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  • ICAP urges steps to promote tax compliance culture

    ISLAMABAD: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has said that the corporate sector, being the most documented segment of the economy, has been neglected by the government in its effort to cater to annual budget targets...

    On the other hand, the services, wholesale/retail, transport and agriculture sectors are still not fully documented; their contribution to the national exchequer is negligible; and the majority...

  • Meetha Ram Hostel to house ‘dangerous’ prisoners

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has ordered the provincial home department to notify the famous Meetha Ram Hostel — once providing lodging facilities to students of the D...

    The officials said that after the chief minister’s signing of the summary, a formal notification would be issued for granting the Meetha Ram Hostel the status of a sub-jail on Thursday...

  • Swat villagers demand ‘ram’ water pumps

    MINGORA: The people from Swat’s high-altitude areas have demanded of the government to install the hydraulic ‘ram pumps’ for the supply of water from streams to their houses...

    Khewagar Khan, a resident of Amluk Dara village, welcomed the installation of ram pump in his area...

  • Lord Ram in a secular court

    We have already wasted far too much time on trying to prove that Lord Ram though highly revered as a deity is essentially a part of Indian mythology, not history...

    And then what happened? The Allahabad High Court in its wisdom assigned part of the disputed land in Ayodhya to ‘Ram Lalla’ or a representative...

  • Ram reaches Newport semi-finals

    NEWPORT: Rajeev Ram continued his upset run at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships ATP grass court tournament here on Thursday, saving two match points against French fifth seed Adrian Mannarino to book his semi-final berth...

  • Raavan’s legend lives with Ram

    IT will be Dussehra in a few days, mostly celebrated in north India as the day Lord Ram vanquished the demon king Raavan and rescued his wife Sita who the ruler of Lanka had kidnapped...

    Of course there are many other versions of the Ram-Sita and Ram-Raavan stories but religious puritans and revivalists have willy-nilly forced people to make do with just one narrative...

  • Australia skittle out Sri Lanka cheaply to ram home advantage

    PALLEKELE: An unbroken stand of 59 between Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja placed Australia in firm command on Tuesday of their opening Test against Sri Lanka after the hosts were bowled out for just 117...

    When rain forced an early end to play on the first day in Pallekele, Australia were 66 for two, with skipper Smith (28) and his partner Khawaja (25) ramming home the advantage forged by their bowlers
  • Sakha Ram Binder, an anti-hero

    KARACHI: There seems to be a legitimate reason behind the banning of Vijay Tendulkar’s play Sakha Ram Binder in India back in 1974...

    Sakha Ram, the philanderer, picks up women discarded from their homes and gives them a roof to live under...

  • Shiv Sena's latest mantra: Sharif is Ravana, Modi his slayer Ram

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly told his cabinet colleagues to refrain from chest thumping over India’s claims of a cross border raid against terrorists in Azad Kashmir, but wall posters were out in his constituency in Varanasi depicting him as Lord Ram and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as demon king Ravana who Ram slayed...

    They depict Mr Modi as Lord Ram, his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif as the demon king...

  • Laying waste to a heritage site — Mitha Ram Hostel

    KARACHI: From the main gate, vests, trousers and shalwars can be seen hanging on the first floor of the historic Mitha Ram Hostel building located near Pakistan Chowk...

    A Rangers spokesperson did not answer phone calls when this writer tried to contact him concerning the Mitha Ram Hostel...

  • Muslim actor Nawazuddin forced out of Ram Leela

    NEW DELHI: Amid growing pressure by the Hindu right to isolate Muslims from Hindu festivals, Indian movie actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was forced by the Shiv Sena to pull out of a Ram Leela show, reports said on Friday...

    Currently in his village Budhana in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, Siddiqui said he was very excited to perform at the Ram Leela, especially because it was being staged in his hometown...

  • Ram Gopal Verma: Sexist?

    What’s wrong with Ram Gopal Verma? The Indian director known for making classics such as Satya and whose Sarkar 3 is all set to be released, has made a big Twitter booboo...

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