Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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Pakistan bracing for austere budget under IMF, finance chief says

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing a belt-tightening budget to tame its fiscal deficit, the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, adding that both civilian and military rulers agreed austerity measures were needed to stabilize the economy. But Hafeez Shaikh, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s top finance adviser, declined to say whether ...

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Police charge former finance minister Chidambaram over telecoms deal

MUMBAI: India’s federal police have charged former finance minister P. Chidambaram with abuse of his official position and criminal conspiracy over the approval of a telecoms deal in 2006, they said. The accusations center on the role of Chidambaram, now a senior leader of the main opposition Congress party, his ...

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