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  • Databank of over 1,000 historical sites handed over to Sindh govt

    KARACHI: More than 1,000 historical sites in Sindh have been painstakingly documented and made part of an electronic database, which was handed over to the Sindh government at a ceremony on Tuesday...

    The Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and the RWTH Aachen University of Germany have worked together for over three years to create this databank that focuses on establishing an authentic inventory of cultural sites in the province...

  • India withdraws order to block Internet pornography sites

    NEW DELHI: India has partially revoked an order to block hundreds of pornographic websites following an uproar on social media, but the government ordered Internet service providers to shut down sites that promote child pornography...

    Service operators will now need to unblock most of those sites but will still disable those that promote child pornography, a spokesman for India's department of telecoms said on Wednesday...

  • Tour de Sindh riders reach Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Tour de Sindh cycle race partcipants were greeted with a warm welcome when they reached Hyderabad on Monday ...

    The cyclists paddled their way to University of Sindh, Jamshoro where Vice Chancellor Prof...

  • COAS visits Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Sindh Regimental Centre, Hyderabad, on Thursday and laid floral wreath on Yadgar-i-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Sindh Regiment who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland...

    The COAS later pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza as Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment at a special ceremony which was attended by a large number of...

  • Parts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas districts stay shut on MQM call for Sindh-wide shutdown

    HYDERABAD: A partial strike was observed in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts while the routine life in other parts of Sindh remained unaffected on Saturday in response to a call for a business and transport shutdown in the province given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as part of its ‘nationwide day of mourning’ against the killing of four of its activists in Karachi a day earlier...

    Sindh Rangers claimed that the MQM...

  • Parts of Hyderabad district shut on MQM’s call for Sindh-wide strike

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) call for a Sindh-wide strike on Wednesday was responded positively in the Hyderabad and Latifabad talukas and parts of Mirpurkhas city but general ignored by people of all other interior districts...

    In Hyderabad district, main markets, bazaars and shops remained closed and vehiclar traffic off the road in two talukas, Hyderabad and Latifabad, but the routine life in Qasimabad was not...

  • Committee formed to revise property tax in Sindh

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has set up a committee to revise property tax rates by upgrading the valuation table designed in 2001...

    The new property tax rate formula to be evolved by the committee will take into account the increase in annual rental value (ARV) of residential and commercial units in Karachi as well as in the interior Sindh...

  • Revenue from property registration plunges 48pc in Sindh

    KARACHI: The Board of Revenue, Sindh, has reported 48 per cent shortfall in revenue from property registration, and 41pc shortfall in collection from stamp duty and capital value tax (CVT) charged on property transactions during the first eight months (July-Feb) of this fiscal year...

    The data released by the BOR indicated that actual receipts in property registration stood at Rs687...

  • Digitised property documentation in Sindh

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has embarked upon a project to digitise documents of all property sales deeds registered with the Sindh Board of Revenue (BoR) since 1985...

    Read: Making land titles tangible collateralGiving details of the project, BoR’s member reform wing Zulfiqar Shah told this scribe that the digital records of urban and rural properties will be easily accessible to the people buying a particular property and provide...

  • Property tax collection to be devolved to local govt once officials trained, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh legislature was on Tuesday informed that the Sindh government was ready to hand the property tax collections to the district governments in a few months after the municipal authorities were duly trained for the required operations...

    He said handing over the collection of the property tax to the district governments would help the municipalities increase their financial viability and become more efficient in...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

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