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NBP: Fantastic profits

NBP: Fantastic profits

Feb 24th, 2017  / 0

In the season of middling banking profits, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) once again stood out, with a healthy 18 percent year-on-year increase in after-tax profits. The state-owned bank continued its impressive performance in CY16, despite all time low spreads,

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Pakistan

PIBC for establishing special zones to promote  ...

PIBC for establishing special zones to promote ...

Feb 26th, 2017  / 0

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan India Business Council (PIBC) said Sunday that Pakistan and India should consider establishing specific zones, preferably at the border points, to promote business activities and boost trade between the two neighbouring countries."Initially, there may be some problems,

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World

Yes, Le Pen could win in France

Yes, Le Pen could win in France

Feb 26th, 2017  / 0

PARIS: With the polls narrowing and one of her main rivals embroiled in an expenses scandal, far-right leader Marine Le Pen could feasibly become French president in May, senior politicians and commentators say.At the headquarters of her National Front (FN)

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Entertainment

Clooney blasts Trump at 'French Oscars'

Clooney blasts Trump at 'French Oscars'

Feb 25th, 2017  / 0

PARIS: Isabelle Huppert and her hit thriller "Elle" were the big winners late Friday at the "French Oscars" -- the Cesars -- in a highly political ceremony marked by Hollywood star George Clooney warning that freedom had to be defended

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Sports

Soccer-Messi strikes late again to sink Atletico

Soccer-Messi strikes late again to sink Atletico

Feb 26th, 2017  /0

MADRID: Lionel Messi came to Barcelona's rescue for the second time in a week by snatching a late winner to give his side a barely

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