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SINO-Pak Hybrid Rice Research Center inaugurated in China

PAR Nov 2, 2018 0

University of Karachi’s (KU) International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) in collaboration with the China National Rice Research...

Pakistan –A biotech country

PAR Nov 2, 2018 0

According to a recent publication by the International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS), Pakistan has achieved a 96 per cent...

FBR to take action against 300 govt employees involved in hiding assets & properties

PAR Oct 31, 2018 0

Islamabad : Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) decided to take stern action against those government employees who didn’t declared their assets and prop...

ASO seizes huge quantity of non-customs paid cigarettes worth Rs5m

PAR Oct 31, 2018 0

Islamabad: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of smuggled cigarettes worth Rs5 million from a vehicle coming from Peshawar. Col...

FBR Chairman Jehanzeb calls for aligning ways to broaden tax net through data integration

PAR Oct 31, 2018 0

Islamabad: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan called for aligning ways to broaden tax net through data integration, big da...

Firm trend prevails on cotton market

PAR Oct 31, 2018 0

Firm trend prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 8,650, they a...

Local sales of raw material: APTMA accuses some assessing officers of flouting rules

PAR Oct 31, 2018 0

The established past practice of the tax department of treating local sales of raw material to exporters as 'exports', falling under presumptive tax r...

Profile of Pakistan’s yarn trade

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

In the last column, the curious case of Pakistan’s growing raw cotton imports (HS code 5201) in absence of concurrent increase in value-added exports...

Balochistan govt ‘not cooperating’ with ministry, ECC told

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has received complaints from the power division regarding the federal cabinet and that the Balochistan gover...

Govt urged to ensure start of sugarcane crushing on time

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

Islamabad The farmers Sunday urged the government to ensure starting of sugarcane crushing seasons on time besides increasing the support price of the...

PM Imran Khan among leaders from 18 countries to attend China import fair

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

BejJing A total of 18 countries’ leaders will be coming to next week’s major import expo in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai, the government said on...

Custom Preventive seizes smuggled DTH equipment worth Rs14.3m

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

KARACHI: Collector Customs Preventive Dr Iftikhar Ahmed has said that on the orders of the honorable Supreme Court, action against smuggled Direct T...

Customs Court remands suspects involved in DTH equipment smuggling

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

Karachi The Customs Court sent suspects namely Muhammad Iqbal and Yasir Ali, who were booked in a case of attempting to smuggle and sell Direct to Hom...

100,000 Tons of Urea to Be Imported for Rabi Season

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

On the direction of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet, the Trading Corporation of Pakistan will import 100,000 Metric Tons of urea,...

Pakistan’s biggest ever Sales Tax fraud: NAB, FIA asked to probe Maersk, SRB connivance

PAR Oct 30, 2018 0

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest ever fraud of sales tax is unearthed where Maersk shipping line has evaded billions of rupees sales tax in terms of servic...