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  • Withholding tax slows down bank deposit growth: State Bank

    KARACHI: Withholding tax (WHT) on financial transactions is acting against the goal of achieving financial depth, a State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) report said on Friday, highlighting that for the first time since 2009-10 the monetary expansion came more from currency in circulation than the bank deposit growth...

    The campaign could not sustain despite the fact that the business community, particularly retailers and medium-sized...

  • Nawaz says he will rid Pakistan of ‘state above state’

    LAHORE: As the Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) prepares to give a rousing welcome to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on their arrival in Lahore on Friday, the party supremo has pledged that he will liberate Pakistan from “those who are running a state above the state”...

    Speaking at a party conference in the ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London’s Mayfair district, Nawaz Sharif...

  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    According to State Bank’s Inflation Monitor, June 2016, inflation in Karachi – once known as a poor man’s city – has been at its highest level during the year, leaving the capital city of Islamabad way behind...

  • Coin commemorating Edhi to be issued by State Bank of Pakistan

    The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday announced it will launch a special coin on March 31 in honour of late humanitarian and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi, a press release issued from the bank stated...

    He managed Pakistan’s largest welfare organisation almost single-handedly with the assistance of private donations...

  • Pakistan's State Bank governor calls India's cash clampdown 'extreme'

    State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has called India's shock clampdown on cash an “extreme” step to boost financial inclusion, tax collection and battle graft...

    Bloomberg News pointed out that South Asian countries, including India and Pakistan, are trying to bring more people in the formal economy and stop avoiding tax...

  • Bolly fan: Novelist Paulo Coelho loves My Name is Khan, SRK is overjoyed

    The Brazilian novelist, world-famous for writing 'The Alchemist', recently tweeted his appreciation of Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol starrer My Name Is Khan, referring to the romantic drama as 'the best film he saw this year':MNIK director Karan Johar wasted no time in accepting Coelho's compliment...

    In response, Coelho lamented the delay in accessing cultural products from the East, to which Shah Rukh Khan, always the hero, offered to...

  • Mashal lynching case: KP police want at-large PTI Councillor Arif Khan's name on ECL

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police have requested the inclusion of the name of at-large Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Councillor Arif Khan ? suspected of involvement in the Mashal Khan lynching ? on the Exit Control List, District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr Mian Saeed told DawnNews...

    In a video that surfaced after the lynching, Arif Khan was seen warning a crowd to keep the name of the person who shot Mashal Khan secret...

  • LHC accepts petition to remove Sharjeel Khan's name from ECL

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday accepted cricketer Sharjeel Khan's petition to remove his name from the Exit Control List (ECL), DawnNewsTV reported...

    The petition, filed on Khan's behalf by his counsel Ejaz Ahmed, says that the cricketer was unable to go to perform Umrah and meet his brother in Dubai due to travel restrictions placed on him...

  • Bahrain's Bank Alkhair gets nod to sell stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank

    Bahrain-based Bank Alkhair said on Wednesday it had received approval from the State Bank of Pakistan to sell its stake in Pakistan's Burj Bank to a subsidiary of Bahrain's Al Baraka Banking Group...

    Al Baraka, one of the Gulf's top Islamic banks, had said in September that its Pakistani unit, Al Baraka Pakistan, would merge with Burj Bank to create an institution with assets totalling more than $1...

  • State and non-state actors

    It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions about how much control the state really has within its own domain...

    Then there is also the question of whether or not we are really serious about getting rid of all violent non-state actors that have become a pervasive challenge to state authority...

  • RSS and BJP: Battling for India's 'soul', state by state

    An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its game plan...

    Interviews with more than two dozen RSS and BJP officials and rare access to closed RSS meetings reveal a two-stage strategy — electoral victory at the national level, which has been achieved in the lower house of parliament, followed by similar success at the state level...

  • State of the state

    AWAY from television screens and crystal balls of analysts, there is a slow-moving change under way in Pakistan that may impact civil-military relations more than the person to be appointed as the next COAS...

    The lever between the two is the logic of the state itself, and it seems to be evolving...

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