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Jun 05, 2020 PRINT EDITION
Updated Jun 05, 2020 07:06pm

ADB to provide $300 million emergency Covid-19 loan to Pakistan

  • The loan amount will strengthen country's public health response to the disease and help meet the basic needs of the poor segments of society
ADB to provide $300 million emergency Covid-19 loan to Pakistan
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Luxury carmaker Bentley to axe 1,000 UK jobs

Luxury carmaker Bentley to axe 1,000 UK jobs

  • The carmaker, a Volkswagen division that employs 4,200 workers in Britain, said fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak "hastened" its move to cut almost one-quarter of the UK workforce.
Published Jun 05, 2020 05:25pm
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WPI at all-time low

The CPI downward trajectory started in February 2020, after the historic highs in January 2020, seem to have enough...

Published Jun 05, 2020 08:02am

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Weekly inflation falls 0.42pc

  • The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 127.78 points against 128.32 points registered in the previous week, the data release by SBP revealed.
  • The weekly SPI with base year 2015-16=100 is covering 17 urban cen
Published Jun 05, 2020 07:03pm

Sufficient wheat reserves available: Fakhar

  • The Minister was briefed that so far public sector has procured a quantity of 6.519 million tons which is 38% over and above the procured quantity of 4.034 million tons of the previous year.
  • Public sector has achieved 79.03% of their assigned targe
Published Jun 05, 2020 07:00pm

Govt's priority to keep flour prices stable: Aleem Khan

  • Every year financial burden on government was increasing due to wheat purchase at government level, he added.
  • Abdul Aleem Khan said, "New policy is being formulated to reduce financial burden on government, provision of targeted subsidy and stabili
Published Jun 05, 2020 05:53pm

Rupee gains 36 paisas against dollar in interbank

  • The State Bank of Pakistan reported that in interbank, the price of Euro appreciated by Rs. 2.23 to close at Rs. 185.45 against the last day’s trading of Rs. 183.23.
  • The exchange rates of Saudi Riyal and Arab Emirates Dirham decreased by 10 paisas
Published Jun 05, 2020 05:51pm


Coronavirus toll at 1100 GMT Friday

Coronavirus toll at 1100 GMT Friday
  • The United States is the worst-hit country with 108,211 deaths from 1,872,660 cases. At least 485,002 people have been declared recovered.
Published Jun 05, 2020 04:36pm


Bureaucratic burial

EDITORIAL: The Sugar Commission report that held culpable people from both sides of the political divide has been...

Petrol shortage

EDITORIAL: So what is new about oil marketing companies (OMCs) not maintaining mandatory stockpiles in anticipation...