ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Tuesday that Pakistan Railways has completed the feasibility study of up-gradation of Quetta-Taftan railway track. Sheikh Rasheed said this while talking to Iranian Ambassador Syed Mohammad Ali Hussaini who called on him in Islamabad today. During the meeting, matters pertaining to mutual interests were discussed.

The limit for general loans shall be up to Rs350,000 to a poor person. KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday announced an enhancement in the limits on various loans, as well as an upward revision in the income eligibility for potential borrowers, in light of the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on the economy.

ISLAMABAD: The Nelum-Jhelum Power project has accomplished another milestone, as the project generated 10 billion units of electricity in a single day, ARY News reported on Monday. As per details, 10 bn units of electricity were provided to the national grid, yesterday, said Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). ?Rs120 billion were generated through supply of aforesaid units to the National Grid.?

KARACHI: After scaling new peaks, gold prices fell by Rs900 to Rs129,000 per tola in the domestic market on Monday, ARY News reported. Likewise, the rate of 10 grams of the yellow metal decreased by Rs771 to Rs110,596, according to All Pakistan Jewelers Association. Meanwhile, gold prices in the international market fell by $4 to $2,031 per ounce.

Gold rate in international markets went up $66 an ounce to a little over $2,041. REUTERS/Neil Hall/Files KARACHI: Gold rates shot up Rs4,800 per tola, the All Sindh Sarafa and Jewellers Association (ASSJA) said Wednesday, with prices around the world surging to their historic high as economic woes and resurgence in coronavirus cases kept investors on edge.

Faced with the coronavirus collapse in travellers, Taiwanese airlines have begun offering sight-seeing ?flights to nowhere? on their passenger jets ? including flight attendant lessons for children. At the headquarters of Taiwan?s China Airlines in Taoyuan on Saturday, 50 children took a morning course on how serve passengers aboard a mock cabin.

KARACHI: The higher-quality Euro 5 fuel to available at petrol pumps across the country in the next 15-days as the first shipment of Euro-V fuel has arrived in Karachi today (Saturday), ARY News reported. Talking to ARY News, Adviser to PM on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, said that the first batch of Euro 5 standard fuel has arrived in Pakistan and will be available at state-owned Pakistan State Oil (PSO) fuel stations in the next 10-15 days.

Gold prices in the international markets went up $4 an ounce to $2,054. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files KARACHI: Gold rates in Pakistan rose Rs2,500 per tola on Friday, the All Sindh Sarafa and Jewellers Association (ASSJA) said, marking a historic high, with prices around the world shooting up as well amid weak investor confidence in stocks over economic woes and resurgence in coronavirus cases.

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Sunday decided to reopen restaurants, gyms and all other business activities in the province from Monday, August 10, as proposed by the National Coordination Committee, ARY News reported. According to a KP Home Department, all restaurants will be allowed to reopen from Monday, while marriage halls and schools will remain closed across the province.

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