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Miftah hopes growth rate to reach 6.2 next year

WASHINGTON: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Miftah Ismail has said the growth rate remained at 5.8 percent during the current year and is expected to touch 6.2 percent next year. In an interview with a US TV channel in…

Rs 45 bn approved for HEC development

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal has approved allocation of Rs 45 billion for the development budget of Higher Education Commission (HEC) under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19. The…

Bitcoin declared ‘halal’ under Islamic law

An Islamic scholar has declared bitcoin ‘halal’ under Sharia Law, contradicting earlier ‘edicts’ that insisted the popular cryptocurrency is forbidden in the religion. The new statement has appeared in the publication of the study into…