Archive for May, 2017

PSO reduces petrol price by Re1 per liter during Ramazan

May 31, 2017 8:50 pm0 comments
PSO reduces petrol price by Re1 per liter during Ramazan

KARACHI (Haris Zamir) – Pakistan State Oil has decided to provide concessional rate on petrol during the holy month of Razman, a unique feature ever decided by the company. PSO has slashed petrol price by Re1 per liter, keeping the price at Rs72.77 per liter during Ramazan. Monthly consumption of petrol […]

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LSM registers impressive 5.1% growth during 9 months

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LSM registers impressive 5.1% growth during 9 months

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM) in the country has witnessed an impressive 5.1 percent growth during first three quarters of current fiscal year as compared to 4.6 percent in same period last year. The Year on Year, LSM recorded significant growth of 10.5 percent in March 2017 as […]

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Gold price decreases in international, local markets

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Gold price decreases in international, local markets

Gold price settled at $1264 per ounce in international market after witnessing fall of $3 per ounce. Similar trend was witnessed in local markets gold price decreased by Rs50 per tola and settled at Rs49,950. Likewise, price of 10 tola gold settled at Rs42,814 after witnessing fall of Rs43.

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Seafood exports increase by 17.08% during 10 months

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Seafood exports increase by 17.08% during 10 months

ISLAMABAD (APP): The exports of fish and fish preparations from the country witnessed increase of 17.08 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The fish exports during July-April (2016-17) were recorded at $316.926 million as compared to […]

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Banks to remain closed for public dealings today

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Banks to remain closed for public dealings today

The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed for public dealings today (Monday) for the purpose of deduction of Zakat. “All banks / Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) /Microfinance Banks (MFBs) shall, therefore, remain closed for public dealing on May 29, 2017. However, all employees of the banks / DFIs / […]

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French player banished after Roland Garros TV kiss storm

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French player banished after Roland Garros TV kiss storm

PARIS (AFP) – A French tennis player who tried to kiss a television reporter against her will during a live broadcast at Roland Garros was banished from the tournament on Tuesday for his “reprehensible behaviour”. Maxime Hamou, 21, grabbed Eurosport journalist Maly Thomas around the neck and shoulders while she […]

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Golf: Woods was asleep at wheel, passed breath test: police

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Golf: Woods was asleep at wheel, passed breath test: police

MIAMI (AFP) – Tiger Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his car when he was arrested, police records showed Tuesday as golf legend Jack Nicklaus pledged support for the troubled former world number one. Woods, who issued a statement on Monday saying alcohol was not involved in the […]

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Football: Zidane hoping to follow in Sacchi’s footsteps

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Football: Zidane hoping to follow in Sacchi’s footsteps

ROME (AFP) – Arrigo Sacchi was a revolutionary who came from nowhere to lead a great AC Milan side to back-to-back European Cups in 1989 and 1990. It is a feat that no coach has achieved since, but that Zinedine Zidane will match if he retains the Champions League trophy […]

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Tennis: Zverev crashes as Murray, Wawrinka move on

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Tennis: Zverev crashes as Murray, Wawrinka move on

PARIS (AFP) – Alexander Zverev, the man seen as a potential French Open champion, crashed out in the first round Tuesday as world number one Andy Murray and former winner Stan Wawrinka moved through. Zverev, just 20 and fresh from his sensational Rome Masters demolition of Novak Djokovic, slumped to […]

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Riyad Mahrez wants to leave Leicester

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Riyad Mahrez wants to leave Leicester

LONDON (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez, one of the inspirations behind Leicester City s fairytale Premier League title triumph, has told the club he wants to leave, he said in a statement released on Tuesday. “Out of the huge admiration and respect I hold for Leicester City Football Club I wanted […]

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