Business

Dollar up by 90 paisas in open market

Islamabad: After hitting a two-month low on Friday, the US dollar was up by 90 paisa in the open market on Monday, rising sharply over...

CPEC projects to be completed in few months: Lijian Zhao

Islamabad: Deputy Chief of Mission at the Chinese Embassy Lijian Zhao has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects were progressing satisfactorily and number of...

£500,000 partnership aims to facilitate UK tourists

London: A £500,000 partnership between VisitBritain/VisitEngland and Airbnb aims to help businesses and destinations promote local experiences to tourists. Experiences on the home-sharing platform offers...

Putin signs decree abolishing economic measures against Turkey

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree abolishing some special economic measures against Turkey. The document has been published on the official online...

Asad Umar presides NFC meeting

Islamabad: Finance Minister Asad Umar presided over the meeting of the reconstituted 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) in Islamabad on Wednesday. The first meeting of the...

Single country exhibition proposed

Islamabad: Commending governments export-boosting measures, Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) Chairman Naeem Sajid has called for launching a policy of Single Country Exhibitions...

Health

Anti-polio eradication campaign to begin in Karachi on Monday

Karachi: A nine-day polio eradication campaign will begin in Karachi on Monday. A meeting in Karachi with Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah in the...

UK to provide life-saving assistance to Venezuela

London: The UK is providing an emergency aid package to treat malnourished children, and provide vaccinations and clean water to the most vulnerable communities affected...

High-level meeting on drug abuse, regional partnership in Pakistan today

Islamabad: Pakistan will host a two-day high-level expert group meeting on the theme of “Preventing Drug Abuse in Educational Settings: Fostering Regional Cooperation and Partnership”...

Imran Khan launches ‘Insaf Sehat Card’

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday launched the first phase of ‘InsafSehatCard’ to provide free medical facility to the needy. Addressing the launching ceremony in Islamabad,...

Tourette syndrome: Non-drug therapy to reduce tics

Islamabad,  February 2 (Newswire): The use of cognitive-behavioural therapy to treat tics in Tourette syndrome may be as effective as and even superior to medication in certain...

Rising star of brain found to regulate circadian rhythms

Islamabad,  February 2 (Newswire): The circadian system that controls normal sleep patterns is regulated by a group of glial brain cells called astrocytes, according to a study...