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  • SC suspends tax deductions on prepaid cellphone top-up cards

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday suspended the deduction of taxes imposed on the top-up of prepaid cards by cellphone service providers and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), giving both institutions two days to act on the orders...

    A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Umar Ata Bandial, was hearing the case at the SC Lahore registry...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Change of venue on the cards for Pakistan-India clash

    LAHORE: The much-anticipated ICC World T20 match between Pakistan and India, scheduled to be held in Dharamshala, is most likely to be shifted to another venue after the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh state offered a cold shoulder to the two-member security delegation of Pakistan which is in India to assess the situation and security arrangements...

    Reports further said that the people in Dharamshala and adjoining areas remained...

  • Health cards will not end Pakistan's healthcare nightmare

    The health ministry recently announced a plan to issue health cards to underprivileged Pakistanis with hopes of ameliorating healthcare within the country...

    While this effort offers a degree of financial relief, it unfortunately fails to address the greater problems that plague Pakistan's healthcare system: the shortage of doctors and sub-standard facilities...

  • Pakistan squash coaches denied accreditation cards for SAG

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan squash team left for India on Wednesday without its two coaches as they were denied accreditation cards by Indian authorities...

    “Yes, Sattawat Babar, coach of the female team, and I were not given accreditation cards by Indian authorities,” said legendary squash player Fahim Gul, the coach of national men’s team...

  • Pakistan, Iran central banks’ deal on the cards

    LAHORE: An agreement between the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Central Bank of Iran will be signed soon, allowing Pakistani and Iranian traders to settle their claims through the two central banks, SBP Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra said on Friday...

    Mr Wathra said the credit-to-GDP ratio is correlated with the tax-to-GDP ratio in both Pakistan and India...

  • IMF bailout on the cards for Pakistan's next government: analysts

    Read: What awaits the next setup“The most important (challenge) will be how to protect Pakistan's balance of payments, how to build Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves and how to fix its fiscal position,” he told AFP...

    China has also made progress on the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

  • Exciting finals on the cards at Pakistan Open squash today

    KARACHI: The US $71,000 Pakistan Open Squash Championship reached its climax after the top two men’s and women’s seeds set up title clashes as expected at the DA Creek Club’s Asif Nawaz Squash Complex on Saturday...

    Gawad, 27, who got a first round bye, had overcome Pakistan’s Tayyab Aslam in four games in 37-minutes in the second round and conjured up straight victory over fellow Egyptian Mazen Gamal in 29-minutes...

  • Pakistan Origin Cards proposed for expats holding foreign nationality

    In its previous meeting, members had met to decide whether Pakistanis living abroad, especially in the European countries, should be given the facility of Pakistan Origin Cards (POC) to enable them to return to their country to attend weddings and funerals, and to be able to purchase properties...

    However, Senator Sajjad Turi, who had raised this issue of public importance, saw no harm in issuing POCs to the Pakistanis who had...

  • Pre-CSS exam screening test on cards

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has decided to introduce a screening test for candidates appearing in the Central Superior Services (CSS) examination...

    As per its earlier announcement, the screening test will be of three hours, based on multiple choice questions, and will carry 200 marks
  • Run-fest on cards in India-NZ World T20 opener

    NAGPUR: Tournament favourites India face an awkward first assignment in their World T20 campaign in Nagpur Tuesday against a big-hitting New Zealand team who are determined to show there is life after Brendon McCullum...

    After 10 victories in their last official T20 internationals, the hosts are on such a roll that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is struggling to dampen expectations that the team are sure-fire winners
  • Measures to cut trade deficit on the cards

    The measures are part of a report that was compiled after deliberations with different government agencies, including the State Bank of Pakistan and Federal Board of Revenue...

    Demand for petroleum products and raw material is inflexible because Pakistan is not an oil-producing country...

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