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Policy rate to remain unchanged at 7pc, says SBP

KARACHI, Jan. 23 -- State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) kept interest rates on hold at 7 per cent on Friday as it sought to balance economic headwinds from the Covid-19 pandemic with the need to curb inflati... Read More


PM directs to immediately start work on housing projects for low-income groups

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 23 -- Prime Minister Imran Khan directed on Friday the authorities concerned to immediately start work on the housing projects for the poor and low-income groups. The directions from ... Read More


Reno 5 Pro 5G is Oppo's new masterwork to counter OnePlus

Odisha, Jan. 23 -- By Md Waquar Haider New Delhi: Refreshing its successful series, Oppo has launched the much-anticipated Reno 5 Pro 5G as the successor to Reno 4 Pro that made headlines amid impres... Read More


FM Qureshi urges Biden administration to 'not reverse' Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 23 -- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has urged the Biden administration to "persevere" with the Afghan peace deal which was signed in Doha between the United States and Taliban ... Read More


Hamza Shahbaz withdraws bail plea in SC

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 23 -- The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a post-arrest bail petition filed by PML-N vice-president and Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shahbaz after his counsel withdrew the... Read More


Sri Lanka to receive first batch of Covid-19 vaccines on Jan. 27 - President

Sri Lanka, Jan. 23 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says necessary measures have been taken to bring down the first consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines manufactured in India. According... Read More


Swiss court finds Israeli businessman guilty of corruption

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- In a landmark verdict in one of the mining world's most high profile legal cases, a Swiss criminal court found Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption and forgery on ... Read More


Papua BNN seizes 200 packs of marijuana from two dealers

Jayapura, Papua, Jan. 23 -- The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) in Papua Province seized 200 packs of dried marijuana from two drug dealers apprehended during drug raids on Thursday evening and early ... Read More


Court sends Khawaja Asif to jail on 14-day judicial remand

LAHORE, Jan. 23 -- An accountability court in Lahore on Friday sent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Asif to jail on 14-day judicial remand in assets beyond means case. The ... Read More


'Netaji was & is our National Hero' : Prosenjit Chatterjee

Kolkata, Jan. 23 -- Today is 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. On the verge of Netaji Jayanti, UNI exclusively caught industry superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee reminiscing Netaj... Read More