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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,206
7124hr
Pakistan Cases
1,223,841
2,58024hr
4.69% positivity
Sindh
450,126
Punjab
421,800
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32,757
Islamabad
104,114
KPK
171,072

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Philanthropy and tax evasion

Nobody sleeps hungry in Pakistan; so goes an urban legend based on assumptions of heavy amounts of charity doled out at shrines and other such places.
Published 28 Feb, 2017 05:51am
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Nishat Chunian Power

Nishat Chunian Power Limited (PSX: NCPL) posted its result on Friday for 1HFY17 which showed a decline in the bottomline on the back of low revenues.
Published 27 Feb, 2017 05:30am
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Trade: Reading between the lines

Trade deficit has widened by 29 percent in July to January 2017 compared to this period last year, mainly because exports have not recovered at all, despite some breathing space provided by value-added textile.
Published 24 Feb, 2017 06:23am
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NPL's weak performance .

Nishat Grouprs IPP, Nishat Power Limited (PSX: NPL) has seen its revenues come down in the last couple of years - from Rs27.
Published 24 Feb, 2017 06:23am
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NBP: Fantastic profits

In the season of middling banking profits, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) once again stood out, with a healthy 18 percent year-on-year increase in after-tax profits.
Published 24 Feb, 2017 06:22am
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SNGPL: Looking up

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (PSX: SNGP) announced its half-yearly result yesterday which showed considerable improvement on the firms bottomline on a year-on-year basis.
Published 23 Feb, 2017 06:47am
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Regulating on-demand economy

On-demand services such as online retail, cab/ride sharing, short-term lodging, and handyman services can help bring in productivity, innovation, quality, and in the process, new jobs and a degree of allocative efficiency to the economy.
Published 23 Feb, 2017 06:46am
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Kohat: Becoming a game player

Kohat is one of those mid-tier cement companies that have been slowly moving toward joining the big boys league; and its impressively growing margins speaks volumes.
Published 23 Feb, 2017 06:42am
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Powering Pioneer

Despite being a small player in the cement industry, Pioneer is not lacking in ambition.
Published 23 Feb, 2017 06:40am
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KAPCO - earnings slip

The financial performance of the countrys largest IPP, Kot Addu Power Company Limited (PSX: KAPCO) took a beating in the second quarter of FY17, which resulted in overall sluggish bottomline for 1HFY17 vis--vis 1HFY16.
Published 22 Feb, 2017 04:19am
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Gnawing circular debt

Even after the controversial repayment back in 2013 when the government took office, circular debt has remained an unbridled threat; and the threat has now blown into a full-fledged debacle as it is back to high levels.
Published 22 Feb, 2017 03:46am
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NML's 1HFY17

After a promising first quarter, Nishat Mill Limited (PSX: NML) has slightly underwhelmed investors in the second quarter.
Published 22 Feb, 2017 03:44am
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Steel: Wrongful protection needs correction

After nearly a year of delay, and now that the National Tariff Commission (NTC) is functioning again and has come through for local steel industry by slapping anti-dumping duties on select steel imports, the government should start thinking about letting
Published 19 Feb, 2017 12:59pm
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ENGRO in CY16

From divestment in in the fertiliser business to Engro Foods acquisition, Engro Corporation Limiteds (PSX: ENGRO) 2016 revolved around significant strategic restructuring in its fertiliser and foods business.
Published 19 Feb, 2017 12:58pm