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  • Kit manufacturer investigates Swiss miss at Euro 2016

    LILLE: Football kit manufacturer Puma is investigating why the shirts of at least four Swiss players got ripped in Sunday's goalless draw against France at Euro 2016...

    Five PUMA teams have played 10 games in this tournament without such problems,” the German manufacturer said in a statement...

  • Mosquito traps laced with human scent help fight malaria

    THE HAGUE: Dutch and Kenyan scientists have designed a unique mosquito trap which uses human odour to attract the malaria-carrying insects, helping cut the number of cases dramatically, researchers said on Wednesday...

    A three-year study in Kenya found the special traps baited with synthetic smell helped to catch 70 per cent of the local malaria mosquito population, and led to a 30pc drop in cases in households using the devices... ...

  • Pakistan out of economic crisis but needs to widen tax net, says IMF's Lagarde

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director (MD) Christine Lagarde in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Monday maintained Pakistan is now "certainly out of economic crisis", a PM Office statement said...

    Lagarde's two-day visit comes around two months after the international lender cleared payment to Pakistan of a final $102 million tranche in a $6...

  • Wasa to expand tax net

    The official said that 115,000 water consumers were within the agency’s tax net, including 10,000 commercial consumers, but that of the charges recovered were from domestic consumers...

    Mehmood said the agency was improving its recovery rate, and that instead of increasing water charges, is bringing more people within the tax net...

  • Trade leaders call for widening of tax net

    KARACHI: The government needs to take a policy decision for broadening of tax net and increasing revenue collection rather than short-term measures like imposition of withholding tax on non-filers of tax returns...

    These observations were made by business leaders at a media briefing chaired by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Mohammad Adrees on Friday...

  • JI rejects bill bringing generals, judges under accountability net

    ISLAMABAD: Following in the footsteps of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has also rejected the almost finalised National Accountability Commission (NAC) bill that suggests bringing generals and judges under the accountability net...

    In the 12th meeting of the committee, Senator Farhatullah Babar of the Pakistan Peoples Party — who introduced the proposal to bring generals...

  • KP to get Rs17bn net hydel profit annually: Khattak

    “The federal government will ensure payment of Rs17 billion to the province yearly in the head of net hydel profit while a total of Rs112 billion will be paid to the province in different sectors,” he told journalists here on Sunday...

    He said that the next meeting with Pesco chief executive and Wapda would be held to discuss the issues of net hydel profit and power loadshedding...

  • Internet escapes tax net

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday withdrew tax on internet services apparently on ‘pressure of social media’...

    Hundreds of websites in the country had been displaying a message “Don’t tax the internet” as part of their blackout campaign against the tax
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