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  • 105 illegal housing societies dot Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Though Islamabad is considered to be one of the most planned cities of the world, members of the National Assembly standing committee on cabinet secretariat were on Friday informed that there were 105 illegal housing societies in the city...

    During a meeting of the committee, officials of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) informed the lawmakers that the housing societies never submitted their layout plans to the civic...
  • 1,800-year-old dot is first ‘zero’, say researchers

    LONDON: A black dot on a third-century manuscript has been identified by Oxford University as the first recorded use of the mathematical symbol for ‘zero’, 500 years earlier than previously thought...

    Scroll containing the mathematical symbol was found in a village that is now in Pakistan“The creation of zero as a number in its own right, which evolved from the placeholder dot symbol found in the Bakhshali manuscript, was one of the...

  • Spot-fixing probe: Dean Jones not suspicious about dot balls played by Sharjeel

    Islamabad United coach Dean Jones on Wednesday testified at a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan, saying two dot balls played by the batsman during a Pakistan Super League match were not suspicious from a cricketing perspective...

    Sharjeel's lawyer Shaigan Aijaz, who is representing him at a closed-door tribunal, said: “Jones has told the tribunal that Sharjeel played dot balls on merit and that he has no...

  • Yousuf defends Sharjeel's dot balls in PSL fixing scandal

    Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match...

    The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in which Sharjeel scored a single off four deliveries including two dot balls (balls off which no run is scored)...

  • Wasa to expand tax net

    The official said that 115,000 water consumers were within the agency’s tax net, including 10,000 commercial consumers, but that of the charges recovered were from domestic consumers...

    Mehmood said the agency was improving its recovery rate, and that instead of increasing water charges, is bringing more people within the tax net...

  • Trade leaders call for widening of tax net

    KARACHI: The government needs to take a policy decision for broadening of tax net and increasing revenue collection rather than short-term measures like imposition of withholding tax on non-filers of tax returns...

    The leaders unanimously said that without taking a drastic policy decision, the government would not succeed in its objective of broadening the tax net and increasing revenue collection...

  • JI rejects bill bringing generals, judges under accountability net

    ISLAMABAD: Following in the footsteps of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has also rejected the almost finalised National Accountability Commission (NAC) bill that suggests bringing generals and judges under the accountability net...

    In the 12th meeting of the committee, Senator Farhatullah Babar of the Pakistan Peoples Party — who introduced the proposal to bring generals...

  • KP to get Rs17bn net hydel profit annually: Khattak

    “The federal government will ensure payment of Rs17 billion to the province yearly in the head of net hydel profit while a total of Rs112 billion will be paid to the province in different sectors,” he told journalists here on Sunday...

    He said that the next meeting with Pesco chief executive and Wapda would be held to discuss the issues of net hydel profit and power loadshedding...

  • Facebook launches Internet.org platform amid net neutrality debate in India

    The move comes amid growing debate in India, home to the world's third-largest population of Internet users, over free access and net neutrality in the country...

    But a number of e-commerce firms and content developers pulled out of the service subsequently as activists claimed it violated principles of net neutrality - the concept that all websites on the internet are treated equally...

  • Internet escapes tax net

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday withdrew tax on internet services apparently on ‘pressure of social media’...

    Hundreds of websites in the country had been displaying a message “Don’t tax the internet” as part of their blackout campaign against the tax
  • Vote for net neutrality

    THE first round in a battle between telecom operators, the industry watchdog, some big corporates and media organisations on one side and hundreds of thousands of netizens and net activists on the other over the issue of ‘net neutrality’ came to an end last week, with the ordinary net user winning the round handsomely...

    Most of them are now propagating the mantra of net neutrality and are abandoning the agreements they had signed...

  • President urges NAB to net big fish

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), President Mamnoon Hussain urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to net the big fish involved in corruption...

  • Abbottabad net services

    THE Internet service provided by the PTCL in Abbottabad and its surrounding areas is dead slow and has an unstable connection...

    I contacted the PTCL general manager at its Hazara office but in vain
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