DOHA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inviting the Qatar Investment Authority to explore the investment opportunities in Pakistan on Wednesday sa
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan Wednesday termed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a great opportunity for the country t
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said Pakistan valued its relations wi
DOHA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Wednesday witnessed a spectacu
WASHINGTON: A top Federal Reserve policymaker expressed concern that financ...
RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), while a...
DUBAI: Pakistan have made four changes to their squad for this month's ...
NAIROBI: Kenya's shilling ended almost unchanged on Wednesday, after gi...
DUBAI: Zain, Kuwait's No.1 telecom operator by subscribers, reported an 8 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, halting a sustained earnings slump as its subscriber base increased. The former monopoly, which operates in eight countr
WASHINGTON: A top Federal Reserve policymaker expressed concern that financial reforms could make it harder for the central bank to stem a panic in credit markets, a warning that comes amid growing stress in corners of the banking sector. Fed Vice Ch
NEW YORK: US Treasuries prices rose on Tuesday as investors concerned about slowing global growth continued to shun stocks, adding interest in safe-haven U.S. government debt.Yields on U.S. Treasuries fell on investor caution about the likelihood of
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles, sometimes called the homeless capital of America, adopted a $1.87 billion plan Tuesday to help its 44,000 down-and-out people without homes.The 10-year plan adopted by the city council, with the ambitious goal of ending LA
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
ATHENS: Greek farmers on Wednesday threatened to escalate a nationwide protest against pension reform by blocking ports and airports, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras offered a compromise to end the dispute that has backed his government into a corne
RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), while acknowledging the meritorious services of outgoing Ambassadors, including Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Argentine Ambassador, Rodolfo J. Martin-Saravia who served for twelve
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: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday injected Rs. 4 billion into money market for three days through its open market operation (OMO).The rate of return accepted is 6.07 percent per annum, said SBP statement. Copyright APP (Associated Press
DUBAI: Pakistan have made four changes to their squad for this month's Asia Cup followed by the World Twenty20 including the axing of struggling opener Ahmed Shehzad after a poor run of form.The 24-year-old Shehzad managed just 33 runs in Pakista
CAIRO: Egyptian giants Zamalek have sacked their coach Ahmed Hossam, known as Mido, after losing 2-0 to arch-rivals Al Ahly in the Cairo derby.The club, which suffered the defeat on Tuesday, also sacked football director Hazem Emam and appointed Moha
OAKLAND: Steph Curry turned on the style as the Golden State Warriors overcame a brave Houston Rockets fightback to triumph 123-110 and stretch their winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday.Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 35 points in a
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat express that she has had the ‘good fortune’ to meet President Barack Obama again.On official account, Mallika has tweeted and a ‘Selfie’ of herself with Obama, and they are all smiles for the camera.Reported
LOS ANGELES: Veteran "Star Trek" screenwriter Bryan Fuller is to return to his roots as co-creator and executive producer of the new installment of the cult TV series, CBS Studios announced on Tuesday.The long-running franchise is due to come back to
Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy express that her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in the country.According to local media report, “People need to realize that it is a very
HONG KONG: Asian stock markets took another battering Wednesday, with Tokyo leading a day of sharp losses as investors grow increasingly concerned about the world economy and the possibility of a global recession.More bourses reopened after the Lunar
NAIROBI: Kenya's shilling ended almost unchanged on Wednesday, after giving up initial gains on the back of dollar inflows from non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Shares were also steady.At the official close of trade at 1330 GMT, commercial
NEW YORK: US Treasury yields increased on Wednesday as stock markets stabilized, reducing demand for safe haven debt, and before the United States is due to sell $23 billion in new 10-year notes. European stocks rebounded as concerns about the health