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Apple reaches $490m settlement over CEO Cook’s China sales comments

Apple reaches $490m settlement over CEO Cook’s China sales comments

Beijing, MAR 16: Apple agreed to pay $490 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged Chief Executive Tim Cook defrauded shareholders by concealing falling demand for iPhones in China. A preliminary settlement was filed on Friday with the US District Court in Oakland, California, and requires approval by US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. It stemmed from Apple’s unexpected announcement on Jan 2, 2019 that the iPhone maker would slash its quarterly revenue forecast by up to $9 billion, blaming US-China trade tensions. Cook had told investors on aRead More


Pakistan welcomes Adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution Titled “Measures to Combat Islamophobia

FO rubbishes reports of IAEA delegation’s visit to Pakistan as ‘fake news’

ISLAMABAD, MAR 16 /DNA/ – Pakistan welcomes the adoption of the resolution titled “Measures to Combat Islamophobia,” by the UN General Assembly with an overwhelming majority. The resolution was presented by Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as a follow-up of the General Assembly Resolution 76/254, which designated 15th of March as the International Day to combat Islamophobia. The General Assembly has condemned the incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence against Muslims as manifested in the increasing number of incidents of desecration of the Holy Quran,Read More


CM Maryam welcomes Shahbaz Sharif’s economic road map

CM Maryam welcomes Shahbaz Sharif's economic road map

DNA LAHORE, MAR 16: “Prime Minister has presented the best road map to take Pakistan out of economic crisis,” said Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif. She added,”It is a historic and revolutionary initiative. His vision for promoting foreign investment is commendable.” Madam Maryam Nawaz Sharif highlighted,”Reducing inflation and alleviating poverty is a crucial part of this economic road map.” She added,”Our goal is to achieve high production through low cost agricultural inputs in the agricultural sector.” Madam Chief Minister emphasised,” Everyone has to work together for the development and stabilityRead More


PTI finalizes candidates for senate elections

PTI finalizes candidates for senate elections

Imran Khan approves names for Senate tickets  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has finalized the names of its candidates from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab for the forthcoming Senate elections.   PTI Founding Chairman Imran Khan approved the names of his party’s candidates for Senate tickets on Saturday afterwards the party released the final list of candidates for the upper house polls. Murad Saeed, Faisal Javed Khan, Mirza Afridi, Irfan Saleem and ⁠Khurram Zeeshan will be the party’s candidates for general seats from KP, while Azhar Mashwani would be the covering candidate ofRead More


Nadeem Jan calls for 50pc increase in taxation to deter smoking among youth

Nadeem Jan calls for 50pc increase in taxation to deter smoking among youth

DNA Islamabad: Former Federal Minister for National Health Services, Dr Nadeem Jan called for a significant increase in cigarette taxation by 50% to deter smoking among the population, especially the youth, due to serious health risks. Dr. Jan stressed the importance of higher taxes as a measure to make cigarettes less accessible and to combat tobacco-related health issues effectively. During an anti-tobacco awareness session hosted by the Center for Research and Dialogue and IBC, he critically addressed the cigarette industry’s claims that higher taxes would lead to a surge inRead More


Govt must start deliberations with business leaders regarding upcoming budget: President ICCI

Govt must start deliberations with business leaders regarding upcoming budget: President ICCI

ISLAMABAD, MAR 16 /DNA/ – President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari has called upon the Government to immediately initiate deliberations with the business leaders in connection with the forthcoming budget to make it a business friendly. In a statement, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari said that owing to the existing  high inflation rate, trade deficit is on the rise and the hardships of the business community have multiplied. Hence the situation demands that the Government should start deliberations with the business leaders, incorporate their suggestions in the budget documentRead More