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  • Why can't the music industry be reinvented like the drama industry, asks Xulfi

    Over the span of the last one decade, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan aka Xulfi remains to be one of the most vibrant and influential musicians of the current wave in Pakistan...

    However, the man who was behind popular bands like Fawad Khan-famed 'EP', Junaid Khan's 'Call' and saw their glory days is not very hopeful about the music scene until and unless it is recognised as a separate industry...

  • Pakistan among countries with least spending in social sectors: UN

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations has placed Pakistan in the group of Asia-Pacific countries that spend the least on social protection, education and healthcare...

    With the exception of Timor-Leste, it said, all other countries in the group spent around five per cent of their GDP on the three social sectors, which was below the regional average of nine per cent of GDP...

  • Effective check on forced labour in all sectors urged

    HYDERABAD: Demanding an end to forced labour in all sectors across Pakistan, the International Union of Food workers (IUF) on Sunday called for legislation in this regard and constitution of vigilance committees at district level to keep a strict check on employers...

    The meeting called for “reliable” data regarding forced/bonded labour in all sectors at national level...

  • Rs100 billion spent on education and health sectors: Bilawal

    HALA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday said that the Sindh government had spent Rs100 billion on “revolutionary” steps being taken in the provincial health sector which was an example for other provinces...

    “PPP government always tries to focus on health and education sectors, besides providing jobs to youth,” he said...

  • Five export sectors threaten to go on strike

    KARACHI: Leaders of the five export sectors, including textile, leather, sports, surgical and carpet, on Wednesday threatened to shut down their units and go on a countrywide strike if the government increases sales tax rate from two to five per cent on exports...

  • Health is still among neglected sectors

    46pc of the GDP, reveals the Economic Survey of Pakistan released by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday...

    ”Quoting the World Bank’s latest report, it says “[C]urrently Pakistan’s per capita health spending is $36...

  • 17 pro-poor sectors prioritised to eliminate poverty

    ISLAMABAD: The government, as part of achieving its goal to eliminate poverty by 2030, has prioritised 17 pro-poor sectors through Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), which provides a link between policy priorities and related budget allocations...

    The expenditure on pro-poor sectors in 2012-13 stood at 8...

  • Sales tax on 11 service sectors cut by 14pc

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Monday notified reduction of six to 14 per cent in rate of sales tax on services for 11 undocumented sectors that had been resisting the 16pc levy in the last one and a half years or so...

    According to the second notification, the franchise service will be charged, levied and collected at 10pc rate; services provided by tour operators and travel agents and accountants (including practicing chartered or...

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