FBR surpasses last year’s total revenue collections
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FBR surpasses last year’s total revenue collections

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has surpassed last year’s revenue collections of Rs1327.38 billion…

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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy
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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy

WASHINGTON – Jobs are scarce and food prices are likely to stay high through next…

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US growth will strengthen this year, says Bernanke
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US growth will strengthen this year, says Bernanke

The Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke says the US economic recovery will rebound in the…

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Bhalwal Industrial Estate to house 280 industrial units
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Bhalwal Industrial Estate to house 280 industrial units

LAHORE: As many as 60,000 new jobs will be created, directly or indirectly, with the…

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LCCI delegation visits S.Korea, China, Vietnam
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LCCI delegation visits S.Korea, China, Vietnam

LAHORE: A six-member Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation headed by its President Shahzad…

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Pakistan Economic Survey 2010-11
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Pakistan Economic Survey 2010-11

The Real GDP is estimated to grow at 2.4pc on the back of strong performance…

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National Budget to be announced on Friday
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National Budget to be announced on Friday

ISLAMABAD: The National Budget for the Fiscal Year 2011-12, envisaging growth rate acceleration, economic stabilization,…

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US Fed should begin to hike interest rates
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US Fed should begin to hike interest rates

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve should begin to hike interest rates in coming months, the…

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World’s largest economies generally avoiding protectionism – UN report
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World’s largest economies generally avoiding protectionism – UN report

UNITED NATIONS: The Group of 20 (G20) largest economies are largely keeping their pledges to…

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Qatar to invest up to $10bn in Egypt
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Qatar to invest up to $10bn in Egypt

CAIRO: Qatar is looking at pumping up to $10 billion through investments and projects into…

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Small dams to help develop remote areas: Naveed Qamar
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Small dams to help develop remote areas: Naveed Qamar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power, Syed Naveed Qamar has said that development of…

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Japan back in recession as earthquake cuts consumption
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Japan back in recession as earthquake cuts consumption

Japan’s economy, the world’s third largest, has slid back into recession after the devastation caused…

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IMF says Pakistan must improve debt management
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IMF says Pakistan must improve debt management

WASHINGTON: The IMF said on Tuesday that Pakistan needs to improve debt management and broaden…

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US reaches $14tn debt limit and cuts investments
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US reaches $14tn debt limit and cuts investments

The US has reached its debt limit of $14.3 trillion (£8.6tn) and is taking measures…

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WAPDA initiates construction work on Jabban Hydropower Rehabilitation Project
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WAPDA initiates construction work on Jabban Hydropower Rehabilitation Project

Lahore: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has initiated construction work on Jabban Hydropower…

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