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CPEC: KCR to be completed by Sept 2020

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ISLAMABAD: The revival and construction of Karachi Circular Railway that was earlier scheduled to be completed in 10 years, would now be completed in...

Investment to grow by 17 pc in the current year

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ISLAMABAD: In order to achieve sustained and inclusive growth, the government has targeted the investment to grow at the rate of 17.2 percent of Gross...

China and Pakistan to cooperate in uranium exploration

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BEIJING – China and Pakistan have signed an agreement for technical cooperation in the exploration and development of uranium resources, local media r...

IDPs returning to FATA receive assistance from FAO, JICA to secure agriculture based livelihoods

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Farmer households in Khyber and Kurram agencies of FATA have received assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO...

Copper holds near two-year high, China and dollar support

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Copper prices held near two-year highs on Tuesday, supported by expectations of stronger demand from top consumer China, where a government-led infras...

Drought hits parts of North Dakota spring wheat prospects

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Spring wheat crops in central and northwestern North Dakota were showing the effects of hot, dry conditions and yield prospects were down sharply from...

European wheat futures fall to month lows

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European wheat futures fell on Monday to end July near the lowest levels of the month as a 2-1/2 year high for the euro versus the dollar added to pre...

CPEC: Pak Railways to ensure transparency in ongoing projects

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LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Chairperson Ms Parveen Agha has said that as an institute, railways should have to be more proactive, transparent and respon...

First CPEC forum held to explore opportunities in cosmetics industry

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BEIJING: The first China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Forum for Beauty Business was held at China National Convention Center (CNCC) here on Monda...

CPEC to be studied in depth

PAR Aug 2, 2017 0

KARACHI - President of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) Karachi, Prof Dr Zubair Shaikh, has asked the teachers and students involved in research...

Prices of phutti rise on cotton market

PAR Aug 1, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures inched higher on Monday, moving close to a six-week high, as investors covered short-positions amid a sagging dollar. The December...

Govt agrees to release fertiliser subsidy

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LAHORE: The federal government and fertiliser producers have reached an agreement on the process to be adopted to resolve the subsidy issue and the co...

Palm oil prices stable on European vegoils market

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EU rapeseed oil prices rose on Friday, buoyed by strong gains in Chicago soyabean oil and further strength in energy markets. Palm oil prices, however...

Soyameal steady on European feeds market

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Soyameal offers on Europe's meals and feeds market were flat to higher on Friday, supported by an earlier rebound in Chicago futures as traders grappl...

Pakistan and Azerbaijan to boost bilateral trade

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has invited Azerbaijan to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to its strategic location as a transit hub for East-Wes...