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India

India News This Week

GST IMPACT ON SERVICES AND PRODUCTS SRINAGAR: Telephone bills, insurance and banking services, business-class air travel and sale of newspaper space for advertisements will become costlier in the upcoming GST regime but education and healthcare will continue to be exempt …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: IPHONE 8 COULD FEATURE A HORIZONTAL EDGE-TO-EDGE DISPLAY – AIRPODS COULD BE BUNDLED: The iPhone 8 might be using a different set of materials in its building to deliver new features that have not been present in any iPhone …

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Gulf

Gulf News

BUDGET DEFICIT OF SAUDI ARABIA Riyadh, Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s first-quarter deficit narrowed on higher oil revenue, boosting the government’s efforts to repair public finances as it implements an economic blueprint for life after oil. The budget deficit for the three …

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Commodity

Commodity News

WORLD OIL TO RISE FASTER, US OUTPUT TO HIT A RECORD The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said last week, US domestic output will climb to a record 9.96 million barrels a day in 2018, up from 9.9 million barrels projected …

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Shipping

Shipping News

GLOBAL’S DIRTIEST FUEL SEEN HOLDING OUT EVEN AS SHIPS CLEAN UP Even as the owners of ships carrying everything from bananas to oil spend billions of dollars to meet tighter clean-air rules, demand to buy the dirtiest fuel will still …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

TO HELP PAKISTAN RISE EXPORTS, THESE CIVIL SERVANTS WILL MAKE UP TO RS120,000 MORE The government has decided to hand out large amounts as monthly allowances to bureaucrats, a move which has landed both parties in hot water. Officials serving …

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India

India News This Week

RICE BASMATI, WHEAT WEAKEN ON REDUCED OFF TAKE New Delhi : Rice basmati and wheat prices fell by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today due to reduced off take against sufficient stocks position. Market …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: ZONG ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH UBL: Zong has entered into a strategic partnership with United Bank Limited. The two companies signed an MoU for Mobile Broadband (MBB) under which UBL credit card customers and UBL employees will get …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE’S NEW PROJECTS After weathering the turbulence caused by low oil prices, the UAE has managed a soft landing with non-oil real gross domestic product growth bottoming out as the fiscal drag eased and infrastructure activity picked up, analysts at …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GOLD LOGS LOWEST END IN A MONTH Gold prices closed on Wednesday at their lowest level in about a month, then fell further in electronic trading as the dollar strengthened against currency rivals following the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy statement. …

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