22 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 26, 1435
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View From Abroad: Post-referendum blues

After the referendum, more English MPs are insisting that Scottish members be excluded from voting on England matters.

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US-Russia standoff looms at UN

Obama authorised air strikes against IS but Russia is expected to veto authorising any military action inside Syria.

Pakistan

The sweet simplicity of de Gratto

Who would’ve thought that the owner of a small jalebi store on Murree Road could be an environmentalist at heart?

Pakistan

PIA crew accused of smuggling iPhones

The customs authorities detained most of the cabin crew members of a London-Lahore PIA flight, including its captain.

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14 Pakistanis released from US custody

14 Pakistani prisoners detained at Guantanamo Bay prison and the Bagram Airbase arrived a Nur Khan Airbase on Saturday.

Pakistan

Policy rate unchanged at 10pc

It was due to a possible increase in inflation because of flood damage and the ongoing political impasse.

Pakistan

Two more polio cases confirmed

An official of the Ministry of National Health Services said that one case was reported from KP and the other from Fata.

Sport

Wenger warns critics to lay off Ozil

“Why should he be a scapegoat? For what? We've lost one game since April 1. Let's be realistic,” said Wenger.

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Iran moving to comply with N-deal: IAEA

Iran is continuing to meet its commitments that it reached with the US, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia.

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Massive over-billing by power companies

These initial findings are based on evaluation of about 150,000 consumer data across 10 distribution companies of Wapda.

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Current account gap widens to $1.4bn

The current account deficit took a difficult shape as it widened to almost half of the entire deficit of FY14.

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Indian, Chinese troops in new standoff

The standoff had cast a shadow on summit talks between Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, PTI said.

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Younis confident of World Cup victory

Veteran middle-order batsman Younis Khan has said the green-shirts have great potential to win the 2015 World Cup.

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IFC to invest $67m in Bank Alfalah

It also represents a significant contribution to foreign direct investment in the country, says BAL president.

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PTV’s somersault irks PCB

PTV switched to relaying India's CL Twenty20 matches violating its agreement to telecast Haier T20 Cup matches live.

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Benn helps Windies inflict defeat on BD

Benn took 5 wickets and Jerome Taylor reached the milestone of 100 Test wickets as Bangladesh suffered a 296-run defeat.

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Power sector owes Rs186bn to PSO

Under the agreement with private power producers, it was not mandatory for PSO to supply oil on credit.

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Cash crunch stifles T-bills auction

The govt could raise Rs4.8bn against the target of Rs100bn for three-month T-bills, bids for six-month were rejected.

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DGK Cement earns Rs6bn profit

The earnings represented improvement of 8 per cent over the PAT at Rs5.502bn and eps at Rs12.56 the previous year.

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ADB to support Bhasha dam project

The Diamer-Bhasha is an important project for managing water resources in Pakistan and ADB assured of all help.

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Cabinet okays sale of 10pc OGDCL shares

The offering to international investors will be done through a circular, fully compliant to the US Securities Act 1933.