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India News This Week

SC issues notice to RBI on pleas alleging violation The Supreme Court Friday sought RBI’s response on two pleas seeking contempt proceedings against the central bank and its former Governor Urjit Patel for non-disclosure of information under RTI about some …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Government to dissolve transfer pricing directorate The federal government, in its supplementary finance bill, has recommended the withdrawal of legislation for establishing the Directorate General of Transfer Pricing. The directorate was being set up to scrutinise master files and other …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Northwest Europe RMK 500 cst bunker fuel strengthens An increase in fuel oil exports east from Rotterdam is supporting RMK 500 CST bunker fuel prices, as availability of the higher viscosity fuel tightens. Traders are moving RMG 380 CST and …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Under-Invoicing of IT Products Has Cost Pakistan Rs40Bn in 5 Years: Pakistan is witnessing huge under-invoicing in information technology, as products with an actual value of Rs. 68 billion were imported last year compared to the declared value …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

Oil falls 39 cents, settling at $52.62 The oil market fell on Wednesday as a widespread economic slowdown, which may dent growth in demand for fuel, weighed on energy prices. Crude futures earlier got a boost from hopes that Japan …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE Saudi Arabia to set up $10b oil refinery in Pakistan Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said on Saturday, …

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India In Focus

India News This Week

INDIAN ECONOMY: OVERVIEW, GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 25 pc increase in university seats will take years: officials A day after Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said the number of seats in higher educational institutions would be increased by 25 …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

PAKISTAN’S ECONOMIC TIMES New 5-year plan faces hard choices The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government faces a tough choice between implementing an economic stabilisation programme that will lead to creating slightly over 5 million jobs or giving economic stimulus to fulfill …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Container shippers likely to face a bumpy year ahead IF there was ever a year when the outlook for reliability in the international logistics system was more clouded, 2019 and into 2020 would take the prize. It could be quite …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Govt to Launch Online Portal for Registration & Tax Payment of Phones: The government has come up with a new plan for international passengers who plan on bringing more than one mobile phones with them. You will no …

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