ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has turned down an increase in fuel prices proposed by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), said m
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday convened a meeting of heads of parliamentary parties on Monday, to update them on the situat
FRANKFURT: Commerzbank on Friday said it aimed to add 2 million retail and ...
ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Friday ...
KARACHI: Pakistan’s inform right-hand batsman, Babar Azam scored his maid...
As tensions between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of Uri attack risin...
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose to a one-week high on Friday, l...
LONDON: Sterling stayed below $1.30 on Friday and was on track for a fifth ...
PARIS: French carmaker Renault said Friday it would start a joint venture in Iran, tapping into the country's fast-growing car market as it opens up to foreign investment after the end of Western sanctions.The venture, in which Renault will hold
FRANKFURT: Commerzbank on Friday said it aimed to add 2 million retail and small business customers over the next four years, as it pushes ahead with a revamp that will see it slash thousands of jobs. Germany's second biggest lender said its new
TOKYO: The Bank of Japan said on Friday it plans to trim buying in long-dated Japanese government bonds (JGBs) in market operations in October to its lowest level since 2014, a move that is seen aimed at steepening the yield curve. The move is one of
SAN DIEGO: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday said America's alliance with the Philippines remains "ironclad" even though the Asian ally's leader has vowed to end joint military exercises.The Pentagon chief's remarks came as h
BRASÍLIA: Brazil's once dominant leftist Workers' Party, already reeling from the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff, risks a drubbing Sunday in municipal elections.For 13 years the Workers' Party has shaped Brazil under pres
LONDON: Only 16 percent of Britons think the government is doing well on delivering Brexit while another 16 percent think Britain will end up not leaving the European Union, according to a new poll published on Friday.A majority of those surveyed (50
ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on September 29 for the combined income group witnessed nominal increase of 0.03 percent as compared to the previous week.The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above me
ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Friday approved Rs.2.56 per unit reduction in power tariff for August under monthly fuel adjustment formula.The regulator approved the tariff reduction on a petition filed by Central
KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at dollars 23.418 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan. SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday said the foreign reserves held by State Bank on Sept. 23, were $18,395.1 million
KARACHI: Pakistan’s inform right-hand batsman, Babar Azam scored his maiden century against West Indies in the first One Day International (ODI) at Sharjah International Cricket Stadium on Friday.Azam posted 120 runs before he was dismissed by Carl
MANCHESTER: Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed in a 69th-minute winner as Manchester United got their Europa League campaign off the ground with a laboured 1-0 home win over Zorya Luhansk on Thursday.Beaten 1-0 at Feyenoord in their Group A opener, Jose Mouri
WUHAN: World number five Simona Halep downed Madison Keys in the quarter finals of the Wuhan Open Thursday to book her place in the elite season-end WTA Final for the third consecutive year.Big serving Keys took an early lead in the first set, breaki
As tensions between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of Uri attack rising, actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has taken to social media and posted on his official facebook page urging Pakistani artistes to boycott Bollywood.The actor has always been in the sp
Pakistani artists found themselves in trouble earlier this week as extremist Indian party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) sought to oust them from India following the tension between the two countries over Uri attack in India.In light of the current
KABUL: Short and upright in his grey suit, Wahidullah enchants his audience as his fingers dance over the piano keys.The 20-year-old used to sell chewing gum in the streets of Kabul, until he passed an audition at the Afghan National Institute of Mus
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose to a one-week high on Friday, led by resource stocks as oil and gold prices climbed and data showed the country's economy got off to a stronger-than-expected start in the third quarter. The Toronto Stoc
LONDON: Sterling stayed below $1.30 on Friday and was on track for a fifth consecutive quarter of losses - the currency's worst run since 1984. The pound plunged to a 31-year low after Britain voted to leave the European Union, falling as low as
LAGOS: Nigeria plans to raise 129.67 billion naira ($403.01 million) in short-dated treasury bills at an auction next Wednesday, the central bank said on Friday. The bank said it would raise 28 billion naira in three-month paper, 33.49 billion naira