Archive for March 18th, 2017

Indian race-car driver, wife killed in car crash: police

March 18, 2017 11:08 pm0 comments
Indian race-car driver, wife killed in car crash: police

CHENNAI (AFP) – An Indian race-car driver and his wife were killed early Saturday after their BMW crashed into a tree and burst into flames in southern India, police said. Driver Ashwin Sundar and his wife Nivedhitha were on their way home when their car swerved out of control and […]

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Punjab Group of Colleges announces free education for Taekwondo players

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Punjab Group of Colleges announces free education for Taekwondo players

– Punjab Group of Colleges have announced to bear all expenses of education of students who displayed extraordinary skills during Taekwondo championship which was held in Multan.

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Football: Stage set for ‘classic’ as Real draw Bayern

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Football: Stage set for ‘classic’ as Real draw Bayern

NYON (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich and a reunion with “master” Carlo Ancelotti after Zinedine Zidane got his wish and avoided Leicester City in Friday s Champions League quarter-final draw. Leicester will play Atletico Madrid — “a massive challenge,” said Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare — and the […]

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World stocks rally runs out of steam

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World stocks rally runs out of steam

“The stock market seems to have entered a period of consolidation without any clear direction” with investors waiting for any new driving factors to determine where the markets will go next, be it up or down, said Briefing analyst Patrick O Hare. The region s markets had bolted higher Thursday with London s […]

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S&P upgrades Russia outlook to ‘positive’

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S&P upgrades Russia outlook to ‘positive’

 PARIS (AFP) – The Standard and Poor s agency raised its outlook for Russia s credit rating to “positive” from “stable” on Friday, citing improving growth prospects and a lower risk of large capital outflows. After two years of recession, the agency said it expected Russia to resume positive economic growth this […]

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Foreign investment soars by 46pc in eight months of FY 2016-17

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Foreign investment soars by 46pc in eight months of FY 2016-17

– Foreign investment has soared by 46pc during first eight months of ongoing fiscal year when compared with same period of the previous fiscal year. According to stats released by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), foreign investment has gone up by $610 million to $1.93 billion in first eight months […]

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Pakistan’s export to Central Asian countries increased: minister

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Pakistan’s export to Central Asian countries increased: minister

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Minister for Commerce Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan on Friday said that Pakistan’s export to Central Asian Countries has been increased during last three years from US $ 19.546 to $ 39.9 million. Speaking in the Upper House during question hour session, he said Pakistan was not importing […]

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Pak Suzuki’s expansion project awaits govt signal

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Pak Suzuki’s expansion project awaits govt signal

Pak Suzuki waiting from official nod from the Pakistan Government to kick start their project worth of millions of dollars to cater the ever growing automobile demand in the country. An official of Pak Suzuki told Dunya News that since long the company has been waiting to hear from the […]

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Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

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Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The Trump administration on Friday appealed a Maryland court s block of its revised travel ban, aiming to reinstate the temporary halt to immigrants and visitor arrivals from six majority Muslim countries. The Justice Department filed a notice of appeal with the district court in Greenbelt, Maryland, two […]

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India most ignorant country in world: survey

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India most ignorant country in world: survey

(Web Desk) – India has topped the list of most ignorant countries in a survey carried out by Ipsos MORI, which includes information from 27,250 interviews of people aged 16 to 64 carried out between September and November, the Independent reported on Saturday.

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