TOKYO: Tokyo stocks plunged again Friday as a strong yen hammered exporters on the back of deepening fears about the global economy, marking a grim en
FRANKFURT: Commerzbank, Germany's second biggest bank, said Friday that its profits quadrupled in 2015 and it would resume dividend payments as it
SAN FRANCISCO: Uber said Thursday it has agreed to pay $28.5 million to set...
SYDNEY: Australia's central bank governor said Australia's economy ...
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 ...
SAN FRANCISCO: Uber said Thursday it has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle a pair of lawsuits challenging its promises on driver safety checks.The settlement submitted for approval in US District Court in Northern California called for the ride-s
SYDNEY: Australia's central bank governor said Australia's economy should continue to grow moderately as falling mining investment is offset by growth elsewhere, although the current turmoil in global markets could scuttle this view. "One key
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
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande called Thursday for Russia to halt its military action in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad."We need to ensure that Bashar al-Assad leaves power and at the moment, helped by the Russians, he is mass
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
West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy expressed his excitement that his side has got all that is required to be crowned champions in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).According to Ten Sports, “Of course,” said Sammy when asked about whether
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