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  • Two sheesha cafes sealed

    LAHORE: A team of the Lahore Development Authority on Sunday sealed two sheesha cafes built unlawfully in violation of the building rules in Gulberg...

    According to an LDA spokesman, the building/structure, where Dream Land and Jamariah cafes were being run, were sealed due to non-compoundable violations done against the approved building plans...

  • Railroad cars turned into cafes

    KARACHI: You may now also catch a train, not to travel anywhere, but to fulfil your gastronomical needs, as a few railroad cars or coaches at Karachi city and cantonment railway stations have been innovatively turned into restaurants, an idea that is slowly catching people’s imagination...

    It looks like any other Pakistani railroad car but Cafe Bogie at City Railway Station has four compartments of which the one labelled ‘Lahore’ is the...
  • 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...

    The leaders unanimously said that without taking a drastic policy decision, the government would not succeed in its objective of broadening the tax net and increasing revenue collection...

  • 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...

  • Facebook launches Internet.org platform amid net neutrality debate in India

    The move comes amid growing debate in India, home to the world's third-largest population of Internet users, over free access and net neutrality in the country...

    But a number of e-commerce firms and content developers pulled out of the service subsequently as activists claimed it violated principles of net neutrality - the concept that all websites on the internet are treated equally...

  • 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
  • Vote for net neutrality

    THE first round in a battle between telecom operators, the industry watchdog, some big corporates and media organisations on one side and hundreds of thousands of netizens and net activists on the other over the issue of ‘net neutrality’ came to an end last week, with the ordinary net user winning the round handsomely...

    Most of them are now propagating the mantra of net neutrality and are abandoning the agreements they had signed...

  • President urges NAB to net big fish

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), President Mamnoon Hussain urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to net the big fish involved in corruption...

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