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  • Regulator moves to clamp down on malpractices in bancassurance sales

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has taken note of malpractices in selling of insurance policies through bancassurance agents, initiating action against all companies involved in their sales...

    The SECP had received a large number of complaints regarding insurance products sold through bancassurance distribution channel
  • Pipe maker moves NTC against cheap imports

    The NTC said that the comm­ission received an application from M/s Huffaz Seamless Pipe Ind­us­tries, Karachi, requesting that customs duty on import of its major inputs — special steel round bars and other raw material — may be reduced to zero per cent and customs duty on its finished product, seamless pipe/tubes may be increased to 25pc...

  • Pollution-free Peshawar still a pipe dream

    Rehan Khan Khattak, a resident of Hayatabad, a posh locality of Peshawar, complains that in this modern age household waste collection in the area is carried out by donkey carts while dirt, littered in the streets, markets, parks and around dumping points is a common sight...

    He says that filth causes occasional diseases in the area and stinking smell arising out of it makes lives of surrounding dwellers even miserable
  • Steel pipe exporters facing dumping charges in US

    According to the US notice, there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the US is materially injured or threatened with material injury or the establishment of an industry in the US is materially retarded, by reason of import of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, the UAE and Vietnam...

  • Failed pipe bomber indicted in US

    A Bangladeshi immigrant was indicted on Wednesday in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system last month...

    He was arrested soon after the pipe bomb failed to fully explode, though he was initially hospitalized after suffering burns...

  • Targeted by pipe bomb, CNN denounces White House's rhetoric

    CNN's president on Wednesday denounced the White House for its "total and complete lack of understanding" of the consequences of attacks against the media after the cable news network's New York office and several prominent Democrats were sent pipe bombs...

    Campaign chairman Brad Parscale later apologized, saying it was a pre-programmed message that was not caught before news of the pipe bomb came out...

  • Trump blames media over 'anger' after pipe bomb packages

    Former US vice president Joe Biden and Hollywood megastar Robert De Niro were the latest targets Thursday of a spree of suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to opponents of Donald Trump as the US president lashed out at the media for stirring up “anger”...

    Political foes of the Republican commander-in-chief accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures who are...

  • Soundcheck: Is Khumariyaan the last Pakistani music band?

    But one has to see the Peshawar-based Khumariyaan play live anywhere in Pakistan get an idea of why I say that they are the last Pakistani music band...

    The mild-mannered Farhan Bogra, who serves as a sort of spiritual center of the band, approaches their music as a reformative cultural education...

  • Burning bright — Jal the band

    For a band making a comeback, this is a tricky time with few concerts and music channels featuring mostly Bollywood content...

    ”The band has always been known for its music, melodies and lyrics, apart from the changing voices...

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