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    Overtime Formula In Pakistan Iman

  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • FBR’s field offices to work overtime

    Field offices of the FBR have established liaison with the State Bank of Pakistan, National Bank of Pakistan and authorised branches of NBP in their jurisdiction to ensure the transfer of tax collection from these branches before or on May 31 to the respective offices of the SBP on the same date...

  • Overtime rules

    PEOPLE associated with industrial and commercial undertakings are familiar with the term ‘overtime’...

    Second, overtime work may be needed because of workers’ incompetence or their wilfully slowing down in order to make extra money through overtime, etc...

  • Dreams of thunder for Pakistan’s Saad seeking Formula 1 glory

    ISLAMABAD: Saad Ali is in pole position to become Pakistan’s first Formula 1 driver, a seemingly impossible target in a country with no race tracks and where all sport sponsorship money is poured into the national obsession — cricket...

    “As a kid I was always interested in cars, but there was no racing in Pakistan, it was not even on television,” said Saad...

  • Formula for new NSG members leaves Pakistan out: US group

    WASHINGTON: A draft proposal for accepting new members into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) paves the way for India’s entry but leaves Pakistan out, says a US-based arms control organisation...

    Last week, the US media reported that Rafael Mariano Grossi, a former chairman of the NSG, had prepared a two-page document, explaining how a non-NPT state, like India and Pakistan, could join the group...

  • Pakistan rejects new formula for NSG membership

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday rejected the Grossi formula for evaluation of the candidature of non-NPT states for the Nuclear Suppliers Group’s membership as ‘discriminatory’ and unhelpful for advancing global non-proliferation objectives...

    ”Ambassador Rafael Mariano Grossi of Argentina had been appointed as a facilitator for discussions among the NSG members after Seoul plenary meeting of the 48-nation nuclear trade...

  • I opposed Big-Three formula till the end but Sethi spoiled stance, says Zaka

    LAHORE: Former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf who had stoutly resisted the Big-Three formula at the ICC during his tenure, on Thursday expressed his delight that finally common sense had prevailed at the game’s governing body and the Indian cricket board (BCCI) was voted out on governance structure and revenue model in Wednesday’s ICC meeting at Dubai...

    “Until my last days in the PCB office (in 2014) I stood...

  • PFA bans formula milk’s marketing, sampling

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has imposed a ban on marketing and free sampling of infant formula milk in hospitals...

    The decision was taken in a meeting of the authority officials with the Formula Milk Association office -bearers held at the PFA Headquarters, a handout said on Tuesday...

  • Formula milk, infant’s food to be regulated

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority and the Breast Feeding Protection Unit of the Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Programme on Thursday decided to regulate the formula milk and other food items for the infants...

    In a meeting held here, the PFA and the Health department’s IRMNCH and nutrition programme officials discussed the relevant laws that allowed the departments to regulate the newborn’s food...

  • Early polls, minus-Sharif formula not acceptable to PML-N

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) high command met at ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra residence on Monday and pledged to foil any plans to delay the 2018 general elections or remove Mr Sharif from the party...

    A PML-N insider told Dawn that the participants had rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s demand for early elections, which they see as an attempt to sabotage Senate...

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