Archive of 25 January 2019

Wall St surges on upbeat earnings, hopes of end to govt. shutdown

US stocks surged on Friday, as upbeat earnings reports helped investors put aside growth worries, with hopes of a resolution to the lengthy US government...

LHC suspends notification of appointments of chairmen BoDs

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday suspended a notification regarding appointments of chairmen of board of directors of six development authorities. Justice Muhammad Farrukh...

Zardari expresses grief over death of Naheed Mirza   

ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan People's Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Asif Ali Zardari Friday expressed his profound sorrow and grief over the death of Naheed Iskandar Mirza, the...

Govt to revive national & cultural festivals in the country: Fawad     

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government was going to revive the cultural and traditional festivals...

Nigeria government suspends top judge before elections

ABUJA: President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended Nigeria's top judge pending the outcome of his disputed trial on corruption charges, the government said Friday. "President @MBuhari suspends...

Total says CFO to retire this year

PARIS: Total Chief Financial Officer Patrick de La Chevardiere is to retire by the end of this year, a spokesperson for the French oil and...

Hajj expenditures become costlier by over Rs156,000, Senate panel told

ISLAMABAD: The Government Hajj Scheme expenditures have become dearer by Rs. 156,975 owing to various reasons including increase in transport and devaluation of rupee, Ministry...

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