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    Choice Numbers Fee For Vehicles In Islamabad

  • Islamabad vehicles

    FOR the last many years, number plates issued by the Excise and Taxation department, ICT, are unfortunately of very substandard quality...

    This is despite the fact that department charges a good amount of registration fee though the metal plate and the paint used are so inferior that within a few months the plate gets rusty and twisted due to rain, wind, etc...

  • 2 more vehicles allegedly belonging to Qatari royals taken into police custody in Islamabad

    Islamabad police on Friday took possession of two luxury vehicles allegedly belonging to the Qatari royal family from outside a warehouse...

    Earlier this week, at least 21 non custom paid luxury vehicles — all belonging to the Qatari royal family — were recovered from the parking lot of a dairy farm in Rawat owned by Saifur Rehman, a former chairman of the now defunct Ehtesaab Bureau, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday...

  • Record numbers of migrants enter Hungary

    RVSZKE (Hungary): Europe was increasingly divided over its refugee crisis on Thursday as record numbers of migrants streamed through the Balkans into Hungary, forcing Austria to suspend cross-border train services...

    In Hungary, overstretched police have struggled to control and register new arrivals as they break through fences and try to board trains and buses heading for Austria...

  • The weight of numbers

    In other words, we, generally, love to enthusiastically boast about inflated numbers on the pattern of how the more insecure amongst us like to drop names...

    The animals, we are told each year with much fanfare, are getting pricier and their buyers definitely richer for them to keep pace with the increasing prices...

  • Sindh wants registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers

    ISLAMABAD: To curb snatching of mobile phones and their trade, the Sindh government approached the interior ministry on Wednesday for registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers...

    In this regard, the Sindh home department wrote to the interior secretary, “A meeting for curbing sale and purchase of snatched mobile phones was held on July 31 under the chairmanship of the home minster with all stakeholders, including...

  • PPP challenges other opposition parties to ‘show numbers’

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Friday threw down the gauntlet to opposition parties, saying that if they wanted to unseat Syed Khursheed Shah, they should come up with the required numbers...

    We do not fear any democratically-adopted procedure to change the leader of the opposition, but those who want to replace Khursheed Shah must show their numbers,” Qamar Zaman Kaira told reporters following a meeting at the...

  • Uncounted numbers

    FOR those conscientious Pakistanis working for the social and economic progression of the disenfranchised, the provisional data representing persons with disability from the 2017 Population Census of Pakistan was, quite simply, appalling...

    Compared to the most recent population figures for many developed nations, let alone developing countries, the number of persons with disabilities is, on average, higher than 10pc nationally; a...

  • Book fair in Dir attracts youths in large numbers

    “Book is the best choice and friend of man and we must befriend with books,” the deputy commissioner said, stressing that book-reading led the nations toward development and progress...

    They also asked college and university students to utilise the Timergara archives library for enhancing their knowledge...

  • Pakistan asks Facebook to link accounts to mobile numbers

    Pakistan has asked the Facebook management to link opening of Facebook accounts to mobile numbers to overcome the issue of fake accounts, said a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) official...

    Facebook has already designated a focal person to coordinate with PTA for prompt action against any reported issue...

  • Child abuse: Cruel numbers, toothless laws

    Sahil, an organisation working on child abuse cases, compiles data referring it as “cruel numbers” from national and local newspapers to keep the children’s sexual abuse issue alive in the domain of the child protection dialogue...

    The “cruel numbers” says that some 3,002 child sexual abuse cases were reported in 2013 and 3,508 in 2014 from across the country...

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