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July 21, 2018 12:00 AM Tax abolition on cotton import urged

KARACHI: Opposing customs duty and other levies on import of raw cotton, the Karachi Cotton Association on Friday said the country needed at least four million bales due to the shortage of the commodity. KCA Secretary Aftab Alam expressed concerns over the decision of the government to impose three percent customs duty, two percent additional customs 5

July 20, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises

DOHA: Last year, Qatar’s finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before fans started landing in the Gulf. “We don’t want to be painting while people arrive in the country,” he said, before going on to reveal Qatar is spending almost $500 million (430 million euros) a week on infrastructure 3

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Rs63 bn oil scam: NAB to take accused to court today

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is all set to produce senior general manager and former general manager of PSO, who were arrested in a massive scandal of 63 billion rupees in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and private oil companies in the court today (Monday) after completion of legal formalities. The accused arrested by the NAB on July 11 in Karachi 1

July 12, 2018 12:59 AM Trade gap hits record $37.7bn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit widened to an all-time high of $37.7 billion in the outgoing fiscal year, contributing to the rising current account deficit of the country. The deficit soared almost 16 per cent during the 2017-18, posing a serious challenge for the government to control the menace of rising current account deficit, according to official 6

July 11, 2018 12:39 PM China rejects Pakistan’s debt risk affects CPEC

BEIJING: China has rejected the reports that Pakistan’s foreign exchanges reserves are in short and would affect China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is the flagship project of Belt and Road Initiative proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday, The Western media reports that Pakistan's 8

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Engro Foods goes green in Sobhodero

KARACHI: Engro Foods Limited (EFL) has gone green by converting to solar energy for business operations at their Milk Collection Center (MCC) in Sobhodero, Sindh, a statement said on Monday. It has benefitted the center with continuous power supply for the industrial grade milk chillers and other heavy equipment with zero power generation cost, it added 3

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Minister defends UK’s Brexit plan amid party, business concern

LONDON: A senior British minister on Sunday defended the government’s plan to adopt EU rules on goods after Brexit, amid anger from MPs who want a cleaner break and concerns it will still harm business. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a leading Brexit supporter, admitted the proposal thrashed out by cabinet ministers during a day-long meeting on Friday 3

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM 49 killed as torrential rain pounds Japan

TOKYO: Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special weather warnings for three prefectures in the main island of Honshu, down from five, and urged 1

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Boeing to take over Embraer unit

SAO PAULO/PARIS: Boeing Co struck a deal for a controlling stake in the commercial aircraft arm of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA under a new $4.75 billion joint venture, the firms said on Thursday, reshaping a global passenger jet duopoly. The new company, encompassing Embraer’s airliner business, thrusts Boeing into the lower end of the market, giving 4

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Afghan troops kill 132 Taliban militants

KABUL: The Afghan army continued mopping-up operations against militants and killed 132 Taliban insurgents in latest raids on their supply lines and the group's mid-level command structure, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. Some 132 militants were killed and 28 others wounded during military operations and airstrikes in Afghanistan since early 3