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  • Blazing Mukhtar steers Advance Telecom to KG final

    KARACHI: Ex-international Mukhtar Ahmed produced a stunning display of power-hitting as Advance Telecom tamed high-flying Dollar East to make the final of the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival here on Thursday...

    Chasing a challenging target in the first semi-final at the KG Ground, Advance Telecom won by six wickets with two overs to spare after opener Mukhtar had plundered 84 off just 40 balls...

  • Advance Telecom clinch Karachi Gymkhana title

    KARACHI: Advance Telecom lifted the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival cricket crown when they dethroned Tapal CC by 31 runs in the final played at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground here on Saturday...

    Batting first after skipper Jamal Anwar won the toss, Advance Telecom collected 144-7 in the stipulated 20 overs with opener Sahibzada Farhan scoring 45...

  • Farhan stars as Advance Telecom win

    KARACHI: Advance Telecom rode on another breezy half-century from Sahibzada Farhan to whip Karachi Port Trust (KPT) by 72 runs in their 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival fixture here on Saturday...

    Put in to bat in the last preliminary-round fixture at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground, Advance Telecom posted 168-9 in their 20 overs...

  • 17 outlets sealed as food campaign reaches Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A full blown campaign against unhygienic food and conditions in hotels and restaurants got underway in the city on Wednesday and saw at least 17 high class and popular food outlets sealed by the evening...

    FIRs have been registered against the 17 sealed outlets under the Penal Code and the Pure Food Ordinance of 1960...

  • Meat shop, food outlets sealed and fined in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A meat shop and two cafes were sealed whereas another cafe and a restaurant were fined during raids conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Abdul Sattar Isani in Kohsar Market area of the federal capital city on Saturday...

    Read: 17 outlets sealed as food campaign reaches IslamabadThe ICT administration’s official Facebook page claims that Qureshi Meat Shop was sealed after all freezers were found rusty... ...

  • Verdict for Samsung heir weighs on telecom giant

    The heir to the Samsung empire faces the verdict in his corruption trial on Friday, which threatens to leave the world's biggest smartphone maker rudderless for more than a decade...

    Lee Jae-Yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and the son of Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-Hee, has been groomed all his life to take over the giant conglomerate founded by his grandfather in 1938
  • Telecom policy goals explained

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecommunication infrastructure of Pakistan provides supportive environment for sustainable growth...

  • Terrorism and telecom employees

    THE telecommunications sector is one of the most important business sectors in Pakistan...

    In the last one decade or so investment in this sector has increased greatly, creating opportunities for employment too
  • Extra taxes to hurt telecom sector

    LAHORE: Telecom operators on Thursday urged the government to withdraw its decision to impose extra taxes on the telecom sector in the forthcoming budget...

    “Taxation on telecom sector in Pakistan is already one of the highest in the world...

  • FBR admits inability to collect telecom data

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance expressed its dismay over the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for being unable to collect withholding tax (WHT) properly from telecom companies...

    On Wednesday, the FBR representatives informed the committee that software and data collection of telecom sector was too complicated for tax officials to understand...

  • Telecom sector seeks reduction in withholding tax

    ISLAMABAD: At a time when the government is giving final touches to proposals for the upcoming budget, the telecom sector is seeking reduction in withholding and sales tax rates in a bid to provide relief to subscribers...

    Withholding tax on telecom at 14pc is one of the highest as most sectors are paying in the range of 1-5pc...

  • Telecom sector’s apathy for 4G bids

    It is the unpredictability of tax policies for the telecom business that makes them hesitant...

    Industry sources say every year the government finance bill introduces major changes in tax laws, which impact the business investment plans of telecom companies in both the infrastructure and network spectrum...

  • Telecom spectrum sale yields $324.5m

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday earned an additional $324...

    PTA said it completed the procedure in an open and transparent manner and in line with the policy directive of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, information memorandum for auction and rules of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority...

  • Delay in security clearance hampers telecom services in Fata

    ISLAMABAD: Plans to link hundreds of villages in the tribal areas and Balochistan with the rest of the country and the world through digital communications are hampered by a lack of security clearance from agencies, depriving nearly a million people of the telecom services...

    “The concerned agencies have not given clearance to the federal departments to establish telecom networks in Fata for the last two years,” said Senator Afridi......

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