Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bring the missing or FC chiefs

QUETTA - Expressing resentment over the lack of progress in the recovery of missing person, the Supreme Court on Wednesday sought complete details of the bodies recovered from different parts of Balochistan.A three-judge bench - comprising the chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice ...

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  • Currency swap pacts to up export volume: PM

    ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that achievement of $25 billion export target by government during FY-2011-12 is a great success in view of global economic crunch when exports ...

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  • Small dams vital for country’s prosperity

    LAHORE – In addition to construct a number of mega projects for water and hydropower sectors, Wapda is also building small and medium-sized dams for optimum utilisation of water and land ...

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  • SECP registers 3,923 firms in fiscal year ’11-12

    ISLAMABAD - During financial year 2011-12, the SECP registered 3,923 companies as compared to 3,400 companies registered during last financial year, showing a 15pc increase. Out of these 3,923 ...

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  • Nepra increases electricity tariff

    islamabad : The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has increased the power tariff by Rs1.51 per unit. The increase was made under the monthly fuel adjustment and will be implemented ...

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  • Institutional support keeps KSE in green zone

    KARACHI - Investors remained cautious ahead of July 12 Court hearing that is why volumes also remained low, dealer at local equity market observed here on Wednesday.At local equity market benchmark ...

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  • Romania can help Pakistan explore EU markets

    ISLAMABAD - Ambassador of Romania to Pakistan Emilian Ion on Wednesday invited Pakistani business community to participate in Romexpo to be held in Bucharest, to explore business opportunities aimed ...

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  • 3D Cartoon Movies at Bahria Town

    RAWALPINDI – Residents of the twin cities are no longer short of fun with ‘The Arena’ Bahria Town kicking the Summer Fun by the awesome screening of 3D Animated Cartoon Movies for ...

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  • Khattak takes charge as Nadra DG

    LAHORE – A ceremony was held to welcome NADRA Lahore Region’s new Director General Mohammad Ahmad Khattak here on Wednesday, says a press release. While addressing the ceremony, ...

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  • Nasair flights from Peshawar to Riyadh

    PESHAWAR –NASAir based in Saudi Arabia has started its flights from Peshawar to Riyadh. NAS airways will operate 8 flights in a week; 4 flights from Riyadh to Peshawar and 4 from Peshawar to ...

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  • NBP receives award

    KARACHI - National Bank of Pakistan has received “Pakistan Deal of the Year Award 2011” for acting as Inter-creditor Agent as well as Lead Arranger & Advisor with regards to financing ...

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  • McDonald’s celebrates Olympics day

    LAHORE – For more than 40 years, McDonald’s has globally remained committed to the international Olympic Movement. Beginning in 1968, McDonald’s started airlifting burgers to U.S. ...

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  • KASB group sweeps CFA awards

    KARACHI – KASB Group continued its impressive run at the CFA Excellence awards this year, as the group bagged accolades for the Best Brokerage House, Best Equity Analyst, and Best Corporate ...

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  • Scholarships for Pak students

    LAHORE - Two outstanding students in Pakistan have been awarded 2012 Cambridge 800th Anniversary Scholarships to fund their undergraduate studies at the University of Cambridge. The scholarships ...

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  • EOBI shows excellent performance

    ISLAMABAD – Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain, Federal Minister for Human Resource Development appreciated the achievements of the EOBI, being above target and hoped that it would perform even better ...

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  • Dawlance maintains quality

    KARACHI – Dawlance continues to exercise its commitment towards innovative and reliable products that have rendered the brand a leadership space in Pakistan’s home appliances industry. ...

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  • Wateen joins hands with ISIC

    LAHORE – Wateen Telecom is happy to announce its latest partnership with the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) Association, to work together to support students in Pakistan. A ...

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  • JS investments announces payout

    KARACHI – JS Investments Limited (JSIL) has announced a total payout of Rs 722.940 million in selected open-end funds managed by the company for Financial Year 2012, which was approved by the ...

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  • 256 hectares forest conserved

    LAHORE – Engro Polymer initiated the forest plantation and restoration campaign in collaboration with provincial departments of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and through a pan-Pakistan focus an ...

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  • Seminar on fashion industry

    LAHORE - Pakistan has huge potential to explore in the fashion industry but innovation, creativity, integrity and sustained growth of the industry is indispensible to achieve milestones in this ...

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  • World oil prices bounce

    LONDON - Oil prices rallied Wednesday on bargain hunting after a recent slump sparked by the end of a Norwegian oil workers' strike and before the latest US energy inventories data.Brent North Sea ...

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  • Indian MCX-SX to commence operations in new asset classes

    LAHORE - South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE) has announced that its member Exchange, MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has received approval from Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for ...

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  • Flour milling industry backbone of economy

    PESHAWAR  – Leader of Businessmen Forum, Senator Ilyas Ahmad Bilour has said that flour milling industry enjoys the status of the backbone in national economy and all available resources ...

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  • Ministry disallows floating of OGDCL’s TFCs

    ISLAMABAD - AHMAD AHMADANI - At a time when cash-starved government is leaving no stone unturned to generate money by utilising various sources to tackle the circular debt of power sector, Law ...

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  • Cotton growers warned against worm threat

    MULTAN – Director General agriculture (extension) Dr Anjum Ali Buttar warned growers to keep cotton crop safe against threat of army worm pleading that the early sown silver fibre was passing ...

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  • Under-invoicing major cause of fast widening trade deficit

    LAHORE - While blaming under-invoicing for huge trade deficit, the business community Wednesday called for preparation and implementation of a well-consulted strategy to effectively control the fast ...

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  • KCCI holds ‘My Karachi - Oasis of Harmony Exhibition’

    KARACHI - Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (KCCI) President Mian Abrar Ahmad has stated that My Karachi the Oasis of Harmony Exhibition is mega event organised by Karachi Chamber of ...

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  • Farmers for paying Abiyana thru banks

    LAHORE  – Farm bodies, while opposing proposal to increase Abiyana cess, demanded for the facility of its payment through banks, saying it would boost revenue recovery and facilitate ...

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  • open market forex rates on 11/07/2012

    Country     BUYING    SELLINGEuro     115.30     116.90Japanese Yen     1.17     1.18Saudi Riyal ...

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