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Food testing laboratory in Pakistan increases export

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The Pakistani Veterinary Residue Laboratory in Faisalabad, a food laboratory supported by the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has acquired the capability to undertake latest tests to certify the safety of food. It has recently earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) accreditation, and officials expect this to contribute […]…Read More

DHA seminar increases awareness about nature

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A seminar on Greener DHA organized by Institute of Architects Pakistan in collaboration with DHA has recently been held at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed was chief guest on the occasion. The Administrator termed the seminar as a remarkable initiative heralding the beginning of a reinvigorated awareness in society for preservation of nature and promotion of horticulture to ensure greener, cleaner and healthy environment…Read More

DHA seminar increases awareness about nature

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A seminar on Greener DHA organized by Institute of Architects Pakistan in collaboration with DHA has recently been held at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed was chief guest on the occasion. The Administrator termed the seminar as a remarkable initiative heralding the beginning of a reinvigorated awareness in society for preservation of nature and promotion of horticulture to ensure greener, cleaner and healthy environment for a…Read More

Customer`s treat: PTCL increases bandwidth, decreases price

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has come up with exclusive packages for EVO, Nitro and Charji services with enhanced bandwidth and decreased costs. According to PTCL sources, the new packages have been announced in order to cater the market need and expand the market share of the company in 3G and 4G. The growing number of subscribers is also due to the launching of several 3G, 4G enabled Smartphones which has prompted PTCL to cash in and expand its…Read More

Treat for customers: PTCL increases bandwidth, decreases price

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has come up with exclusive packages for EVO, Nitro and Charji services with enhanced bandwidth and decreased costs. According to PTCL sources, the new packages have been announced in order to cater the market need and expand the market share of the company in 3G and 4G. The growing number of subscribers is also due to the launching of several 3G, 4G enabled Smartphones which has prompted PTCL to cash in and expand its…Read More

Govt. increases sales tax on mobile phones

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Staff Report ISB: The federal government of Pakistan has doubled the sales tax on mobile phones. This was announced by Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar in his budget speech. It was also announced by Finance Minister that implementation of new rates of regulatory duty (RD) imposed on import of mobile phones will be withdrawn. The tax ranges from Rs. 300, 500 to 1000 depending upon the mobile phone. This tax is in addition to the SIM activation tax, which telecom companies are…Read More

Mobile phones import increases by 6pc

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The mobile phone imports increased by 5.78 per cent to $166 million during the first three months of this fiscal year from $156.926m a year earlier, reveal fresh statistics of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). On a month-on-month basis, the imports fell by 24 per cent to $50.839 million in September this year as compared to $66.8 million in August. The figure declined by 11pc in September 2014 compared to $57.1 million in the same month of last year. The data…Read More

Wheat support price increases to Rs 1200

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The federal government has increased the wheat support price of 40-kg bag to Rs 1,200 from the existing Rs 1,050 for the next crop after it was informed that international wheat price was much higher, resulting in smuggling.The decision of wheat support price raise has been taken at a meeting of the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, which was presided over by Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.The ECC was of the view that high wheat prices in…Read More