UN honors fallen Pakistani peacekeepers

Pakistan soldiers take part in the multinational UN peacekeeping military exercise on the outskirts of Zhumadian, Henan province, China on September 15, 2021. (REUTERS/File)
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Updated 27 May 2022

UN honors fallen Pakistani peacekeepers

May 27: The United Nations honored on Thursday 117 military, police, and civilian personnel from 42 countries, including six Pakistani peacekeepers, who lost their lives serving under the UN flag last year, at a solemn ceremony at the UN headquarters, Express Tribune reported Friday.

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Pakistan seeks Qatar gas on deferred payment

Updated 04 July 2022

Pakistan seeks Qatar gas on deferred payment

July 4: DAWN reported that amid a severe energy crunch and unprecedentedly expensive fuel imports, Pakistan is seeking more gas imports on deferred payments from Qatar, which is irritated by roadblocks to its infrastructure investment plans, particularly in import terminals. Read more I 


ATM withdrawal charges increased by nearly Rs5

Updated 04 July 2022

ATM withdrawal charges increased by nearly Rs5

July 3: SAMAA TV has reported the schedule of revised charges on withdrawals from the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of other banks has been issued on Sunday. Read more I 


Cooking oil imports eat up $3.6b

Updated 04 July 2022

Cooking oil imports eat up $3.6b

July 3: The Express Tribune reported that Pakistan’s imports of cooking oil spiked to $3.56 billion in the first 11 months of the previous fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2022, which was equivalent to 60% of the three-year International Monetary Fund loan programme of $6 billion. Read more I 


Aneel Mussarat wins defamation case against Indian TV

Updated 04 July 2022

Aneel Mussarat wins defamation case against Indian TV

July 3: The News reported that British-Pakistani businessman and property developer Aneel Mussarat has won a defamation case against right-wing Indian broadcaster Republic Bharat at the London High Court over allegations made by the channel’s lead anchor Arnab Goswami. Read more I 


PM Shehbaz will reduce petrol price as soon as rates decline in int'l market: Maryam

Updated 04 July 2022

PM Shehbaz will reduce petrol price as soon as rates decline in int'l market: Maryam

July 3: Geo News has reported that the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Sunday said that if the country was not in danger of bankruptcy, the coalition government would have never increased the prices of petroleum products. Read more I