SYDNEY: Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centers – Japan and China – shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the US central bank poured cold water on rate cut expectations. Australian shares slipped 0.7 percent while New Zealand was up 1.2 […]

BEIJING: A research team has developed an implantable medical device that can harvest energy from heartbeats rather than batteries, according to a recent report published in the journal Nature Communications. The cardiac pacemaker was designed on the basis of an implantable triboelectric nanogenerator, which can achieve energy from heartbeats and […]

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan performed ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on Thursday. The premier along with former chief justice Saqib Nisar performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the dam in Mohmand district. Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony, Prime Minister Imran thanked ex-CJP Saqib Nisar for raising awareness about the country’s water crisis […]

MULTAN: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal while addressing a gathering here on Thursday said that the bureau and corruption could not coexist in Pakistan.  In response to former president Asif Ali Zardari, Justice (retd) Iqbal said  NAB and the economy could and were working simultaneously.  Earlier […]

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Thursday informed the National Assembly that the government was not considering privatizing the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). During question hour in the House, the minister said that PSM is a national asset of the country like other institutions including […]