Auto manufacturers to demand increased prices as dollar shoots up and sales target get inversely affected

Auto manufacturers to demand increased prices as dollar shoots up and sales target get inversely affected

KARACHI: The free dip of the rupee this year against the US dollar will be impacting many industries amongst which auto industry will be one of the worst affected as it is bracing for weak demand. All major auto manufacturers have elevated car prices three to four times since December 2017...

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Google challenges Apple, unveils Pixel 3 – Not just smart, but thoughtful

Google challenges Apple, unveils Pixel 3 – Not just smart, but thoughtful

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google unveiled on Tuesday the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer, as it makes a come-from-behind push into hardware. A frame that automatically displays only the good pictures. A phone that screens telemarketer...

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Karachi’s sizzling temperature to soar as high as 38°C today, and 40°C on Saturday

Karachi’s sizzling temperature to soar as high as 38°C today, and 40°C on Saturday

KARACHI: The mercury is expected to rise to 38°C in the metropolis today (Wednesday). According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the weather will remain dry and hot in Karachi over the next 24 hours and there will be dusty winds. The Met Office said that light winds are blowing from...

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PM Imran Khan to inaugurate the 5 million housing scheme “Apna Ghar Authority” today

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate the 5 million housing scheme “Apna Ghar Authority” today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the 5 million housing project; “Apna Ghar Authority,” today (Wednesday) at 5pm at the PM House. Registration for the houses is also expected to begin today, sources added. However, they said that registration for the houses does not entail allotment and will only identify...

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Punjab Food Authority executes a special drive to ensure health standards at canteens and cafeterias, seals 8 of them

Punjab Food Authority executes a special drive to ensure health standards at canteens and cafeterias, seals 8 of them

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority’s food safety teams on Tuesday executed a special drive against canteens and cafeterias operating in educational institutions and hostels in order to inspect food safety measures, media reported. According to a statement released by the authority, nearly 128 messes and cafeterias of private and public universities...

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SC nullifies Talal Chaudhry’s apology in contempt of court case, disqualifies him for a period of 5 years

SC nullifies Talal Chaudhry’s apology in contempt of court case, disqualifies him for a period of 5 years

ISLAMABAD: A five member larger bench of the Supreme Court has dismissed intra court appeal of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhry against his conviction in contempt of court case. The bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case. The sentence by a three judges...

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