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  • Prize bond dealer robbed of Rs2.76m

    RAWALPINDI: A prize bond dealer was robbed of bonds valuing Rs2...

    Waqar Ahmed, who is associated with a trading company in Raja Bazaar, was going to office after purchasing 186 prize bonds worth Rs15,000 each from the State Bank of Pakistan on The Mall...

  • Record nominations for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

    German chancellor Angela Merkel, Pope Francis, residents of Greek islands helping refugees, US actress and activist Susan Sarandon and US presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s name has been put forward among a record 376 nominees for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, according to a report published on The Guardian website...

    Around 228 individuals and 148 organisations nominated for the prize, which will be announced on Oct 7, the Nobel...

  • Dylan the Enigmatic accepts 2016 Nobel prize at last

    After months of uncertainty and controversy, Bob Dylan finally accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature at a jovial, champagne-laced ceremony on Saturday, the Swedish Academy announced...

    The academy, which awards the coveted prize, ended prolonged speculation as to whether the 75-year-old troubadour would use a concert stopover in Stockholm to accept the gold medal and diploma awarded to him back in October...

  • PM’s Karachi visit: meeting with CM not on schedule

    ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will spend the whole day in Karachi on Monday, but a schedule for the visit released by his office did not include any meeting with Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah or chairing of any meeting on the law and order situation in the city...

    The Karachi corps commander and the director general of Rangers may also join the deliberations in a bid to sort out what the chief minister described...

  • LG poll schedule announced for 1,439 Karachi seats

    KARACHI: The third phase of the local government elections began on Monday with the announcement of its poll schedule for six districts of Karachi division...

    According to the election commission, polling in Karachi division would be held on Dec 3, 2015 on 1,439 seats of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and district councils...

  • Schedule for LG election in Karachi issued

    KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday issued the election schedule for the third phase of local government election to be held on Dec 3 in Karachi division...

    According to the schedule, polling will be conducted on Dec 3 if polling date is not advanced by the ECP due to the Chehlum of Imam Hussain on the day...

  • Sindh silent over police plea to enlist Karachi mayor in fourth schedule

    KARACHI: The Sindh home ministry has preferred to keep silent over a recent recommendation made by the city police that mayor Waseem Akhtar be enlisted in the fourth schedule, it emerged on Monday...

    The deputy inspector general of police, East Zone Karachi, had recently recommended to the senior authorities in the police, the recommendation later sent to the home ministry, that Waseem Akhtar, the mayor of Karachi, be enlisted in the...

  • PSL final is the prize as Karachi Kings face Islamabad United in qualifier

    Karachi Kings won the toss and opted to bat first against Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League 2018 qualifier at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday...

    Karachi Kings: Khurram Manzoor, Joe Denly, Babar Azam, Eoin Morgan (capt), Colin Ingram, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Mohammad Amir, Usman Khan, Tymal MillsIslamabad United: JP Duminy (capt), Alex Hales, Hussain Talat, Luke Ronchi (wk), Asif...

  • Webb posts 11 luxury watches, three cars to secure $10m bond

    The indicted football official is providing 11 luxury watches to secure the $10 million bond that provided his release from custody along with his wife’s wedding ring, three opulent cars and 10 properties...

    According to an order filed Monday setting the conditions for release, Webb secured the bond with a five Rolex watches plus a Cartier Roadster, Hublot, Breitling, Panerai, Royal Oak Offshore and Luminor Marina...

  • Abu Dhabi sells first 30-year bond

    DUBAI: Abu Dhabi sold its first ever 30-year sovereign bond on Tuesday as part of a $10 billion triple-tranche debt issue that drew heavy demand...

    5bn bond issue by Saudi Arabia last week the largest emerging market bond sale in 2017 — and was the latest jumbo sovereign offering from Gulf states tapping the debt markets in a period of low oil prices...

  • Moody’s upgrades Pak bond ratings

    WASHINGTON: Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday upgraded Pakistan’s foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings to B3 from Caa1, and assigned a stable outlook...

    In Thursday’s rating action, Moody’s also changed Pakistan’s foreign-currency bond ceiling to B2 from B3, the foreign-currency deposit ceiling to Caa1 from Caa2, and the local-currency country risk ceiling to Ba3 from B1...

  • Court upholds ECB’s bond buying plan

    The court disagreed, saying the bond-purchase offer “falls within monetary policy and within the powers” of the European system of central banks with the ECB at its head...

    The bond purchase offer was part of ECB head Mario Draghi’s 2012 promise to do “whatever it takes” to save the euro...

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