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March 16, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI demands 10pc cut in sales tax

FPCCI said the standard sales tax of seven percent should be non-adjustable and non-refundable and it should be collected at the single stage of import and/or at manufacturing, except high tax earning sectors for the government, including petroleum products, energy, telecom, tobacco and liquor. In the value-added chain industry, the sales tax may be collected 2

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM Govt ready to review taxes impeding growth: Haroon

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM on Revenue Senator Haroon Akhtar Khan on Wednesday said the government was willing to review and adjust high taxation rates in case they were found to be stymieing growth of any sector or industry. "The government is not in favour of counter-productive taxation as our prime objective is to promote growth and help businesses 3

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Trump eyes TV pundit as economics guru

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Tuesday there’s a “very good chance” he would name conservative television personality Larry Kudlow to replace top economic advisor Gary Cohn, who resigned last week following a battle over import tariffs. Like Cohn, Kudlow has a record of opposing import duties on steel and aluminum, but Trump said the TV pundit 3

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Sterling climbs after Hammond speech

LONDON: Sterling rose to a two-week high on Tuesday as the dollar sold off after data showed U.S. consumer price inflation in February cooled and President Donald Trump said he had fired U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. As the dollar began its sell-off, British Finance Minister Philip Hammond gave his half-yearly economic update on the economy 5

March 12, 2018 12:00 AM Spirit key to Southampton’s top-flight survival: Pellegrino

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom: Spirit and aggression are vital for Southampton’s hopes of turning their fortunes around and avoiding relegation from the Premier League this season, manager Mauricio Pellegrino said. Southampton, who secured an eighth-placed league finish last season, have won just five of their 30 matches this campaign to sit a point and a place 11

March 3, 2018 12:00 AM Uplift spending slashed by Rs200 bn to contain budget deficit

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to contain the budget deficit at slightly over five percent of the GDP in line with revised fiscal framework agreed with the IMF, the government has slashed down development spending by Rs200 billion. This has been done for empowering FBR for collection of the gas infrastructure development cess (GIDC) and maximising efforts on part of the tax collection 11

March 2, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan 13th among 25 most powerful world armies

LAHORE: With a total military strength of 919,000 personnel, total aircraft might of 951 and a defense budget of $7 billion, the Pakistani armed forces have been ranked 13th amongst the 25 most powerful world militaries, according to a fairly recent February 26, 2018 report of an American financial and business news website "Business Insider." The "Business 14

March 1, 2018 11:39 AM Pakistan military ranked 13th most powerful in the world by US website

US-based Business Insider has rated Pakistan’s military as the 13th most powerful amongst 25 strongest armies in the world. The ranking is based on the diversity of weapons possessed by each nation and the list has gauged the manpower available to each country too. Geography, logistical capacity, available natural resources and status of local industry 7

February 22, 2018 10:52 PM Darul Uloom Haqqania to get further Rs 277 million grant

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to grant furthermore funds of Rs 277 million for its ally Maulana Samiul Haq’s seminary, Darul Uloom Haqqania. Following this amount, the sum of funds granted to this religious seminary has reached to a whopping Rs 577 million. The provincial government, in its budget 5

February 22, 2018 12:00 AM KP govt plans to pass sixth budget before end of tenure

PESHAWAR: To accommodate new projects and ensure continuity of work on the ongoing development schemes, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa coalition government is planning to pass the budget for the financial year 2018-19 before the end of its five-year term, sources said. The sources told The News on Wednesday that the provincial 10