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  • Budget to make no changes in amnesty scheme: Zaidi

    KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Shabbar Zaidi on Saturday said there was no ambiguity in the tax amn­esty scheme and that no changes would be made in the Finance Bill in this regard...

    Mr Zaidi said he had issued orders for “no raids” on business premises so there was no need for the business community to be afraid of arrests...

  • Shabbar Zaidi warns tax defaulters of utility disconnections

    ISLAMABAD: Amid record high fiscal deficit and declining government revenues, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi on Wednesday revealed that only 11...

    Zaidi said industrialists and manufacturers can whiten their sales tax liabilities by paying just 2pc tax under the Assets Declaration Ordinance, 2019 launched on May 15...

  • Will not increase burden on existing taxpayers: Zaidi

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has said that the upcoming budget will include measures to clamp down on the country’s bustling parallel cash economy...

    Asked whether he is taking these measures on the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund, Zaidi said that FBR is taking these measures on its own...

  • Bid to blow up Jaffar Express foiled

    QUETTA: Security forces foiled an attempt to blow up the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express passenger train by defusing a 15kg bomb planted at the main railway line near Mach area of Bolan district on Friday...

    Pakistan Railway officials said that some gangmen were checking the main railway line before the arrival of Jaffar Express in Mach when they found a suspected bag...

  • Sohail, Jaffar on song as Wapda thrash PQA 5-1 to reach semis

    Jaffar inspired last year’s runners-up Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) to outplay Port Qasim Authority (PQA) 5-1 while Army sent Navy packing 3-0 to complete the semi-finals line-up in the 62nd National Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Thursday...

    The bankers coasted to 4-2 victory over Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) on penalty shootout after being tied two-all in regulation time the other...

  • Karachi University acknowledges services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed

    KARACHI: Speakers at a farewell event for the retired director of Karachi University’s Pakistan Study Centre, Dr Jaffar Ahmed, on Tuesday called him a precious asset for the KU whose services for research and academia would always be cherished...

    The dean of the faculty of social sciences, Dr Moonis Ahmar, lauded the services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed and said he always fought over societal issues and never compromised on principles...

  • Six dead as two blasts target Jaffar Express in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Two coordinated blasts targeting railway tracks hit near the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express Friday, killing at least six people and leaving 18 others injured, railway officials said...

    The Jaffar Express, which was targeted in the twin blasts, also continued on to Rawalpindi after clearance...

  • Seven killed, 20 injured in twin bomb attack on Jaffar Express

    QUETTA: At least seven people, including two personnel of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS), were killed and over 20 others injured when two explosions caused by bombs planted on a railway track ripped through two bogies of the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express near the Aab-i-Gum area in Bolan district on Friday...

    According to Railway officials, Jaffar Express left for Rawalpindi after a brief stay at the Mach railway station...

  • It’s feeding time here, all the time

    One of the myths surrounding those wrestling greats of yesteryears was their extraordinary large meals -- that the meat of an average-sized goat or sheep made up one-time meal for a pehlwan...

    Next, the lady of the house you are a guest in will unveil her culinary skills with the best recipes ever taught by her mother, all tried and time-tested...

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