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Mini budget has caused a storm of inflation. Khalid Choudhry

Islamabad, JAN 16 /DNA/ – Ajmal Baloch, President All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran and Traders Action Committee Islamabad, Secretary and Convener Traders Committee ICCI Khalid Chaudhry, Asad Aziz, President Jinnah Supermarket, Ahmad Khan, President F=10 markaz, Akhtar Abbasi, Irfan Chaudhry,  Raja Javed and Shahid Abbasi have said that three days ago a mini budget was passed and implemented by the National Assembly in which taxes of about Rs 700 billion have been imposed.  And inflation has reached its peak.  A week ago, the price of a unit of electricity was increased byRead More

Balochistan’sRekoDiq : Re-Negotiations

Dr M Ali Hamza Pakistan is rich in natural resources and this is no exaggeration by any means.  Consider gold and copper for a while. Historically, a substantial quantity of Gold was sent to the Greeks as tax after Alexander came to know about this wealth in our part of the world. But where is the treasure? and answer is: RekoDiq, one of the largest copper and gold mines in the world: having estimated reserves of 5.9 billion tons of ore grading, 0.41% copper and gold reserves amounting to 41.5Read More

‘China Window’ launches Six-Month Chinese language diploma

Islamabad, Jan. 16 (DNA): China Window, a Chinese cultural center in Peshawar, has announced admission to the six-month diploma in Chinese language. Gwadar Pro reported on Sunday, quoting an official statement, classes will take place five days a week for a duration of six months. There is no fee for the course and admissions will be offered on a first come first served basis. China Window is offering the course in collaboration with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). Upon completion of the course, NAVTTC will provide students withRead More

Pakistan condemns increasing harassment and illegal arrests of Kashmiri journalists

ISLAMABAD, /DNA/ – Pakistan condemns the increasing harassment, illegal arrests and registration of fake criminal cases against journalists and civil society activists in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The reported attack on Kashmir Press Club yesterday  manifestly reflects  India’s entrenched use of brute force and coercion to forcibly silence those raising  voices against its horrendous crimes and egregious human rights violations IIOJK. Equally condemnable is the increasing use of draconian and inhumane laws including Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), Public Safety Act (PSA) and Armed Forces Special PowersRead More

President apologizes to aged taxpayer over administrative injustice by FBR

Islamabad, 16 /DNA/ – President Dr Arif Alvi has expressed dismay over the treatment of an  82 years old tax payer by FBR and directed its Chairman to look into the entire system of irresponsibility and corruption and take punitive action against the entire chain of decision makers involved in the case. He took exception to the decision of FBR against a senior citizen that refused him to refund a paltry sum of Rs 2,333 on frivolous grounds and dragged him into unnecessary litigation spanning over a year. Apologizing toRead More

Synagogue hostage-taker claiming to be Aafia Siddiqui’s brother killed in Texas, hostages unharmed

All hostages were safely released from a Colleyville, Texas, synagogue after a twelve-hour standoff and the hostage-taker was killed, US officials announced on Sunday. “The four hostages are unharmed, and the hostage-taking is not part of an ongoing threat,” the Dallas office of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The hostages included a rabbi. “Prayers answered. All hostages are out alive and safe,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted about 20 minutes after a large bang and gunfire were heard in the direction of the synagogue. The FBI said theirRead More