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Suspension of tax deductions on cellphone top-up cards will remain till next orders: CJP

Suspension of tax deductions on cellphone top-up cards will remain till next orders: CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that the Supreme Court’s directives barring the deduction of taxes imposed on the top-up of prepaid cards has not expired and that it will continue to hold until the court delivers a second order in the case, DawnNewsTV reported. On June 11, the apex court had restrained the […]

Pakistan, Russia set to sign $10b offshore pipeline deal next week

Pakistan, Russia set to sign $10b offshore pipeline deal next week

ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, Pakistan and Russia are poised to sign a $10-billion offshore gas pipeline deal, a project planned by the latter to capture the energy market of Pakistan. Sources told The Express Tribune that the cabinet had approved the signing of the gas pipeline laying deal and Pakistan ambassador to Russia had been authorised to ink […]

Imran Khan can become the next prime minister: Musharraf

Imran Khan can become the next prime minister: Musharraf

In rare praise for Imran Khan, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf said on Saturday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief had a very good chance of being elected as the prime minister in the upcoming elections. “His [Imran’s] popularity is on the rise, and he has the potential to improve the country’s situation and do something beneficial […]

Fallout from cancelled contracts left for next govt

Fallout from cancelled contracts left for next govt

ISLAMABAD:The next government will have to deal with the fallout of major legal battles in world legal forums, paying billions of dollars in damages in several controversial matters, especially in the Karkey and Reko Diq cases. Officials said that both these cases – the Karkey rental power plant and Riko Diq – were likely to conclude sometime […]

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

KARACHI: (News Desk): Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that the government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months. Speaking as a chief guest at a reception organized in his honour by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), here  on […]

13 reasons why Sadaf Fawad Khan is the next best thing in Pakistani fashion

13 reasons why Sadaf Fawad Khan is the next best thing in Pakistani fashion

13 reasons why Sadaf Fawad Khan is the next best thing in Pakistani fashion KARACHI    : She became the envy of women across the nation when the newsflash became public that superstar Fawad Khan is blessedly and supremely taken by her. Sadaf Fawad Khan may have long been touted as the other half of one of […]

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal will be travelling to the United States next week in a visit that indicates growing engagement between Islamabad and Washington following damning indictment of Pakistan by US President Donald Trump in his policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, sources confirmed to The Express Tribune. Ahsan’s a weeklong trip would come on the […]

Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Web Desk Another major cyber-attack could be imminent after Friday’s global hit that infected more than 125,000 computer systems, security experts have warned. UK security researcher “MalwareTech”, who helped to limit the ransomware attack, predicted “another one coming… quite likely on Monday”. The virus, which took control of users’ files, spread to 100 countries, including […]

Donald Trump’s next 100 days

Donald Trump’s next 100 days

Desk Report Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump will spend his next 100 days trying to get things done that he once confidently predicted he would accomplish in his first 100 days in office. The White House spent last week fending off unflattering critiques of Trump’s first three months in the Oval Office, claiming he had racked […]

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced his party’s intention to hold a rally in Islamabad next Friday to “demand Nawaz Sharif’s resignation”. Speaking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Khan posed the question: “With which face will the PML-N confront the public after the comments made in the Supreme Court judgement?” “I asked the […]

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Desk Report Remember when filmmaker Brett Ratner met Shah Rukh Khan? The X-Men: The Last Stand director met with SRK at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival where they talked, laughed and even danced. Ratner turned out to be a Shah Rukh fan as he hoped to work on a Rush Hour sequel with […]