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June 2014

THE federal, Sindh and Punjab budgets have done special allocations for appropriation low-cost housing projects for that a accumulative sum of Rs9bn has been earmarked. Of this, Rs6bn has been set aside for a primary minister’s housing scheme, Rs2bn for Ashiana schemes in Punjab, and Rs1bn for Benazir housing schemes …

BR Research Array([0] => ============================================================== AGRI INCOME TAX – COLLECTION VERSUS POTENTIAL ============================================================== Rs (mn) “Agri income taxation “Maximum “Collection FY15-B” potential**” (as % of potential)” ============================================================== KP 79 1,000 8% Punjab 2,019 32,500 6% Sindh 512 13,500 4% Balochistan 0.5 3,000 0.0% ————————————————————– ** = Estimates formed on a …

Karachi Vocational Training Centre (KVTC) is the first Vocational Education and Training (VET) centre for intellectually disabled (ID) people in Pakistan. Since 1991, KVTC has proved with an unprecedented 400 graduated trainees gainfully employed in Karachi, that ID people can become independent, contributing, and responsible members of society. This is …

KARACHI – Ensuring adequate arrangement for the citizen of Karachi during the holy month of Ramazan, City administration has taken various steps for the consumers in availing essential commodities on concessional rates.City administration to control the over price mechanism has prepared a Ramazan Package with the co-operation of wholesalers and …

The 20-team Rashid Latif Cricket Academy Ramzan T20 tournament had started already on June 25 at the Korangi and Gulberg academies. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: Ramazan fever hits Karachi’s cricket clubs as five different Ramazan tournaments are scheduled to take place in the metropolis, while the cash money for each tournament has …

Publisher: Random House India No. of Pages: 272 Price: Rs. 299 Pakistan! The name strikes only one thing in mind – a country which has been epicenter of terrorism and always has been at loggerheads with India since it birth in 1947. There is more to Pakistan than terrorism, killings, …

‘Flood Risk Maps’ can help identify vulnerable assets and communities, and improve the design of the city’s drainage network. PHOTOS: FARHAN ANWAR KARACHI: As the monsoon season approaches, Karachi once again braces itself to meet its possible adverse implications. Karachi does not experience a high level of rain and recorded precipitation …

Posted by Parvez Jabri 45 HYDERABAD: Senior Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhru has pronounced that any citizen of a homeland has a inherent right to live and stay in any partial of a nation and a Sindh supervision has started registration of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from North Waziristan. …

SUKKUR: An eccentric claimant in 2013 ubiquitous elections from a subdivision NA-198, Akhtar Abbasi was murdered here, Geo News reported Sunday morning.   Police pronounced that a occurrence occurred during Regent Colony yesterday, where some different persons shot passed Akhtar Abbasi, who had participated in a ubiquitous elections-2013 as an …

A protesting farmer from village 210-GB, said the government’s decision to construct the motorway through Sammundri would ruin the area’s farmers. PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD:  Hundreds of farmers from Sammundri tehsil and adjacent areas staged a protest demonstration on Saturday against the proposed route of the Lahore-Karachi Motorway project. The farmers …