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Pakistan, Somalia Ink US 10.5 Mln Dollar Agreement For ID System

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Wednesday witnessed signing of an agreement between Pakistan and Somalia for grant of US$ 10.5 million and provision of technical assistance for development of Somalia’s National Identification System. The signing ceremony here at the Prime Minister Office was attended by Minister for Finance Miftah…
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Pakistan’s Future Lies In Knowledge-Based Economy: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said Pakistan’s future lay in knowledge-based economy and that was why the government was investing in the higher education sector. Ahsan Iqbal was chairing a meeting of vice chancellors hosted by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) here to review progress on higher…
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Pakistan To Host SCO-RATS Legal Experts Meeting From May 22 To 25

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization – Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Legal Experts meeting here from May 22 to 25. According to a Foreign Office press statement issued here on Tuesday, this is the first ever SCO meeting being held in Pakistan since becoming member of SCO in June 2017. The Pakistan is…
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How much do WWE superstars earn?

Have you ever wondered how much your favourite WWE star makes? Well, the salaries of every single WWE superstar have been revealed. It is no surprise to see Brock Lesnar, the current Universal Champion, leading the way, pocketing a cool $12million after bonuses. Lesnar, who woks limited dates, also receives $500,000 per main event and…
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A Splash of Colour: Poland’s Booming Make-up Industry

Make-up and cosmetics sales in Poland in 2017 topped 2 billion zloty for the first time ever. In 2018 sales in the sector are expected to increase by a further 5 per cent, which according to a report from Euromonitor International, makes Poland’s growth twice as high as any other market in the central and eastern European (CEE) region. Colour…
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Bank of Punjab posts gigantic losses of Rs3.32b after tax in 2017

By M J Hayat LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab (BoP) has posted a loss after taxation of Rs3.32 billion for the calendar year (CY) 2017 owing to the unreasonably high administrative expenditures of Rs 10.08 billion which is 20 percent additional as compared to the last CY 2016 and provisions against the Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) of Rs 14.13 billion,…
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The ‘Flippening’ Of Bitcoin (BTC) Has Begun

Less than ten days ago, Ethereum World News, ran an article highlighting the dethroning of Bitcoin (BTC) from the number one spot by Ethereum (ETH) that had been predicted by Roger Keith Ver; also known as ‘Bitcoin Jesus’. This act of Ethereum gaining dominance over Bitcoin is known as ‘Flippening’ in the Crypto-verse and has been further defined…
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LG acquires global premium automotive lighting Co

LAHORE: The Board of Directors of LG Electronics (LG) approved the acquisition of leading automotive lighting and headlight systems provider ZKW Group, capping a deal worth more than EUR 1.1 billion, LG’s largest acquisition to date. Under the terms of the transaction, LG Electronics will acquire a 70 percent stake in ZKW Group with parent company…
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