PMD issues countrywide heatwave alert

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a warning regarding the first heatwave of the season expected to hit many parts of the country during the current week. According to the PMD, hot and dry weather is expected during

Countrywide public pressure causes govt to hold gas tariff hike

ISLAMABAD: Due to political and public pressure on increasing wheat and sugar prices, the government refused a decision on Monday to raise the tariff on natural gas by 5-15% to avoid public backlash. A second session of the cabinet’s Economic

Pakistan Bar Council goes on strike today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has announced that lawyers will observe a countrywide strike on Thursday to protest what they claimed “unconstitutional moves” of the federal government regarding Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure extension. The strike was call