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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • TTP trying to re-establish financial network in Karachi for renewed strikes

    KARACHI: While security officials claimed that they have eliminated the strongholds and infrastructure of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Karachi, they are apprehensive about reports that the banned outfit was attempting to re-establish its financial network in the city in a bid to increase its capability to launch terrorist attacks...

    The officials also claimed that although the capability of banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi...

  • Vohra seeks Karachi’s due financial share

    KARACHI: “The absence of a local body government for the last eight years has added to Karachi’s problems...

    It is ironic that 90 per cent of citizens here don’t pay municipality tax,” said deputy mayor of Karachi Arshad Vohra here on Wednesday...

  • Dar blames past govts for financial woes

    ISLAMABAD: Winding up debate in the National Assembly on the federal budget for 2016-17 on Friday, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar rejected criticism of the budget by the opposition and said the economy was in a better shape now than it was under previous governments...

    Senator Dar accused the government of retired General Pervez Musharraf and the coalition led by the Pakistan Peoples Party of bringing the economy to what he called “the brink...
  • China leaders discuss financial reforms, growth

    BEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party opened a key meeting on Monday that will focus on financial reforms and how to maintain growth of around seven per cent and more broadly map out economic and social targets for the next five years...

    Monetary policy easing in the world’s second-largest economy is at its most aggressive since the 2008/09 financial crisis, as growth looks set to slip to a 25-year-low this year of under 7pc... ...

  • US says no sense of financial crisis developing

    WASHINGTON: US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that the decision of British voters to leave the European Union is “an additional headwind” for the US and global economies but “there is no sense of a financial crisis developing”...

    Lew said he has been in regular contact with finance ministers from other countries as well as financial market participants around the world and “we will continue to consult closely in the days, weeks and...

  • EU proposals give UK more autonomy on financial rules

    LONDON: British financial regulators could have more leeway to impose higher capital requirements on the country’s banks under proposals to keep Britain in the European Union...

    One of the proposals addresses the politically sensitive issue of financial rule making and regulation...

  • Concern over financial woes of zoo, Safari Park

    KARACHI: Participants in a meeting held on Tuesday at Karachi University (KU) expressed serious concerns about the financial crisis being faced by the Karachi zoo and Safari Park though they generate large yearly revenues...

    The meeting of the zoo advisory committee, headed by the Commissioner Karachi was organised at KU’s zoology department...

  • Brexit and the City: taking London’s financial pulse

    LONDON: Will Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries? The financial services sector, which accounts for about 12 per cent of Britain’s economic output and pays more tax than any other industry, potentially has a lot to lose from the end of unfettered access to the EU’s post-Brexit market of 440 million people...

    Known for centuries as “the City”, London’s financial centre has...

  • 24 people jailed in China for $7.6bn financial scam

    The brazenly luxurious lifestyles of top Ezubao bosses drew wide attention to the long-running case, one of the several recent high-profile trials to shine a light on pervasive fraud and corrupt practices in the Chinese financial industry...

    As authorities closed in, company executives were reported to have buried financial documents in the ground near corporate headquarters in the eastern province of Anhui...

  • Pakistan wants the US's trust, not its financial assistance: COAS

    Pakistan does not want material or financial assistance from the US, but needs to be trusted and treated with respect, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa told US Ambassador David Hale on Wednesday...

    Responding to the invective, the army chief said: "We are not looking for any material or financial assistance from the US, but trust, understanding and [an] acknowledgement of our contributions...

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