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UK officially departed from Europe

ISLAMABAD: As the clock struck 11 pm on Friday, thousands of Brexit supporters erupted into delirious cheers outside the Houses of Parliament as the UK’s departure was confirmed

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OGRA to reduce prices of petrol

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Thursday sent a summary to the federal government for recommending modification in prices of petroleum products

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Bank AL Habib Limited reported profit after tax of Rs. 11.17 billion

The Board of Directors of Bank AL Habib Limited (the Bank) announced the financial results for the year ended December 31, 2019.

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FBR received 40 per cent more income tax returns

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received nearly 40 per cent more income tax returns for the tax year 2019 compared to the preceding

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Inquiry into irregularities of merger of Warid-Mobilink is in its final stage

ISLAMABAD: An inquiry into irregularities and financial benefits from the merger of Warid and Mobilink is in its final stage and arrests will be made in the coming days,

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OPEC to extend current oil output cuts

LONDON: OPEC wants to extend current oil output cuts until at least June, with the possibility of deeper reductions on the table if oil demand in China is significantly affected

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USA top export destinations of Pakistani products

ISLAMABAD: The United States of America (USA) remained the top export destinations of the Pakistani products during first half of current financial year (2019-20), followed by China and United Kingdom (UK).

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Excise and Taxation to extend deadline for filing property and professional tax until 31 Jan

ISLAMABAD: Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control and Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed the department to extend the deadline for filing property and professional tax until January 31,

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Sania Nishtar inaugurated ATM for beneficiaries of Ehsaas Kifalat Programme

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar inaugurated the new biometric ATM in Melody Market Islamabad for the beneficiaries of Ehsaas Kifalat Programme

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Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front urged SBP to Cut down discount rate

KARACHI: The Pakistan Industrial & Traders Associations Front has urged the State Bank of Pakistan to drastically cut down the

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Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited declred Best Microfinance Bank

KARACHI: Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited is the pioneer in the industry of microfinance banks. The bank has been acknowledged and awarded the ‘Best Microfinance Bank’ in Pakistan for a second year running

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PSE fall down after Musharraf verdict

Pakistan Stock Exchange index has seen a severe downturn after a special court judgment was issued against former president General Pervez Musharraf.

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IMF approved $452.4 million for Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday approved the second tranche of $452.4 million for Pakistan under the $6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF), 

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NESPAK successfully completed 40 years in Oman

OMAN: NESPAK has successfully completed 40 years of its operations in Oman.

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Korea-Pakistan Friendship Forest in KP

HARIPUR:  The Embassy of Republic of Korea and the KP provincial government officially inaugurated ‘Korea-Pakistan Friendship Forest’ in Haripur. 

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UK pound surged after election in Britain

LONDON: The pound has surged after an exit poll in Britain's Brexit election projected that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party likely will win

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World Bank to stop giving loans to China: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop giving loans to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing

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OPEC to supply curbs and pump more oil

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister told Reuters that OPEC and its allies would only ease supply curbs and pump more oil once global crude inventories fall and pricing reflects a tighter market,

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PPS successfully concluded in Dubai

DUBAI: The Pakistan Property Show (PPS) 2019, organised by Pakistan’s largest property portal Zameen.com, successfully concluded at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai.

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WB identified 23 tourist sites in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: A study commissioned by the World Bank has identified 23 selected tourist sites across the province of Punjab to delineate the engagement of youth