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Govt plans to boost industrial sector: Dawood

Govt plans to boost industrial sector: Dawood

(Web Desk) – Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Commerce, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood says the government is making proper planning and evolving effective policies to boost industrial sector.Addressing a meeting of exporters in Sialkot, he said that the business community is being taken into confidence to ensure complete implementation of […]

All provinces, except Sindh, fail to boost tax revenues

All provinces, except Sindh, fail to boost tax revenues

ISLAMABAD:The share of provincial taxes in total revenues has slipped to only 11% in the first quarter as all the federating units, except for Sindh, could not boost revenues, increasing their reliance on National Finance Commission (NFC) transfers to meet expenditures.From July through September of the current fiscal year, the four provinces cumulatively collected Rs88.6 […]

Netflix to boost production of European series

Netflix to boost production of European series

(AFP) – Netflix said Wednesday it will produce more series in Europe in languages other than English following the global success of Spanish crime caper “Money Heist” and German mystery “Dark”.”We have seen that shows we have done were able to find gigantic global audiences, where the vast majority of viewing comes from outside the […]

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

SEOUL: Samsung said on Wednesday it had acquired artificial intelligence technology firm Zhilabs to enhance its 5G capabilities, marking a major push into the 5G market. Review: Samsung Note 9, a subtle powerhouse Zhilabs will continue to operate independently under its own management, Samsung said in a statement. Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 9 to reverse disappointing sales […]

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

ISLAMABAD: The government constituted a 22-member Council of Business Leaders on Thursday aimed at getting input from the private sector to boost exports and create jobs.Prime Minister Imran Khan will be the chairman of the council which will have representation from leading sectors of the economy, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce.The maximum […]

Recovery of bad debts can help boost economy

Recovery of bad debts can help boost economy

ISLAMABAD:Financial institutions of a country are very important. Fiscal strength of these institutions determines the strength of the economy.However, just like other institutions in Pakistan, previous governments failed to pay attention to their improvement. Now, the responsibility is on the new Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led administration, which has so far remained undecided about how to handle financials […]

Iran says plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity launched

Iran says plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity launched

TEHRAN: Iran said on Tuesday it had launched a plan to boost uranium enrichment capacitywith new centrifuges, raising the pressure on European diplomats scrambling to rescue a crumbling nuclear deal after Washington pulled out.“If conditions allow, maybe tomorrow night at Natanz (plant), we can announce the opening of the centre for production of new centrifuges,” said […]

Japan’s Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow

Japan’s Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday hailed cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a “strategic relationship” on a visit aimed at boosting political and economic ties. Abe arrived in the oil-rich Gulf state late Sunday on the first leg of a Middle East tour which will also take him to Jordan, Israel […]

36 Pakistan companies are participating in Texworld Paris to boost Textile Exports

36 Pakistan companies are participating in Texworld Paris to boost Textile Exports

Paris September 19, 2017. The participation of the 36 Pakistani companies in the Texworld exhibition would greatly help in giving an impetus to the exports of textile products to the European markets. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque during his visit to Pakistan Pavilion established at the 4-day […]

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce REUTERS NEW DELHI: India will more than double maternity leave, allow work from home and require employers to have crèches to improve maternal and child health and boost a declining female workforce. A bill approved by parliament late on Thursday increases fully paid leave to […]