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    Lahore High Court Decision On Call Rates

  • Lahore High Court stalls decision to hold 2018 CSS exams in Urdu

    The Lahore High Court on Wednesday stalled its earlier decision to hold the 2018 Central Superior Services (CSS) exams in Urdu after an appeal was filed by the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) in this regard...

    A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Shujaat Ali Khan heard the petition filed by the Federal Public Service Commission...

  • Lahore High Court takes notice of MPA’s ‘threat’ call to medics

    LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan on Tuesday took notice of a ‘threatening’ phone call by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MPA Sumsam Bokhari to doctors and sought a report from the Punjab health secretary...

    The chief justice was hearing a petition seeking burial of Covid-19 patients in separate graveyards when he referred to a leaked phone call of Mr Bokhari wherein he threatened senior doctors with dire...

  • Peshawar High Court reserves decision in mineral law case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has reserved judgment on a petition of the Frontier Mines Owners Association challenging the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mineral Sector Governance Act, 2016, and the rules made under it by the government...

    The petitioner has requested the court to declare the law and rules in question unconstitutional insisting the provincial government didn’t fulfil legal requirements before enforcing them...

  • Rejection of nomination papers: Wattoo’s daughter, Raza Gilani to move high court against RO’s decision

    OKARA: Jahan Ara Wattoo, daughter of PPP leader Manzoor Wattoo, and former provincial minister Syed Raza Ali Gilani have decided to move the Lahore High Court against rejection of their nomination papers for PP-184 (Okara-2)...

    Ashraf Khan Sohna and other PTI activists left for Bani Gala on Thursday to protest against the leadership decision of awarding ticket to Ch Saleem...

  • Call rates

    It is perhaps now more than six months that after this de-establishment the call rates have not come to pre-October 2012 level...

  • Supreme Court sets aside LHC decision to stop notification of Imran's victory in Lahore

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a decision of the Lahore High Court to restrain the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from issuing the victory notification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan from NA-131, Lahore, and ordering the returning officer to hold a recount of all ballot papers...

    Hearing an appeal filed by Khan against the LHC judgement, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the top...

  • Dealers, public perturbed by ‘high’ property rates

    They say that despite the real estate association’s requests to at least rationalise the already ‘disputed rates’ of commercial and some of the residential areas, the authorities did not bother to consider the case...

    Technically, the district collector revises the official rate list of the agricultural, residential and commercial properties in June every year and the revision is called rationalisation of rates...

  • Pulse prices high despite drop in wholesale rates

    KARACHI: Wholesale prices of pulses have fallen in the recent days, but retailers have yet to cut rates in the absence of any effective price checking mechanism...

    Wholesalers say retailers are operating at very high margins and the government has yet to take any notice...

  • ‘Fake beverages thriving due to high tax rates, harming industry’

    ISLAMABAD: High taxes are promoting sales of fake products, the beverage sector complained to the parliamentary body while demanding that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) needs to rationalise indirect taxes on carbonated drinks...

    In a letter to the National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance, a leading beverage company said the corporate income tax rate is exceptionally high in Pakistan, at around 34 per cent, unlike the...

  • High interest rates hurting economy: FPCCI

    “The declining demand of private sector credit is due to high cost of borrowing and slow economic activity which will subsequently affect economic growth and unemployment,” he deplored...

    25 per cent while on the other side the government had reduced profit rates on the National Savings Schemes...

  • High interest rates hurting consumer financing

    KARACHI: Higher interest rates have badly damaged consumer financing during the first half of this fiscal year as its key driver — car purchasing — remained dormant...

    Elevated interest rates have damaged not only the domestic investment on large scale but also dealt a blow to consumer financing; a reflection of an economic slowdown...

  • Journalist petitions Islamabad High Court after threatening phone call allegedly from FIA

    Journalist and World Is One News Bureau Chief Taha Siddiqui on Monday filed a writ petition in the Islamabad High Court alleging that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had harassed him over the phone...

    The petitioner has prayed to the court that the respondents in the case, Bodla, FIA and the Interior Ministry be directed to carry out their duties within the framework of the law and, "desist from harassing citizens simply...

  • Supreme Court upholds verdict against court martial decision

    ISLAMABAD: While dismissing a review petition of the government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld its judgement that the army had no authority to prosecute and dismiss an officer from service through a field general court martial on charges related to income tax returns when the department concerned had not taken cognisance of any offence...

    A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib...

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