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May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Islamic banking liquidity issues reviewed

KARACHI: Meezan Bank’s Shariah Supervisory Board reviewed major issues and challenges to Islamic banking industry with the focus on the critical challenges to liquidity management, a statement said on Monday. The board carefully reviewed and discussed various solutions for addressing the excess liquidity situation of Islamic banks and provided guidelines

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Inam capable of winning medal in Asiad’

KARACHI: A senior official of the Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF) on Saturday said he could not guarantee that Mohammad Inam would win gold in the Asian Games but added the ace wrestler is capable of claiming a medal as he is in top form. “There will be very tough competition in his weight category as world class wrestlers, especially from Iran, will be in his class

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Patriotism needs to be developed among students’

BUREWALA: Vehari Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti has said that education is a process of acquiring, realising and transmitting knowledge to others and those who worked hard achieve immense goals in their lives. He was addressing the annual prize distribution ceremony of Divisional Public School, Burewala on Monday. The DC said a multi-dimensional 4

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM SL cricket reaps record profits despite shocker year

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Wednesday announced a profit of $14 million last year, far above all previous records despite one of the worst on-field performances by the islanders in years. The board said it made a net profit of 2.12 billion rupees ($14 million) in 2017.Revenues, at six billion rupees, were roughly double 2016 figures, Sri Lanka 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM UN: 68 percent of world population will live in urban areas by 2050

UNITED NATIONS: Sixty-eight percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050, the United Nation said Wednesday, up from 55 percent at present.The UN report predicted an extra 2.5 billion people living in ever-expanding cities in the next 30 years, with as much as 90 percent of the urban growth centered on Asia and Africa. The boom in city-dwellers 5

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ministry mounts Rs62.21mln plan for mining sector reforms

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of planning, development and reform has started a new initiative to improve productivity in mines and mineral sector and boost exports, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported on Wednesday. Cluster Development Based Mineral Transformation Plan, costing Rs62.21 million, has been launched under Vision-2025 and would increase value 4

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Trump says Melania ‘doing really well’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his wife Melania is “doing really well” following a successful kidney procedure and will leave hospital within days. First Lady Melania Trump had surgery on Monday morning for what aides called a “benign” kidney condition. “Our great First Lady is doing really well. Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days,” Trump 3

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM ExxonMobil eager to bring LNG supplies to Pakistan

Islamabad: ExxonMobil LNG Market Development, Chairwoman, Emma Cochrane, has said that Pakistan was a key strategic market for ExxonMobil and the company was eager to bring LNG supplies to fuel the country’s strong projected growth, says a press release. Whilst delivering her speech on LNG Market Development, during GEO, Board of Investment Conference 3

May 12, 2018 12:00 AM JP Morgan looks to expand in China

Beijing: Wall Street titan JP Morgan Chase has become the latest firm to apply for a controlling stake in a Chinese securities venture, taking advantage of new rules Beijing put in place last month as part of a move to open up the economy. JP Morgan Broking applied to establish a foreign invested securities firm with 51 percent control on May 10, according

May 12, 2018 12:00 AM Vodacom Tanzania eyes more spectrum after solid annual earnings growth

DAR ES SALAAM: Vodacom Tanzania reported a 6 percent rise in full year pretax earnings on Friday, helped by the launch of cheaper smartphones, and said it plans to buy additional spectrum to boost internet services. Vodacom Tanzania, majority owned by South Africa´s Vodacom Group, said in a statement that EBITDA rose to 266.4 billion shillings ($117 million)