Pakistan News

    Phone Directory Pakistan 2015 Matches

  • New tax directory

    It might seem like a rather mundane affair, but the annual publication of the tax directory, which gives details of every taxpayer and how much he or she paid in the outgoing year, is a welcome development in the government’s effort to encourage a culture of filing tax returns...

    Read: 1,040 lawmakers out of 1,169 filed taxes for 2014: Tax DirectoryThe tax directory has come under some criticism from people who believe that it is...

  • 167 parliamentarians not in tax directory

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government’s talk of bringing all members of parliament into the tax net has failed to produce any noticeable results as 167 legislators did not file their income tax returns on a voluntary basis in the tax year 2016...

    A similar trend was observed since the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the first tax directory for 2013, followed by the two subsequent years...

  • BISP launches directory covering profiles of beneficiaries

    ISLAMABAD: The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) launched on Friday a ‘demographic directory’ covering profiles of beneficiary families on economic, social, educational and other dimensions...

    Speaking at the launching ceremony, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said the government had enhanced the BISP budget from Rs40 billion to Rs102bn in the fiscal year 2015-16...

  • Premium phone call scam ‘Wangiri’ does the rounds in Pakistan

    Warnings spread across social media and instant messaging services in Pakistan the past week as a notorious phone call scam resurfaced, targeting numbers across cellular networks...

    Scores of citizens reported receiving phone calls from international unknown numbers — a tell-tale sign of the Wangiri or one-call scam which calls people in the hope that they will return the call and be charged high call rates...

  • Pakistan’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Pakistan and India's 2015 journey: From nightmare to 'breakthrough'

    As if by magic, the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in Islamabad earlier this month turned out to be a deux machina for Pakistan and India...

    On November 9, Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj issued a joint statement to pave the way for resumption of bilateral talks, and added a new shibboleth to the voluminous Indo-Pakistan literature on diplomacy – ‘comprehensive bilateral...

  • 2015: Day/Night Test lights a path as Pakistan end cricket drought

    LONDON: Cricket staged its first day/night Test in 2015 after years of speculation that such matches might help arrest declining attendances for the sport's longest format...

    Another event significant in that it simply took place, was that Pakistan played major internationals on their own soil for the first time in six years, beating Zimbabwe in both Twenty20 and one-day series...

  • More
Back to top