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PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Shipping

Shipping News

STRONG SEASON LIFTS CRUDE OIL TANKERS From a crude oil market perspective, 2016 can be summed up as “eventful”. In January, the international sanctions on Iran were lifted, resulting in a very swift increase of their oil production capacities and …

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Gulf

Gulf News

STRONG PRIVATE SECTOR TO HELP GCC TO SAVE $165 B IN CAPITAL SPENDING GCC countries collectively can save up to $165 billion in capital spending by 2021 across utilities, airports, healthcare, and education by involving the private sector, a study …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL & COAL DEMAND COULD PEAK BY 2020 A drop in the cost of solar and electric vehicle technology could see demand for coal and oil peaking by 2020, according to the experts. The analysis cautions that large energy companies …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

NEPRA-MINISTRY WAR OF WORDS INTENSIFYING The war of words between Ministry of Water and Power and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is intensifying as the Ministry has sent a very strong rejoinder to the regulator on its letter written …

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India

India News This Week

BOND MARKET REMAINS VOLATILE Government bond market witnessed high volatility on the Budget day but at close the benchmark yield on the 10-year was marginally higher at 6.42%. In the forex market, the rupee rallied strongly and closed at 67.47 …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Shipping

Shipping News

CAPESIZE MARKET KEEP STRUGGLING The beleaguered dry bulk market has now entered its third year of crisis, in what could be a “make-or-break” 12 months for many owners, already financially exhausted by the continuous low freight rate environment. So far, …

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Gulf

Gulf News

QATAR INVESTMENT IN RUSSIA Qatar’s investments in Russia will further strengthen ties between the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and non-member oil producers, Opec Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo told Reuters. The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and global commodities trader …

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Commodity

Commodity News

WORLD WHEAT PRODUCTION TO DECLINE IN 2017-18 In its preliminary outlook for 2017-18 world wheat supply and demand, the International Grains Council on Jan. 19 projected world wheat production to decline about 2 percent from the record outturn estimated for …

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