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‘NAB Sindh officials working on high-profile cases under life threat’

‘NAB Sindh officials working on high-profile cases under life threat’

The alert specifically mentioned threats to the life of NAB Sindh officials investigating Dr Asim case and land grabbing in the megapolis. The agencies forwarded the alert to Sindh Home Department, Inspector General (IG) Sindh, NAB, Rangers and the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD). The authorities concerned were advised to take measures to preempt any untoward incident. Source By : ‘ARY NEWS ... Read More »

Factbox: Britain and Brexit – what the rest of the world says

Factbox: Britain and Brexit – what the rest of the world says

Below is a summary of comments ranging from institutions such as the International Monetary Fund to China’s premier. U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA Obama told Britain on April 22 that it would go to “the back of the queue” for trade talks with Washington if it left the EU. He combined the blunt warning with praise for Britain’s influence within the ... Read More »

Pakistan hosts meeting on reviving Afghan Taliban talks

Pakistan hosts meeting on reviving Afghan Taliban talks

The latest meeting of representatives from Afghanistan, the United States, China and Pakistan comes days after Afghan authorities hanged six Taliban-linked militants, the clearest sign to date of Kabul’s mounting frustration at the lack of progress. The four-nation group was formed in January to try to restart the direct peace talks. But the lack of a breakthrough has left many ... Read More »

Karachi: Minor girl kidnapped by rickshaw driver recovered

A man named Muhammad Nabi called the Edhi Centre and informed them about the missing girl. The police and Edhi Centre staffers reached the Samanabad police station along with the recovered girl where she was handed over to her parents. The incident took place yesterday when a woman, Ambreen, was on her way to Surjani Town after visiting the shrine ... Read More »

Nokia says will re-enter mobile, tablet markets

Nokia says will re-enter mobile, tablet markets

Nokia “will grant HMD Global Ltd. the exclusive global licence to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next 10 years,” the world’s former number one handsets company said in a statement. As part of the process, HMD Global and its Taiwanese partner, FIH Mobile of FoxConn Technology Group, will take over Microsoft’s feature phone business for $350 million ... Read More »

Japan economy returns to growth, avoids recession

Japan economy returns to growth, avoids recession

The efforts to cement recovery in the world’s number three economy, however, gaining little traction Gross domestic product expanded by 0.4 percent between January and March — or 1.7 percent at an annualised rate — after a contraction in the last three months of 2015. A consumer spending rebound helped drive the better than expected figures, but the leap year added ... Read More »

Govt promoting youth towards micro-businesses, says Punjab minister

Govt promoting youth towards micro-businesses, says Punjab minister

She was speaking at the first session of the International Islamic Economic, Banking & Finance Conference held here in Lahore on Tuesday. Pasha said that the provincial government is initiating programmes which will improve the standard of living of the less-privilege parts of the society. The minister further said that the provincial government was promoting youngsters towards micro-businesses as it wasn’t ... Read More »

Donald Trump claims net worth of more than $10 billion

Donald Trump claims net worth of more than $10 billion

The New York real estate tycoon said he filed his personal financial disclosure (PFD) form with the Federal Election Commission, a step every White House aspirant must take to qualify as a candidate. The FEC has yet to release the document but is expected to do so within 30 days. The Trump campaign said his net worth has increased since ... Read More »

Iran at ‘pivotal moment’ to rejoin global economy: IMF

Iran at ‘pivotal moment’ to rejoin global economy: IMF

However, with sanctions over its nuclear program lifted but tough US restrictions still in place on banking, IMF deputy managing director David Lipton said Tehran needs to take key steps, including taking action to stop money laundering and terror financing. In a speech delivered Tuesday at the Central Bank of Iran, Lipton praised reforms taken in recent years that had ... Read More »

Pakistan to export 100,000 tonnes of mangoes this season

Pakistan to export 100,000 tonnes of mangoes this season

Pakistan Fruit Exporters Association has announced beginning of the exports from May 20. The country had not met the previous export target due to around 40% fall in mango production last year. The exporters, besides focussing on traditional markets, will also try to tap new markets in China, Russia, Iran, Belarus and Central Asian countries. In the absence of vapour ... Read More »