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Pakistan

Pakistan News

PM MEETS AFGHAN PRESIDENT ON SIDELINES OF SCO SUMMIT Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Astana, Kazakhstan on Friday. The meeting comes amid escalating tensions between …

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India

India News This Week

INDIA SEES $1 TRILLION DIGITAL ECONOMY BY 2022 The information technology (IT) industry, which is reeling under pressures from key Western markets, will have a formal meeting with the Centre to discuss various problems that have reportedly resulted in job …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: GOOGLE SAYS IT WOULD COST TOO MUCH TO GATHER WAGE GAP DATA: The department of labor will keep bothering Google for the salary records because the tech titan keeps joining the handover. These record can be proved at once and Mountain View …

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Gulf

Gulf News

DOS AND DON’TS FOR TAKING PICTURES ON AIRPLANES Dubai: It seems mundane enough – you hop on an aircraft, and as you wait for it to take off, you snap some selfies and maybe a video. And what’s a selfie …

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Commodity

Commodity News

IRON ORE FALLS AS FUTURES PLUNGE The spot price of iron ore dropped, extending last week’s selloff, paced by a plunge in Chinese iron and steel futures. Ore with 62 percent content shed 2.5 percent to $US57.02 a ton on …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX DOWN FOR TWELFTH STRAIGHT SESSION The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for a 12th straight session on Wednesday as rates fell across vessel segments. The overall index, which …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORLDWIDE FIRMS COMPETE TO SET UP CONVERTER STATION IN PAKISTAN The four countries that are part of the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000-megawatt power supply project have opened for evaluation the technical bids received from international companies interested in providing …

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India

India News This Week

RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS, DIGNITY, NHRC TELLS BUSINESSES KOLKATA: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized East Regional Conference on Business Human Rights in Kolkata on Friday. The objective of the Conference, …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: IPHONE 8 RELEASE DATE, SPECS, RUMOURS, AND PRICE: Apple has major iPhone redesign planned for 2017, the new iPhone is coming with glass body and edge-to-edge OLED display which include an integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor and front facing the …

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Gulf

Gulf News

MASHREQ MARKS 50 GOLDEN YEAR OF SERVICE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, attended …

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