ISLAMABAD: The lawmakers in Senate on Friday stress on the need to focus on collection of direct income taxes from upper class and avoid imposing of t
MUMBAI: The head of India's central bank has said the country's len...
NEW YORK: A jury on Thursday found a rookie New York police officer guilty ...
CARACAS: Venezuela's Supreme Court on Thursday declared that President ...
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jato...
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks plunged again Friday with the benchmark Nikkei index lo...
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan rupee forwards edged down on Friday on importer dollar ...
FRANKFURT: German heavy industrial giant ThyssenKrupp said Friday that it fell into the red in the first quarter of its current business year weighed down by "a sharp deterioration in the climate for the materials businesses." ThyssenKrupp, which run
MUMBAI: The head of India's central bank has said the country's lenders may need to perform "deep surgery" to sort out bad loans and clean up their balance sheets.Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan, who famously predicted the 2008
TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices slipped on Friday as profit taking emerged after a volatile week that saw debt yields sink to record lows. The benchmark 10-year JGB yield was up 6 basis points at 0.065 percent. The 10-year yield had dropped to
NEW YORK: A jury on Thursday found a rookie New York police officer guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of an unarmed black man -- an incident that fueled US protests against police tactics.Peter Liang now faces up to 15 years in prison
CARACAS: Venezuela's Supreme Court on Thursday declared that President Nicolas Maduro's request for special powers to tackle the country's deep economic crisis was legal, dismissing the opposition-controlled legislature's vote against
ROME: Pope Francis left Rome on Friday bound for Cuba, where he is to hold a historic meeting Russian Patriarch Kirill before continuing on to Mexico for a five-day visit.Francis, 79, took off from Rome's Fiumicino airport shortly before 8:00am l
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi here on Thursday said government was taking appropriate steps to attract foreign investment in country.Talking to Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Inomata who met wi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has reduced its fares on domestic and major international flights, including Umra fares, with immediate effect.Decision to this effect has been taken to stabilize unrealistic hike in fares and to facil
KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at US $ 20.196 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). An SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday stated the foreign reserves held by State Bank on Feb 5 were US $ 15,341 mi
ISLAMABAD: Former Coach Mohsin Hasan Khan while terming PSL as Dubai Super League said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should be shifted to Dubai as it is doing anything for the promotion of the game in the country.Criticizing on the Pakistan Super
SUNDERLAND: Manchester United will face the worst defence in the Premier League on Saturday, which should have their strike-force of Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial licking their lips in anticipation.Sunderland have conceded 49 goals so far this sea
LOS ANGELES: American Chez Reavie fired an eight-under-par 63 on Thursday to upstage major champions Jordan Spieth and Jason Day in the first round of the PGA Tour Pebble Beach Pro-Am.Reavie fired an eagle and seven birdies with one bogey on the par-
A.R. RAHMAN (ALLAH-RAKHA RAHMAN): Known for his remarkable music compositions, the legendary Indian music producer/singer/songwriter was born, in a Hindu household, as Dileep Kumar. While his mother, inspired by Sufism, belonged to an Islamic family
Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’, has been banned in Pakistan, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986.According to Indian Express report, Mobasher Hasan, who heads the Central Board of Film Ce
Great news for all the Potter fans out there! A new Harry Potter book is in the line and will be available to fans at midnight on July 31, coinciding with Harry Potter's birthday.The book titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks plunged again Friday with the benchmark Nikkei index losing nearly five percent as a strong yen hammered exporters, ending a tumultuous week on Japanese markets.The Nikkei dropped 4.84 percent, or 760.78 points, to close at 14,952
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan rupee forwards edged down on Friday on importer dollar demand and dealers said they expected the currency to weaken further in the months to come due to rising imports and slowing dollar inflows. One-week rupee forwards, which act
LONDON: Europe's benchmark German bond yields tumbled to the lowest in over nine months on Thursday after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen flagged market turmoil and a slowdown in China which could limit further rate rises in the world's