Economy

  Govt working swiftly to end power crisis: Nawaz

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his government is working swiftly to end power crisis. Speaking at an inaugural ceremony of a power plant at the Port Qasim, the prime minister said that the project will be completed on time. The pr...

  Mine Victims' Family Accuse Government for Delay in Rescue

Local officials in the northern Samangan province said that the death toll, caused by the mine blast in Dahan-e-Tor area in Darah Sof Balla district, has increased to 25. Family members of the victims accused the government for their reckless rescue....

  IESCO issues power suspension programme

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Tuesday issued power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work. According to IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the 132...

  ANF recovers 2 tons narcotics worth Rs.4bn

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered two tons narcotics amounting to Rs 4 billion and also destroyed 345 acres of cultivated poppy crops in Balochistan. According to a press release, ANF recovered 1958 kgs opium, 15.4 kgs charas, 0.8 k...

  FPCCI demands slash in sales tax to 5 percent

KARACHI: The business community has suggested a cut down in sales tax from 17 to 5 percent, which according to them would result in the increase of tax revenue. Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) president Zakaria Usman s...

  PM Nawaz inaugurates coal-based power project

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday performed the groundbreaking of the first phase of coal-based power project of 1320MW at the Port Qasim in Karachi. Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Min...

  1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

CHARLESTON: An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from the wreck in al...

  London subway strike called off at last minute

LONDON: Commuters in London and the city's hordes of tourists are breathing more easily after a planned three-day subway strike was called off at the last minute. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union suspended the strike Monday afternoon...

  Oil prices fall further in Asia

SINGAPORE: Oil prices extended their losses in Asian trade Tuesday, spooked by a weak manufacturing sector in China, although there was some support from concerns about the crisis in Ukraine. The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate for June deliver...

  Dollar holds steady amid Ukraine tensions

SINGAPORE: The US dollar held steady in quiet Asian trade Tuesday, holding on to advances against the yen enjoyed in New York, but investors are tracking events in Ukraine as diplomats try to avert a civil war in the country. The dollar fetched 102.1...

  IBM deepens move into computer defense

SAN FRANCISCO: IBM on Monday moved deeper into defending business computers with a new service aimed at thwarting hackers before they do damage. "The need for security to become part of our strategy has been natural," IBM vice president of security s...

  Forex reserves to reach $15 bn by Sept 30: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar Sunday said that the foreign exchange reserves of the country have stand at 12 billion dollars and they will reach 15 billion mark by September 30. He said this while talking to the CEO London Exchange, Rolet Xa...

  Hong Kong stocks open 0.29 percent down

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.29 percent in early exchanges on Monday following losses on Wall Street at the end of last week while investors await the release of Chinese manufacturing data later in the day. The benchmark Hang Seng Index edge...

  Crude prices mixed in Asia

SINGAPORE: Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Monday after the crisis in Ukraine escalated over the weekend and data showed Chinese manufacturing activity contracted at a faster rate than initially thought. The US benchmark, West Texas Intermediate...

  Dollar down in Asian trade

SINGAPORE: The dollar weakened in Asian trade Monday following a mixed US jobs report last week while traders await the congressional testimony of the head of the Federal Reserve later in the week. The dollar was at 101.91 Japanese yen in Singapore m...

  Stocks decline as KSE-100 Index drops 291 points

KARACHI: Stock prices witnessed a drop as Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange falling 1.01 percent, or 291.50 points, to 28,629.63. Institutional selling in United Bank...

  Cargo ship sinks, 12 missing near Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Twelve crew members from a Chinese cargo ship are missing after it collided with a container vessel and sank just outside Hong Kong waters on Monday, authorities said. The collision happened in the early hours of the morning near Po Toi Is...

  2 die, dozens missing in migrant shipwreck: Greek coastguard

ATHENS: Two migrants have drowned and dozens more are missing after their boats capsized in the Aegean, Greece´s coastguard said on Monday. Some 65 migrants of unknown nationality had attempted to cross the Aegean from neighbouring Turkey when their ...

  PM has directed to decrease load shedding: Abid

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said Monday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had taken notice of the long hours of load shedding in several parts of the country and directed to decrease its duration. During a news conferen...

  Growth rate to remain over 4pc this year: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Sunday expressed hope the national economy would grow by over 4 per cent during the current fiscal year (2013 14). Inflation would remain in a single digit spurred by growth in both agricultural and industrial...


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