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  • Foundation, CAS enter semis of inter-school tennis

    KARACHI: Foundation Public School defeated Bay View Academy I 3-0 while CAS beat Beacon House II 3-0 in the under-15 age group quarter-finals to enter the semis of the Peek Freans Gluco Tennis Tournament organised by Perfect Strokes at the Karachi Gymkhana tennis courts on Sunday...

    Beacon House I then prevailed 3-0 over Bay View Academy II to enter the semi-finals against Foundation Public School...

  • Foundation, Nixor win inter-school tennis

    KARACHI: Foundation Public School overcame a spirited fight back by CAS to win the Under-15 group title while Nixor College beat Bahria College in the 16-18 group final here on Sunday at the Peek Freans Gluco Inter-School Tennis Tournament organised by Perfect Strokes team of Razia Babar and Nabil Hoodbhoy at the Karachi Gymkhana...

    However, Nauman and Yahya of FPS then came back strongly to win the title for their school by 2-1... ...

  • Pakistan to auction mobile telecom spectrum in June

    ISLAMABAD: The auction for mobile telephony spectrum is expected to be held in June, and consultants have expressed optimism that it will be successful because of the potential available in Pakistan...

    1,800 and 2,100 MHz bands to be put on saleThe meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Science and Technology Senator Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin ul Haque, adviser to the PM on Commerce...

  • Verdict for Samsung heir weighs on telecom giant

    The heir to the Samsung empire faces the verdict in his corruption trial on Friday, which threatens to leave the world's biggest smartphone maker rudderless for more than a decade...

    Lee Jae-Yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and the son of Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-Hee, has been groomed all his life to take over the giant conglomerate founded by his grandfather in 1938
  • Telecom policy goals explained

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecommunication infrastructure of Pakistan provides supportive environment for sustainable growth...

  • Terrorism and telecom employees

    THE telecommunications sector is one of the most important business sectors in Pakistan...

    Recently two brutal incidents occurred: one was the APS school attack in which more than 150 children were killed and the other was the attack on a bus in Safoora Goth in which 48 people were massacred...

  • Extra taxes to hurt telecom sector

    LAHORE: Telecom operators on Thursday urged the government to withdraw its decision to impose extra taxes on the telecom sector in the forthcoming budget...

    “Taxation on telecom sector in Pakistan is already one of the highest in the world...

  • FBR admits inability to collect telecom data

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance expressed its dismay over the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for being unable to collect withholding tax (WHT) properly from telecom companies...

    On Wednesday, the FBR representatives informed the committee that software and data collection of telecom sector was too complicated for tax officials to understand...

  • Blazing Mukhtar steers Advance Telecom to KG final

    KARACHI: Ex-international Mukhtar Ahmed produced a stunning display of power-hitting as Advance Telecom tamed high-flying Dollar East to make the final of the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival here on Thursday...

    Chasing a challenging target in the first semi-final at the KG Ground, Advance Telecom won by six wickets with two overs to spare after opener Mukhtar had plundered 84 off just 40 balls...

  • Telecom sector seeks reduction in withholding tax

    ISLAMABAD: At a time when the government is giving final touches to proposals for the upcoming budget, the telecom sector is seeking reduction in withholding and sales tax rates in a bid to provide relief to subscribers...

    Withholding tax on telecom at 14pc is one of the highest as most sectors are paying in the range of 1-5pc...

  • Telecom sector’s apathy for 4G bids

    The Pakistan Telecommuni­cation Authority hopes to reap huge gains when it offers the 1,800MHz range 4G spectrum for auction next week, but no excitement is visible in the market for the bid...

    It is the unpredictability of tax policies for the telecom business that makes them hesitant...

  • Advance Telecom clinch Karachi Gymkhana title

    KARACHI: Advance Telecom lifted the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival cricket crown when they dethroned Tapal CC by 31 runs in the final played at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground here on Saturday...

    Batting first after skipper Jamal Anwar won the toss, Advance Telecom collected 144-7 in the stipulated 20 overs with opener Sahibzada Farhan scoring 45...

  • Telecom spectrum sale yields $324.5m

    Earlier, Pakistan Telecomm­unication Authority (PTA) called for bids from operators as part of the spectrum auction for next generation mobile services (NGMS) through national and international media...

    PTA said it completed the procedure in an open and transparent manner and in line with the policy directive of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, information memorandum for auction and rules of the Public Procurement...

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