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Pakistani startup makes it to Google’s launchpad accelerator: Google has announced its fifth accelerator batch, and it includes a Pakistan startup as well. This is the first time that any Pakistani startup has been selected for Google’s Launchpad accelerator program. …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices touch 2019 highs Oil prices touched their highest since mid-November on Friday and posted weekly gains for the second week in a row, boosted by hopes that US-China trade talks would soon produce a deal, although new …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

UAE boosting financial inclusion for SMEs Small and medium enterprises represent around 96 per cent of registered firms in the Arab world, but they face severe financing issues and closing this financial inclusion gap will help generate 15 million new …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

Bankers told to back stalled realty projects Giving a fillip to the realty sector, Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday asked the bankers to meet realtors and loosen their purse strings to ease the sector’s funding problems. “There is …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Pak, Malaysia expected to finalise lng supply deal Pakistan and Malaysia are likely to finalise a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal in a government-to-government arrangement during the upcoming visit of Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad. At present, …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Trade spats could dampen shipping growth this year An escalation of tariff wars between China and the United States could dampen growth in international container shipping as operators pre-emptively brought forward business in the second half of last year, Germany’s …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: StormFiber and Peshawar Zalmi come together to bring the Yellow Storm to PSL: Peshawar Zalmi has pulled off yet another coup, joining hands with StormFiber as its official broadband partner for Pakistan Super League #PSL4.StormFiber is a leading …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices rise to this year highs Oil prices rose more than 2 percent to their highest this year on Friday after an outage at Saudi Arabia’s offshore oilfield boosted expectations for tightening supply, while progressing US-Sino trade talks …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

Etihad, Royal Jordanian ink new codeshare deal Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian have announced a new codeshare partnership which will provide their customers with greater access to key leisure and business destinations in North Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia. …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

RBI fines Rs 1 crore on SBI State Bank of India on Thursday said that the Reserve Bank of India has slapped Rs 1 crore penalty on the country’s largest lender for violating norms. RBI “in exercise of powers conferred …

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