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Govt to hike petroleum prices in January

ISLAMABAD: The government has prepared a 'new year gift' for consumers with two rupees per litre likely hike in petroleum prices from coming January, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The government has decided to hike 1.28 rupee per litre…

IMF predicts inflation hike in Pakistan next year

ISLAMABAD: A report of International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the prices of commodities will rise in Pakistan from the next year, ARY News reported on Monday. The report said that the inflation in Pakistan would hit 5.2% in 2017…

WHO urges price hikes on sugary drinks in obesity fight

GENEVA: The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary beverages as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization's…