Pakistan seeks Qatar gas on deferred payment

An overview shows tankers parked outside a local oil refinery in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Pakistan, on February 22, 2011. (AFP/File)
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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 


Govt Increases Pulses, Beans Prices By Upto Rs48/Kg

Updated 08 August 2022

Govt Increases Pulses, Beans Prices By Upto Rs48/Kg

August 8: The Nation reported that the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) has jacked up the prices of pulses, lentils and beans by upto Rs48 per kilogramme across Pakistan.

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Pak-India ‘backchannel’ talks hit dead end

Updated 08 August 2022

Pak-India ‘backchannel’ talks hit dead end

August 8: The Express Tribune reported that backchannel contacts between Pakistan and India have met a dead end as both sides have struggled to agree on the moves that may pave the way for slow but gradual improvement in the relationship.

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FIA team to trace culprits behind online campaign over Balochistan copter crash

Updated 08 August 2022

FIA team to trace culprits behind online campaign over Balochistan copter crash

August 8: Dawn reported that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday sprang into action and constituted a team to trace and arrest those running a negative social media campaign on the tragic incident of army helicopter crash amid flood relief operation in Balochistan, after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said belittling and ridiculing the sacrifices of martyrs was horrifying.

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Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi’s Pakistani sister wishes him this while sending rakhi

Updated 08 August 2022

Raksha Bandhan: PM Modi’s Pakistani sister wishes him this while sending rakhi

August 8: Mint reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Pakistani sister is Qamar Mohsin Shaikh sent him a rakhi by using a ‘reshmi ribbon with embroidery design’.

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Senior Pakistan Taliban figures reported killed in Afghanistan

Updated 08 August 2022

Senior Pakistan Taliban figures reported killed in Afghanistan

August 8: The National reported that three senior commanders of the Pakistan Taliban militant group have been killed in a blast in eastern Afghanistan, according to local news outlets.

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