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    Provident Fund Balance Enquiry In Hyderabad

  • Investment rules for provident fund notified

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Thursday notified the Employees Provident Fund (Investment in Listed Securities) Rules, 2016 aimed at securing the hard-earned money of workers contributing to such funds...

    The Companies Ordinance, 1984, mandates the maintaining of provident funds by companies...

  • New enquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

    WASHINGTON: A new letter by federal intelligence investigators says secret US government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: email is forever...

    Clinton, the former secretary of state and now the leading Democratic presidential candidate, wants to focus on the economic issues she and her team believe will drive the 2016...
  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    According to The Times of India (TOI), the Hyderabad Fund was a transfer of GBP 1,007,940 and 9 shillings to a London bank account in the name of Pakistan’s first High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Habib Ibrahim...

  • Freewill couple’s fate hangs in the balance

    A taxi carrying Allah Rakhio Momdani and his wife Arabi Chachar was intercepted by a convoy of four police vans while they were on their way to a Hyderabad court for the hearing of their application for protection, sources in Mirpur Mathelo said...

  • Pro-Kurdish party may tip balance in Turkey polls

    MARDIN: The result is, admits Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) leader Selahattin Demirtas, balanced on a “knife-edge”...

    But the rise of his pro-Kurdish party means it could play the decisive role in determining the outcome of Turkey’s legislative elections
  • US-India pact shouldn’t disturb strategic balance in S. Asia: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thurs­day expressed the hope that the recent defence agreement between US and India would not disturb the strategic balance in South Asia...

    At a press briefing, Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said: “Pakistan hopes the set arrangements do not contribute to polarising the region by disturbing the strategic balance in South Asia and escalating the arms build-up...

  • Second Test: Bizarre last session leaves Dubai Test in the balance

    DUBAI: Paceman Wahab Riaz took three wickets in a fiery spell but Sri Lanka were still in the driving seat after the third day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Sunday...

    Wahab grabbed 3-10 to derail Sri Lanka’s second innings — an astonishing 34-5 at close — but the visitors were still in a strong position with an overall lead of 254 runs with five wickets intact
  • Balance of payments emergency

    The vulnerability of our balance of payments has been structural in character, requiring financing from the rest of the world...

    The bottom line is that we face an emergency with regard to the state of our balance of payments...

  • ODI rankings: Pakistan's Champions Trophy hopes hang in balance

    Pakistan, Bangladesh and West Indies are now locked in a tight struggle for the remaining two slots in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 whose cut-off date is 30 September 2015...

    If Pakistan, who are currently ranked ninth on the ODI table, failed to improve their position then it would face the humiliation of not playing the Champions Trophy for the first time since its inception
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