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  • Zakat for Bar?

    Normally, such financial help out of the poor taxpayers’ money is considered Zakat, and the recipients are considered destitute...

  • Rangers chief asks Ulema to report forced Zakat collection

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, chief Major General Bilal Akbar has assured clerics of all-out efforts to maintain peace in the city during Ramazan and sought their support, urging them to report at the Rangers Helpline any illegal activity including forced collection of Zakat and Fitrana, according to a statement issued on Wednesday...

    ”He also urged them to report at Rangers Helpline 1101 any illegal activity including forced...

  • Punjab bans Zakat, Fitrana collection by banned outfits

    LAHORE: The Punjab apex committee decided on Thursday to ‘completely ban’ collection of Zakat and Fitrana by banned outfits...

    The meeting decided to impose complete ban on the collection of Zakat and Fitrana by the banned organisations and monitor and control their other activities...

  • Sindh to collect Zakat on its own

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has in principle decided to start collecting Zakat according to a decision taken by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, and a letter is being sent to the federal government with this information, a government spokesman said on Monday...

    He added that a similar request would also be made to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...

  • Zakat: outlet for worthy causes

    However money transfer in the form of zakat, sadqa and khairat seem to be stable, same as last year’s level of Rs150bn; according to an estimate...

    Informed sources say charity institutions are benefiting from the change in people’s attitude towards zakat utilisation owing to the credibility of many charity organisations...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

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