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July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Firms urged to chip in for building dams

ISLAMABAD: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) while complementing the initiative of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued a circular to encourage companies to contribute to the cause of building dams. The SECP has motivated companies that as part of corporate social responsibility (CSR), this initiative will go a long way in resolving 1

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Tappi believed to be maintaining account with illegal money

ISLAMABAD: Investigators probing one of the country’s biggest money laundering scams informed the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday that a chunk of illegally parked money went into an account believed to be maintained by former President Asif Ali Zardari’s aide Awais Muzaffar Tappi who is residing in Dubai. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM PTCL, PSEB ink agreement

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has signed a strategic agreement with Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) for the provision of Cloud-based services, a statement said on Thursday. Adil Rashid, chief business services officer, PTCL, and Shaukat Ali, CTO, PSEB, signed the agreement, it added. PTCL will offer cloud-based solutions

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM SECP confirms PIF, PGF conversion into open-end funds

KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved the conversion of PICIC Investment Fund (PIF) and PICIC Growth Fund (PGF), being managed by HBL AMC into open-end funds, an announcement said on Thursday. The corporate sector regulator in a statement said it managed to bring this longstanding issue to a successful conclusion

July 12, 2018 2:59 PM PAF Hercules arrives in UK to participate in Royal Air Tattoo Show 2018

ISLAMABAD: An artistically painted PAF C-130 aircraft, landed at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK) to participate in the Royal International Air Tattoo Show-2018. The No 6 squadron Hercules would be vying for the coveted Concours D' Elegance trophy at the prestigious air show which will be opening for the general public from 13 July till 15 July. Theme 2

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM IMC wins gold at Asia Pacific skill contest

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company’s (IMC) team has won four medals, at “Asia Pacific Skill Contest 2018” in Thailand, defeating India, among other countries, a statement said on Wednesday. Asia Pacific Skill Contest is an annual competition, hosted by Toyota Global. This year’s contest, attracted at least 146 contestants, from 12 Toyota affiliated companies 1

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi women allowed to become notaries for first time

RIYADH: Women in Saudi Arabia have for the first time been allowed to become notaries, with 12 granted permission to start working in the profession, the justice ministry said Monday. The move comes amid a reform drive in the kingdom that saw the authorities lift a ban on women drivers in June. As notaries the women can now issue and cancel powers of attorney

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks inch up as value hunters go for oversold oil, financial shares

Stocks closed up on Tuesday following a volatile session as undervalued oil and financial scrips attracted institutional buyers and an assurance of timely elections by director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) restored some confidence among investors, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti from Arif Habib Corporation said stocks closed

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM US, Afghan forces clear IS from eastern district

DEH BALA, Afghanistan: US and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday. The operation in Deh Bala, on the border with Pakistan, began at the end of April and was largely complete

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Iran calls for EU help as shipping giant pulls out for fear of US sanctions

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France/LONDON: One of the world´s biggest cargo shippers announced on Saturday it was pulling out of Iran for fear of becoming entangled in U.S. sanctions, and President Hassan Rouhani demanded that European countries to do more to offset the U.S. measures. The announcement by France´s CMA CGM that it was quitting Iran deals a blow to Tehran 1