Archive of February 2012

European vegoils ease along with mineral oil

ROTTERDAM: European vegetable oil prices eased on Wednesday, with a fall in mineral oil and as some players closed out positions following recent market gains,...

Peru sol nabs new record despite intervention

LIMA: Peru's central bank bought $118 million in the local spot market on Wednesday in its third consecutive intervention this week, but the sol hit

Mobile phone running low on battery ? Charge up with water

BARCELONA: It is the nightmare of the wired world -- a smartphone low on battery. Now Swedish group myFC says its water-powered charger could be the...

NY juice settles up, but down sharply on month

NEW YORK: Orange juice futures finished higher Wednesday on investor buying as the market gained for the second straight session although juice contracts were down...

GM needs to cut European losses: analysts

NEW YORK: A new alliance between General Motors and French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen underscores the US auto giant's desire to stem losses in Europe...

Parliamentarians call on Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians including leader of Parliamentary Group in FATA Munir Khan Orakzai, MNAs Sumaira Malik and Palwasha Khan called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza...

Steps needed to improve mango production

MULTAN: Pakistan is the fourth biggest mango producing country in the world but regrettably mango orchards' average production is low as compared to developed country. This...

Canadian home price index falls in December

TORONTO: Canadian home resale prices dropped in December from November, the second straight monthly decline, as small drops in high-priced Toronto and Vancouver provided a...

ECP set up 690 display centers for voters’ lists

HYDERABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has set up 690 display centers exhibiting preliminary voter lists which will be open for corrections by the public...

Govt succeeds in resolving major issues: Kaira

ISLAMABAD: Secretary Information Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Qamar Zaman Kaira said on Tuesday that government has made significant progress in resolving all major issues during...