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    Bandhani Half Sarees In Hyderabad

  • Glass half full or half empty?

    BY lowering interest rates and tightening the risk-free banking spread enjoyed by financial institutions, the central bank has virtually ensured that banks would need to go back to acting as financial intermediaries to make their bread and butter...

    The latest round of monetary easing set from last November, when the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had reduced the discount rate from 10pc to 9
  • Feeder service: commuters see half bus empty, officials half full

    LAHORE: Plying empty most of the time and seen without passengers every 10 minutes on the 129-kilometre routes in the city, the Metro feeder buses, commonly known as Speedo buses, give an impression of under-utilisation and waste of public money (subsidy) on them...

    The officials managing the buses do concede the low usage, but hold two factors responsible for the situation
  • Half truths, half pictures

    The latest series of his works has a theme: completeness of half, cropped pictures...

    This urge that he inculcates in the viewer is a successful attempt at highlighting the half truths that exist in our part of the world...

  • Nearly half corporate taxpayers paid no tax in 2016

    Around 56 companies evaded taxes in the jurisdiction of LTU Islamabad, 1,260 in RTO Islamabad, followed by 487 in RTO Peshawar, 363 in RTO Rawalpindi, 242 in RTO Multan, 181 in RTO Faisalabad, 109 in RTO Quetta, 98 in RTO Sialkot, 84 in RTO Bahawalpur, 79 in RTO Hyderabad, 65 in RTO Gujranwala, 45 in RTO Abbottabad, 24 in RTO Sukkur and 23 in RTO Sargodha...

  • 'Half of Balochistan gripped by drought'

    "Half of Balochistan is gripped by a drought," says Dr Ainuddin, chairperson of the Disaster Management Department at the University of Balochistan...

    The provincial capital, Quetta, is facing an alarming situation as the water level is decreasing by three-and-a-half feet every year, and the average groundwater level in the city is 180 feet...

  • 'My eyes are burning': Delhi half marathon goes ahead despite smog

    Tens of thousands of runners on Sunday choked through smog for the Delhi half marathon, ignoring dire health warnings from doctors who fought for the controversial race in the heavily polluted capital to be postponed...

    Race organisers declared the event an unequivocal success that “lived up to its legacy of being the world's most prestigious half marathon”...

  • CM cancels half a million unverified arms licences

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday cancelled more than half a million arms licences after the expiry of the May 19 deadline set for their verification...

    They also confessed to have recently carried out a gun attack on US national Debra Lobo, a bomb attack on naval personnel at Dalmia, suicide attack blast on Rangers officials, grenade attack on schools; bomb blast and targeted killing of Bohra community...

  • Half of world’s villagers have no access to healthcare: UN

    GENEVA: More than half the population of rural areas worldwide do not have access to basic health care, with four in five rural Africans lacking services, the United Nations said on Monday...

    “The situation is worsened by the lack of health workers in the world’s rural areas,” the report said, adding that although half of the world’s population lived in these areas, only 23 per cent of the global health workforce was deployed there......

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