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  • NON-FICTION: PAKISTAN VIA INDIAN EYES

    “You have two parallel highly developed systems; South Indian Carnatic, and that which northern and central India share with Pakistan and Bangladesh...

    One wishes Joshua’s successor Meena Menon had also given such thought to statistics when she writes in her otherwise fine book Reporting Pakistan that at the time of Partition, minorities were 25 percent of the population which “dwindled” to 5 percent or less...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He said the Pakistan Halal Authority has also been operational and the first meeting of its Board of Directors is being held on April 13...

  • Afghan drugs go to rest of world via Pakistan: UN report

    KARACHI: Pakistan is considered to be the main country through which narcotics produced in Afghanistan are transported to the rest of the world and Karachi is a key point on the drug supply routes, a senior official of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) has said...

    “Pakistan is considered the main transit country for narcotics produced in neighbouring Afghanistan (heroin and opium in particular) and Karachi is the...

  • Banks to facilitate tax payment via ATMs

    According to a press release on Monday, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and 1LINK signed an agreement to develop the mechanism, which is expected to be operational by the end of 2017...

    National Bank: Meanwhile, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in collaboration with the Punjab Excise and Taxation Department is going to automate the collection of property tax across Punjab, a statement said...

  • Trump tells Paris, Berlin to 'keep making money' via trade with Tehran

    United States President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday that he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran, despite his refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal...

    “I told them just keep making money,” the real estate mogul-turned-president was speaking on Fox News' program Sunday Morning Futures
  • FBR to approach taxpayers via email, phone

    LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has launched a campaign to approach existing and prospective taxpayers through emails and text messages...

    The objective of the campaign is to bring more people into the tax net and ensure the timely filing of returns
  • India starts trade route to Afghanistan via Iran

    India on Sunday shipped its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan by sea through Iran's strategic Chahbahar Port, launching a trade route bypassing longtime rival Pakistan...

    Pakistan currently does not allow India to transport through its territory to Afghanistan because of hostility in their ties...

  • US agents plotted to find bin Laden via meds: report

    The Intercept news site quoted from a National Security Agency slide presentation dated June 2010 which discussed the possibility of going from “Pharma to Target” by penetrating “the non-electronic moat” that protected bin Laden from surveillance in his Pakistan hideout...

  • PTI distributes pamphlets to answer 'Nawaz's questions on his ouster' via helicopter at Liaquat Bagh

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday, saying that it had prepared a response to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's repeated questioning of why he was disqualified by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate verdict, started distributing pamphlets listing reasons for his ouster...

    “As long as the basic structure of this system does not change, Pakistan will continue to suffer...

  • Imran Khan avoided taxes via offshore company: German journalist

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan avoided taxes via an offshore company, Pulitzer prize winning journalist Frederik Obermaier said in a tweet on Monday...

    "Just for the record: Mr Khan avoided United Kingdom taxes via an offshore company," Obermaier, who was also a part of the team that unearthed the Panama Papers, said...

  • Mexico drug lord escapes from prison via tunnel

    ALMOLOYA JUAREZ: Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped through a lengthy tunnel under his prison cell’s shower, authorities said on Sunday, marking his second jail break and an embarrassing blow to the government...

    A massive manhunt was launched after Guzman vanished late Saturday from the Altiplano maximum-security prison, some 90 kilometers west of Mexico City
  • Analysts pinpoint IS strategy via Twitter, YouTube

    PARIS: Tweets and YouTube videos by fighters from the Islamic State (IS) group have allowed analysts to pinpoint their movements in Iraq and Syria, highlighting the group's increasing push towards government strongholds...

    The data compiled by Britain-based analysts from IHS Conflict Monitor, and shared exclusively with AFP, shows how the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group is probing beyond the territory it currently holds and pushing...
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