Monthly Archive:: January 2019

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir as Chilai-Kalan ends

Highway re-opens, but traffic mismanagement prevails; Met department forecasts more precipitation in next 24 hours; Divisional administration issues fresh avalanche warning Parts of Kashmir received fresh snowfall as the 40-day-long Chilai-Kalan, the harshest winter period, ended Wednesday, even as chaotic traffic on …

Stand-alone Batman movie gets a release date

Who will be inside the suit remains unknown but The Batman has a release date. Warner Bros. on Wednesday announced that Matt Reeves’ stand-alone Batman film will hit theaters in June 2021. Ben Affleck was previously set to star in the film following his …

Larger medical board examines Nawaz in jail

LAHORE: Members of the third medical board examined former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail on Wednesday. The six members of the board spent over two hours in the jail and examined Mr Sharif thoroughly, sources said. They also conducted …

Trade deficit to shrink by $5-6bn, claims Dawood

ISLAMABAD: The government’s battle against bloated trade deficit is finally bearing fruit, driven primarily by a consistent fall in international oil prices, according to the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Commerce and Industry Abdul Razak Dawood. Speaking to media personnel at the Pakistan …

Duty payment procedure on mobile phones notified

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday issued new procedures for swift registration and prompt payment of leviable duty and taxes for mobile devices which international passengers bring in their baggage. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority in coordination with …