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India

India News This Week

LEXUS MAY PRICE NEW COMPACT SUV HYBRID NX 300H AT RS 60 L Mumbai, Nov 17 () Japanese auto major Toyota’s luxury arm Lexus unveiled a compact hybrid SUV, the NX 300h, which is a premium urban sports car and …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN WITHHOLDING TAX EXEMPTION ON RS.100 CARDS PROPOSED: The Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications Monday recommended for not deducting Withholding Tax (WHT) on mobile cards of Rs 100, as it is mostly consumed by people who are …

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Gulf

Gulf News

70% RESIDENTS NOT AWARE OF ‘FINANCIAL GOALS’ Around 70 per cent of the UAE residents are not sure what steps to take to achieve their financial goals, says a new survey released on Monday. The Financial Planning Survey, conducted by …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL MARKETS SPRING BACK AS OPEC, RUSSIA SUPPORT Oil prices held steady on Thursday after falling late in the previous session, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia. Brent futures were at $63.66 per barrel at 0246 …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC SEA FREIGHT INDEX RISES The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday, mainly driven by increased rates for capesize vessels. The overall index, which factors in rates for …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

MINISTER EXPECTS EXPORTS TO DOUBLE BY NEXT YEAR Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar informed the Senate on Monday of a substantial increase in pharmaceutical exports from the country, expecting them to double by the …

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India

India News This Week

JAITLEY’S 10% TAX ON INCOME FROM CARBON CREDITS A MIXED BAG MUMBAI/CHENNAI: The Finance Bill proposes to levy a tax of 10% on income earned on transfer of carbon credits. Such a tax will be levied on the gross income, …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN GALAXY S9 AND S9+ MAY HAVE A SMALL FINGERPRINT READER AT THE FRONT: The Galaxy S8 and S8+ and Galaxy Note 9 have the “Infinity Display” that made an enormous change in smartphones display.  However, these three devices were also …

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Gulf

Gulf News

DUBAI PROPERTY DEALS CROSS DH204 BILLION IN NINE MONTHS Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh204 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) data released on Monday. This was done through 52,170 …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GROWING TEA PRODUCTION IN BANGLADESH The move by the government to increase tea production as well as improve the conditions of the tea gardens is quite timely and, thus, most welcome. Tea industry, apparently a trouble-free production sector, is reportedly …

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