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Pakistan rejects use of Chinese currency in Gwadar

Pakistan on Tuesday has dismissed China’s demand to allow usage of its currency in Gwadar’s free trade zone under China Pakistan Economic Corridor, reported Roznama Dunya on Wednesday. As per details, Pakistani officials argued that any such step would undermine country’s ‘economic sovereignty’. The final message to Chinese officials was …

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Suzuki Pakistan launches new pickup Mega Carry

Suzuki Pakistan has launched a new pickup across the country named Mega Carry that has 1493cc engine and aims to target the load carrying business. It can accommodate two passengers in the front seats while there are no seats in the backside. A spacious compartment in the rear part will …

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LPG DA condemns premium bonus, signature bonus, levy & duty on LPG import

Chairman/Founder of LPG Industries Association of Pakistan (LPG Chamber of Pakistan) & Chairman LPG Distributors Association Pakistan, Mr. Irfan Khokhar told that LPG Distributors Association Pakistan condemns premium bonus, signature bonus, levy & regulatory duty on LPG import. In an important meeting held at LPG Distributors Association Pakistan head office, …

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Airbus given certificate for widebody aircraft

Airbus said Tuesday that its A350-1000 widebody aircraft had received certification from US and European aviation authorities, clearing the way for its delivery and entry into service. A longer version of the Airbus A350-900, the twin-engine plane can accomodate an extra 40 people, taking its total capacity to 366 people. …

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Cannes film festival to end decades of tradition

The Cannes film festival is to end decades of tradition next year by awarding its top Palme d’Or prize on a Saturday rather than a Sunday, its organisers said Wednesday. “The festival is beginning a new period in its history,” its president Pierre Lescure said of the shake-up, which he …

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Disney executive on leave over improper contact with staff

Disney animation chief John Lasseter said Tuesday he is taking a six-month leave of absence after acknowledging in an internal memo that he had made staff feel “disrespected or uncomfortable” with unwanted hugs. The 60-year-old executive, best known for transforming Pixar from a small graphics department at Lucasfilm into the …

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David Cassidy, 1970s heartthrob, dies at 67: publicist

– American actor and musician David Cassidy, a 1970s teen idol best known for his role in musical-sitcom “The Partridge Family,” died Tuesday. He was 67. Publicist Jo-Ann Geffen told AFP that Cassidy — who revealed he had been diagnosed with dementia earlier this year — died of liver failure …

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UK police probe second Kevin Spacey allegation: report

British police are investigating Hollywood star Kevin Spacey over a second allegation of sexual assault, the Press Association news agency reported on Wednesday. London s Metropolitan Police said it was examining an allegation of sexual assault against a man in 2005 in the Lambeth area of the city. The alleged …

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Waheed Murad’s 34th death anniversary today

The 34th death anniversary of legendary Pakistani film actor‚ producer and script writer Waheed Murad is being observed today (Thursday). Waheed Murad was born in Sialkot on October 2‚ 1938. He was the only child of well-off film distributor Nisar Murad. He got early his education from Karachi Grammar School‚ …

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