ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 2.5 million each for the heirs of two deceased PIA emplo
FAISALABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali here Saturday said that sincere efforts of government had successfully eliminated industr
BRUSSELS: The eurozone economy held steady in late 2015 despite the buffeting from global market turmoil and a sharp slowdown in China, official data
Apple Inc, is at the moment all set to introduce its next inline iPhone and...
LONDON: Barclays aggressively cut its dollar/yen forecasts on Friday, sayin...
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday ...
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jato...
Pakistan born, astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of sci...
HONG KONG: A near 7 percent slump in China shares listed in Hong Kong this ...
Apple Inc, is at the moment all set to introduce its next inline iPhone and iPad model on March 15th, while it also target to start selling its upcoming devices in the same week of launch.According to 9to5Mac, the Cupertino based tech, would introduc
LONDON: Barclays aggressively cut its dollar/yen forecasts on Friday, saying the greenback will fall to 95 yen by the end of the year - more than 20 percent lower than the 120 yen previously reckoned - after a surge in the Japanese currency. The Brit
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
WASHINGTON: The United States pressed Turkey on Saturday to halt military strikes on Kurdish and Syrian regime targets Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo, as Ankara weighs a joint ground assault with Saudi troops."We are concerned about the
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday aiming to devise a legal procedure within weeks to oust President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the oil-rich country's economic crisis."Tomorrow there will be a speci
MUNICH: Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday as Moscow responded by accusing the West of dragging the world back 50 years.Rus
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
Pakistani cricket umpire Asad Rauf has been banned for five years by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), after he was found guilty of "misconduct and corruption".According to Times of India, "Mr. Asad Rauf has been banned for a period o
MADRID: Valencia boss Gary Neville is hopeful his first win in 10 La Liga games in charge of Los Che will be the confidence boost his young side needed to turn their season around.The hosts came from behind to beat Espanyol 2-1 on Saturday thanks to
LOS ANGELES: London Olympic 10,000-meter runner-up Galen Rupp won his marathon debut Saturday to book a Rio Olympics berth while 40-year-old Meb Keflezighi qualified for his fourth Olympic trip.Rupp won the US Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles i
Pakistan born, astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of scientists who verified Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity.The Karachi born Dr Mavalvala, Associate Department Head of Physics at MIT, along with her team anno
Bollywood A-list heroines like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Parineeti Chopra rejected the offer to star opposite the “Bang Bang” actor Hrithik Roshan.Yami Gautam has now been signed to play the lead opposite Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaabil’. According T
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
HONG KONG: A near 7 percent slump in China shares listed in Hong Kong this week and meltdown in financial markets globally is putting investors on edge ahead of the reopening of mainland China markets on Monday after the long Lunar New Year holiday.
NAIROBI: Kenya's shilling was steady on Friday and traders said they saw it gaining ground, helped by muted dollar demand and foreign currency inflows from sectors like agriculture and tourism.At 0929 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at
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