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Jun 05, 2020 PRINT EDITION
Pakistan
Gold price decreases Rs100 sold at 97,600 per tola

Gold price decreases Rs100 sold at 97,600 per tola

  • The price of silver witnessed no change in price and was traded at Rs. 1050 whereas the price of 10 gram silver also remained stable at Rs. 900.20.
  • The price of silver witnessed no change in price and was traded at Rs. 1050 whereas the price of 10
Published Jun 05, 2020 07:10pm
Pakistan
CM takes aerial view of locust attack damages

CM takes aerial view of locust attack damages

  • The CM directed to the authorities concerned to take every possible step to counter locust attack adding that saving crops from locust swarms is the priority of the government.
  • Every effort should be taken to minimize the damages and scope of the a
Published Jun 05, 2020 07:08pm
Pakistan
Weekly inflation falls 0.42pc

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
Pakistan
Sufficient wheat reserves available: Fakhar

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

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
Pakistan
Rupee gains 36 paisas against dollar in interbank

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
Business
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
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
Pakistan
COAS visits National Locust Control Center

COAS visits National Locust Control Center

  • COAS appreciated NLCC role in synergizing national efforts in line with the National Action Plan.
  • COAS reiterated that Army will make all possible resources available to help civil administration in combating locust threat.
Published Jun 05, 2020 04:33pm
Pakistan
Tobacco exports increase 53.96 pc to $29.567mn

Tobacco exports increase 53.96 pc to $29.567mn

  • The exports of tobacco also increased by 33.05 percent by going up from 8,349 metric tons to 11,108 metric tons, according to the data.
  • The exports of tobacco from the country during April 2020 were recorded at US $ 0.851 million against the export
Published Jun 05, 2020 04:30pm
Pakistan
Collective efforts needed to fight coronavirus: Zartaj Gul

Collective efforts needed to fight coronavirus: Zartaj Gul

  • She said the government under sincere leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan is keeping a vigilant eye over the current situation.
  • The federal government is determined to compensate the loss to the farmers as a result of locust attack and damagin
Published Jun 05, 2020 04:13pm