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December 12, 2017 2:05 AM Car sales post robust growth

KARACHI: Car sales continued to show robust growth, reaching 87,273 units in July-November against 71,877 units in same period in the previous fiscal year. The bus segment remained in the red as overall sales plunged to 276 units from 468. However, assemblers of heavy vehicles covered up their bus sales losses with surging sales of trucks which swelled

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Dubai foresees $15.5bln expenditures

Dubai: Dubai on Sunday adopted its 2018 budget foreseing expenditure of 56.6 million dirhams (around $15.5 billion), a 19.5 percent increase over last year, as it prepares to host Expo 2020. But the 2018 budget of Dubai, one of seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates, also forecasts a deficit of $1.7 billion -- the highest since the 2009 financial 2

December 1, 2017 12:00 AM Study urges involvement of all stakeholders in budget preparation

Study urges involvement of all stakeholders in budget preparation PESHAWAR: A study conducted by the Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) suggested that there was a dire need to discuss the district budgets with citizens groups, civil society and media for achieving the local development agenda. It said there were several lacunae in the district 9

November 30, 2017 12:00 AM Indian serial thief stole 120 hotel TVs!

NEW DELHI: Indian police have detained a man who stole 120 TV sets from hotels over four months, officials said on Wednesday. Vasudev Nanaiah booked into budget hotels in states across southern India with oversized bags to put the televisions in when he left. If the room television did not fit his bag, the 34-year-old Nanaiah would go out to a local 2

November 26, 2017 12:00 AM Sindh asks businesses to deduct withholding tax on services

KARACHI: Sindh tax authority delegated businesses with a responsibility to deduct withholding tax on payment to a service provider as it was tasked to jack up revenue by almost 30 percent for the current fiscal 2017/18, officials said on Saturday. Officials said Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) has widened the scope of withholding tax regime and directed national 4

November 19, 2017 12:00 AM EU cuts funding to Turkey in 2018 budget

Brussels: An EU 2018 budget deal was announced Saturday that cuts funds destined to Turkey, citing doubts about Ankara´s commitment to democracy and human rights. German Chancellor Angela Merkel had led calls for a cut to the funds, which are linked to Turkey´s stalled bid to join the bloc, following mass-scale arrests in the country since the failed 7

November 18, 2017 12:00 AM US Congress is ready to forward $700 bn defence budget to president

WASHINGTON: The US Congress is ready to forward a nearly $700 billion defence budget for the next fiscal year to the president to sign into law, offering $350 million to Pakistan under the CSF. The 2018 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) was passed through both the chambers of the Congress by a voice vote this week. The bill offers at least $350 million 14

November 2, 2017 5:09 AM CM restrains govt schools from collecting examination fee

KARACHI: The provincial government will bear all expenses relating to the examinations of classes IX to XII of all students enrolled in public sector educational institutions. Therefore, no government school is entitled to collect the examination fee. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah made this announcement on Wednesday after taking notice of media reports 5

November 2, 2017 5:05 AM CM warns govt schools against collecting exam fee

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government would bear all the expenses relating to examinations of class IX to XII enrolled in public sector educational institutions. “No public school or educational board is entitled to collect examination fee,” he said on Tuesday after taking a notice of the media reports 6

November 2, 2017 2:11 AM Smog continues to send people to hospitals

LAHORE: The citizens have been suffering from eye irritation as well as nose, throat and respiratory problems due to dense smog for the last couple of days in the provincial metropolis. A number of people, including children, were admitted to different government and private hospitals of the city where everyone was found complaining about burning eyes and respiratory 10