Special Reports

Forex reserves fall $868mn to $22.48 billion in 7th week

KARACHI: The foreign exchange reserves of the country dropped for the seventh successive week by $868 million (3.7 percent) to reach $22.48 billion. According to the State Bank of Pakistan...

CPEC is vital for industrialisation, int’l connectivity of country: Moeed

ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has said that the second phase of CPEC is critical for industrialisation...

Action viz rise in use of narcotics urged

KARACHI: The members of the Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter in an online meeting held yesterday expressed deep concern...

People excited to become Citizen Tax Ambassadors for the Revenue Board

Raza KazmiISLAMABAD: While addressing the participants present during the first computerized draw of POS Prize Scheme held at...

FBR stops realtors from business with convicts to meet FATF conditions

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has stopped real estate businesses from making any deals or transactions...
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2020 US census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

Nick BrownIn 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nation's once-a-decade population count: build a system...

In Japan, climate change unravels 600 years of history held dear

Mari SaitoKiyoshi Miyasaka climbs the stone steps of his shrine, autumn leaves crunching under his feet. The Shinto priest, dressed in white, aims an...

Powder Keg: FDA bowed to industry for decades as alarms were sounded over talc

Lisa Girion & Chad Terhune At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to...

Appeal to Chief Minister Sindh to protect from unknown men

Special ReportKARACHI: A senior journalist formerly working with BOL TV Sofia Khan has appealed the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to save...

Open homes, free rides: the people helping Hong Kong’s protesters

Sarah Wu Mak's children ran to her when they awoke to find a young man sleeping on an inflatable mattress in the middle of their...

How jihadists struck gold in Africa’s Sahel

David Lewis & Ryan McNeill People around Pama, a West African town on the edge of vast forested conservation areas, had long been forbidden by...
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