Pakistan

Joint session of Parliament to begin

The joint session will likely start any moment now is expected to adopt another resolution on upholding democracy.

Newspaper

Inflation at 7pc in August

The falling trend in prices of essential goods shows that the inflation in the next few months will decelerate further.

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ICI Pakistan posts Rs1.7bn profit

Net sales income grew by 5pc primarily due to higher sale volume in the Life Sciences, Soda Ash and Chemical businesses.

Pakistan

PTI, PAT leaders face sedition case

Five cases have been registered against the leaders and activists of the PTI and the PAT on different charges.

Pakistan

PTI's Sindh MPAs tender resignations

The resignations come as PTI is engaged in protests in Islamabad against alleged rigging in the 2013 elections.

Pakistan

Nawaz, Raheel meeting concludes

General Raheel takes Nawaz into confidence over discussions held in the corps commanders meeting.

Pakistan

Political crisis hits rupee

The rupee fell 10 paisas against the dollar in interbank dealings and by 30 paisas in the open market last week

Pakistan

Oil prices reduced by 1.3 per cent

Govt reduced prices of petroleum products to partially pass on impact of declining oil prices in international market.

World

Afghanistan road crash kills 23

The crash happened Sunday morning on the main highway between the city of Herat and the Iranian border.

World

George Galloway assaulted in London

Spokesman says it appears to be connected with his Israel comments because the guy was shouting about the Holocaust.

Newspaper

Banks asked to protect consumers

In the wake of the financial crisis, a great deal of attention has turned to the Consumer Protection agenda.

Newspaper

Bearish spell continues on stock market

Intra-day, the index had sunk 457 points to its low, before some confidence returned among the institutional players.

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Pakistan gets $371m CSF

SBP has received the fund which would help improve the declining foreign exchange reserves of the country.

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SECP introducing LLP concept

An LLP is a partnership in which partners have limited liabilities, which means that one is not responsible for another.

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Index takes deep plunge of 432 points

Bearish sentiment prevailed on all sectors as investors dumped stocks and switched to other secure investments.