the number of income tax return filers have plunged in first quarter of the current fiscal year amid a delay in enforcement of new tax measures and finalisation of a fresh action plan to deal with tax evaders and plug loopholes.Provisional revenue collection figures suggested that the Federal Board of […]

Constituency Profile: The stratagem that is likely to be ineffective

Constituency Profile: The stratagem that is likely to be ineffective

AT Darul Uloom Haqqania’s sprawling campus in Akora Khattak located on the main G.T. Road, some students are having a takeaway lunch. They appear unimpressed by the electoral preferences of their teacher Maulana Samiul Haq — also known as the father of the Taliban. Over roti and pakoras, the students say that their teachers have no influence on […]

Temperature likely to reach 50 degrees, forecasts Met Office

Temperature likely to reach 50 degrees, forecasts Met Office

LAHORE;The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday has forecasted that the temperature in the country will likely reach 50°C on Thursday.Several areas of inner Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan will reel under scorching mercury levels.Today marks the last day of the second heatwave in Karachi. Sea breeze will restore from Friday following which the temperature is […]

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI ;Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city.Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and was expected to continue till Thursday (from May 29 to 31).During the period, […]