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Over Rs 4 trillion federal budget on Friday

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The democratic government of PML-N is all set to present its third Federal Budget with an outlay of over Rs 4 trillion for Fiscal Year 2015...

Budget 2015-16: Science and technology a lost cause for govt

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

The government and cabinet might claim to be working for the promotion of science in the country, but facts suggest otherwise. Much like the previ...

Solution: Introduce tax forms in Urdu, suggests ICCI

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called on the government to introduce all tax forms in Urdu language in the forth...

KCCI demands reduction in import duty of powder milk

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

The Karachi chamber of Commerce and Industry has demanded reduction in the import duty of powder milk. President KCCI Iftikhar Ahmad Vohra demanded sl...

Five leading export-oriented sectors: National Assembly body recommends 2 percent uniform rate of ST

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Textile Industry Tuesday recommended 2 percent uniform rate of sales tax, against the proposed 5 percent b...

Govt fails to honour all major commitments: PAT

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

LAHORE - The Pakistan Awami Tehreek released Tuesday a 'white paper' on the two-year performance of the PML-N government, alleging that the rulers hav...

Power subsidies to be reduced by 50pc

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to cut power sector subsidies by around 50 per cent to Rs118 billion in the next year’s budget to meet a commitm...

Accountability: Audit last budget before deciding this year’s, demands PTI

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

KARACHI: Last year’s budget should be audited before deciding the budget for this year, demanded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Karachi division presi...

PRE-BUDGET DECISIONS: GOVT WALKING IN REVERSE GEAR

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 - THE government decision to reduce profit rates on saving certificates is retrogressive action. It may confront Nawaz Sharif...

Opp parties won’t disrupt Dar’s budget speech

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD - The opposition parties led by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) will allow Finance Minister Ishaq Da...

Sindh set to present Rs700b budget on 12th

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

Sindh will present Rs 700 billion budget for fiscal year 2015-16 on June 12, according to sources at provincial finance department. The sources said t...

Finding the right budget recipe

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

Challenging government’s approach of just focussing on spices for cooking budget, leading economists and chartered accountants have recommended the go...

Budget 2015-16: 10% WHT likely on advertisement income

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

In a novel move, the government may impose 10% withholding tax on the income of newspaper and television news channel organisations that they earn f...

Thunderstorm, rain hit parts of Sindh

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

A thunderstorm followed by light and moderate rain played havoc with hoardings, trees and thatched houses across Badin district while a dust storm swe...

Rain offers fair degree of relief

PAR Jun 3, 2015 0

Westerly wave generated light rain and strong winds in many parts of the country on Tuesday, keeping temperatures much below their normal value of the...