Saudi Aramco names first woman to head overseas office

RIYADH: Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil exporter, has appointed its first woman head of an overseas office, two sources with knowledge of the...

Cabinet approves Electric Motor Vehicle Policy

--PM tells bureaucrats not to be scared of NAB if they haven’t done anything ‘wrong’ ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved the Electric Motor...

2020 will be a great year for Pakistan’s economy: Jahangir

LAHORE: Sahibzada Jahangir – who accompanied a delegation from Dutch oil giant Vitol last month –  has stated that the company has decided to increase its...

Indians are going to the movies to ‘escape slowing economy’, says cinema owner

NEW DELHI: Cinemas are seeing brisk business even as India’s economy slows to a six-year low and unemployment swells, according to PVR Cinemas, the...

RIL to hand out free 4K TV sets as it threats streaming giants with...

MUMBAI: Three years after elbowing into the Indian wireless phone market with free calls and data, billionaire Mukesh Ambani is back at it. This time,...

Elon Musk, Jack Ma talk aliens and AI, skip trade issues

SHANGHAI: Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba founder Jack Ma discussed Mars and artificial intelligence (AI) but steered clear of the US-China trade war...

Venezuelans buy gas with cigarettes to battle inflation

CARACAS: Motorists in socialist Venezuela have long enjoyed the world’s cheapest gasoline, with fuel so heavily subsidized that a full tank these days costs...

Trump moves ahead with new tariffs on Chinese products

WASHINGTON: Washington moved ahead Sunday with new tariffs on Chinese imports as it stepped up a high-pressure campaign aimed at coercing Beijing to sign...

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs execs over 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 current and former directors of three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries, piling further pressure on the Wall...

Indian economy set for weakest quarter of growth in 5 years

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy likely expanded at its slowest pace in more than five years in the April-June quarter, driven by weak investment...

The brutal side of Chartered Accountancy

On April 22, 2012, residents of Kararian locality reported to police of stinking smell coming out of a house rented by Mr. Tariq Mehmood....

Corporate Social Responsibility in Pakistan

While different organisations have derived different meanings for the term corporate social responsibility, however there continues to be much in common between all the...

Punjab Seed Council approves cotton varieties

Punjab Seed Council has approved 18 cotton varieties for cultivation in Punjab. 42nd meeting of Punjab Seed Council was held at Agriculture House, Lahore...

Toyota globally recalls Prius hybrid over glitch

ONLINE- Toyota Motor Corp. launched a massive global recall of its popular Prius hybrid to fix a software glitch that could cause the car to...

Economists need to learn from Mir Ali Khan

    KHURRUM SHAHZAD In a country where people spread rumours based on what they receive from social media, where economic foresight and analytical skills, especially in...

Decoding the economic crisis of Pakistan

Economics is a very interesting science for a multitude of reasons. Firstly, it has a cause and effect relationship with individuals and their environment,...

Exchange the old Rs 500 notes!

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has reminded the general public to exchange old design and bigger size banknote of Rs 500 from the...