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  • Yearbook of photographers’ work launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Photographic Art Society of Pakistan in collaboration with Lok Virsa launched Yearbook 2015 that highlights the efforts of talented photographers...

    The yearbook showcases the impressions of more than 100 photographers to underscore their creativity and skill...

  • 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...

    “During the re-analysis of the stored urine samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the laboratory found in a number of cases of athletes from a number of countries and from a number of different...

  • 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...

  • Sugar strikes 2008 low, gold shines

    Prices then held close to six-and-a-half year lows on fears about slowing economic growth and faltering demand from top energy consumer China...

    13 US cents per pound, the lowest since June 2008, amid the broader commodities sell-off, before rebounding somewhat...

  • Wildest market swings since 2008 unnerve regulators

    With three months to go, 2015 is already the most volatile calendar year for markets since the depths of the global crisis in 2008, according to analysis from State Street Global Advisers...

    Central banks are in something of a bind: they’ve assumed greater responsibility for ensuring financial stability since 2008, but risk destabilising markets because investors are so skittish about the possibility of rising interest rates...

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