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    Below 2000 Rupees Mobiles In Pakistan

  • Mobiles, internet devices banned in Karachi exam centres

    KARACHI: A day after the matric part-2 physics exam paper was leaked out, Advisor to the CM on Boards and Universities Nisar Khuhro on Tuesday ordered that all teachers, invigilators, both external and internal along with other Board of Secondary Education Karachi officials will not be allowed to come in with mobile phones or any internet device...

    He said that just like the students are not allowed to enter the examination centres with...
  • ID cards, domiciles received by Afghan DPs since 2000 to be checked

    QUETTA: The government has decided to check national identity cards and local and domicile certificates issued since 2000 in Balochistan to find out how many Afghan refugees have been issued these national documents illegally...

    Read: Afghan refugees in Balochistan seeking asylum abroad: UNHCR“All NICs and other documents issued since 2000 till now would be scrutinised by agencies concerned in Balochistan,” a senior official of the...

  • London flat was declared under 2000 tax amnesty scheme: Imran's lawyer

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, in a statement submitted before the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, has clarified that his London flat was not mentioned in his tax returns but was declared through a tax amnesty scheme in 2000 and subsequently appeared in his election nomination papers for 2002...

    Naeem Bokhari, representing Imran, told the court that to his client's knowledge, foreign income was non-taxable in...

  • Musharraf agreed in 2000 to low-key UN resolutions on Kashmir: US cable

    WASHINGTON: A US State Department cable declassified this week shows that in May 2000 the Musharraf government was willing to “low-key” UN resolutions on Kashmir to improve relations with India...

    A passage about this is included in a secret cable the US Embassy in Pakistan sent to Washington after a two-hour long, one-to-one meeting between then Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs...

  • Adolescent deaths from Aids tripled since 2000

    JOHANNESBURG: The number of adolescents dying from Aids has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released on Friday by Unicef...

    Aids is the number one cause of death among adolescents aged 10 to 19 in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally, the United Nations children’s agency said in its latest statistical update
  • RSS leader boasts how Hindus killed 2000 Muslims in Gujarat, calls for Kerala CM’s beheading

    NEW DELHI: Emboldened by a state that is widely seen to wink at lynch mobs, a leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has boasted how Hindu society killed 2000 Muslims, and called for the beheading of Marxist Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, The Wire said on Thursday...

    Speaking at an event backed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, RSS district head Kundan Chandrawat said he was...

  • What did Ishaq Dar 'confess' to during the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference in 2000?

    Dar had submitted the statement regarding money laundering before a magistrate on April 25, 2000...

    In his confessional statement on April 4, 2000, in connection with the Hudabya Papers Mills Limited (HPML) case, Dar said that he had good relations with Masood Ahmed Qazi since in 1970 and during his stay in London in early 1970s, he was staying with the Qazi family at Ilford, Essex (1970-72)...

  • 14 militants sentenced to death over plot to kill Bangladesh PM Hasina in 2000

    The 2000 bomb plot was one of several attempts on Hasina's life in a wave of violence by Islamist extremists who were angry at her secular stance at the time...

    Hasina's government also executed five top leaders of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, between 2013 and 2016 over war crimes during the country's 1971 war of independence against Pakistan...

  • ‘Marine pollution costing Pakistan billions of rupees’

    KARACHI: Utter neglect towards marine pollution costs Pakistan billions of rupees every year that includes the huge expenditures the country incurs on account of vessel repair and maintenance, as constant flow of untreated toxic effluent towards the sea has doubled (metal) corrosion rate...

    According to him, the Pakistan Navy alone incurs a loss of Rs1bn annually on vessel repair and maintenance as (metal) corrosion rate owing to...

  • Living off 400 rupees a day

    We are quick to haggle with the daily-wage owner and the man who sells fruits at the corner shop, not truly understanding that the small profit he makes is essential to his survival...

    Think for a moment about the man whose salary 10 years ago was Rs9,000 and today is Rs12,500
  • Over half a million rupees looted in year’s sixth bank heist

    KARACHI: Some three armed robbers stormed a private microfinance bank in the old city’s Kharadar area on Tuesday, held security guards and staff at gunpoint and took away more than half a million rupees as the bank management allegedly had not followed the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent such robberies, police said...

    Only on July 20, armed robbers took away three million rupees from the Gulshan-i-Iqbal branch of a...

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