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  • Different types of thinking in consumers

    When people have to look downward to see a product, their thinking becomes more concrete; when they have to look upward, it becomes more abstract, says a team led by Anneleen van Kerckhove, a researcher at Ghent University in Belgium...

    Abstract processing has several effects on consumers, such as increasing their willingness to pay
  • Study says there are five types of diabetes

    There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognised, they reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal...

    In the same way that a patient requiring a transfusion must receive the right blood type, diabetes sub-types need different treatments, the study suggested...

  • Pakistan issues $1bn five-year sukuk bonds

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has issued $1 billion of five-year dollar-denominated sukuk bonds in order to offset pressure on its balance of payments and return foreign loans maturing this year...

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said during a press conference on Thursday that Pakistan received nearly $2...

  • Pakistan launches $500 million in Islamic bonds

    KARACHI: Pakistan is set to launch $500 million in Islamic bonds to raise money for its foreign exchange reserves, a senior official said Wednesday, as a three-year IMF bailout package nears a close...

    The government has started looking at key markets for the “Sukuk” bonds — a Sharia compliant instrument that offers profits instead of interest to its subscribers, a top official said...

  • UAE Crown Prince to visit Pakistan tomorrow 'to further strengthen bonds of friendship'

    Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will arrive in Islamabad tomorrow (Thursday) for a day-long visit "to further strengthen the bonds of friendship between the two brotherly countries", according to a statement by the UAE Ambassador in Islamabad...

    The UAE crown prince had last visited Pakistan on January 6 in 2019, just weeks after his country offered $3 billion to support Pakistan's battered economy...

  • Hindus want seats on municipal corporation

    RAWALPINDI: The All Pakistan Hindu-Sikh Social Welfare Association on Thursday demanded that the government provide the Hindu community with representation in the local government, so that the community may highlight its problems...

    Associaton president Jagmohan Kumar Arrora said that, like the Christian community, the Hindu community should also be provided representation in the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC)...

  • USAID contributes $241m to education, health and municipal services in Sindh

    KARACHI: The United States has given $241 million to the Sindh government since 2011 under the USAID programme for improvement in education, health and municipal services sectors...

    At present, Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP), Municipal Services Delivery Programme (MSDP) and Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) projects are in progress in the province...

  • Fire hits Umerkot municipal office ahead of NAB hearing

    UMERKOT: A mysterious fire on Saturday night partially damaged the five-year record of the Umerkot Municipal Committee (UMC) a day before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team from Karachi was scheduled to arrive in connection with a corruption case against certain UMC officials...

    The Karachi NAB had started an investigation after a complainant, Kirshan Khatri, claimed misappropriation of large amounts released to various...

  • Bodies formed to hand over CDGR assets to municipal corporation

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has notified committees at the district level to hand over the local government’s assets to the metropolitan municipal corporations (MMC) that would start functioning after the forthcoming local government elections...

    He said the committees would prepare the list of funds, assets of the district government departments in Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum and Chakwal to hand them over it to the municipal...

  • Municipal workers continue protest

    SUKKUR: Employees of the Sukkur Municipal Corporation (SMC), who had observed a a strike and held a sit-in outside the SMC office on Tuesday against non-payment of their outstanding salaries, continued their protest on Wednesday...

    On one hand the families of employees were facing starvation due to financial crisis while on the other the municipal commissioner of Sukkur was allegedly taking financial benefits and interest of the...

  • Rains expose deficiencies in city’s municipal, power supply systems

    Experts warned on Friday that the fast depleting departmental capacity of the municipal bodies, growing encroachments and non-disposal of solid waste could worsen the situation over the next few years...

    With little improvement in rain management system of the municipal authorities, the claims of Sindh government officials and the heads of the local bodies fell short of bringing quick relief to residents and commuters...

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