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Rabbani seeks information on targeted operation in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mina Raza Rabbani Friday sought detailed information from Interior Ministry on targeted operation in Punjab against terrorists. Dealing with an adjournment motion by the Senators who had claimed that Pakhtun community was being targeted on the pretext of crackdown against terrorists, the Chairman directed that Minister for ...

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RECORDER REPORT-PSX mid day update

KARACHI: On Friday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 49811.16 with a positive change of 115.08 and volume of 56,357,200 shares. High and Low were 49894.52 and 49623.80 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 201,778,610shares with 346 total traded companies out of which 162 were up, 172 ...

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Investment policy designed to attract FDI: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said the country’s investment policy had been designed to provide a comprehensive framework for creating conducive business environment for attraction of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). “We have adopted a very liberal and investor-friendly policy which provides no restriction on remitting capital, profits and ...

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PSL II: Kings, Zalmi eyes battle in Lahore

Karachi Kings would take on Peshawar Zalmi in the third playoff at Dubai, in the decider of the second finalist of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. Peshawar Zalmi, which has got a second life after suffering a loss against Quetta Gladiators in the first playoff. The Zalmi despite an ...

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Weekly inflation increases 0.53pc | Business Recorder

ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on March, 2 for the combined income groups increased by 0.53 percent as compared to the previous week. According to the data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Friday, the Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in ...

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Japan inflation ticks up after nearly one-year slide

TOKYO: Japanese consumer prices picked up in January for the first time in almost a year, government data showed Friday, halting a long string of declines as Tokyo struggles to put deflation in the rear view mirror. A key inflation index, which excludes the volatile cost of fresh food, rose ...

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VP Pence used private email as US governor: report

WASHINGTON: US Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account for matters of public business as governor of Indiana, US media reported Thursday. Emails obtained by that state’s daily Indianapolis Star newspaper showed that Pence used the private account — which the paper said was hacked last summer — ...

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Tokyo stocks fall, Nintendo up on new console

TOKYO: Tokyo shares finished lower on Friday after three days of gains, but Nintendo jumped as the videogame giant launched its newest console. A rally in the dollar against the yen Thursday boosted exporters and led to an initial advance but Tokyo’s main indexes soon reversed course as investors locked ...

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Djokovic upset, Nadal reaches semis

ACAPULCO: Rafael Nadal booked his semi-final spot at the Mexico Open by battling past Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets, while top seed Novak Djokovic suffered another stunning exit in a shaky start to 2017. The world No. 2 Djokovic crashed out of the ATP Tour event Thursday night after a ...

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