Archive of October 2018

Water in Bucket

A resident of desert filling leather made bucket with drinking water from a well in Tharparkar.   INP

Yields rise on strong jobs data, as stocks gain

NEW YORK: US Treasury yields rose on Wednesday after ADP jobs data for October boosted expectations for a strong employment report on Friday, while stronger...

Giant Kettle

Tourists visit a tea art performance hall at a tea culture park in Wuyishan, southeast China's Fujian Province. The city has promoted development of tea

UK PM May to meet executives as fears over no-deal Brexit grow

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will meet about 130 business leaders and major investors on Wednesday as concerns mount about the chance that Britain will...

Scenic spot

Xizha scenic spot in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province. The fifth World Internet Conference (WIC) will be held this November in the river town of

Aluminium hits near 15-month low on slowing China factory growth

LONDON: Aluminium hit a near 15-month low on Wednesday, heading for a 5 percent loss on the month, after data showed China's manufacturing sector grew...

Wall Street gets lift from strong earnings at end of rough month

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were on track to post their first two-day gain this month on Wednesday, as Facebook led a slew of...

Oil prices fall as global supply rises

LONDON: Oil prices fell for a third day on Wednesday on evidence of rising global supply despite the imposition of U.S. sanctions next week that...

10,000 jobs to be created by provision of gas to industries in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra Wednesday said that as many as 10,000 new jobs would be created by provision of gas...

NADRA has issued 5mn NPHS forms so far

ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has issued over 5 million ‘Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme’ (NPHS) forms so far as a large number...