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  • Pollution a rising risk to automobile business

    IT’S a major dilemma confronting policymakers, automobile manufacturers, consumers, environmental activists and courts in India...

    During winter months, thick smog envelopes the atmosphere over Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) and many environmentalists accuse the automobile industry of adding to the woes of residents, who have to suffer the consequences...

  • Govt seeks data on automobile companies

    KARACHI: The federal government has sought automobile companies’ data on exports, employment and taxes and duties paid by the sector during the last seven years...

    The Engineering Development Board (EDB) has written a letter to the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association, the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers and the Association of Pakistan Motorcycle Assemblers to provide company-wise...

  • Automobile prices

    OUR automobile manufacturers are charging prices higher than most Asian countries, with no safety features such as air safety bags...

    How can we expect any better from the ruling elite who prefers using foreign-made expensive limousines, fitted with safety features, at tax payer’s expense, because locally-assembled cars are unsafe for them?A comparison of the price list of Proton car manufactured and assembled in Malaysia, fitted...

  • Automobile imports plunge as demand dips

    Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers Chairman Capt Muhammad Akram told Dawn on Thursday that assemblers have decreased imports of parts and accessories due to massive fall in the overall auto sector sales...

  • No end to woes of automobile buyers

    Regal Automobile Industries Ltd (RAIL) on June 5 increased prices of various vehicles...

    Advance tax collectionThe Government of Pakistan, Law and Justice Division issued an ordinance (VI of 2021 dated Feb 12, 2021) that requires every Motor Vehicle Registering Authority of Excise and Taxation Department to collect advance tax from the buyers of locally manufactured motor vehicles who subsequently sell it within 90 days of delivery of...

  • Boosting automobile sales

    THE past 15 years have proved to be quite a bumpy ride for the country’s automobile industry which has seen many ups and downs since the late 2000s...

    The last three years have been particularly bad for the industry which is undoubtedly one of the most protected sectors of the economy...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • 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...

  • Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry for new SOPs for industry to avoid fanaticism, violence

    An emergency meeting of the business leaders of Sialkot was held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) office on Saturday with SCCI president Mian Imran Akbar in the chair...

    Especially focuses on security of foreigner employeesSCCI President Mr Akbar told Dawn the scars the Friday incident left on the export-based industry of Sialkot might take a long time to heal...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The FIR contains charges under Sections 109 (punishment for abetment), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 286 (negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 302 (qatl-i-amd), and 417 (cheating) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    The question asked by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi was probably submitted to the assembly in 2013 and had been taken up during the question hour after a couple of years as it asked for the district-wise number of deaths during “last...

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