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Govt to evaluate property rates


Rs25 bn expected to be raised through this regime From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Federal government yesterday introduced amendments to income tax laws according to which the government will decide property rates. The amendments were proposed in the Budget 2016-17 which was passed by the Parliament this month. In the …

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Over 600 slums in Karachi safe havens for criminals


NC Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The slum areas in Karachi have become a threat for law and order in the spiraling city as criminals have sought refuge in these areas, a local news channel reported here. According to a report, more than 600 slum areas located within the centre of the …

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K-Electric’s corrupt practice highlighted


Power consumers share grievances By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The millions of affected consumers of K-Electric after experiencing frequent tragedies of overbilling have now started teaching the fellow citizens through social media messages to beware of the plundering tricks being played by the management of this utility.     In a recent …

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Hajj flight operation to begin from August 3


ISLAMABAD: A month-long pre-Hajj flight operation will commence from 3rd August and culminate on 4th September. According to official from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the first Hajj flight will leave for Saudi Arabia from Lahore and Karachi on 3rd August. A total of 143,368 Pakistanis will perform Hajj this …

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7 Afghan suspects held


ISLAMABAD: The local police along with Pakistan Rangers and other security agencies conducted search operation in various areas of Sabzi Mandi police station and arrested 32 suspects including seven Afghan nationals, a police source said. The operation was conducted in the areas of Sabzi Mandi police station, including sectors I-10/1, …

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PML-N eradicating poor instead of poverty: PTI


From Our Correspondent LAHORE: While meeting different delegations in his office yesterday, Former Governor Punjab and Leader of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar said that PML-N is eradicating poor instead of poverty. He stated that increase in petroleum prices will be inflation gift from the government. “PML-N must stop …

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Sindh police seek Punjab’s help for Owais Shah’s recovery


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Police have sought assistance of Punjab Police to trace abducted son of Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Awais Ali Shah  Punjab Police Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera, while addressing the inaugural ceremony of crime scene unit mobile vehicles yesterday, said the department is making sure that …

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Afghan refugees stay extended


PM issues order as a gesture of goodwill From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has granted an extension in the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan for a further period of six months, till December 31, 2016. “Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of States & …

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