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Gwadar Customs’ online system plagued by delays due to slow internet

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GWADAR: Gwadar Port Authority Chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini has said the customs authority’s inability to resolve issues of internet speed and reliability at the port managed by a Chinese state-owned entity is operating at less than capacity. In an interview to Bloomberg, Jamaldini said that although the Chinese have installed an alternative wireless system for provision of internet services, that ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

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KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

Warid

KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

Warid to introduce LTE services in Sialkot after Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad

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KARACHI: Warid will now introduce LTE services in Sialkot after the successful launch of LTE services in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad. Now the customers of Warid Telecom in Sialkot will also be able to experience the fastest-ever mobile internet at a blazing speed, it said. Customers can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere ... Read More »

Excise seals 164 buildings in Rawalpindi over non-payment of property tax

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RAWALPINDI: The Excise and Taxation Department has sealed 164 commercial and residential properties during the last two days over non-payment of property tax. According to a spokesman for the Excise and Taxation Department, the city has been divided into four sectors and special squads comprising 23 inspectors under the supervision of Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Riaz Qureshi are conducting ... Read More »

Punjab Excise Dept collects only 8pc luxury tax on big houses in six months

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LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation Department has received 8 percent of the target of luxury tax on big houses during the six months of the current fiscal year. The department has showed poor performance and collected only Rs 37.8 million in six months. In budget 2014-15, the Punjab government passed a finance bill, allowing the department to impose luxury ... Read More »

Public transport fares reduced by 7pc in Rawalpindi

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RAWALPINDI: Due to decrease in price of petroleum products in international market the fare of public transports has also been decreased up to 7% in Rawalpindi. Transport authorities has issued new fare lists to transported with the instructions to paste list prominently in the vehicles and also warned for strict action against violators. The Punjab government had ordered all the ... Read More »

2800 mmcfd demand, 1500 in system: SNGPL to implement load-management plan to curb 1300 mmcfd shortfall

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ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL) is facing 1300 mmcfd (million cubic feet) gas shortfall and going to implement load-management plan in the biggest province (in population) of the country, Punjab, and federal capital. Sources said that the SNGPL would implement load-management plan in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sahiwal, Multan, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur regions. The ... Read More »

1500 mmcfd gas shortfall: SNGPL to implement load-management plan

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ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL) is facing around 1500 mmcfd (million cubic feet) gas shortfall and going to implement load-management plan in the biggest province (in population) of the country, Punjab, and federal capital. Sources said that the SNGPL would implement load-management plan in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Sahiwal, Multan, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur regions. ... Read More »

LTE service launches in Pakistan by Warid

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LAHORE: Warid Telecom, the most popular and innovative mobile service of Pakistan announced the official launch of LTE services in Pakistan. Starting from 26th December, Warid customers would be able to enjoy the customers trail service free, first 7 days in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Faisalabad and Gujranwala. Warid has always taken great pride on putting its consumers first; to ... Read More »

ANF seizes 3.45-ton drugs worth Rs3,780m

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ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized 3.391 tons charas and 58.5kg heroin worth Rs3,780 million in seven operations conducted in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Karachi and Qilla Abdullah and arrested six accused including a Nigerian national. As per details, ANF Karachi, on pursuance of information, intercepted a Truck No TK-241at Super Highway near toll plaza and recovered 30kg heroin. The ... Read More »

ANF foils bids to smuggle Rs4,761m drugs abroad

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ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered huge quantity of drugs, including included 2.4 tons opium, 920gram amphetamine (Ice), 17.2kg charas and 7g cocaine worth Rs4,761 million in seven different operations carried out in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Haripur, Multan, Karachi and Pishin. As per details, ANF Quetta carried out a successful intelligence led operation and seized 2,372kg opium an area of Killi ... Read More »

ANF recovers Rs52.24m worth 25.44kg charas, 4.03kg heroin in five operations

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ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has launched five operations in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Muzaffargarh, Peshawar and Karachi and recovered Rs52.24 million worth of 25.44kg charas and 4.03kg heroin and arrested nine alleged drug smugglers including three women and two Afghan refugees, seizing four vehicles. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car No. VE-527 near Chungi No 26, GT Road ... Read More »

Serving inflated tax notices: E&T nails 25 officials for mismanagement

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LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department has arrested 25 officials on charges of sending inflated property tax notices to the consumers against the policy of the government. The overbilling has been detected in different cities including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat and Sheikhupura and the action has been taken after the chief minister took notice ... Read More »

ANF seizes Rs2,326m drugs including 303kg heroin as regional heads meet

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RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has held Force Commander Conference at its Headquarters, which was chaired by ANF DG Major General Khawar Hanif. The conference was attended by Commanders of all Regional Directorates and Senior Staff Officers. At the onset of conference, review of the ANF performance was analysed and futuristic targets were set forth. During the conference, aspects of enforcement, ... Read More »

ANF seizes 1.95 ton opium, 7.2kg charas, 1.8kg cocaine worth Rs3,897m

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ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized Rs3,897 million worth of drugs including 1.9 ton opium, 1.8kg cocaine and 7.2kg charas during four different operations in Islamabad, Attock, Rawalpindi and Pishin, and arrested seven alleged drug traffickers, besides confiscating two vehicles. An ANF Rawalpindi team during routine checking at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, detained a Filipino woman Emelita Escala Hernandez ... Read More »

ANF seizes 200kg narcotics worth Rs1.11b in 14 raids

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ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF), in its drive against drug trafficking, has conducted 14 operations in different cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Karachi and Lasbela and recovered a huge quantity of drugs worth Rs1.11 billion. The ANF seized 161kg heroin, 34kg charas, 2.7kg opium and arrested 16 alleged drug traffickers including two women, besides apprehending three vehicles. ... Read More »

ANF recovers 138-kg drugs, nails 4 peddlers

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ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) claimed to have recovered 114 kgs of heroin and 24 kgs of charas besides arresting four drug peddlers including a lady. The ANF conducted raids in various cities including Rawalpindi, Lahore and Peshawar and thwarted attempts to smuggle narcotics. According to the force, the captured drugs worth more than Rs 782 million in international market. ... Read More »

ANF foils bid to smuggle 50kg heroin to Malaysia

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KARACHI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized 50kg fine quality heroin from a container at Karachi Sea Port. Meanwhile, in three other operations at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi, the ANF recovered 28.3kg charas and arrested three drug traffickers. The value of seized drugs in international market amounts to Rs334 million approximately. As per details, ANF Karachi Sea Port Team, on a ... Read More »

PIA to establish 12 Aircraft Maintenance training centers by 2015

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ISLAMABAD: In line with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, PIA will establish 12 Aircraft Maintenance training centers across the county before mid 2015 to train the youth in this important field. This was announced by Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation Shujaat Azeem while inaugurating second training Centre of PIA on Wednesday at Rawalpindi. Shujaat said that in two years our ... Read More »