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ANF seizes Rs2,326m drugs including 303kg heroin as regional heads meet

RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has held Force Commander Conference at its Headquarters, which was chaired by ANF DG Major General Khawar Hanif. The conference was attended by Commanders of all Regional Directorates and Senior Staff Officers. At the onset of conference, review of the ANF performance was analysed and futuristic targets were set forth. During the conference, aspects of enforcement, ... Read More »

Rs123b, 63 locomotives, 3,065 wagons needed to upgrade Pakistan Railways

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that after swapping oil of power generation plants with coal, the total infrastructure of Pakistan Railways (PR) will also need to be upgraded to transport coal to these plants and this rehabilitation of infrastructure upgradation will cost Rs123 billion rupees and minimum three year span of time. During a cabinet meeting, he said ... Read More »

Trade between Pakistan, Afghanistan to be increased to $5b from $2.5b

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to enhance bilateral trade to $5 billion with next two to three years from current $2.5 billion. Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omer Zakhilwal has called on his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar and discussed the trade and bilateral ties between the two countries. Dar said that Pakistan would complete a 100-bed Naeb Aminullah Khan Hospital ... Read More »

ANF seizes 1.95 ton opium, 7.2kg charas, 1.8kg cocaine worth Rs3,897m

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized Rs3,897 million worth of drugs including 1.9 ton opium, 1.8kg cocaine and 7.2kg charas during four different operations in Islamabad, Attock, Rawalpindi and Pishin, and arrested seven alleged drug traffickers, besides confiscating two vehicles. An ANF Rawalpindi team during routine checking at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, detained a Filipino woman Emelita Escala Hernandez ... Read More »

Zulfiqar Hussain assumes charge as Commissioner-IR

ISLAMABAD: Zulfiqar Hussain Khan, BS-20 officer of Inland Revenue Service, has assumed the charge of the post of Commissioner-IR (Enforcement-I), Large Taxpayers Unit, Islamabad. Zulfiqar, in pursuance of Federal Board of Revenue Board’s Notification No. 179-IR/2014, relinquished the charge of the post of Chief, Federal Board of Revenue (HQ), Islamabad. Meanwhile,  FBR has issued the notification of termination of probation ... Read More »

Customs Internal Audit gets access to online PCA module

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Internal Audit Customs has eventually succeed to get countrywide access of online Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Module and its data-base which is to be maintained by PRAL, Islamabad, it is learnt here. Sources confirmed Customs Today that the FBR has allowed the authorities concerned of the Directorate General of Internal Audit Customs to get countrywide ... Read More »

ANF seizes 200kg narcotics worth Rs1.11b in 14 raids

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF), in its drive against drug trafficking, has conducted 14 operations in different cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Karachi and Lasbela and recovered a huge quantity of drugs worth Rs1.11 billion. The ANF seized 161kg heroin, 34kg charas, 2.7kg opium and arrested 16 alleged drug traffickers including two women, besides apprehending three vehicles. ... Read More »

Plane crashes at Islamabad Airport

ISLAMABAD: Trainer plane of Rawalpindi Flying Club crashed at the height of 400ft at Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad. Rescue team shifted the injured to Benazir Bhutto Hospital immediately. Captain Hassam and two trainee pilots Hammad and Sarfaraz Ahmad injured in plane crash. The plane lost balance and could not hit the ground while landing. However it did not catch fire ... Read More »

Customs to seize property owned by tax defaulter ‘Computer Point’

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad has ordered to seize moveable and immoveable property of a tax defaulter company, Computer Point, of Ghulam Rasool Plaza in Blue Area of Islamabad. Customs Recovery Cell Assistant Collector Haleema Raza issued warrant of attachment against the company and appointed Benazir International Airport Superintendent of Customs Muhammad Afzal as attachment officer under Customs ... Read More »

Overbilling woes: ICCI criticizes govt over installation of faster meters

ISLAMABAD: The businessmen community of the capital protested against the installation of new power meters that run 30-35 percent faster than the old ones and demanded their urgent replacement. The demand was made during a meeting held at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry auditorium. Presiding over the meeting, the ICCI chief said that business community had been demanding since ... Read More »

Add 2,500MW in system by Feb 2015, PM orders ministries

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, presiding over a joint ministerial meeting of the energy sector, has ordered the Ministries of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Water & Power and Finance Division to add 2,400 to 2,500MW more electricity in the system by February 2015. The prime minister directed the ministries to control line losses and electricity theft at any costs and ... Read More »

ICCI seeks urgent removal of faster electricity meters

ISLAMABAD: The businessmen community of the capital protested against the installation of new power meters that run 30-35 percent faster than the old ones and demanded their urgent replacement. The demand was made during a meeting held at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry auditorium. Presiding over the meeting, the ICCI chief said that business community had been demanding since ... Read More »

DG PCA forms body to settle problems of daily wage workers

ISLAMABAD: A two-member committee has been formed to resolve issues and problems of daily wages employees working in the Directorate General Post Clearance Audit, Islamabad. According to the order issued by the Director General Post Clearance Audit (DGPCA), Additional Director (I) Shahid Jawad and Additional Director (II) Ayesha Niaz will be the members of the committee. The committee has been ... Read More »

Three Customs, IRS officers of BS 18-19 assume charge

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notifications regarding charge relinquishment/assumption of three Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) and Inland Revenue Service (IRS) officers of BS 18-19. In pursuance of Board’s Notification No 1867-CI/2014, Zahra Haider, PCS/BS-19, has relinquished the charge of the post of Additional Collector, Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Lahore w.e.f 26.09.2014 and assumed the charge of ... Read More »

Midday: Bullish note persists as KSE crosses 30,000 barrier

KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100-index Thursday kept bullish note till midday, crossing psychological barrier of 30,000 and gained 108.83 points to reach 30049.22 points with total volume of 51,230,270 shares. On Wednesday, benchmark KSE 100-index gained 246.12 points to reach 29940.39 points and volume of 110,960,050 shares as political tension soothe after the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief ... Read More »

Four IRS, Customs officers of BS 19-20 assume charge

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notifications regarding charge relinquishment/assumption by the four Inland Revenue Service (IRS) and Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) officers of BS 19-20. As per details, Muhammad Tanvir Akhtar Malik (IRS/BS-20) has assumed the charge of the post of Chief (Management), FBR (HQ), Islamabad. The officer, pursuing the Board’s Notification No 2017-IR/2014, relinquished the charge ... Read More »

LNG import projects charm Chinese investors

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Chinese investors has nodded to invest in Pakistan’s energy sector especially in the projects of LNG import and also looked into the other investment opportunities available in the country. The delegation, led by Bank of China International Chief Executive Officer/Chairperson Li Tong, has expressed their interest during a meeting with Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources ... Read More »

23,898 containers left Karachi ports for Afghanistan

KARACHI: During the seven months of this year till September 30, a total of 23,898 containers left the two Karachi Ports; namely Karachi Port Trust and Port Bin Qasim, for Afghanistan under Web Based One Custom (WeBoc), the computerized system of Pakistan Customs. The two Karachi ports continue to facilitate not only commercial imports but also non-commercial cargoes to Afghanistan. ... Read More »

Two Inland Revenue officers of BS-19 assume charge

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notifications regarding charge relinquishment/assumption by two Inland Revenue Service (IRS) officers of BS-19. In pursuance of Board’s Notification No 1846-IR/2014, dated 19-09-2014, Shaheed Mehboob, (IRS/BS-19), has assumed the charge of the post of the Secretary (IR-Policy), FBR (HQ), Islamabad on acting charge basis on 15-10-2014. Meanwhile, Abdul Khalique Shaikh (IRS/BS-19), following the ... Read More »

Hurdles in Islamic banking

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, lack of awareness about the Islamic banking and shortage of bank branches are the main hurdles in the way of the Islamic banking system in the country. Despite the fact that there is overwhelmed acceptance of the Islamic banking among the people, the volume of deposits so far is mere ... Read More »