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UK minister raises possibility of fresh Brexit vote

UK minister raises possibility of fresh Brexit vote

LONDON (Agencies) – A senior British minister has raised the possibility of a second Brexit referendum if MPs cannot agree on the way forward when they vote on Prime Minister Theresa May s deal next month.Work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said there could be a “plausible argument” for holding another referendum if MPs reject the […]

PSX records fresh decline of 299 points, touches 39,303

PSX records fresh decline of 299 points, touches 39,303

KARACHI  – The capital market was once again under the command of bears with the index suffer fresh declines under the lead of cement, steel, auto manufacturer, oil and gas exploration on continuous rise in foreign debts and difficulties facing to clear the on-going payments and rumors of changes in the ministry level especially the […]

Fresh business priorities: normalising trade

Fresh business priorities: normalising trade

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, the country’s influential grouping of businesses, conglomerates and multinationals has come up with a 100-day economic plan that seeks a complete moratorium on new trade agreements and renegotiation of the one with China. The 100-Day Economic Agenda of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) calls upon the […]

World’s largest fresh products market of France is keen to setup its state of art facility in Pakistan

World’s largest fresh products market of France is keen to setup its state of art facility in Pakistan

The management of Rungis, the world’s largest fresh produce market of France has shown keen interest to establish their state of art, fully equipped and integrated whole sale hyper market in Pakistan. This offer was made by Mr. Benoit Juster, Director Project during his meeting with Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque […]

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI ;Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city.Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and was expected to continue till Thursday (from May 29 to 31).During the period, […]

Pakistan seeks economic lifeline with fresh China loans

Pakistan seeks economic lifeline with fresh China loans

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan expects to obtain fresh Chinese loans worth $1-2 billion to help it avert a balance of payments crisis, Pakistani government sources said, in another sign of Islamabad’s growing reliance on Beijing for financial support. Lending to Pakistan by China and its banks is on track to hit $5 billion in the fiscal year […]

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a long-simmering conflict intensifies. More than 4,000 people have been displaced in the country’s northernmost state of Kachin near the border with China in the last three weeks, Mark Cutts, head […]

Romanians stage fresh anti-corruption protests.

Romanians stage fresh anti-corruption protests.

BUCHAREST: More than 10,000 people Sunday braved biting cold to stage protests across Romania to denounce the left-wing government for backtracking on efforts to fight corruption. The demonstrators want the withdrawal of proposed legislation that would overhaul Romania’s justice system and reduce the powers of the respected anti-corruption directorate, the DNA. Critics say the changes would […]

Mt Everest’s true height to be re-measured in fresh expedition

Mt Everest’s true height to be re-measured in fresh expedition

NEW DELHI: Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world´s tallest peak. India´s top surveyor said Tuesday a team of scientists would be sent to neighbouring Nepal to measure Everest in the hope of putting to rest a […]