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On taxing tobacco

On taxing tobacco

May 25th, 2017 09:19  / 0

It’s the budget season. And tobacco industry, which is a major tax revenue source, is under focus again. As per current tax regime, cigarette packs having a retail price below Rs88 carry FED of Rs33 per pack, whereas cigarettes packs

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Pakistan

SC adjourns offshore companies’ case of PTI  ...

SC adjourns offshore companies’ case of PTI ...

May 25th, 2017 21:27  / 0

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing of a case regarding offshore companies of PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Secretary General Jahangir Tareen till Tuesday (May 30). A three-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian

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Kidman takes aim at sexism as Coppola film wows Cannes

Kidman takes aim at sexism as Coppola film wows Cannes

May 24th, 2017 20:22  / 0

  CANNES: Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell said Wednesday they wanted to throw their star power behind more movies made by women, after the Cannes premiere of their battle-of-the-sexes thriller. "The Beguiled", which drew warm applause, marks the

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Sports

Safin to give up Russian parliament seat

Safin to give up Russian parliament seat

May 25th, 2017 23:46  /0

  MOSCOW: Former world number one and two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin announced Thursday that he was stepping down as a lawmaker in the

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