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Shipping News

EUROPE BILLIONAIRES IN SHIPPING SPENDING SPREE A shopping spree by two European billionaires is shaking up a shipping industry still recovering from years of falling rates and overcapacity. Jacques Saade’s CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container line, announced an …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN GOOGLE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES DATALLY APPLICATION IN KARACHI: Google has announced a new application in its bid to give better internet experience to its users in developing countries like Pakistan. Datally is a data saving application which will help users …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL SLIPS ON OPEC DEAL UNCERTAINTY, RISING US FUEL INVENTORIES Oil prices slipped to session lows on Wednesday in a volatile session buffeted by conflicting statements from oil ministers a day ahead of OPEC’s meeting in Vienna, as members debate …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN SURF EXCEL #HAARKOHARAO CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS CHILDREN’S WELFARE: On the Universal Children’s Day, Surf Excel, a household name in Pakistan, unveiled a campaign that aims to highlight how far children have come and how giving them the self-confidence and encouragement …

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Gulf

Gulf News

GOLD PRICES DIP, 22K PRICED AT DH146.75 IN DUBAI Gold prices nudged lower on Thursday, with investors taking profits after gains of nearly 1 percent in the previous session on weaker US economic data and concerns among some Federal Reserve …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES DIP AFTER US CRUDE HITS NEAR 2-YEAR HIGH Oil prices eased on Thursday, with U.S. crude dipping away from two-year highs reached the day before, but the shutdown of the Keystone pipeline and a drawdown in fuel inventories …

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Shipping

Shipping News

SHIP OPERATING COSTS STABILISE AS MARKET RECOVERY LIFTS PRESSURE The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORLD BANK REPORT HIGHLIGHTS DIFFICULTIES FOR PAKISTAN’S LABOUR FORCE Pakistan will need to tackle the triple challenge of creating enough jobs for its growing labour force, improving access to jobs and economic opportunities especially for women, and improving the quality …

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India

India News This Week

CASHEW RISES ON FRESH BUYING New Delhi, Nov 23 () Cashew prices rose by Rs 5 per kg at the wholesale dry fruit market in the national capital on increased buying support from retailers and stockists amid low stocks. Furthermore, …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN PAKISTANI RESEARCHERS DEVELOP CHEAP NANO PARTICLES THAT CAN HEAL BURNT SKIN: Scientists from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) have developed a nano particle that regenerates burnt skin. This groundbreaking development was achieved at Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical …

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