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February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Telcos deposit Rs27.5bln withholding taxes in July-January

KARACHI: Withholding tax collection on mobile phone usage slipped two percent to Rs27.5 billion during the first seven months of the current fiscal year of 2017/18 owing to reduction in tax rate, officials said on Monday. Withholding tax collection by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on the account amounted to Rs28.06 billion in the corresponding period

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Only one dental surgeon at Pindi’s Holy Family Hospital

RAWALPINDI: The dental department of Holy Family Hospital in Satellite Town, which receives over 120 patients daily, is in dire need of the Punjab Health Department’s urgent attention, presently being run by a single dentist and is without its head. Oral hygiene is central to health and the way this critically important department is being run, speaks 2

February 18, 2018 12:00 AM Traders urged to tap UK potential

LAHORE: British parliamentarian Lord Nazir Ahmed has said that many sectors of the UK economy have vast space for Pakistani businessmen and they can get good share through B2B contacts, modern business techniques and technologies. Speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), he said those countries are leading at economic front where 1

February 16, 2018 12:00 AM Inzamam for promoting club level cricket

LAHORE: Chief selector of the Pakistan cricket team Inzamam-ul-Haq said on Thursday that cricket is suffering due to too many Twenty20 fixtures. Speaking to media here the on Thursday, Inzamam stressed that club-level cricket has to be promoted in the country. “It boosts the skills of the players,” he said. “The more club cricket you play, the better 3

February 15, 2018 12:55 AM PTCL consolidated profit surges 168pc

Correction: An earlier version of this newspaper report published online incorrectly stated that the consolidated profit had plunged, not soared. The mistake occurred while drafting the print report online. The error is regretted. KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) on Wednesday announced that its unconsolidated profit for the year ended 1

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan seeks UK investment in PIA, PSM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday sought investment from UK in loss-making Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) listed in the government early privatisation program. Minister Privatisation Daniyal Aziz, in a meeting with UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Pakistan Rehman Chishti, acknowledged UK’s interest for investment 2

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Government eyes $61 billion export revenue in next five years

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan eyes more than $60 billion in exports revenue in the next five years, betting on a double-digit growth in outbound shipments so far in the current fiscal year, but industry officials linked the target with ease of doing business. Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday arranged consultative meeting with relevant stakeholders, including 1

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Remittances rise 3.55pc to $11.383bln in July-January

KARACHI: Workers’ remittances increased 3.55 percent to $11.383 billion during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (July-January), while on month-on-month basis, it fell 4.93 percent to $1.638 billion in January from the previous month, the central bank data showed on Monday. The rise in remittances can be attributed to continuous surge 4

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Auto sales jump 22 percent in Jan to post biggest monthly increase

KARACHI: Sales of passenger cars posted their biggest ever monthly increase in January, as soft loans and a robust economy offset the impact of price increases due to recent rupee devaluation, analyst and industry officials said on Monday. Sales of passenger cars increased 22 percent to 23,562 units in January 2018 compared to 20,884 units sold in the same month 3

February 12, 2018 12:00 AM Master Paints-Rizvi’s bag polo trophy

LAHORE: Master Paints-Rizvi’s proved much smarter than their rivals Newage/Guard Group in their 10-7½ goals win in the main final that earned them the Master Paints Polo Cup 2018 here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Sunday. Juan Cruz Losada emerged as hero of the day as he struck superb six goals for the winning side while Hamza Mawaz Khan slammed