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No more service charges on post-paid cellular customers

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan has prohibited cellular companies from levying additional charges on post-paid connections. A three-member bench of the apex court was hearing the c... Read More


The budget is ideal: Aleem Khan

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- Senior Punjab Minister Abdul Aleem Khan said on Tuesday that the Punjab government has presented an ideal budget in the present circumstances and now real development will be ther... Read More


Creating job opportunities for youth on government's agenda: Buzdar

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar presided over an important meeting at 90-SQA on Tuesday to review progress on 100 days agenda of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) governmen... Read More


Despite increase in sin tax, cigarette consumption remains high among Pakistani teens

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 17 -- Around 1,200 Pakistani children between the ages of six-15 pick up a cigarette to smoke every day, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) results of 2015. Pakistan'... Read More


Figures speak louder than words

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- Federal and provincial budgets, as and when these are presented in the national and provincial legislatures by the respective governments for one or the other particular financial... Read More


The 'untouchable' Malik Riaz

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- In 2013, Shoaib Suddle, the Federal Tax Ombudsman investigating Malik Riaz and Arsalan Iftikhar, son of former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, ordered the Federal Board of Revenu... Read More


All set for Telangana poll

India, Oct. 17 -- Telangana, the country's youngest State, will face elections on December 7 for the second time since its birth in 2014. Chief Minister Chandrashekar Rao took a big risk by advancing ... Read More


Broaden your study horizon

India, Oct. 17 -- These last few weeks, the value of rupee against dollar has shown fluctuation. At present, the value of rupee, which was at Rs 65 for a dollar just a year ago, has dropped to Rs 72 f... Read More


Sensex gains by 270.40 pts

Mumbai, Oct. 16 -- The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday advanced by 270 points to 35,135.50 on positive global cues. The Nifty rose by 57 points to 10,569.50. The BSE sens... Read More


India attracted USD 22 billion of FDI flows in first half of 2018: UN report

United Nations, Oct. 16 -- India attracted USD 22 billion of FDI flows in the first half of 2018, according to a UN report which states that the global foreign direct investment dropped by 41 per cent... Read More