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  • Pakistan may dodge adverse impact of Gulf crisis

    KARACHI: The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf is not expected to impact Pakistan adversely in the immediate future, business leaders said, but advised the government to stay neutral to ensure steady trade ties and uninterrupted import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar...

    Pakistan State Oil (PSO) confirmed that so far “no disruption in LNG supply has occurred”...

  • India can’t afford to dodge Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Sethi

    KARACHI: Pakistan Super League Chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday predicted that India will play against Pakistan at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in England despite the BCCI’s threats not to do so...

    In an exclusive talk with Dawn News, Sethi said that PCB has made it clear to the International Cricket Council (ICC) that in case India does not play against Pakistan in the 2017 mega event “we will demand full points of the game...

  • Four dacoits dodge 500 policemen

    VEHARI: Police have failed to find any clue to four members of a dacoits’ gang which kept police engaged for three days near Chak 113-WB and killed a tracker and a constable in the shootout...

    The outlaws who had taken refuge in corn fields managed to break the police siege laid by over 500 policemen from Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari
  • Building code introduced to prevent fire hazards

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday introduced a new building code and safety provisions to prevent fire hazards in residential and commercial buildings across the country, keeping in view local requirements and available resources...

    The Fire Safety Provisions, 2016 of the Building Code of Pakistan were approved by President Mamnoon Hussain at a ceremony held at the presidency...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Clinton’s 2016 White House launch contrasts with her 2008 bid

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as the commanding Democratic front-runner, entered the fray with a flurry of video, email and social media announcements that indicated she had absorbed some of the lessons of her painful 2008 loss and would not take anything for granted this time...

    Many Democrats have been waiting for Clinton to get back into the White House fight since the day in June 2008 when she pulled out of her...

  • IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases

    LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) denied on Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV programme revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted...

    German documentary maker Hajo Seppelt said “several” of the Caribbean island’s athletes had traces of clenbuterol, a banned muscle-building substance, in recent re-tests of 8-year-old urine samples... ...

  • SECP blames ‘floor’ for 2008 market crash

    ISLAMABAD: The report on the 2008 stock market crash was made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday...

    ”The incumbent SECP chairman and the relevant staff who were in the Securities Market Division (SMD) in 2008 emphasised that the corporate sector regulator failed to fulfill his duties...

  • Crash of 2008

    That question is: how do you curb the power of a small group of large stockbrokers to manipulate the market and thereby create the conditions for periodic crashes?The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has just completed its report into the crash of 2008, and the subsequent decision to place a floor on all stocks, and claimed that the “main fault lies with the commission”...

    The SECP claimed that “the only but severe fault...

  • SECP report on 2008 stock market crash in the offing

    KARACHI: The report on the “stock market crisis of 2008” has finally found its way to the offices of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    The great crash of 2008 had swept over trillion rupees from the market and no participant, including stockbrokers, could escape the damage...

  • Gold posts biggest rally since 2008

    LONDON: Gold soared the most since the global financial crisis in 2008 on Friday, after Britons shocked markets by voting to leave the European Union, fueling market turmoil that drove investors toward safe-haven assets...

    Gold soared nearly 11pc in September 2008...

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