56 Rupees to Spend from a 100 Rs Recharge due to High Telecom Taxes and Extra Network Deductions

High taxesPakistan have a modern telecom infrastructure in the country with more than 123 million subscribers.

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% 

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Edhi rejects kidney offers from donors after both of his kidneys stopped working

Abdul Sattar EidhiAbdul 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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Venezuela won’t bow to any superpower: President

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Venezuelans have an independent country that does not bow to any superpower, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said.

“We have a true homeland, because we have a country with men and women educated with the values of (independence hero Simon) Bolivar. We have a true homeland, because we have an independent republic that does not kneel in front of any empire in the world,” he said.
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Manmohan Singh on visit to Kashmir while Kashmiris protest

  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.

Microsoft will make Age of Empires game for smartphones

age of empiresMicrosoft will develop popular game Age of Empires for iOS and Android devices.

Microsoft haven’t given any time that when the game will be available for those mobile devices. Microsoft partnered with Japanese gaming firm Klab to develop game for mobile platforms.
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Twitter Analytics Now Available for Everyone


Twitter Analytics

Twitter analytics previously available to only Twitter advertisers are now available for everyone.

With Twitter analytics you can view the performance of your Twitter accounts with details such as how many retweets, favourites or mentions you are getting.

These analytics also allow you check the details about followers such as their geographic location.
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