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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE flights to UK disrupted due to adverse weather Emirates airline said its flights to and from Europe have been disrupted as heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures cause widespread travel disruption. In a statement, Emirates said that the operations of …

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India

India News This Week

ASCI upholds 31 complaints against misleading ads in Dec Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 31 misleading advertisements in December 2017, including those of Blue Star, Huggies, Magicbricks, Aava Mineral Water, Apollo Paints among others. The Customer Complaints Council …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

ICCI seeks govt support for visits of trade teams to Africa Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Sheikh Amir Waheed has said that the government should sponsor trade delegations to the African region in an effort to explore …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Better days ahead for VLGC shipowners A slowdown in fleet growth should begin the recovery cycle from the second half of 2018, although freight rates will not reach the levels seen during the bull run of 2014-15, according to the …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: 3g/4g users reach 49.46 million in Pakistan: The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan have reached 49.46 million by the end of January 2018, states Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Number of mobile phone users in Pakistan reached …

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Commodity

Commodity News

Crude futures take first weekly fall in 3 weeks Oil prices rose on Friday as Wall Street stocks bounced off session lows, but benchmark crude futures posted their first weekly decline in three weeks on fears US plans to impose …

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Gulf

Gulf News

Bahrain to start vat implementation by end-2018 Bahrain will go ahead with imposing a value-added tax to strengthen state finances, Minister of Finance Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa said on Wednesday. “We’ll be working with parliament on VAT and …

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India

India News This Week

Sebi to auction 11 assets of pancard, reserve price Rs 260 cr Looking to recover over Rs 7,000 crore of investors’ money, markets regulator Sebi will next month auction 11 properties of Pancard Clubs and its late CMD at a …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

Current account deficit widens 28.74pc to $1.61bn Pakistan’s current account deficit widened 28.74% on a month-on-month basis to $1.61 billion in January 2018 compared to $1.25 billion in December 2017; suggesting the recent corrective measures the government has put in …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Clean tankers: platts east of Suez LR2 market steadies The East of Suez LR2 tanker market was steady Wednesday following fresh demand that supported the rates. The recent decline in rates had drawn several charterers leading to a slight uptick. …

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