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Govt decides to increase CNG price by Rs15 per kilo

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – The federal government has decided to increase the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) by 15 rupees per kilogram. The new price is likely to be implemented from next week after the issuance of a notification regarding 40-percent hike in gas tariff. Sources close to the ...

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IMF delegation, Pakistan to hold third round of talks tomorrow

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Third round of talks between delegation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan govt will be held tomorrow in Islamabad. As per details garnered, IMF has termed current economic condition ‘unsatisfactory’. State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman will also ...

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Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon takes oath as Governor GB

 GILGIT (APP) – Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoom took oath as the sixth Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan here on Sunday. Chief Judge of the Supreme Appellate Court Justice Javaid Iqbal administered oath to the governor. Chief Secretary Baber Hayat Tarad read out the Presidential Order of his appointment. Chief Minister GB Hafeez-ur-Rehman, ...

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FBR extends date for filing tax returns till November 30

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the deadline for filing income tax returns till November 30, 2018. Sources said the process of filing income tax returns was slow due to the incentives given to non-filers in the mini budget announced by the PTI government. ...

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Merkel warns Trump against ‘destroying’ UN

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump against “destroying” the United Nations. “I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous,” Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria. The veteran leader — a close ...

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Macedonian referendum backs new name to end Greek row

SKOPJE (AFP) – Macedonian voters on Sunday supported a plan to rename the country aimed at ending a decades-long spat with Greece and unlocking a path to NATO and EU membership, although the referendum was marred by low turnout. With ballots from 93 percent of polling stations counted, 91.3 percent ...

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