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    Current Situation Of Pakistan Sports Industry

  • Section 144 imposed in North Waziristan due to 'current law and order situation'

    The district administration has imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code — a law concerning the maintenance of public order — in North Waziristan tribal district in view of the existing law and order situation in the area, it emerged on Monday...

    According to the order, the district police officer of North Waziristan reported that due to the "current law and order situation, threats of militancy and other sabotage activities...

  • Taking a pay raise unacceptable in current economic situation, says Sherry Rehman

    Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Sherry Rehman said that considering Pakistan's current economic situation, it would be tone deaf for the country's lawmakers to take a pay raise...

    Recognising the fact that the salaries of some lawmakers in Pakistan were among the lowest in the region, Rehman stated: "We understand that there are certain members of the Senate who do not have another source of income and find it difficult to make...

  • ‘Current taxation structure strangling telecom, IT industry’

    “The current taxation mechanism is strangulating the business environment for cellular companies,” Ms Rehman told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology, explaining that telecommunication companies were hesitant to expand...

    Although the issue of taxation was not on the agenda, the minister brought it up and urged the committee chairperson, PML-N MNA retired Capt Mohammad Safdar, to hold a separate meeting...

  • 'Afghan situation cannot be viewed in isolation from situation on eastern border': FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said it must be realised that "the situation in Afghanistan cannot be viewed in isolation with the situation on our eastern border"...

    Take a look: India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir disputeHe said that given this new ray of hope and in the backdrop of existing "momentum in activities focused on drawing international attention to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute,...

  • Why can't the music industry be reinvented like the drama industry, asks Xulfi

    Over the span of the last one decade, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan aka Xulfi remains to be one of the most vibrant and influential musicians of the current wave in Pakistan...

    However, the man who was behind popular bands like Fawad Khan-famed 'EP', Junaid Khan's 'Call' and saw their glory days is not very hopeful about the music scene until and unless it is recognised as a separate industry...

  • Sialkot sports goods industry pins hopes on PSL

    SIALKOT: Manufacturers and exporters of sports goods based in Sialkot hope Pakistan Super League (PSL) will prove to be a bonanza for the industry, giving a boost to both local and foreign sales...

    Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President Major (retired) Mansur Ahmed believed that the cricket fever that has gripped the country with the start of PSL, followed by Asia Cup and World T20, would open the new business...

  • Sialkot sports industry seeks incentives

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Sports Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association has urged the government to announce incentives to help develop the sector, especially research and development (R&D) funds it needs to modernise...

    The Sialkot-based exporters of sports goods said the government must invest in the sector, which was one step behind its regional peers, such as China and India, as it was unable to diversify into non-traditional...

  • Current Indian leadership not happy to see Pakistan prosper: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said India’s reaction to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project was clear proof that the Indian leadership was not happy to see Pakistan prosper...

    Coupled with a recent statement from the defence minister of India ? who blatantly and unashamedly accepted responsibility for terrorism in Pakistan ? the latest statement of intent by the Indian prime minister...

  • Pakistan may not achieve its economic targets in current fiscal year: IMF

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Pakistan may not be able to achieve its economic growth targets set for the current fiscal year, DawnNews reported on Wednesday...

    Talks pertaining to a three-year loan repayment programme backed by the IMF had kicked off in Dubai on March 28, with Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar leading the Pakistan delegation...

  • Pakistan’s current team combination shaping well for World Cup: Sarfraz

    LAHORE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed, expressing satisfaction at the national side’s preparations for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, said on Wednesday that the main priority is to take the same one-day squad to next year’s World Cup in England...

    Pakistan are due to leave for Zimbabwe on Thursday where they will first compete in a tri-nation T20 tournament — that also includes Australia — from July 1 to 8...

  • ADB sees Pakistan’s economy slowing down in current fiscal

    ISLAMABAD: Anticipating a one percentage point fall in the rate of growth and two percentage points rise in inflation during the current fiscal year, the Asian Development Bank has advised the newly elected government to address rising debt obligations, falling reserves and large twin deficits...

    It said Pakistan’s 5...

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