Pakistan facilitated the emergency landing of an Turkish international airline in Karachi after an Indian passenger on board suffered a heart-attack and needed emergency medical care. Acting swiftly, the airport authorities rushed the Indian passenger to Agha Khan hospital in the country’s largest port city. Incident came just after a day when India caught some […]
People from other political parties and normal Pakistani-British and other British citizens protested against MQM and MQM party leader Altaf Hussain.
Protesters had cards saying that British government and London police should arrest Altaf Hussain. Protesters called Altaf Hussain terrorist, murderer and traitor.
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Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) have announced new petroleum rates. New price of petrol is 102.43 per liter (increment of 2.66 Rs). New price of high-speed diesel is 108.26 Rs per liter (increment of 3.66 Rs). New price of Kerosene oil is 96.29 Rs per liter. New price of high-octane is 126.77 Rs per liter. CNG price in […]
Punjab Government have started installing solar street lights within Punjab, Pakistan. Governments intends to install solar lights on main roads in several cities of Punjab. Punjab government have signed a deal with Chinese companies to do this task. Work of installing solar lights have already been started from Burewala (بُورے والا) and other cities.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron is on an official visit to hold wide-ranging talks with Pakistani leadership.
Previous governments have been imposing different taxes on telecom sector, so did new government. They increased with holding tax (WHT) 10% to 15% with the addition of 5% starting from July 1st 2013.
Telecom service providers also deduct 7% extra service charges in the name of services maintenance which will be increased by 2% making it 9% in July. Already announced by few networks, others will follow as usual.
Lets count total taxes and extra charges Pakistani telecom customers will have to pay.
- 15% WHT tax (1st July)
- 19.5% FED Tax
- 9% networks deduction
- Total: 43.5%
Princely Jet, Pakistan’s largest private jet service provider have launched air ambulance service in the country.
Company says most advance helicopters and highly trained paramedics on board have started services from Karachi city.
Abdul Sattar Edhi have rejected offer to implant kidneys after both of his kidneys failed. Many people are willing to offer kidneys for Edhi but he is declining.
Doctors say we are pursing him to accept the kidney offer from some donor but he does not agree. While he says I am thankful to God for what he have given me, won’t take someone else’s body part while later they will suffer. Everything is will of God.
Abdul Sattar Edhi pledged to donate all his organs after death.
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Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh is on his rare visit to Indian side Kashmir while Kashmiris protest against India and Indian army. Kashmiri political parties announced three days strike. All markets, shops and other business places were closed. Manmohan is visiting Kashmir day after Kashmir freedom fighters killed 11 Indian soldiers.
Standard Chartered Bank’s Breeze mobile application is now available for Pakistan. Using this application don’t have any additional charges.
- This application packs following features:
- View details of your accounts, loans and credit cards
- Transfer funds to pre-registered beneficiaries within Standard Chartered and other select banks in Pakistan
- Pay utility and mobile bills using your account or credit card
- Pay your Standard Chartered credit card bill
- Find your nearest Standard Chartered ATM or Branch
- Personalize your accounts with icons and nicknames