Wednesday , 24 May 2017

Hasan doubtful for Test series

LAHORE: Pakistan’s young pacer Hasan Ali is doubtful for the upcoming Test series against the West Indies after he suffered a groin injury during fielding in the first innings of the three-day practice match in Montego Bay against the President XI. According to the information released by the PCB late …

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NHA awards Rs9bn contract under CPEC

ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) on Wednesday awarded a contract of over Rs9 billion for the fifth and last section of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s (CPEC) western route. Under the contract, a road from Rehmani Khel to Kot Belian (package 2A of section five) will be constructed. The approved …

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Index dips as investors await Panamagate verdict

KARACHI: Stocks continued to bleed on Tuesday with the KSE-100 index sinking deeper by 251 points (0.53 per cent) to close at 46,874. Faisal Shaji, Chief Strategy Officer at Standard Capital, admitted that the delay in the announcement of the Panamagate case verdict was taking its toll on the market. …

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Housing finance regulations amended

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) amended prudential regulations for housing finance on Tuesday. Housing finance surpassed Rs10 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year, which is indicative of significant growth. The SBP encouraged banks and development finance institutions (DFIs) to provide customers with terms and …

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WHT rates to go further up for non-filers

ISLAMABAD: The government is set to increase the rates of 56 withholding taxes (WHTs) for non-filers of income tax returns in the next fiscal year. An official source privy to the budget-making process told Dawn on Tuesday that the existing WHT rates will be further increased while the scope of …

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IMF projects stable growth in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The Inter­national Monetary Fund (IMF) projected on Tuesday that Pakistan’s economy will continue to grow at a healthy pace in 2017 and 2018. The World Economic Outlook, which precedes this week’s annual spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, also predicted a noticeable growth in the global …

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Narcotics worth Rs24bn seized: ANF

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) claimed to have seized around 9.5 tonnes of narcotics during nine countrywide crackdowns. According to a press release, the force also claimed to have rounded up seven people allegedly involved in drug-trafficking. On Tuesday, the ANF said that they had seized a large cache of …

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Malala’s mother focuses on education

LONDON: The mother of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai said she hopes to devote more time to helping others get an education in her first major interview since her daughter was shot by the Taliban for defying its ban on girls’ schooling in Pakistan. Toor Pekai Yousafzai has largely stayed out …

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Real Fight Between Bird And Snake Watch This Amazing Video You Will Be Surprised

Real Fight Between Bird And Snake Watch This Amazing Video You Will Be Surprised

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Fat Indian Army Soldier Gone Insane Watch This Video And You Can Not Stop Laughing

Fat Indian Army Soldier Gone Insane Watch This Video And You Can Not Stop Laughing

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