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  • India sends Vodafone $2bn tax notice

    MUMBAI: India’s tax office has sent Vodafone Group a reminder to pay $2 billion in taxes and threatened the British telecoms group with seizure of local assets if it fails to do so, despite the long-running dispute being the subject of an international arbitration process...

    Vodafone, one of India’s largest corporate investors, has repeatedly clashed with the authorities over taxes since it bought in 2007 CK Hutchison’s local mobile...

  • Vodafone loss doubles on India woes

    LONDON: British mobile phone giant Vodafone on Tuesday said its first-half net loss doubled to more than 5...

    But a return to growth for its European operations helped Vodafone to post a hefty underlying profit, albeit slightly smaller compared with a year earlier...

  • Vodafone India and Idea Cellular announce merger

    British mobile phone giant Vodafone's Indian unit will merge with Idea Cellular to create India's largest telecoms operator, the firms said Monday, as they combine to fight the rise of Reliance Jio...

    “Vodafone Group Plc and Idea Cellular today announced that they have reached an agreement to combine their operations in India,” they said in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)...

  • Parts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas districts stay shut on MQM call for Sindh-wide shutdown

    HYDERABAD: A partial strike was observed in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts while the routine life in other parts of Sindh remained unaffected on Saturday in response to a call for a business and transport shutdown in the province given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as part of its ‘nationwide day of mourning’ against the killing of four of its activists in Karachi a day earlier...

    All main markets, bazaars, shops and fuel...

  • Parts of Hyderabad district shut on MQM’s call for Sindh-wide strike

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) call for a Sindh-wide strike on Wednesday was responded positively in the Hyderabad and Latifabad talukas and parts of Mirpurkhas city but general ignored by people of all other interior districts...

    In Hyderabad district, main markets, bazaars and shops remained closed and vehiclar traffic off the road in two talukas, Hyderabad and Latifabad, but the routine life in Qasimabad was not...

  • Traders’ bodies call for strike in Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Leaders of traders’ associations on Friday issued a call for complete strike in the city on Saturday against heavy taxes imposed by Federal Board of Revenue and harassment of business community by tax collectors...

    At a joint press conference organised by Anjuman Tajiran Hyderabad at the press club, the traders’ leaders said that the government should exempt new businesses from income tax for at least three years and...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    Senator Aajiz Dhamra, Auqaf Minister Ghulam Shah Jillani, PPP Hyderabad district president Saghir Qureshi and information secretary Ahsan Abro were among the prominent figures who were present...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    Residents of the area called police after spotting his body, which was subsequently shifted to Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    It was organised by the Institute of Art and Design (IAD), Univer­sity of Sindh (SU), Jamshoro, in collaboration with Pakistan Army 18 Division, Hyderabad, on the institute’s premises...

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