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A delegation of French companies will visit Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019

A delegation of  French companies will visit Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019

A delegation of 20 French companies active in various sectors led by the MEDEF International, the most representative organization of the French private sector at an international level, will be visiting Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019. Founded in 1998, MEDEF International represents the French Business Confederation and its 750.000 companies, in the world. […]

SECP allows foreign investors higher shareholding in PSX

KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), the apex regulator, has given the go-ahead for increasing the shareholding of foreign portfolio investors in the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).Foreign individual and institutional investors may now buy, hold or trade PSX stocks up to maximum 20% of outstanding shares estimated at around 800 million.The maximum number […]

New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl on a green wicket in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Wellington s Basin Reserve on Saturday.Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson said he expected the pitch would suit his three-pronged pace attack, comprising Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner.”There s obviously a bit […]

Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China’s Tianjin

Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China’s Tianjin

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics will cease operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China, the company said, as its sales in the world’s biggest smartphone market slumps amid rising competition from lower-cost local rivals.The South Korean company has seen its share of the Chinese market shrink to 1 percent in the […]

Govt won’t become hurdle in path to accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

Govt won’t become hurdle in path to accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that the government won’t interfere in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigations.While speaking to the National Assembly session Federal Minister said that opposition is making noise because they do not want accountability but government has no intentions to interfere in accountability process.During the NA […]

Arctic’s record warming driving ‘broad change’ in environment: study

Arctic’s record warming driving ‘broad change’ in environment: study

(AFP) – Global warming is heating the Arctic at a record pace, driving broad environmental changes across the planet, including extreme storms in the mid-latitudes, a major US scientific report said Tuesday.Persistent heat records have rattled the fragile Arctic for each of the past five years, a record-long warming streak, said the 2018 Arctic Report […]

Cosby seeks new trial citing ‘error in legal procedure’

Cosby seeks new trial citing ‘error in legal procedure’

NEW YORK: Attorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the once-beloved comedian.The 81-year-old performer, best known for his role as the lovable family man and physician on the […]

In Pictures: Three-day extravaganza of Bridal Couture Week 2018

In Pictures: Three-day extravaganza of Bridal Couture Week 2018

(Web Desk)-As the Wedding season grips the country with the onset of December the 16th edition of the country’s biggest and most sought-after bridal extravaganza, Pantene HUM Bridal Couture Week (PHBCW) rolled its red carpet on December 7, 2018. The country’s acclaimed couturiers, bridals wear designers and retail brands set the stage on fire with […]

Dawood invites Japanese investors to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

Dawood invites Japanese investors to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

(Web Desk) – Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Investment, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood invited Japanese entrepreneurs to explore huge opportunities in trade and investment in Pakistan.While addressing a seminar titled “Trade and Investment Opportunities in Pakistan,” in Tokyo, Japan, he underscored that the balance sheets of multi-national corporations in Pakistan itself […]

Thousands throng funeral for ‘youngest’ mujahid martyred in Held Kashmir

Thousands throng funeral for ‘youngest’ mujahid martyred in Held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (AFP) – Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral on Monday of a 14-year-old mujahid martyred by Indian troops in Kashmir, the youngest-ever mujahid martyred in the decades-long insurgency, police said.Mudasir Ahmad Parrey was martyred alongside two other mujahideen, one a 17-year-old, outside the city of Srinagar on Sunday.Parrey, a ninth-grade student, went missing in […]

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

Peshawar girl to represent country in US Open U-15 squash

PESHAWAR:In what can best be described as an honour for the country, a junior squash player Laiba Ijaz Ahmad hailing from Peshawar will represent Pakistan in the US Junior Open Squash Championship to be held from December 15 to 18 in Boston, Massachusetts.At least 9,000 players from all over the world compete to qualify for […]

Saudis reject extraditing suspects to Turkey in Khashoggi murder

Saudis reject extraditing suspects to Turkey in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday rejected demands to extradite suspects connected to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as sought by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.“We do not extradite our citizens,” Adel al-Jubeir told a news conference in Riyadh at the end of a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council states.Erdogan has repeatedly […]

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