Pakistan Railways

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Pakistan Railways Disrupted Amid Rising Fuel Crisis

Trains have gradually come to a standstill in Pakistan, as the Railways have disrupted amid rising fuel crisis in the country. Pakistan Railways have stopped services across the country, also due to lack of revenue amid ongoing financial crisis in the nation, reported The Express Tribune. Meanwhile, Pakistan Railways is also buying fuel from private firms to continue operations. However, government officials are yet to make a statement.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Fuel Crisis, Financial Crisis, Pakistan Railways, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Lion Dance

Photo: The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Lion Dancers Continue Craft Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid the pandemic, Cambodian lion dancers are all set to perform at Lunar New Year Ceremony. All the income sources have dried up during the pandemic, with the number of performances bottoming out to about once a month instead of five, said a performer. The Cambodian Chinese Association estimates there are eight troupes, but the number may shrink. Notably, Sino-Khmers have long been an integral part of the Cambodian society.

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 08:15 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: art & culture, cambodian lion dancers, Coronavirus Pandemic, Financial Crisis, legacy

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Photo: Hindustan Times

Pakistan Suffers Economic Crisis, Seeks IMF And Chinese Investments

The Pakistan Government is suffering economic crisis, due to financial burdens of domestic and external matters. According to local Islam Khabar, the Imran Khan Government is hoping new International Monetory Fund (IMF) loan under its extended fund facility (EEF) and Chinese investment for facing this financial crisis and meet gross financial needs. Notably, the Pakistan budget is expected to go up by USD 28-30 billion in next 2022-… read-more

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 03:36 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pakistan, Pakistan Government, International Monetory Fund, Chinese Investment, Financial Crisis

Courtesy: ANI

A milkman on his way

Photo: Deccan Herald

Milkmen Donates Rs 1 Lakh To School Facing Financial Crisis: Assam

About 600 milkmen from Sitajakhala cooperative society donated Rs 1 lakh to Sitajakhala Higher Secondary school, Jagiroad Assembly constituency, to help the school recover from its financial crisis in Assam. The group has extended support to the school by contributing just 15 paise per litre on sale from each milkman. "The school would not be facing such issues had they been provincialized," as per reports.

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Milkman, donation, Financial Crisis, School

Courtesy: The Quint

Shagufta Ali

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Actor Shagufta Ali Sells Car, Jewellery To Meet Her Medical Expenses

Describing the financial crisis, Actress Shagufta Ali said that she had to sell off her car and pieces of jewellery after she exhausted her savings due to the pandemic. However, the 54-year-old actress revealed that she had no work for years, and it became difficult for her to take care of her medical expenses. Moreover, Shagufta suffers from third-stage of breast cancer.

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 03:21 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Shagufta Ali, actress, Financial Crisis, Breast cancer, crisis

 Justin Trudeau

Photo: Economic Times

Canada To Give Rs 60-Cr Monetary Support To India For COVID Measures

The Canada government on April 27 announced that it would provide a financial aid of Rs 60 crore to India as a part of COVID assistance. The donation will be  transferred from Canadian Red Cross to the Indian Red Cross Society. Besides, oxygen concentrators, ventilators, and pharma products are also on the assistance list. "We are there to support in any way we can," said Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 05:40 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Canada, Justin Trudeau, Covid-19, Financial Crisis, Coronavirus

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: A pyre.

Photo: Telegraph India

Maharashtra: 4 Arrested For Stealing Pyre Ashes To Extract Melted Jewellery

Two men, along with their wives, were thrashed by locals of Devgaon Khurd village in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district after being caught stealing pyre ashes for extracting melted jewellery of a cremated woman. The accused were later handed over to police and a case has been registered against them. Reportedly, the offenders were facing financial crisis and after learning that the deceased was being cremated along with her jewellery, they … read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 01:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: aurangabad, Devgaon Khurd Village, Cremation, Financial Crisis

Courtesy: Times Now


Photo: Indian Express

Elderly Couple Dead In Kolkata; Police Suspect Suicide

In Kolkata's Girish Park region, semi-decayed corpses of an elderly couple have been recovered from an apartment on November 24. Reportedly, the near-by residents alerted the cops after they experienced a stench. The cops have retrieved the bodies of 71-year-old Biswajit Mitra and 68-year-old Sipra Mitra by breaking into the apartment. They stated that the duo was in monetary crises, thus suspect suicide. Moreover, they await the autopsy… read-more

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 05:28 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: West Bengal, Kolkata, Death, Financial Crisis

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

England Cricket Team

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England Cricketers Agree to a 15% Cut In Salary

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on October 23 that their cricketers under central contract had agreed for a 15 percent pay cut for 12 months. The decision was taken to tackle financial loss of $130.80 million owing to the pandemic. An agreement was made between the ECB and the Team England Player Partnership. Reduction in match fees, win bonuses and retainers will be a part of the reduction.

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 - 08:24 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: The England and Wales Cricket Board, Covid-19, Financial Crisis, Pay Cut

Courtesy: Sportstar

Representational Image of GDP

Photo: Representational Image/The Balance

GDP Is Expected To Grow 19% In 2022 Fiscal Year, says Finance Ministry

Finance Ministry, on September 19 predicted that the GDP will see a rise of 19% by the end of Fiscal Year 2022. K. Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to Finance Ministry said, "When you take account of the reforms, all those together will increase productivity in the economy and will help bringing growth." The experts also speculated that rebound might be strong but GDP may be less than the pre-pandemic times.

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 06:55 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Financial Crisis, FINANCE MINISTRY, GDP, Covid-19

Courtesy: Live Mint