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  • Broad money spikes

    Meanwhile, currency in circulation, meaning the total amount of money circulating as cash rather than being held in bank deposits, shows a sustained increase, rising by 71pc over last year’s levels during the same period...

    The results are all too apparent: deceleration in deposits and negative credit to the private sector, which basically means people are shying away from bringing their money to the bank, and businesses are retiring...

  • Broad money jumps by 8.6pc

    According to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday, a total of Rs1,529bn of broad money (M2) was added to the economy as of April 3...

    All of this combined raised the total broad money (M2) by 8...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Pakistan, Belarus vow to build broad-based ties in all fields

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Belarus vowed on Thursday to build a broad-based, substantive and long-term relationship in all fields, including trade, economic, education, defence and culture...

    This was pledged as Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko started his two-day visit to Pakistan on Thursday...

  • Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescue 2 foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier

    Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued two foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday...

    In a statement, ISPR said the climbers — Donald Allen Bowie from the United States and Lotta Henriikka Nakyva from Finland — were part of an international winter expedition attempting to summit Broad Peak but were "stranded en route due to sickness"...

  • Pakistan wants broad-based partnership with US, Blinken told

    Talking to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken over phone, Mr Qureshi said Pakistan desires “a broad-based and comprehensive” partnership with America...

    Although the conversations were mostly about Afghanistan and the withdrawal of US forces from there, they gave rise to an impression that the new administration in Washington was according preference to the military leaders while dealing with Pakistan...

  • Pakistan wants strategic, broad ties, US legislators told

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told US lawmakers on Saturday that Pakistan was seeking a broad-based, strategic partnership with America, which would also cover Afghanistan...

    In virtual meetings with members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the foreign minister invited a group of 15 US lawmakers to visit Pakistan in June for consultations with their Pakistani counterparts and officials on how to...

  • Broad plays down Ashes ‘war’

    LONDON: England paceman Stuart Broad is refusing to rise to Australia opener David Warner’s declaration of “war” as Joe Root’s men prepare to fly out to defend the Ashes...

    ”Like Warner, Broad is familiar with the hostilities of the old rivalry but as England prepare to head Down Under, he is keeping calm...

  • Move for a broad gag law

    The text of the bill as approved by the relevant standing committee of the National Assembly merits rejection as it throws Pakistan into the second category...

    The history of bills drafted on the subject reveals the federal authority’s ill-concealed resolve to revive Gen Musharraf’s notorious Pakistan Electronic Crime Ordinance and it can squarely be accused of bad faith...

  • Broad apologises

    LONDON: England bowler Stuart Broad has revealed that he has apologised for missing a sponsor event last week, following media reports he had been out drinking the night before...

    Broad was due to appear at a function in London last Thursday to preview the forthcoming two-Test series with New Zealand, but failed to turn up...

  • All-round Broad show lifts England in final NZ Test

    LEEDS: Stuart Broad starred with both bat and ball before Mark Wood took two wickets to give England the edge in a see-saw second Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Sunday...

    Broad ensured first innings parity for England on the third day and then reduced New Zealand to 23 for two in their second innings...

  • Bank robbed in broad daylight in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: A gang stormed a private commercial bank on Peshwar Road in broad daylight on Monday, injuring the security guards on duty and keeping the staff at the bank hostage before escaping with Rs5...

    They took the money from the cash box, locked the bank staff inside the building and fled from the scene...

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