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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM FBR says ‘bulk of declarations’ under tax amnesty received from Dubai

KARACHI: Dubai is the offshore destination of choice for Pakistanis to park untaxed money as bulk of funds against declaration of foreign assets under the amnesty scheme were received from the Emirates, a top tax official said on Saturday. “We will disclose more details regarding declarations of foreign assets on June 30,” Tariq Mahmood Pasha, chairman

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Racist’ tweet could inspire Senegal

YEKATERINBURG, Russia: Senegal face Japan on Sunday (today) at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team. Along with Nigeria, a powerful Senegal side spearheaded by Liverpool striker Sadio Mane is flying the flag for Africa in Russia. After battling to a 2-1 opening

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM SBP to organise Punjab Games in Sept

LAHORE: Sports Board Punjab will organize 72nd Punjab Games with the collaboration of Punjab Olympic Association (PbOA) from 5 to 10 September this year; Secretary Sports Punjab Aamir Jan made this announcement during his meeting with PbOA officials and provincial sports associations’ office-bearers at National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Secretary Pakistan

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM England seek trusty lieutenants to captain Kane

REPINO, Russia: Handed a winning start for the first time in a major tournament for 12 years by captain Harry Kane’s injury-time winner against Tunisia, England can look forward to Sunday’s meeting with Panama with a rare sense of World Cup calm. A two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner, Kane banished any remaining doubts over his ability to perform

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM SJAS presents gold medal to Sarfraz

KARACHI: Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) presented a gold medal to Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed here on Friday for his services for the country. Caretaker Sindh sports minister Dr Junaid Ali Shah, who is also SJAS patron, presented the medal to the Test stumper. Former Test cricketers Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu and Iqbal Qasim were also present

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM S Korea ex-PM dies at 92

SEOUL: Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea’s once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday in Seoul, his aide said. He was 92 years old, and is believed to have died of natural causes. Kim was once a top figure in South Korean conservative politics, and along with former presidents Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung, is considered one of the country

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Erdogan, rival Ince trade blows on eve of crunch Turkey polls

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival Muharrem Ince on Saturday traded blows in mass rallies on the final day of campaigning for Turkey´s most fiercely contested elections in years. Turks vote on Sunday in snap twin presidential and parliamentary elections called by Erdogan one-and-a-half years ahead of schedule, with the president

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Venezuela urged to stop spread of measles, diphtheria

WASHINGTON: The Pan American Health Organization on Friday painted a bleak picture of Venezuela’s healthcare system, calling for urgent action to stop the transmission of measles and diphtheria amid an intensifying crisis that has seen an exodus of doctors. The Americas were declared measles-free in 2016, but the viral disease, which causes pneumonia

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Shell says sales slipped after major supply chain safety overhaul

SHEIKHUPURA: Jawwad Cheema, managing director Shell Pakistan Limited, on Saturday said the company’s sales had substantially dropped following the removal of all the sub-safety-standard trucks from the supply chain in a bid to avoid tragic incidents like the one in Ahmed Pur Shariqa, South Punjab. On June 25, 2017 and explosion took place after an oil tanker

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Left chairmanship, not politics: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: In a video message released by the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), former military dictator General (R) Pervez Musharraf has clarified that he’s not quit politics but resigned as the party chairman after due legal consultation. “For my return to the country, I required three things: I may be allowed to take part in the election; my name be not put on the Exit Control