Pakistan Pollution: Teens fight to save Lahore from toxic air 

Pakistani resident wait for transport on a road amid heavy fog and smog conditions in Lahore on Jan. 3, 2019. (AFP)
Updated 11 November 2019

Pakistan Pollution: Teens fight to save Lahore from toxic air 

November 10: When Nariman Qureshi returned to her home in Lahore after a week-long work trip in early November, she discovered her five-year-old daughter Anya had spent two nights in intensive care

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Thousands rush back to UK from Pakistan as 'red list' deadline looms

Updated 09 April 2021

Thousands rush back to UK from Pakistan as 'red list' deadline looms

April 9: The Telegraph report by India McTaggart states that Thousands of travellers from Pakistan are racing back to the UK on chartered flights in a bid to beat the deadline before the country is added to the UK's 'red list' of high-risk countries. 

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Cuba, Pakistan seek to strengthen sports cooperation

Updated 09 April 2021

Cuba, Pakistan seek to strengthen sports cooperation

April 9: Presna Latina states that Cuba and Pakistan on Thursday exchanged about the potential for collaboration in sports and agreed on the need to materialize cooperation projects in several sports, including boxing and volleyball.

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Loans piling up for returning old loans, says PM

Updated 09 April 2021

Loans piling up for returning old loans, says PM

April 9: The News report by Mumtaz Alvi states that Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said loans are piling up and further loans are being taken to repay the previous loans.

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Pakistan gets $2.5b via Eurobond issue

Updated 09 April 2021

Pakistan gets $2.5b via Eurobond issue

April 9: The Express Tribune states that Pakistan has entered the international capital market after a gap of over three years by successfully raising $2.5 billion through a multitranche transaction of 5-, 10- and 30-year Eurobonds.

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Whopping Rs1.27tr hike in taxes committed with IMF

Updated 09 April 2021

Whopping Rs1.27tr hike in taxes committed with IMF

April 9: Dawn report by Khaleeq Kiani states that Pakistan has made a commitment with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to increase FBR taxes by a massive Rs1.272 trillion (almost 2.8 per cent of GDP) in the coming budget and jack up electricity rates by almost Rs4.97 per unit in the remaining three months of the current fiscal year.

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