FBR elevates duty on imported items

FBR elevates duty on imported items

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) increased on Wednesday the regulatory duty imposed on imported goods. According to sources, some of the imported items are the ones on which FBR has imposed a duty for the first time. Moreover, duty on imported honey has been increased from 20 to...

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Lahore-Wazirabad train service suspended for an indefinite period

Lahore-Wazirabad train service suspended for an indefinite period

LAHORE: The operations of Lahore-Wazirabad train service, Babu Passenger Train, have been suspended for an indefinite period. A notification issued by the Pakistan Railways on Wednesday said the train service has been halted but did not state a reason for the suspension. Used mostly by the working-class and students, the Babu...

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Mani vows to bring PCB to the level of pure professionalism and increased transparency

Mani vows to bring PCB to the level of pure professionalism and increased transparency

ABU DHABI: PCB chairman Ehsan Mani while visiting the second Test play while meeting the press here on Tuesday vowed improvement in the day to day working of the Board to bring it to the level of pure professionalism and transparency. “Very soon we will put the statement of accounts...

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Youtube outage resulted due to an attempt by Pakistani government to block anti-Islamic content

Youtube outage resulted due to an attempt by Pakistani government to block anti-Islamic content

YouTube’s video streaming service went out for more than an hour on Tuesday, apparently affecting locations around the world. YouTube acknowledged the outage in a tweet at 9:41 p.m. EDT, noting that it affected YouTube, YouTube Music and YouTube TV. The company said it was working on the issue and...

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Love is in the air: Aamir Liaquat and his second wife share moments of love on Twitter

Love is in the air: Aamir Liaquat and his second wife share moments of love on Twitter

The whole world celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on 11th October having everyone’s news feed flooded with appreciation posts. Famous TV personality and PTI’s MNA, Aamir Liaquat Hussain also took to Twitter and wrote the most heartwarming note for his second wife, Syeda Tuba Anwar on account of...

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Snake spotted! Passengers alerted as the new Isloo airport makes headlines on media

Snake spotted! Passengers alerted as the new Isloo airport makes headlines on media

ISLAMABAD: Ever since the new Islamabad Airport inaugurated earlier this year on May 1, it’s making headlines in the mainstream media – but not for the good reasons. In a rare incident that was reported on Tuesday, a snake surfaced in the apron area of the airport, creating confusion and panic...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: US Senator Lindsey Graham accuses Saudi Prince Salman for being a “rogue crown prince”

Jamal Khashoggi case: US Senator Lindsey Graham accuses Saudi Prince Salman for being a “rogue crown prince”

WASHINGTON: US Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican close to President Donald Trump, on Tuesday accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and called him a “rogue crown prince” who is jeopardizing relations with the United States. Many members of the US...

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Hairstyles that make you look younger

Hairstyles that make you look younger

There’s a huge trend in beauty journalism right now to stay away from wording like, “anti-aging” and “10 years younger.” We want to empower women of all ages to feel great about themselves, we want to stop feeding into (media-created) insecurities that only youth equals beauty and we really, really...

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen succumbs to Cancer and expires

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen succumbs to Cancer and expires

Microsoft Corporation, co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world’s biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer, the Allen...

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ECC approves supply of uninterrupted gas to zero-rated export-oriented industries

ECC approves supply of uninterrupted gas to zero-rated export-oriented industries

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee at its meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday approved a mechanism for supply of uninterrupted gas to zero-rated export-oriented industries. The meeting, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, approved the supply of RLNG to the export industry for three months from December this year to February...

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