Obama to propose $300 billion jobs package: reports
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Obama to propose $300 billion jobs package: reports

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama, facing waning confidence among Americans in his economic stewardship, plans some…

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Production of jeeps, cars, LCVs increases
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Production of jeeps, cars, LCVs increases

ISLAMABAD: Production of jeeps and cars increased 9.8 percent during the fiscal year 2010-11 as…

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July c/a deficit at $75m: SBP
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July c/a deficit at $75m: SBP

KARACHI: Pakistan’s current account deficit stood at a provisional $75 million in July, the first…

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China to spur private investment in strategic sectors
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China to spur private investment in strategic sectors

BEIJING: China’s top planning agency has pledged to allow private firms to invest in the…

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USAID projects to improve basic needs: Dr.Andrew
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USAID projects to improve basic needs: Dr.Andrew

ISLAMABAD: The USAID projects this year received half abillion less funds as promised under Kerry…

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Workers’ remittances surge by 38.57pc to $1.1bn
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Workers’ remittances surge by 38.57pc to $1.1bn

KARACHI: Remittances sent home by overseas Pakistanis continued to show a rising trend as an…

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ICCI for hefty cut in discount rate to ensure macroeconomic stability
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ICCI for hefty cut in discount rate to ensure macroeconomic stability

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Wednesday said that there was need…

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Smeda to provide business appraisal skill to BoK officials
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Smeda to provide business appraisal skill to BoK officials

PESHAWAR: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) will provide business appraisal training to the…

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Govt urged to ask TCP for cotton purchase
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Govt urged to ask TCP for cotton purchase

LAHORE: Pakistan Agri Forum Chairman Ibrahim Mughal on Wednesday urged the government to mobilize Trading…

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SECP establishes forum to develop financial markets
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SECP establishes forum to develop financial markets

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has formed the “SECP-Financial Markets and…

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Vegetable prices continue to rise
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Vegetable prices continue to rise

ISLAMABAD: High prices of vegetables have made it difficult for people to manage their monthly…

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Growth prospects improve for the Gulf economies
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Growth prospects improve for the Gulf economies

After a period of exceptional political turmoil in the spring, relative calm has been restored…

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Greece debt: Merkel dampens expectations of deal
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Greece debt: Merkel dampens expectations of deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has played down the chances of Thursday’s emergency eurozone summit resolving…

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Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?
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Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?

There are approximately 81 million young people around the world actively looking for work, according…

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$1.20bn required for infrastructure development in Thar Coal field
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$1.20bn required for infrastructure development in Thar Coal field

KARACHI: The infrastructure development in Thar Coalfield would require $1.20 billion in next five years,…

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