Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Pakistan

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign greener pastures all for his homeland Pakistan, sacrificed till death forty years of his life,...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms to any business that commits to not lay off workers for 3 months. The goal...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA) and identify a way forward to ensure sustainable market-led...

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan increased to 98 thousand with 2000 deaths

  The confirmed infections of the Coronavirus in Pakistan has risen to 98,943 cases, and the death toll from infection with the virus in the country increased to 2002 cases. It is noteworthy that the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) appeared in late...

Doctoring the pandemic

Specialized is the term "doctoring" but horrendous is the onslaught of an endemic. And when it is the proliferation of worldwide corona in Pakistan, it is a question of our out-of-the-ordinary doctors, nurses and paramedics to cope with the...

Bolstering the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the tally of Coronavirus cases in Pakistan crosses 80,000, the impacts of the pandemic are beginning to gain strength. Pakistan faces both a humanitarian and economic challenge with continuing lockdowns causing problems for individuals and organizations alike. The...

Pakistan Plane Crash: Death toll increased to 97 and two survivors

A Pakistani official said on Saturday, that the data recorded of the flight of the Pakistani plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood in the city of Karachi yesterday which resulted in 97 deaths. Two people on board miraculously survived,...

Take conscious investment decision

World has changed after 9/11 and recently after COVID-19. Its impact seems to have grave implications. Calculate your risk to protect your assets. Recent Developments IMF agreed to defer loan payments. Is it something to rejoice or raising concerns. At...

Pakistan: ABAD terms Construction Incentives as historic

Chairman Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) Mohsin Sheikhani has termed the incentives announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan as a historic package for the construction industry of Pakistan and this package will prove a turning point...

UK plans to ban public gatherings to curb the Coronavirus

The British government plans to enact emergency laws this week to ban public gatherings in an effort to curb the spread of the Coronavirus in an escalation of the crisis plan that critics say is too lax. Prime Minister Boris...

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Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...