ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said the successful staging of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Karachi is a clear manifestation that backbone of terrorists had been broken. "The armed forces, police and the people of Pakistan have jointly defeated terrorism and restored peace in the country because of which economy is also improving," he said while addressing a ceremony in Islamabad. The interior minister also announced to celebrate a three-day spring festival in Islamabad from April 6 of…
RIO DI JANERIO: Research by scientists in Brazil indicates that a mosquito more common than the one primarily known to transmit Zika infections may possibly be able to carry the virus, a development that could further complicate efforts to limit its spread.
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today launched the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2013-14, ARY News reported Monday. The minister hinted to pitch the GDP growth rate for next fiscal year more than 5%. In a press conference, the finance minister said the growth rate stood at 4.1% instead of the targeted 4.4%. GDP rate touched 4 percent in last six years, said the minister. Dar said the GDP growth rate target improved by 4.14%, higher than the 3.7pc growth planned last year. He also claimed that national economic growth…