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PTI’s Jahangir Tareen is out to get independent candidates

PTI’s Jahangir Tareen is out to get independent candidates

Jahangir Tareen has been on a mission: to court this election’s winning independent candidates to join PTI. The PTI leader was meeting independent winners from Punjab and inviting them to join the party, hoping to ensure PTI’s lead in the province. But what does Twitter think of his efforts? Well, it’s having a field day. […]

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport s elite. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a “very proud moment” as he strode onto to the field at Bangalore s M. Chinnaswamy stadium for the toss, won […]

Each family of slain Kharan labourers to get over Rs3 million, SC informed

Each family of slain Kharan labourers to get over Rs3 million, SC informed

QUETTA: The Supreme Court ordered a sessions judge on Thursday to ensure distribution of compensation to families of labourers killed in a targetted attack in Balochistan. Moreover, the top court directed the Okara police to provide protection to the families. Six labourers were shot dead in Kharan area of Balochistan on May 4 as they […]

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

News desk, February, 26, 2018 ISLAMABAD – Pakistani journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak celebrated his post-match incident memories of Wills World Cup 1996,when England captain Mike Atherton lost his temperament called ”buffon” during the 14th post Match interview at Rawalpindi stadium Atherton was recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Feb 25, 1996 […]

SME Bank to Get Rs. 6 Billion Injection Upon Successful Privatization

SME Bank to Get Rs. 6 Billion Injection Upon Successful Privatization

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak : January, 31, 2018 Islamabad: The Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz has approved the opening of data room for buy-side diligence of SME Bank Limited, as the Privatization Commission (PC) continues to proceed ahead with the privatization of SME Bank Limited, while inviting qualified potential bidders to conduct due diligence of SME […]

China temporarily waives taxes to get foreign firms to stay

China temporarily waives taxes to get foreign firms to stay

  BEIJING:China will temporarily waive income taxes for foreign companies on profits they reinvest in the country as Beijing battles to retain foreign firms and investment. The finance ministry announced Thursday the new tax policy, which will apply retroactively from January so businesses will be able to take advantage of the exemption for this year’s taxes. The […]

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

Pakistan gets access to high-quality solar energy maps

ISLAMABAD:  The World Bank, in partnership with the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB), on Tuesday launched a series of new solar maps for Pakistan in support of efforts to increase the deployment of renewable energy in the country. This will help in expanding access to sustainable and affordable sources of indigenous energy in the country. […]

‘No ban yet’ – Punjab Govt gives Uber, Careem 15 days to get registered

‘No ban yet’ – Punjab Govt gives Uber, Careem 15 days to get registered

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has allowed mobile-application taxi service providers Careem and Uber, 15 days to get registered. The companies will continue to operate their services in the meantime, a spokesperson from the Punjab Government clarified. There is no ban on these services in the province. The companies will just need to follow […]