ECC announces new prices for Urea fertilizer

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), along with other decisions, has announced the new price for a bag of Urea fertilizer, ARY News reported.  A session of the ECC, headed by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, was held on Thursday. The committee announced the new price of Urea fertilizer, the price has been set at Rs 2150. According to the statement issued by the ECC, the committee … Continue reading ECC announces new prices for Urea fertilizer

Alarm bells: Pakistan’s forex reserves plunge to lowest since Oct 2019

KARACHI: Owing to increasing current account and trade deficits, higher external debt payments, Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves dropped to their lowest level since October 2019, the State Bank of Pakistan data showed Thursday. Sharing a break-up of the foreign reserves position, the central bank said that the reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan stand at $ $7.83 billion. “During the week ended on … Continue reading Alarm bells: Pakistan’s forex reserves plunge to lowest since Oct 2019

KPK govt extends summer vacations in areas with higher temperatures

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government had decided to extend summer vacations for educational institutes until August 31, ARY News reported.  According to detials, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led KPK government has announced to extend the summer vacations of primary and secondary educational institutions. The announcement was made by Department of Primary and Secondary education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The extension was given due to high temperatures, the … Continue reading KPK govt extends summer vacations in areas with higher temperatures

KPK govt extends summer vacations in areas with higher temperatures

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government had decided to extend summer vacations for educational institutes until August 31, ARY News reported.  According to detials, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led KPK government has announced to extend the summer vacations of primary and secondary educational institutions. The announcement was made by Department of Primary and Secondary education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The extension was given due to high temperatures, the … Continue reading KPK govt extends summer vacations in areas with higher temperatures

WhatsApp to add three new features focusing on enhancing privacy

Instant messaging application WhatsApp has announced to launch three new privacy features including the ability to hide your online status from particular contacts.  According to details, the application would provide its users with the ability to exit WhatsApp groups silently, and block screenshots for “View Once” images. WhatsApp head Will Cathcart and Meta Chief Mark Zuckerberg announce the new features on August 9, Tuesday. Three … Continue reading WhatsApp to add three new features focusing on enhancing privacy

Terrorism has potential of destabilising region: COAS Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that terrorism is a global threat that has the potential of destabilising the region that needed a well-coordinated response to counter it, the military’s media wing said in a statement. According to the ISPR, the COAS made these remarks during a meeting with Commander Iraqi Navy Lieutenant General Ahmed Jasim Maarij Abdullah … Continue reading Terrorism has potential of destabilising region: COAS Bajwa

Schoolgirls engage in vicious brawl in classroom, video goes viral

A video of schoolgirls engaged in a brawl inside a classroom over an argument is going viral across social media platforms. It all started with two girls arguing over a matter. The situation got intense and the students began to shout. They went against each other physically and landed punches and hard shots. The other girls intervened to calm the matter down but the two … Continue reading Schoolgirls engage in vicious brawl in classroom, video goes viral

Gold continues downward trend in Pakistan

KARACHI: Gold continued its downward spiral in the domestic market as per tola price dropped by Rs400 on Wednesday, ARY News reported. According to the All Pakistan Jewellers Manufacturers Association, per tola price of the precious yellow metal decreased by Rs400 to Rs143,150 while the price of 10 grams was reduced by Rs343 to Rs122,728. The gold hit an all-time high of Rs162,500 per tola … Continue reading Gold continues downward trend in Pakistan

Chairman Senate expresses concerns over China-Taiwan crisis

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani on Wednesday expressed concerns over the tension that emerged between China and Taiwan saying the global community can not be exposed to yet another conflict after Russia and Ukraine, ARY News reported. Pakistan would continue its cooperation with China over CPEC and other projects, the Chairman Senate added. According to details, the Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani said that Pakistan would continue … Continue reading Chairman Senate expresses concerns over China-Taiwan crisis

UK postal workers to hold series of strikes over pay

Postal workers in Britain are set to stage a series of strikes in the coming weeks over pay, their union announced Tuesday, in the latest industrial action to hit the UK. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said the planned walkouts — on August 26 and 31, and September 8 and 9 — would be the biggest strike of the summer to demand a “dignified, proper … Continue reading UK postal workers to hold series of strikes over pay