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FBR obtains details of Pakistanis having properties in Dubai

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has claimed to obtain details of Pakistani nationals who have undeclared properties in Dubai. According to a senior FBR official, the data includes quantum of rental income earned from these properties. The data was received from Dubai tax authorities, the tax official said. Meanwhile, the FBR is also intensifying its awareness campaign around the ... Read More »

Manshah Sukhera elected LTBA new president

LAHORE: Lahore Tax Bar Association (LTBA) has elected M. Mansha Sukhera its new president and office bearers in election 2015-16. As per details, Mansha won presidential elections by securing 658 votes while opposition candidate could get 400 votes. Arif Hussain Ejaz secured the seat of vice president with 544 votes; Ch. Qamar-uz-Zaman got 624 votes while contesting election for general ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

ASO Lahore seizes 120 drums of Iranian motor oil

LAHORE: Anti-smuggling Organisation (ASO) Lahore Preventive seized 120 drums of smuggled Iranian motor oil on Monday. Official sources told Customs Today that the ASO, on the instructions of Collector Mukarram Jah Ansari raided a godown at China Scheme near Gujarpura. They added that the ASO team consisting of superintendents, deputy superintendents, inspectors Mumtaz Ajmal Mian, Saleem Akhtar, Sajad Bukhari and Shahid ... Read More »

Lahore: Christians protest against Excise Department for issuing alcohol licences

LAHORE: The Christian community of Lahore under the banner of Maseha Millat Party protested at Lahore Press Club against the Excise Department. On Friday noon, a large number of people gathered in front of the Lahore Press Club. The protesters chanted slogans against the department, saying they were involved in disgracing the community by issuing licences for sale of alcohol. Maseha ... Read More »

5600MW of power in 3 yrs: Govt adopts two-pronged policy to address energy crisis: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Under a two pronged strategy, the government, in short-term policy, envisages an immediate measure to generate 1,000MW electricity based on well-head gas in areas under Hesco and Sepco. Secondly, there is a plan for another 1,000MW power generation package, also under Hesco and Sepco based on local gas supply and bids for these projects have already been invited till ... Read More »

Directorate of Reforms, Automation sends draft rules for air cargo to customs preventive

KARACHI: Directorate of Reforms and Automation (Customs) Karachi has sent the draft rules for air cargo manifest to Model Customs Collectorate (Preventive), Lahore. The directorate said in its letter titled, Draft Rules for Import General Management Module, “The attached air cargo manifest has been carefully examined and finalized after detailed scrutiny and consultations with all the stakeholders and this has ... Read More »

2800 mmcfd demand, 1500 in system: SNGPL to implement load-management plan to curb 1300 mmcfd shortfall

ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL) is facing 1300 mmcfd (million cubic feet) gas shortfall and going to implement load-management plan in the biggest province (in population) of the country, Punjab, and federal capital. Sources said that the SNGPL would implement load-management plan in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sahiwal, Multan, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur regions. The ... Read More »

1500 mmcfd gas shortfall: SNGPL to implement load-management plan

ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL) is facing around 1500 mmcfd (million cubic feet) gas shortfall and going to implement load-management plan in the biggest province (in population) of the country, Punjab, and federal capital. Sources said that the SNGPL would implement load-management plan in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sahiwal, Multan, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur regions. ... Read More »

LTE service launches in Pakistan by Warid

LAHORE: Warid Telecom, the most popular and innovative mobile service of Pakistan announced the official launch of LTE services in Pakistan. Starting from 26th December, Warid customers would be able to enjoy the customers trail service free, first 7 days in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Faisalabad and Gujranwala. Warid has always taken great pride on putting its consumers first; to ... Read More »

Smeda, UET organise seminar on entrepreneurship

LAHORE: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda), in collaboration with University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore has organised an awareness seminar on ‘Entrepreneurship as Career Option’ at the university’s premises. UET Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Professor Dr Parvaiz Mughal, in his opening address, highlighted the objectives of the seminar and underlined the importance of youth towards ... Read More »

Smeda, UET organise seminar on entrepreneurship

LAHORE: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda), in collaboration with University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore has organised an awareness seminar on ‘Entrepreneurship as Career Option’ at the university’s premises. UET Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Professor Dr Parvaiz Mughal, in his opening address, highlighted the objectives of the seminar and underlined the importance of youth towards ... Read More »

Rs45/kg increase in 7 days: LPG rate soars to Rs150/kg, domestic cylinder at Rs1,750 in Lahore

LAHORE: The marketing companies have once again increased the rate of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs5 per kg, third time increase in seven days enhancing over all prices by Rs45 per kg without any official notification despite downward trend in international rates. After increase, LPG was being sold at 130 per kg and domestic cylinder at Rs 1510 in Karachi, ... Read More »

Lackluster KSE sheds 35pts as PTI’s plan C shudders Lahore to a halt

KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange felt the tremors of PTI’s shutdown in Lahore as benchmark KSE 100-index lost 35.65 points or 0.11 percent to plunge to 31554.17 points in early trading on Monday. The market opened at the weekend closing of 31589.82 points and remained in red zone, forcing the investors and brokers to exercise caution. The sentiments remained lackluster ... Read More »

ANF recovers Rs52.24m worth 25.44kg charas, 4.03kg heroin in five operations

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has launched five operations in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Muzaffargarh, Peshawar and Karachi and recovered Rs52.24 million worth of 25.44kg charas and 4.03kg heroin and arrested nine alleged drug smugglers including three women and two Afghan refugees, seizing four vehicles. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car No. VE-527 near Chungi No 26, GT Road ... Read More »

Javed Sarwar assumes charge as deputy collector

KARACHI: In a latest reshuffle, Javed Sarwar Sheikh, a BPS-18 officer of the Pakistan Customs Service, has been transferred from the Directorate General of Post Clearance Audit to the Customs (Adjudication) Collectorate, Lahore. He has assumed charge as a deputy collector. Adnan Afzal, a BS-17 officer of Pakistan Customs Service, has assumed charge as the assistant Director at the Directorate ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Aitazaz Khan exonerated from allegations

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exonerated Dr Muhammad Aitazaz Khan (PCS/BS-18) from the charges levelled against him. The Board issued exoneration notification after the disciplinary proceedings under Government Servant (Efficiency & Discipline) Rule, 1973 against the officer, who is presently posted as Deputy Collector, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement, Lahore. Meanwhile, in accordance with the instructions circulated vide ... Read More »

Punjab govt approves 8000 low-income houses at 20% down payment, 10 installments

LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved the construction of 8,000 low-income housing units in Lahore on public-private partnership. The apartments, ranging from 500, 600 and 700 square feet, will be given to low-income group people at Rs 925,000, Rs 1110,000, and Rs 1295,000, respectively. The decision was taken in a Public-Private Partnership Steering Committee meeting held under the chairmanship of ... Read More »