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Govt asked to streamline duty drawback process

KARACHI: Value-added textile exporters have pressed the government to ease the procedure for payment of duty drawback claims under the Prime Minister’s Export Package. “The...

Four terrorists held while trying to plant a bomb in Peshawar

PESHAWAR – The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sunday arrested four suspected terrorists trying to plant an explosive device at Peshawar’s Shah Alam bridge, according...

WhatsApp unveils much awaited ‘delete for everyone’ feature

WhatsApp has unveiled a long-awaited feature, “Delete for Everyone”, allowing users deleted a specific message sent to either a group or an individual chat.

Switzerland adopts dispatch on double taxation agreement with Pakistan

BERN – The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a dispatch on the implementation of a new double taxation agreement (DTA) with Pakistan, according to...

Pakistan will host Asia Cup 2018: Najam Sethi

LAHORE – Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi said Saturday the country will host the Asia Cup for emerging players next year.

Pakistan stand 2nd in ICC T20I rankings

Following a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka, Pakistan’s T20I rankings saw an upward trend on Monday as the Green Shirts are inches away from...

Saudi Arabia decides to start tourist visas

JEDDAH – The Saudi government has decided to start issuing tourist visas for international citizens who are wishing to visit the Kingdom very soon.

Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums next year

Saudi Arabia will allow families to attend sports events in stadiums for the first time from next year, as the ultra-conservative kingdom is starting...

DG ISPR lavishes praise on PCB, law enforcers for successful Pak vs SL T20...

RAWALPINDI – The Director-General (DG) of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor lauded the efforts made by the Pakistan Cricket Board...

FC soldier dead in South Waziristan roadside bomb blast

– A roadside bombing has killed one paramilitary soldier and wounded another in the South Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, military officials...