WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed doubling US funding over the next five years for clean energy research and development, as par
ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui has said the revival of non-profitable organizations was
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has made a formal request for an IMF bailout package to aid its struggling economy after a sharp slowdown in growth and with its bu
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Saturday said that political reconciliation was the only viable option for promoti
NEW DELHI: India's Jet Airways Ltd said on Saturday its December quarte...
MOSCOW: Russia's additional budget expenditure, including support to ai...
MANCHESTER: Donald Trump and Marco Rubio could be top targets for rivals...
ISLAMABAD: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has arranged part...
ISLAMABAD: The cellular mobile subscribers base in the country after Biomet...
SINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies rose on Friday ahead of US jobs d...
NEW DELHI: India's Jet Airways Ltd said on Saturday its December quarter net profit rose more than seven times, with sharply lower fuel costs helping the carrier post a third consecutive quarterly gain following a series of losses. Jet, India'
MOSCOW: Russia's additional budget expenditure, including support to ailing state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB), will amount to approximately 600 billion roubles this year, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Saturday.Siluano
TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices soared on Friday, with the benchmark 10-year yield edging near zero percent after Japanese share prices plunged on a rise in the yen, undermining any benefits from the Bank of Japan's negative interest rates
MANCHESTER: Donald Trump and Marco Rubio could be top targets for rivals' fire on Saturday when seven Republican White House hopefuls take the stage in New Hampshire for their eighth debate, just days before the state's high-stakes primary. B
BOGOTA: The mosquito-borne Zika virus sweeping through Latin America has claimed three lives in Colombia, as the United Nations urged increased access to abortion because of fears of severe birth defects.In the first direct statements from government
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for better protection at the European Union's external borders in order to maintain the passport-free Schengen zone. Merkel, who opened her country's borders to Syrians fleeing civil
ISLAMABAD: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has arranged participation of 12 exporters from agricultural sector in World Food Moscow exhibition to improve volume of trade with Russia.The other objective of the participation was to help
ISLAMABAD: The cellular mobile subscribers base in the country after Biometrics Verification is showing upward trend and reached 125.899 million at end of December 2015.The subscribers base was 124.24 million by November last year and during one mont
KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at dollars 20.27508 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday said the foreign reserves held by State Bank on January 29, amounted $ 15,
Today, ‘Karachi Kings’ will face off ‘Quetta Gladiators’ in their high-voltage Pakistan Super League (PSL), at Dubai International Stadium.The two teams have been led by Shoaib Malik and Sarfaraz Ahmed respectively while international T20 sta
NAIROBI: The Democratic Republic of Congo aim to become the first side to lift the African Nations Championship twice when they play Mali in the final in Rwanda on Sunday.The match brings an intriquing climax to the three-week long tournament organis
JEONGSEON: Kjetil Jansrud of Norway captured Alpine ski World Cup men's downhill race in South Korea on Saturday for his first downhill victory of the season.The 2014 Olympic downhill bronze medalist posted the time of 1 min 41.38 sec to win the
Bollywood super star Shah Rukh Khan has faced since his comment last year comes from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) which is protesting the ongoing shooting of his upcoming movie ‘Raees’ in Gujarat.According to DNA India report, Vishwa Hindu Par
MULTAN: Diction used by different female characters in novels of iconic writer Intizar Hussain is beautiful and decent.He also highlighted strong belief of women in superstitions through female characters besides their other behaviours.Head of Urdu D
LONDON: Europe's main stock markets were steady in initial trading on Friday, at the end of another volatile week for equities.London's FTSE 100 benchmark index gained 0.1 percent to 5,903.5 points compared with Thursday's close.In the eu
SINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies rose on Friday ahead of US jobs data due to be released later in the global day, leaving them set to post another week of gains on speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates more slowly th
NEW YORK: Argentina's new government has offered $6.5 billion to settle its long debt battle with "holdout" creditors, US mediator Daniel Pollack said Friday.The offer was made in New York talks with hedge funds and other creditors who have deman