Monthly Archives: May 2016

The government may double the tax burden of sellers and purchasers on transfer of properties in addition to fixing a flat 10% tax rate on gains made on sale of properties within five years of holding period.

Hussain Nawaz, the elder son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, spent a couple of days here in Washington and had meetings with various individuals, The News learnt yesterday.

Water shortage in Pakistan will increase to 31% of people’s needs by 2025 and this underlines the need for some tangible steps, including water usage charges and building of storages, to cope with the problem.

Cairo: Police have arrested four members of a satirical street group that mocked Egypt’s president and his supporters in video clips posted online, the latest in an escalating crackdown on dissent.

Beijing : China’s top leadership, led by Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping, has warned the Chinese people, especially those living in the Xinjiang province to shun the practise of Islam and to stick to China’s state policy of “Marxist Atheism”.

Citizens in Lahore are facing difficulties in getting their passports as several offices are suffering link down problem, reported on Monday.The server at various passport offices has been reported fallen down due to some technical glitch.