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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The political leadership across the divide attained a landmark achievement on Thursday when the gigantic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was endorsed by the All Parties Conference (APC), held under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at ...
 
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Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said the statement of the Indian defence minister about sponsoring terrorism confirmed Pakistan’s stance about Indian involvement in terrorism.
In the face of continuous verbal attacks and threats from New Delhi, ...
 
 
Monitoring report
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will audit the five-year accounts of Axact, it has been learnt.
According to sources in the bureau, the quantum of tax due to be paid by the company will be estimated and if the audit proves tax ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday remarked that parliament could not withdraw or abolish the fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution through any amendment.
A 17-member full bench of the Supreme Court (SC), presided over by ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said an enemy country was behind those spreading violence in Pakistan in the name of Islam. He was addressing the passing out parade of 2,340 recruits of the Frontier Constabulary at ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government has accepted the FBR’s proposal to increase the withholding tax (WHT) rate on cash withdrawals from banks by 20 percent, jacking it up from 0.5 percent to 0.6 percent, for non-filers in the coming budget 2015-16.
If ...
 
 
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RAWALPINDI: The judge of the Accountability Court, Rawalpindi, Sohail Nasir, on Thursday acquitted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and their other family members in the Ittefaq Foundries reference.
The reference had ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: In order to check the widespread misuse of the FIR system in the country, the National Police Bureau has formulated an advice for all the provincial and regional police departments to adopt a modern and scientific approach in the ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Languishing behind bars after being handcuffed and remanded in the custody of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for running a huge diploma mill that has till date issued thousands of phony educational degrees worldwide, the Axact owners ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that Pakistan desired to build a broad-based, substantive and long-term relationship with Belarus in all fields, including trade, economic, education, defence and culture.
While talking to ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday directed that private schools could only collect summer vacation fee from students’ parents for one month.
Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi passed the orders while hearing a petition moved by Advocate ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan successfully produced electricity through the Thar Coal on Thursday (May 28), the day of Youm-e-Takbeer. This will help in mitigating the electricity crisis in the country.
The Underground Coal Gasification Project in ...
 
 

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a convicted Pakistani drug trafficker, adding to what a United Nations rapporteur called a “very disturbing” surge in the kingdom’s use of the death penalty.
Ihsan Amin was executed in Riyadh after being ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit of IT company Axact seeking court injunction against harassment to its staff on the basis of a NYT story about fake online diplomas, allegedly being run by the Axact, and media ...