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Oil prices Rise in Asia


It was reported that the quiet Asian Trade saw oil rises rising on Tuesday. West Texas Intermediate gained four cents and appreciated to $94.66 in Asian trade. 

Karachi stock exchange falls after Pak-US tensions

Karachi Stock Exchange

After growing tensions between Pakistan and United States of America, traders understand why Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) went down on Monday. The KSE-100 index lost 1.2 percent or 271.26 points to close at the 22,377.83 mark. It has been analyzed that if the tensions keep on rising, it is going to effect the balance of […]

Oil prices extend losses in Asia


US oil prices have extended more losses in the Asian trade, as it was reported on Wednesday that dealers are increasing stockpiles, which means that the demand for oil in the world’s biggest economy has fallen. The prices slipped down by 16 cents for December as they were sold for $98.14 per barrel. On the […]

IMF refuses to write off or restructure Pakistan’s loans

International Monitory Fund (IMF) mission in Pakistan chief Jeffrey Frank said the IMF cannot write off or restructure Pakistan’s loan.   While speaking to the media, Frank said Pakistan has not formally sought a new program, adding that if they did want to seek a new program their economic strategy must radically change as losses […]

The Global Religious Landscape: Half of Muslims below 23 years

Islam, the second largest religion in the world, has the lowest median age as half of the Muslims are 23-year-old or younger, compared to 28 for the whole world population, a recent study says.   A comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion […]

Ali Zafar becomes 2nd most desirable Asian man

Pakistani pop-star-turned-actor Ali Zafar has been named as one of the sexiest Asian men on the planet.   He is second only to Indian actor Hrithik Roshan who has been declared as the sexiest Asian man on the planet by a weekly magazine published from London which releases the list every year.   Eastern Eye […]

Blind T20 World Cup: Pakistan defeats India

Pakistan blind cricket team on Friday thrashed Indian blinds convincingly by eight wickets in Twenty-20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the blind at Banglore, India. India set a huge target of 250 for Pakistan in 20 overs which the green shirts chased handsomely in 19 overs with the loss of just 2 wickets. This was […]

United Kingdom’s education ranks 6th in global ranking: Report

A global league table published by education firm Pearson declared the United Kingdom’s education system as ranked sixth best in the developed world. The first and second places are taken by Finland and South Korea.   According to the media reports, the rankings combine international test results and data such as graduation rates between 2006 […]

Faiz Ahmed Faiz remembered on his death anniversary

Today, one of the most famous poets, influential journalists and revolutionary left-wing intellectuals, of sub-continent, Faiz Ahmed Faiz is being remembered on his death anniversary.   One of the most prolific poets of the 20th century‚ Faiz was known to have reached out‚ through his work‚ to the wealthy and to those less fortunate alike. […]

Pakistan elected to United Nations Human Rights Council

Pakistan has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, an intergovernmental body within the UN system.   Pakistan, which had the endorsement of the Asia Group, polled 171 votes, when 97 were required. The United States and Germany won a closely contested race among western nations. In Asia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, South Korea […]

Pakistan has made tremendous sacrifices for peace: Prime Minister Ashraf

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday said Pakistan in pursuit of peace and prosperity has made tremendous sacrifices which had to be acknowledged by and large.   Addressing 9th Summit of the Asia-Europe in Vientiane Laos ‚ the Pakistani premier said the region’s enormous potential would remain under utilization if an atmosphere of conflict […]

Elections will be free and fair: PM Raja Pervez Ashraf

Pledging that the government is committed to hold free, fair and transparent general elections, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said it would further help strengthen democracy in the country. Addressing the Cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday‚ he said there is election activity prevailing in the country and it would be a milestone for […]


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