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Ministry revises local wheat output to 27.5mn tons

ISLAMABAD: The Wheat Review Committee of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has revised the local wheat production upward to 27.539 million tons for the season 2020-21 as against the first estimate of 27.33 million tons due to

FATF to review Pakistan’s implementation on action plan today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has made progress on 26 points of the action plan by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as a review group will meet today virtually to examine the implementation process. The FATF had asked Pakistan to implement the

Justice Isa case: SC’s registrar office objects to govt’s review petition

ISLAMABAD: The government has approached the Supreme Court to challenge the apex court’s judgement on review petitions in Justice Qazi Fae Isa case, which has been returned by the registrar with objections. The Supreme Court’s registrar office, however, returned the

Facebook removes 16,000 groups for trading fake reviews

LONDON: Facebook has removed 16,000 groups for selling or buying fake reviews of products and services on its platforms, after the Britain’s competition watchdog intervened for the second time. Facebook also made further changes to detect, remove and prevent paid

Afghan deal review

The United States has indicated to review the landmark peace deal reached with the Afghan Taliban last year due to the rising violence in the war-ravaged country. The Biden administration said the Taliban are not living up to their commitments

Sindh Rangers review security arrangements for Chehlum

KARACHI: A meeting was held at the headquarters of Pakistan Rangers Sindh to review security plan about the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A). Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Umer Ahmed Bukhari chaired the meeting which decided to made

Moody’s places five banks under review for rating downgrade

ISLAMABAD: Moody’s has placed Pakistan’s five big banks for downgrade in ratings linked to their credit profiles emanating from the government’s potentially weakening creditworthiness in case of default on private debts. Credit rating agency Moody’s said it placed on review

Tayyaba torture case: Former session judge files review petition

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, former sessions judge Raja Khurram Ali filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) for review of the decision in the Tayyaba torture case. In the Tayyaba torture case on 10 January, the Supreme Court had announced

IMF report and boosting exports

Pakistan’s economy is stablising and the IMF has approved a new tranche worth $452 million of the bailout package. It seems that everything is fine on the economic front. The central bank wants the country to come out of the