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Panel to outline LG restructuring in a week

Panel to outline LG restructuring in a week

ISLAMABAD .: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday constituted a committee for devising the structure of local bodies within a week, besides directing it to finalise relevant recommendations for enacting appropriate legislation within a month. The prime minister issued the instructions during a meeting on local government systems in Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where the PTI […]

Pakistan Stock Exchange opens week in red amid dull trading

Pakistan Stock Exchange opens week in red amid dull trading

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) remained in the red zone on the opening day of the week, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 177 points to close at 41,735 points. The index opened higher but could not sustain the momentum, peaking at 42,137 points before losing point mid-session to touch the day’s low of 41,610. […]

Pakistan, Russia set to sign $10b offshore pipeline deal next week

Pakistan, Russia set to sign $10b offshore pipeline deal next week

ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, Pakistan and Russia are poised to sign a $10-billion offshore gas pipeline deal, a project planned by the latter to capture the energy market of Pakistan. Sources told The Express Tribune that the cabinet had approved the signing of the gas pipeline laying deal and Pakistan ambassador to Russia had been authorised to ink […]

PSX opens week on a flat note

PSX opens week on a flat note

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) opened the week flat with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 54 points to close at 45,489 points.The index opened higher, climbing around 280 points within the first few minutes to hit the day’s high of 45,842, but could not keep the momentum going.In all, 249 million shares worth Rs8.6 billion […]

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal will be travelling to the United States next week in a visit that indicates growing engagement between Islamabad and Washington following damning indictment of Pakistan by US President Donald Trump in his policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, sources confirmed to The Express Tribune. Ahsan’s a weeklong trip would come on the […]

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced his party’s intention to hold a rally in Islamabad next Friday to “demand Nawaz Sharif’s resignation”. Speaking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Khan posed the question: “With which face will the PML-N confront the public after the comments made in the Supreme Court judgement?” “I asked the […]

Zardari’s three aides go missing in a week

Zardari’s three aides go missing in a week

By Our Correspondent KARACHI:  Three close aides of PPP Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari have gone missing from different parts of the country over the past week, sending the party in panic mode and triggering fears Zardari may be the actual target. Ghulam Qadir Marri, Ashfaque Leghari and Nawaz Leghari have been whisked away mysteriously. “Marri, […]

9 looks from Bridal Couture Week we’d never wear

9 looks from Bridal Couture Week we’d never wear

DESK REPORT Like all fashion shows, this one too had plenty of misses Here’s a list of the trends we couldn’t get past. This year’s Bridal Couture Week wasn’t short on glamour or star power… … unfortunately neither was it short on glaring fashion faux pas on the runway. The three-day event showcased bridals by […]

Watch Noor Bukhari groove to ‘The Breakup Song’ a week after announcing her divorce

Watch Noor Bukhari groove to ‘The Breakup Song’ a week after announcing her divorce

By Entertainment Desk It’s barely been a week since the news of Noor Bukhari and Wali Hamid Ali Khan’s divorce broke but the former seems to be dealing with it quite well – and we mean it literally!   While Wali has adamantly been refusing to accept the divorce plea, Noor has recently been spotted […]

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

By: Reuters  BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation of the highly anticipated summit. It will be Xi’s first meeting with Trump, whose presidency began on Jan. 20, […]