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May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Tax relief to leave Rs5b negative impact on economy: FBR

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assessed that different relief measures provided in the Finance Bill 2018 in shape of reduction in tax rate on fertilizer and others would have negative revenue impact of around Rs5 billion for next fiscal year 2018-19, The News has learnt. One top official of FBR told The News on Friday that the relief 10

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Over $9 bn CSF claims pending before US

ISLAMABAD: Over $9 billion claims of Islamabad have been still pending before US administration on account of the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) while Pakistan is expecting reimbursement of just around $140 million or Rs15.9 billion from Washington in the next budget 2018-19. When asked by The News on Wednesday night, Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail 4

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Man City resume record assault after goalless blip

LONDON: Manchester City’s ground-breaking season encountered a minor road block before their Premier League coronation on Sunday but their eyes are now firmly back on completing a record-shredding finale to the campaign. Following a surprise 0-0 draw with Huddersfield Town on Sunday, maximum points from their final two games, at home to Brighton & Hove Albion 8

May 5, 2018 1:28 AM ECP chides PM for saying ‘aliens’ will hold 2018 polls

ISLAMABAD: A day after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the upcoming general elections would be conducted by ‘aliens’, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday dismissed the insinuation terming it against the spirit of the Constitution and ECP mandate. ECP spokesman Altaf Khan said at a press briefing that the commission was fully 9

May 4, 2018 12:00 AM AIG profit falls 21pc on lower yields

NEW YORK: American International Group Inc reported a 21 percent decline in first-quarter profit on Wednesday, due to higher catastrophe and bad weather claims, as well as weaker investment income. The insurer posted $938 million, or $1.01 per share, in net income for the first quarter, down from $1.2 billion, or $1.18 per share in the same period a year earlier 5

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM Returning Hewitt wins doubles opener

ESTORIL, Portugal: Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt combined perfectly with teenage talent Alex de Minaur on Tuesday as the one-off doubles pairing knocked the second seeds out in the opening round at the Estoril Open. The ad-hoc Australian combination overwhelmed South African Raven Klaasen and New Zealand’s Michael Venus, with the seeds exiting 7

April 5, 2018 12:00 AM Peaty opts out of CW Games 200m

GOLD COAST, Australia: Olympic breaststroke champion Adam Peaty has chosen not to race in Thursday’s 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games to focus on his specialist 100 and 50m events. The 23-year-old Englishman, who broke his own world record en route to winning 100m Olympic gold in Rio two years ago, defends his Commonwealth title in the 100m on Friday 18

April 2, 2018 2:59 PM Gang from Punjab involved in car snatching busted in Karachi

KARACHI: An eight-member gang of car thieves from Punjab was recently busted by the Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) in Karachi which arrested three of the group’s most active members including the one who had been convicted several times in cases related to vehicle snatching, theft and fraud in Faisalabad, Okara, Sheikhupura and Lahore districts. The gang had recently 12

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM March US consumer confidence cools

Washington: US consumer confidence dipped in March, retreating from an 18-year high as public optimism about the economy moderated, according to a monthly survey released on Tuesday. Consumer views of present conditions, especially the business environment, as well as expectations for the future, dimmed slightly but remained strong, suggesting the economy 11

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM Zalmi & United ready to fight for PSL final glory

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi will be looking to make it two in a row when they take on Islamabad United in the HBL Pakistan Super League final – billed as Karachi’s biggest match of the decade — here at the National Stadium on Sunday (today), while the port city has been decorated to celebrate the return of international cricket after nine years. Zalmi, the defending 10