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    Karachi Custom Valuation Ruling

  • FBR urged to restore valuation ruling system

    KARACH: Pakistan Chem­­i­cals and Dyes Merch­ants’ Association (PCDM) has urged the FBR to restore the valuation ruling system discontinued since 2004...

    In case the FBR fails to restore the valuation system, the PCDM would approach the court of law to get relief...

  • Karachi tycoons decry ‘unfair’ property valuation

    KARACHI: Industrialists based in Karachi have urged the government to level the playing field by ensuring uniform property valuation rates across the country...

    These leaders — who represented the industry, real estate and the Association of Building and Developers — informed the committee members that in cities like Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur the scale was measured in square yards for residential, commercial and industrial...

  • Use of non-custom paid vehicles in crimes growing

    There is no proper check on the movement of burgeoning number of non-custom paid (NCP) vehicles despite repeated complaints by the law enforcers that the smuggled vehicles are being used for criminal and terrorist activities in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas...

    During a visit to parts of Malakand division the owners of several vehicles and showrooms said that they did not feel any hesitation to use the...

  • An old tribal custom still in vogue

    PESHAWAR: An ancient tribal custom, Akhtar Barkha (share), is still practiced in tribal areas and also in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the occasion of Eid...

    A separate budget is allocated in tribal families every year for solemnising the custom especially for the newly-wedded women on the occasion of both religious festivals -- Eidul Fitr and Eidul Azha...

  • PHC moved against anti-women custom in tribal areas

    PESHAWAR: A Khyber Agency resident on Friday moved the Peshawar High Court seeking the outlawing of an anti-women custom, ghag, in tribal areas and orders for the federal government and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to make appropriate regulations for its elimination...

    He requested the court to declare ghag an inhuman, illegal, un-Islamic and unconstitutional custom...

  • Girl saved from repulsive custom is just one of many

    That fortunate combination certainly saved a 12-year-old girl from Mardan from being forced into marriage with a man thrice her age, and father of nine, in Rawalpindi in a case of vani – an outlawed tribal custom that supposedly restores honour to a wronged family...

    “Because of lack of social development in tribal areas, the centuries old custom is still alive there,” said a senior police officer, happy for saving the one Reshma but...

  • PHC asks victim of ghag custom to contact police for relief

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday disposed of a woman’s petition, which claimed a man, who had invoked the tribal ghag custom against her in Bajaur Agency when she was two only, was creating hurdles to her marriage...

    A bench consisting of Justice Ikramullah Khan and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim observed that though the law prohibiting ghag had not been extended to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the custom was...

  • Non-custom paid mobile phones being unblocked in market: PTA

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday conceded that even after implementation of its new mobile phone registration mechanism, non-custom paid mobile phone sets were being unblocked in the black market through stolen identities...

    He said non-custom paid handsets were being unblocked in the black market for Rs2,000 to Rs3,000, which could have earned the exchequer more than Rs30,000...

  • Customs valuation rate on import of 1,800cc vehicles increased

    KARACHI: The Direc­torate of Customs Valuation has increased the customs valuation rate on import of 1,800cc and above vehicles ahead of federal budget 2017-18...

    5 million depending on around 400 models as the mechanism of customs valuation for imported vehicles had been changed without taking stakeholders into confidence...

  • Higher valuation of industrial plots hampering expansion

    KARACHI: The government must revisit values of industrial plots to appropriate level as many industrialists have stalled expansion plans while the flight of capital may increase, Vice Chairman of Businessmen Panel and former president FPCCI Zakaria Usman said on Wednesday...

    The valuation of plots in Korangi Industrial Area, Bin Qasim Industrial Area and North Karachi Industrial Area, falling in Category II, have been increased from...

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