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May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Govt withdraws Rs10 health levy on tobacco

ISLAMABAD: The government withdrew health levy of Rs10 on a kilogram of tobacco in line with the senate’s demand and it is all set to present the amended finance bill 2018 before the national assembly for approval on Thursday (today). Officials said on Wednesday finance bill also proposed a 10 percent sales tax on rock phosphate imported by fertiliser

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Why so much hue and cry, NAB just probing report: Kaira

RAWALPINDI: While reacting on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s rant against National Accountability Bureau chairman, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said that why so much hue and cry being raised as NAB just asked for verification of the report, reported Geo News on Thursday. “What has the NAB chairman 13

May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Crisis-hit Iranian rial awaits buyers in Pakistani market

KARACHI: Iranian rial lost charm in Pakistani currency market after the US restored sanctions with exchange companies and money changers wanting to sell it ‘rock bottom’ levels but absent are the buyers' appetite, analysts said on Thursday. Couple of days back the Iranian currency could be easily converted, and after paying Rs2,100 one could easily get 100,000 toman 2

May 9, 2018 9:59 PM PPP to establish South Punjab province: Bilawal Bhutto

LAHORE: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto said that South Punjab would be carved out of Punjab as a separate province by his party. “We will make South Punjab a separate province if our PPP comes into power,” Bilawal told media persons in Lahore. His remarks came hours after 20 MNAs and MPAs from South Punjab met Imran Khan and joined his PTI under a written 1

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Papco’s mogas pipeline to replace vehicular transportation

KARACHI: A multi-grading white oil pipeline spreading over 784-kilometre is expected to be ready next year to supply motor gasoline in the upcountry amid a double-digit growth in demand of retail fuels, industry officials said on Tuesday. The officials said the multi-grading of the 784km white oil pipeline from Port Qasim to Mehmood Kot in Punjab would 5

May 4, 2018 12:00 AM East Asian economies seen growing 5.4pc

MANILA: East Asian economies are expected to grow faster than previously thought this year, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said on Thursday, driven by strong domestic demand, solid exports and stable inflation. In its flagship report, AMRO forecast East Asia will expand 5.4 percent in 2018, up from its previous forecast of 5.1 percent 3

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM ANP stages protest against anti-car lifting cell

NOWSHERA: Awami National Party (ANP), Nowshera chapter, staged protest against the anti-car lifting cell for picking the son of a local councillor. The sources said that anti-car lifting cell had picked Waqas Wazir, son of Ihsanullah Wazir, from Jan Market. The ANP activists gathered on the Nowshera-Mardan Road for traffic to demand release of Waqas 3

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM India using chemical arms against Kashmiris in IHK: AJK PM

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Wednesday accused India of using chemical weapons in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). He maintained, “There is evidence that Indian forces deployed in Kashmir had been using weapons that contain chemical agents in Kashmir.” This he revealed during his visit to the office of All Parties 4

May 1, 2018 12:00 AM Atlas Honda unveils Rs1.7bln investment plan to expand production capacity

KARACHI: Motorcycle manufacturer Atlas Honda on Monday announced more than Rs1.7 billion in investment to expand its production capacity on growing demand of two-wheelers in the country. “Atlas Honda Limited, a joint venture of Atlas Group and Honda Motor Company, is pleased to announce an investment plan for the expansion of its motorcycle operations 10

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM Thousands protest in Spain over gang rape acquittal

MADRID: Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets of Pamplona on Saturday to protest against the acquittal of five men accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman at the city´s bull-running festival. Demonstrators have filled streets across the country since the court ruling on Thursday, leading Spain´s conservative government to say it will consider 11