23 August, 2014 / Shawwal 26, 1435
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Rise of the Western jihadist

He is “Jailer John” to his prisoners but “Jihadi John” to London’s tabloid newspapers.

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PCB to hold Lahore elections on Tuesday

Khawaja Nadeem is most likely to be elected again for his second term of three years as no candidate is contesting him.

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C/A deficit swells to $454m in July

The impact of no inflows reflected in the reserves of the State Bank which fell below $9 billion last week.

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Petroleum prices may go down by 4pc

The prices of petroleum products are anticipated to come down further next month if the price of crude oil sustains.

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Reserves of SBP fall below $9bn

Foreign exchange reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have fallen below $9 billion after three months.

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Govt borrowing enriches banks

In the second half of the fiscal year 2014, the government borrowed massively through PIBs.

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US journalist’s murder

The beheading of the journalist highlights the barbaric mindset that has become the hallmark of terror groups worldwide.

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FBR urged to remove flaws from tax laws

Taxpayers failed to e-file their returns for July through FBR web-portal because of amendments in the Finance Act 2014.

Pakistan

Govt fails to hold several meetings

A number of meetings between the business community and the government have been postponed due to prolonged protests.

Pakistan

Dollar rises to Rs101 mark

The US dollar rose 70 paisas in the inter-bank market on Wednesday after which it touched the Rs101.10 mark.

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NBP profit soars to Rs8.1bn

The bank recorded a pre-tax profit of Rs12.3bn during the half, a rise of 63pc compared to the same period last year.

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Services export declines by 21pc

Import of services dropped to $7.795bn in July-June 2014 from $8.205bn over the previous year.

Sport

The greatest Khan

“The greatest athlete for his age the world has ever seen may well be Hashim Khan.”

Sport

Squash great Hashim Khan dies

Patriarch of Pakistan's squash supremacy, Hashim Khan had won seven British Open titles, including his first in 1951.

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UBL’s solid earnings

UBL’s branchless banking arm, Omni, has diversified into loan disbursement and school fee collection, and has been