Archive of September 2011

First hajj flight leaves for Jeddah

QUETTA: The first Haj flight PK 1901 of Pakistan International Airlines carrying 204 pilgrims from Quetta Airport left for Jeddah on Friday. Federal Minister for Postal...

US ‘deeply concerned’ about Iran crackdown on rights

WASHINGTON: The United States said Friday it is "deeply concerned" by what it said is Iran's harsh crackdown on dissent, minority religious belief and freedom...

Weak income curbs US spending

WASHINGTON: US consumers struggled to make ends meet in August as incomes fell for the first time in nearly two years, while a surge in...

South Africa stocks book worst quarter

JOHANNESBURG: South African blue-chip stocks booked their worst quarterly performance since the second quarter of 2010 on Friday, as concerns about the euro zone debt...

US dollar gains against yen

NEW YORK: The dollar extended gains versus the yen, hitting two-week highs on Friday, boosted by broad demand for the greenback from asset managers...

Global stocks slide to close dim quarter

NEW YORK: Global stocks were set to close their worst quarter in nearly three years on a negative note on Friday, weighed by lagging concern...

Govt utilizing all resources to assist rain victims

UMERKOT: The government is utilizing all the available resources to extend assistance to the rain victims. This was stated by a leader of Pakistan Peoples Party...

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