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Finance Minister unveils budget for FY2018-19

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail presented budgetary proposals at the National Assembly today (Friday). The federal gross revenue receipts are estimated at 5661 billion rupees as compared to 4992 billion rupees in the outgoing year. This includes FBR s tax estimates of 4435 …

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South,North Korea begin historic summit

GOYANG (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South s President Moon Jae-in sat down to a historic summit Friday after shaking hands over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries in a gesture laden with symbolism. “I am happy to …

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Rs 5.5 trillion Federal Budget to be presented today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Federal Budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 with an estimated outlay of Rs 5.5 trillion will be presented in the parliament today (Friday), with a likely increase of salary and pension og government employees by 15 percent. Advisor to Prime Minister on …

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Dr Fehmida Mirza,Zulfiqar Mirza will join PTI soon

ISLAMABAD- Leader of PPP and ex-speaker National Assembly Fehmida Mirza and senior leader and ex-minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza will join PTI soon. In this regards the two senior PPP leaders called on PTI Chairman Imran Khan on the other day in Islamabad. According to sources Mirza …

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ECP denotifies Khawaja Asif as member of NA

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday denotified Khawaja Asif as member of the National Assembly, notification for which was issued after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) disqualified him. “The Election Commission of Pakistan hereby de-notifies Khawaja Mohammad Asif as Member …

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Newborn girls: Karachi becoming a killing field

KARACHI -UNS :-In February this year, an anonymous caller rang at Edhi Center in Karachi. He informed about a dead body dumped in garbage. As the staffers reached at the venue, they were aghast at the barbarity. They found a dead body of a new …

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World Cup 2019: ICC Cricket schedule announced

KOLKATA -UNS : The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the schedule of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. According to the ICC statement, England will open the tournament at The …

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SC orders SBP to submit report on foreign currency transactions

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Supreme Court directed State Bank of Pakistan to submit sealed report on all foreign currency transactions above $50,000 from Pakistan during 2017-18, within seven days. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, passed the directions while hearing a suo …

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Iran won’t accept any amendment to nuclear deal

ANKARA (Reuters) – A top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader said on Thursday Tehran would not accept any change to its nuclear deal, as Western signatories prepare a new package in the hope of persuading US President Donald Trump to stick with the accord. A …

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SC disposes of contempt petitions against PM Abbasi, Nawaz

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed contempt of court petitions against Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and others. A bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of …

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