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AscendEX Lists the Marvelous NFT Token, MNFT

International, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AscendEX is excited to announce the listing of the Marvelous NFT Token (MNFT) under the trading pair MNFT/USDT on AscendEX starting on January 14 at 5:30 p.m. UTC. Marvelous NFTs is a blockchain game development company and the official intellectual property licensee of Bad Days, a decentralized strategy […]

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AscendEX Lists Battle of Guardians Token, BGS

January 14, 2022 |

International, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AscendEX is thrilled to announce the listing of the Battle of Guardians Share Token (BGS) under the trading pair BGS/USDT starting on January 14th at 2 p.m. UTC. Battle of Guardians (BOG) is a real-time, multiplayer NFT fighting game that allows players to utilize their NFT assets as […]

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U.S. Institute of Peace Nominations Are Open for the 2022 Women Building Peace Award

January 14, 2022 |

Annual award recognizes women peacebuilders from conflict-affected countries. WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) announces nominations are open for the 2022 Women Building Peace Award. This prestigious annual award honors women who are building peace in countries impacted by violent conflict. The nominations period will run until February 14, 2022. The […]

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Pakistan’s Oladoc Raises $1.8 Million in Series A Round

January 14, 2022 |

Pakistan’s leading doctor booking and teleconsultation platform, Oladoc, has raised $1.8 million as part of its Pre-Series A round.The round was led by Sarmayacar Ventures along with participation from Doha Tech Angels and other angel investors. Althou…

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FBR to Integrate Foreign Currency Dealers With Its POS System

January 14, 2022 |

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to integrate the foreign exchange dealers with its Point of Sale (POS) system to keep an eye on the trading activities of the forex market.According to the draft, prepared by the tax collection authority, …

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Private Sector Borrowing Drops From 5.3% to 1.2% in 20 Years

January 14, 2022 |

Banks’ loans to the private sector dropped from 5.3 percent of GDP to 1.2 percent in the last 20 years, as per the World Bank (WB) data showing credit trends from 2001 to 2020.The WB is busy streamlining a picture of the current situation where the US …

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Remittances Surge to $15.8 Billion in First Half of FY22

January 14, 2022 |

The inflows of remittances maintained its sustainability from the recent past which continued to surge the overall values to a handsome level of $15.8 billion in the first half of the financial year 2021-22.The remittances grew by 11.3 percent during t…

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General Business News

PACRA Assigns Initial Entity Ratings to Unicol Limited

Lahore, March 22, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s ethanol industry is largely export based owing to lower domestic usage. The Country’s ethanol exports stood at USD 392mln in MY20, growing steeply by ~39%. Fluctuating yet inclining trend was witnessed in the global ethanol prices owing to spike in ethanol demand due to Covid-19 and closure of businesses […]

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Official News

Govt working to ensure implementation of laws related to women rights: Kanwal

Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, Development and Reforms Kanwal Shauzab says the PTI government, under its manifesto, is vigorously working to ensure implementation of laws related to women rights. Talking to PTV News, she said the government has done a lot on the agenda of women empowerment and enacted laws to safeguard their property rights. Kanwal […]

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Company News

Daily Distribution of JS Investments Limited

Karachi, JS Investments Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that a dividend of Re. 0.0183 per unit will be paid to the unit holders whose name appeared in the register of unit holders of JSIDDF at the close of the business day on March 19, 2021. JS Investments Limited is a public listed company incorporated in […]

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Board Meetings

Board of directors meeting of Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited

Karachi, Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on April 28, 2021 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Quarterly Accounts for the period ended March 31, 2020. Further, the company has declared the closed period from March 26, […]

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Education News

Taliban travel restrictions for women draws rare rebuke from Pakistan

Published by DPA The Pakistani government has voiced rare criticism of the Taliban in Afghanistan by denouncing the ultra-conservative group’s new travel restrictions on women. “Women can’t travel alone or go to schools and colleges … this kind of retrogressive thinking is a dangerous,” Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said late on Monday. “This extremism […]

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Entertainment News

Facebook Owner Meta is Testing a New Privacy Center

Facebook’s parent company, Meta is testing new privacy features and how it updates users regarding their privacy options. Meta will soon be centralizing privacy FAQs and controls across its family of applications.Meta’s new Privacy Center test app is c…

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