KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves declined to $23.163 billion as of December 30, 2016 from $23.286 billion a week ago, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Thursday. The forex reserves held by the ...

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ISLAMABAD: The cases of violence against women (VAW) are on the rise as an official report reveals that there have been 53,364 such reported cases in Pakistan from 2011 to 2015, showing 34% increase during this period. ...

I’m hoping when our Legislature meets this year that lawmakers will get rid of this twice-yearly changing of the clocks. My preference would be to keep the same time as Arizona, which stays on Mountain Standard Time ...

Jan 5 Purecircle Ltd :* Trading update* Today provides a trading update for six-month period ended 31 december 2016 (h1 fy17).* Group sales in h1 fy17 are expected to be $47m, a decrease of 14% against h1 fy16 ...

State owned oil refinery Petrojam has announced a $0.40 reduction in gasolene prices effective tomorrow. The decrease will result in E-10 87 gasolene selling for $97.32 per litre, while E-10 90 will sell for $98.97 per ...

BOSTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Scientists believe a warmer climate will deliver more extreme storms to California, like the one that dropped three inches of rain on San Francisco in just an hour in 2014, triggering flooding ...

We need a celestial Sherlock Holmes on the Case of the Missing Clouds. Saturn's massive moon Titan lost its northern cloud cover from around 2010 to 2014. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been keeping an eye out for fresh ...

Finland has become the first country in the world to pay a basic income to randomly picked citizens on a national level in an experiment aiming at dismissing poverty, motivate people to join work force and decrease ...

Saudi Arabia has forecast its revenue from crude oil will significantly rise in 2017, as prices show a positive trend after the deal between OPEC, Russia and other producers to cut output. Riyadh expects to collect 480 ...

FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2016 -- Urinary incontinence is a widespread complaint among women, but a new study suggests that older women may find relief from this frustrating problem if they're slimmer and stronger. The study ...

BRUSSELS — The International Federation of Journalists says that 93 journalists and media staff were killed in targeted attacks, by bombs or by crossfire in 2016 while a further 29 died in two plane crashes. The IFJ ...

FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary incontinence is a widespread complaint among women, but a new study suggests that older women may find relief from this frustrating problem if they're slimmer and ...

Crude inventories were up 614,000 barrels in the week to Dec. 23, the EIA data showed, compared with analysts’ expectations for a decrease of 2.1 million barrel. (Reuters) Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on ...

U.S. crude oil stocks unexpectedly rose last week, while gasoline and distillate product inventories dropped, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Thursday.Crude inventories were up 614,000 barrels in the ...

Chances for rain are expected in the valley over the weekend, but showers should subside before Saturday night’s fireworks, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday will be dry with a high of 60 degrees, ...

A key measure of global investor confidence has ended the year on a weak note as the big institutions continue to shy away from equities. The State Street global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for December fell to ...

Dec 28 Great Lakes Dredge Dock Corp* Great Lakes Dredge Dock - size of board's directors with term expiring at 2017 annual shareholder meeting shall automatically decrease from 3 to 2 members * Great Lakes appoints ...

While U.S. auto sales are likely to set a record before 2016 draws to a close as it beats last year's mark of 17.5 million new cars and trucks, 2017 probably won't fare as well. In fact, it may surprise many people as ...

HAVANA (AP) - Cuba announced Tuesday that its economy shrank this year for the first time in nearly a quarter century as a plunge in aid from Venezuela overwhelmed a surge in tourism set off by detente with the United ...