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  • Apple unveils iPhone X in major product launch

    CUPERTINO: Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone...

    “It’s great to have a product but we’d have liked it sooner rather than later, more like the beginning of October or mid-October,” said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt...

  • LNG defined as petroleum product

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday defined liquefied natural gas (LNG) as petroleum product, instead of natural gas, just to bypass the legal requirement of public hearing by the regulator for its pricing...

    “According to the new arrangement RLNG will be treated as a petroleum product and its pricing can be carried out in line with the prevailing practice for petrol/diesel pricing on monthly basis,” said an official statement on...

  • SECP approves micro-insurance product for low-income group

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved a new micro-insurance product aimed at providing hospitalisation coverage to low-income clients of a microfinance institution...

    The approval of the product — named ‘First Sehat Tahaffuz Plan’ — under the SECP Micro-insurance Rules 2014 was in line with the objectives of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) recently adopted by the federal...

  • Work on Gwadar product display centre to begin in January

    He said that the federal government had awarded a contract to the Chinese Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC) to develop and operate the port, bring in business and establish Pakistan’s first free economic zone...

    He said the free economic zone would be spread over 924 hectares (2,281 acres) near an additional 60-acre tract adjacent to the Gwadar Port Terminal where the COPHC would construct a world-class product display centre... ...

  • Move to diversify savings product base

    Market observers say people’s interest in DSCs, RICS and SSCs are also declining because they now have the opportunity of higher interest earnings in mutual funds...

    As the combined efforts of the fiscal and monetary authorities are focused on documenting the economy, central bankers say diversifying the product base of national savings is the need of the hour...

  • Major international product recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears

    French baby-milk maker Lactalis and health authorities have ordered a major international product recall because of fears of salmonella contamination following 26 cases of children falling sick in France...

    The recall will affect consumers in countries as diverse as Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Britain and Sudan, underlining the reach of the company and the difficulty in trying to trace all the potentially at-risk powder...

  • Commissioner told to notify dairy product prices within 10 days

    Directing the Karachi commissioner to issue a fresh notification of dairy product prices within 10 days, the court put off the hearing to a date to be later pronounced by the court’s office...

    Shaikh on Tuesday discharged the board to condole the death of Larkana District Bar’s former president and Pakistan Peoples Party MNA Ayaz Soomro...

  • Challenges to capital market expansion highlighted

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has observed that the capital market is still not a popular mode of investment among the general public, due to which the market is not performing at the optimal level...

    The SECP has said that the number of retail investors who invest through the market is much smaller than the number of those participating in IPOs -- for a quick return...

  • Pakistan’s women side an example for the men’s team: Azhar Mahmood

    Pakistan’s women cricket team may not be as experienced on the international stage as compared to the more popular men’s side — but their attitude and fighting spirit won many admirers at the recent World Twenty20...

    And now Pakistan's bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has urged the men's team to tap into the same spirit as the women displayed throughout the event...

  • ‘EU could serve as an example to India, Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Former Swedish prime minister Carl Bildt said on Wednesday that India and Pakistan need to resolve not only the Kashmir issue, but also a range of other matters including security and trade...

    Mr Bildt said India and Pakistan could use the European Union as an example to find common ground and solutions...

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