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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Two children per family enough: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Terming the burgeoning population a ticking time bomb, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday suggested that two children per family would help control it. The suggestion from the top judge came during the hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to unchecked population growth. The chief justice directed the government, civil 14

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM LTU Karachi collects Rs587bln in first half of 2018/19

KARACHI: The Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU) Karachi has collected Rs587 billion during the first half (July–December) of the current fiscal year, amid flat growth in sales tax collection, sources said on Tuesday. The unit – the biggest revenue collecting arm of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) – posted only two percent growth in the collection of Inland 35

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM TPL Properties, Equitativa sign MoU

KARACHI: TPL Properties has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Equitativa, the largest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) manager in the GCC and manager of Emirates REIT, to form a REIT Management Company (RMC) in Pakistan, a statement said on Monday. Together, Equitativa and TPL Properties will launch real estate investment trusts for the first 17

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Withholding tax collection rises 14 percent to Rs1.128 billion

KARACHI: The withholding tax collection from non-cash banking transactions has posted 14 percent growth; following introduction of an amendment through the Finance Supplementary Act, 2018. The collection of withholding tax from non-cash transactions, which is applicable only on non-filers of income tax returns, increased to Rs1.128 billion in December 15

January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Sharif family woman takes a shot at PTI

After Maryam Nawaz another Sharif Family woman appears to be readying to enter the world of politics. Zainab Suleman, daughter-in-law of Shahbaz Sharif, has started commenting on political issues on social media in tweets targeting rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Quoting from a newspaper column she taunted: “Fiaz ul Hassan Chauhan will face off Miftah 30

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Ijaz Wasti appointed Chief Economist

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary for appointment of Ijaz Wasti as Chief Economist, government of Pakistan. He has already assumed his charge in the Planning Commission. It is first time in last 12 years since 2006 that any professional belonging to Economist Group (EG) has been appointed as Chief Economist, Government of Pakistan 13

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM ‘SMEs need governance for growth’

LAHORE: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) need governance, where simple but effective practice over vision, strategy and human capital can provide them with greater flexibility, adaptability and resilience, as it grows. These are huge factors in the long-term sustainability of any business, while Pakistani start-ups and SMEs need to scale-up to improve 14

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Mondelez Pakistan appoints new MD

KARACHI Mondelez Pakistan Limited appointed Narmeen Khan as the new managing director of the company based in Karachi, a statement said on Tuesday. Narmeen’s appointment will play a critical role in supporting the Mondelez International continual growth strategy and driving its leadership position in the confectionary industry across Pakistan, it added 16

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM PHP arrested 22,596 violators in 2018

LAHORE: Additional Inspector General Punjab Highway Patrol has said that Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) arrested 22,596 culprits during the year 2018 by registering 25,012 cases. The PHP team arrested 2,529 proclaimed offenders and 454 court absconders. They rescued 154,956 people on the roads, reunited 510 lost children with their parents; removed 47,445 encroachments 8

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM German job boom extends run

Frankfurt: Unemployment in Germany ended 2018 steady at a historic low, official data showed on Friday, with firms still keen to take on new workers even as growth slows. Some five percent of people were out of work last month in Europe´s largest economy, the Federal Labour Agency (BA) said in figures adjusted for seasonal effects, the same level as in November 14