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Pakistan: Government hikes gas tariff by 193 percent

Giving more burden on the shoulders of people, the Pakistan government on Monday accepted a massive hike in gas tariff.

Pakistan: Govt employees launch sit-in against proposed privatisation of public schools, amendments to pension regulations

The All Government Employees Grand Alliance (AGEGA)  recently launched a sit-in outside the Civil Secretariat in Pakistan's Lahore city against the proposed privatisation of public schools, amendments to pension regulations and stoppage of leave encashment.

Pakistan govt fears losing popularity ahead of polls due to IMF deal

Islamabad: The Pakistani government is fearing that it might lose popularity ahead of the general polls which is keeping it away from finalising a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that could stabilise the economy.

Pakistan: Government, PTI remain 'rigid' amid whispers on 'backdoor' talks

Islamabad: The political situation in Pakistan remains in trouble as talks between the government and the PTI remained shrouded in confusion as the two sides maintained polar opposite stances on early elections amid reports of a ‘backdoor’ contact, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan govt's expenses shoot up to Rs1.1 trillion in 2 months

Islamabad: The current expenditure of the Pakistan government has touched nearly Rs1.1 trillion.

Pakistan Govt-TTP parleys: Parents of APS martyrs move Peshawar High Court

Peshawar, Pakistan: Five mothers of students, who were killed by militants in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School attack in Pakistan, have moved Peshawar High Court against the ongoing negotiations between the government and proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

It will be too early to celebrate FATF’s announcement: Pakistan Minister warns

Islamabad: A key Pakistani minister has cautioned countrymen against premature celebration of Pakistan’s victory on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) action plans.

Pakistan: Govt hikes prices of petrol products by Rs. 30

Islamabad: Pakistan Finance Minister  Miftah Ismail on Thursday announced a spike in petrol products prices after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) emphasised abolishing the subsidies on commodities, media reports said.

Pakistan govt decides to bring back Farah Gogi from Dubai

Islamabad: Pakistani authorities are planning to bring back Farah Gogi from Dubai.

Pakistan's new govt to wind up CPEC authority

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif-led Pakistan government has decided to abolish the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority amid disclosure that Chinese power producers have shut down 1,980 megawatts of production capacity due to non-clearance of their Rs 300 billion dues, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: Jamaat-e-Islami to hold sit-ins in Lahore against PTI govt's policies

Lahore, Pakistan: Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leaders are all set to start their demonstration and sit-ins against Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s disastrous economic policies and selling of the State Bank to IMF from Gujrat on Feb 6.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan protests against food shortages

Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) recently witnessed massive protests against the shortage of food supply and black marketing.

Former Pakistan President Zardari says Imran Khan govt will not complete five-year term

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the Pakistani government, under the leadership of PM Imran Khan, will not complete its five-year tenure.

Sindh, Balochistan refuse to contribute in Ehsaas Rashan programme, won't get subsidy: Pakistan govt

Islamabad/UNI: The people of Sindh and Balochistan are likely not to benefit from Prime Minister Imran Khan's Ehsaas Rashan subsidy as both provinces have refused to contribute their 65 per cent share to the programme for six months.

Kabul mediating between TTP, Pakistan govt: Amir Khan Muttaqi

Kabul:  Afghanistan Foreign Minister and Taliban leader Amir Khan Muttaqi has said Kabul is mediating between the Pakistan government and the banned group Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).