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Shipping

Shipping News

NEWBUILDING PRICES GROWING TREND CONTINUES The slumping days of the newbuilding ordering market seem to be over. Prices have been on the climb over the past few weeks, a trend which has continued unabated during the course of the past …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

PKR 916 MN EARMARKED FOR PRIME MINISTER OFFICE The federal government has proposed Rs916 million for the Prime Minister Office in the federal budget 2017-18, which is just 4.0 percent higher when compared with Rs881 million allocated in the outgoing …

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India

India News This Week

BANKS WRITE OFF BAD LOANS PUNE: All scheduled commercial banks (SCBs) wrote off Rs 2,25,180 crore cumulatively in the five-year period ended March 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in an RTI reply filed by TOI. SCBs represent …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: ZTE IS EXPANDING ITS PARTNERSHIP IN PAKISTAN TO EXTEND DIGITAL TELEVISION SERVICES: China’s ZTE is expanding its partnership in Pakistan to extend digital television services into more regions of the country, including in remote mountainous areas, Zhang Zhenhui, executive …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE DIGITAL INVESTMENT Dubai: In three years, the UAE has grown the size of its investment in technology from $35 million (Dh128.5 million) in 2013 to $799 million in 2016, according to a new report released by Dubai SME. The …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL SLIPS AFTER TURMOIL SURROUNDING DONALD TRUMP Oil is getting ensnared in the turmoil surrounding Donald Trump just as signs emerge that US crude production which has undercut OPEC’s output curbs is finally easing. Oil prices slipped on Thursday as …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX DOWN FOR THIRD STRAIGHT DAY The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, declined for the third straight day on Wednesday on lower rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

NEC APPROVES PKR 2.5TR FOR DEVELOPMENT OUTLAY The National Economic Council (NEC) on Friday approved the new financial year’s economic framework on rosy assumptions while setting aside a relatively realistic picture painted by the Ministry of Planning and also endorsed …

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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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