Monthly Archive:: January 2018

Three civilians injured in Indian firing across LoC

Three people, including two women, were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations, targeting civilian population from across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations in …

Petroleum prices to hit three-year high

ISLAMABAD: Prices of major oil products are set to pass beyond three-year high, with diesel crossing Rs100 per litre mark – highest since November 2014 – amid rising international prices and falling rupee value. However, the government has the cushion to absorb …

Turkish football club pays new signing in Bitcoin

A Turkish amateur league football club has transferred a player by paying him with Bitcoin, in what the club chairman said is the first signing of a player in cryptocurrency. Harunustaspor chairman Haldun Sehit told Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency late Tuesday that …

Faysal Bank to open over 100 branches

DUBAI: Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank plans to add more than 100 branches in Pakistan this year through its subsidiary Faysal Bank, to capitalise on the country’s low penetration rate of banking services, a senior executive said. Ithmaar Bank owns 66 per cent of …