Daily Archives: December 23, 2008

Rupee regains strength vs dollar-22nd December 2008

KARACHI: The national currency recovered some of its strength against the American currency in the inter-bank market, dealers said on Monday. The rupee gained 10 paisas against the dollar during the day’s trading. The greenback commenced the week’s trading at Rs 78.75 for buying, appreciated and was changing hands at […]

Corruption, confrontational politics threaten progress in S Asia: WB

By Sajid Chaudhry ISLAMABAD: Corruption, confrontational politics and conflicts threaten to derail the process of economic development in South Asia, states World Bank Annual report 2008, released here on Monday. The launching of the report coincided with the increasing tension between India and Pakistan over Mumbai attacks and possibility of […]