Archive of 8 June 2011

Govt’s 5-pronged strategy on poverty alleviation to benefit common man: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said the government had charted out a five-pronged strategy to address poverty alleviation to provide relief...

US stocks close lower amid recovery worries

NEW YORK: US stocks ended in negative territory Wednesday amid fresh signs from the Federal Reserve that the pace of economic recovery is slowing. The Dow...

Drawdown could cripple Afghan economy: US Senate

WASHINGTON: Afghanistan's international aid donors must overhaul their approach in order to avert an economic collapse when foreign forces leave the war-torn country, a US...

Stocks hit by growth worry, oil rises after OPEC

NEW YORK: US and European stocks fell for a sixth day on Wednesday on worries about a bleak global economic outlook, while oil prices jumped...

ECNEC approves PC-1s of 9 road projects worth Rs56,926.31m

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Mohammad Junaid said Wednesday that Economic Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved PC-1 of nine major...

NATO wants broader Libya effort

BRUSSELS: NATO its air power stretched by the heaviest strikes to date on Tripoli, sought broader support for its bombing campaign in Libya on Wednesday...

China floods kill 52 as 100,000 flee homes

BEIJING: Floods triggered by torrential rain in southern and central China have killed 52 people and forced more than 100,000 to flee their homes, state...

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