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  • Two arrested over rape at Indian IT giant Infosys

    MUMBAI: Indian police said Tuesday they had arrested two contract workers accused of raping a woman at the premises of technology giant Infosys, in the latest incident of sexual violence to rock the country...

    Infosys, India's second largest IT services exporter, said in a statement emailed to AFP that it was investigating the "alleged incident at our Pune campus involving our partners' contractual staff...

  • Two held over rape at Indian IT giant Infosys

    MUMBAI: Indian police said on Tuesday they had arrested two contract workers accused of raping a woman at the premises of technology giant Infosys, in the latest incident of sexual violence to rock the country...

    Infosys, India’s second largest IT services exporter, said in a statement that it was investigating the “alleged incident at our Pune campus involving our partners’ contractual staff”...

  • SEZ Ordinance promulgated

    The amendment to the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Act 2012 was proposed by the Board of Investment (BoI)...

    The amendments in the ordinance will make the SEZ regime more business friendly...

  • Gwadar to get first SEZ under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The first model Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be developed at Gwadar under the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to Beijing preference given to the region...

    Sources said the target is to make the Gwadar SEZ, spread over an area of 3,000 acres, fully functional by end of 2017...

  • Three industrial estates in Punjab given SEZ status

    LAHORE: The Board of Investment (BoI) on Thursday approved the status of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for the three industrial estates in Punjab...

    The SEZ status was approved for Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park (QAAP) located at M-2 (Lahore-Islamabad Motorway) at a distance of two kilometres from Shiekhupura Interchange, M3 Industrial City located on Trade Corridor of Pakistan along Motorway M-3 South near Sahianwala Interchange and Value...

  • Investors fret as SEZ entry plans face delays

    Another major issue that is deterring investment in the provincial SEZs is the delay in approval of SEZ Enterprises by the Sindh government, they said...

    To avail incentives under the SEZ Amendment Act 2016, the first step is the classification of a project as an SEZ Enterprise by the respective provincial government...

  • Bin Qasim SEZ investors demand provision of amenities

    ISLAMABAD: Investors at the Bin Qasim Industrial Park (BQIP), a specialised economic zone (SEZ), have complained to the federal government that attracting new investments would remain fruitless unless commitments made to existing investors are fulfilled...

    “Five companies that have invested Rs35 billion in BQIP are facing delays in starting their completed plants because all utility services have not been provided to the SEZ,” the...

  • Rashkai SEZ pitfalls

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is working towards the launching of the Rashkai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) by the end of October this year...

    The KP Economic Zones Development and Management Company (EZDMC) and the China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) signed a joint venture agreement for the development of the Rashkai SEZ in November last year...

  • SEZ enterprises seek an end to ‘backdoor’ taxes, equal treatment with Chinese investors

    All three were registered as SEZs in 2015 under the SEZ Act 2012...

    In a third “reminder” letter sent on Aug 27, they told the FBR that “[o]ur decision to invest in an SEZ was based on the SEZ Act 2012 in which SEZ enterprises are ‘exempt from all taxes on income’ including the various kinds of advance, withholding, minimum and other taxes that fall under the Income Tax Ordinance...

  • 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...

    Amidst all the numbers that these animals bring to the grand exhibition in the city, there is every now and then a reminder of how the spirit quite abhors ostentation and too much discussion about the price...

  • 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...

    “The PTA director, in the meeting, suggested that the ministry of interior may be approached to explore the possibility of registration of cellphones against the CNIC numbers...

  • 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

    Voting stations will not get the necessary accessibility considerations that would have been warranted had the numbers been accurately depicted...

    The grossly misrepresented numbers resonate indivi­du­ally, ins­­­ti­­­tu­­­tionally, and socially...

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