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Real estate market recovering
Real estate market recovering
Posted in: Business News

The real estate market is picking up after taking a plunge in the first half of this fiscal year. This has come as good news for banks and financial institutions eyeing credit expansion. In FY16, loans to the construction industry more than doubled from Rs14bn to Rs31.5bn with a fresh lending of Rs17.5bn. Add to […]

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Pagara exhorts disciples to educate girls, give rights to women
Pagara exhorts disciples to educate girls, give rights to women
Posted in: National News

SANGHAR: The Pir Pagara, spiritual head of the Hurs, exhorted his disciples to educate their children, particularly girls, and give due respect to their women family members and their neighbours. Wearing traditional robe and ‘kalangi’, he was addressing tens of thousands of his devotees in Awadh, some 20kms from Sanghar, on Sunday. Advertisement The Pir […]

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  • Pagara exhorts disciples to educate girls, give rights to women
    Pagara exhorts disciples to educate girls, give rights to women
    Posted in: National News

    SANGHAR: The Pir Pagara, spiritual head of the Hurs, exhorted his disciples to educate their children, particularly girls, and give due respect to their women family members and their neighbours. Wearing traditional robe and ‘kalangi’, he was addressing tens of thousands of his devotees in Awadh, some 20kms from Sanghar, on Sunday. Advertisement The Pir […]

  • No play on day three in Christchurch
    No play on day three in Christchurch
    Posted in: Sports

    CHRISTCHURCH: The third day of the second cricket Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh was abandoned because of rain on Sunday without a ball being bowled, leaving the match closely balanced with two extended days remaining. After bringing an early end to play on the second day, rain continued throughout the night and into the […]

  • Real estate market recovering
    Real estate market recovering
    Posted in: Business News

    The real estate market is picking up after taking a plunge in the first half of this fiscal year. This has come as good news for banks and financial institutions eyeing credit expansion. In FY16, loans to the construction industry more than doubled from Rs14bn to Rs31.5bn with a fresh lending of Rs17.5bn. Add to […]

  • Bank deposits up
    Bank deposits up
    Posted in: Business News

    THE government raised Rs519.36bn from the auction of Market Treasury Bills of various tenors held on Jan 18, smaller against the offered amount of Rs1071.74bn. Of the total, six month T-bill fetched Rs266.18bn at a cut off yield of 5.93pc, followed by three month T-bill with Rs148.37bn at 5.90pc, and 12 month bill Rs104.80bn at […]

  • Creeping tax exemptions
    Creeping tax exemptions
    Posted in: Business News

    The PML-N government has taken credit for withdrawing the major part of a purported Rs477bn worth of tax exemptions under the recent IMF programme. But tax exemptions now appear to be creeping in again, to support the CPEC Programme. Under a systematic scheme, tax exemptions were first introduced in road projects and then extended to […]

  • Punjab raises local govt’s share
    Punjab raises local govt’s share
    Posted in: National News

    The interim Punjab Provincial Finance Commission Award is billed to significantly drive up funding to the recently inaugurated local union councils, district councils and metropolitan corporations/municipal committees for local service delivery functions. It also plans to bring transparency and predictability in fiscal transfers, as well as set a direction for future awards. Advertisement “The award […]

  • PPP flays Nisar over Parachinar ‘failure’
    PPP flays Nisar over Parachinar ‘failure’
    Posted in: National News

    ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party continued its war of words with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, flaying his lack of action over the recent bombing in Parachinar, which claimed at least 25 lives and left scores more injured. In a statement issued on Sunday, PPP Senator Saeed Ghani reiterated their demand for […]

  • Cop dies in Sindh operation against criminals
    Cop dies in Sindh operation against criminals
    Posted in: National News

    SUKKUR: Another policeman lost his life and three other personnel suffered injuries as the operation going on against the suspected criminal elements of Sabzoi and Bachkani tribes in some districts in Sindh entered fourth day on Sunday. According to reports, houses of some suspected criminals and their relatives were also set on fire by the […]

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