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  • Banks to remit Saudi riyal for Haj

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday allowed banks to remit foreign exchange (Saudi riyal) on behalf of the Haj group organisers (HGO) having allocated quota by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony (MORA) for this year...

    The banks have been told to focus on the procedure and guidelines issued by Saudi authorities for opening of bank account by the HGOs which make it mandatory for each enlisted HGO...

  • Saudi riyal forwards crash through key 1,000 level to hit record low

    DUBAI: The Saudi Arabian riyal hit a record low in the forwards market on Tuesday, breaching the key 1000-point mark as a fresh slip in oil prices raised fears that the kingdom will eventually scrap or loosen its currency peg to the US dollar...

    One-year dollar/riyal forwards — contracts used by counterparties to lock in a future exchange rate — climbed as high as 1020 points in very volatile trade...

  • Omani ships dock at Karachi for joint exercise with Pakistan Navy

    Two ships of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) arrived in Karachi on Monday to conduct a bilateral naval exercise “Thamar Al Tayyab” with Pakistan Navy, which is the eighth in the series...

    A Pakistan Navy statement said that upon arrival at Karachi Port, the visiting ships 'Rnov Al Sadh' and 'Rnov Al Bushra' were given a warm welcome by senior officials of Pakistan Navy at an impressive ceremony...

  • Wasa workers threaten to stop water supply to Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa), Hyderabad, employees on Monday threatened to disrupt water supply to the city in protest against non-payment of their salaries and dues and the relevant authorities’ indifference towards their other issues...

    Organised by Hyderabad Development Authority’s Mehran Workers Union, a demonstration was held by Wasa employees outside the local press club where participants carrying banners and...

  • Traders’ bodies call for strike in Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Leaders of traders’ associations on Friday issued a call for complete strike in the city on Saturday against heavy taxes imposed by Federal Board of Revenue and harassment of business community by tax collectors...

    At a joint press conference organised by Anjuman Tajiran Hyderabad at the press club, the traders’ leaders said that the government should exempt new businesses from income tax for at least three years and...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • The night my family miraculously escaped Hyderabad Deccan for Pakistan

    How aware were the powers that be that communities, families, friendships would be ripped apart?Desperate times lead to desperate measures, but the horrific chaos leading up to Indian independence, the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan defies belief...

    My mother’s family lived in Hyderabad Deccan in a beautiful house commissioned by my nana abba, Syed Taqquidin, then the Finance Secretary to the Nizam of Hyderabad...

  • World Bank projects Pakistan’s GDP growth rate at 5.5pc for 2017-18

    KARACHI: The World Bank projects that Pakistan’s GDP growth rate will be 5...

    In its Pakistan Development Update, a biannual publication shedding light on the state of the economy and its future prospects, the global lender said the economic growth rate projection assumes that oil prices would increase slightly and that “political and security risks will be managed”...

  • Pakistan docked for slow over-rate, Imran reprimanded

    DHAKA: Pakistan’s players were on Sunday fined for maintaining slow over-rate during their victorious second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka...

    Pakistan paceman Imran Khan, meanwhile, has been reprimanded for breaching the game’s code of conduct during the match, the ICC also said...

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