Thus far, 208,030 patients have recuperated from the disease while 52,447 are undergoing treatment,
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said the Sindh government pursued a progressive tax policy with low tax rate as its cardinal component. Consequently, no new tax was levied in the budget 2017-18, announced on June 5, 2017, maintaining the standard rate at 13 percent, the lowest in any tax domain in the country, he said while talking to Chairman Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) Khalid Mahmood who presented him SRB annual report-2016-17 here at the CM House. The chief minister said the revenue…
NEW YORK: Public approval of President Donald Trump has dropped to its lowest level since his inauguration, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, after Trump was accused of mishandling classified information and meddling with an FBI investigation. The May 14-18 opinion poll found that 38 percent of adults approved of Trump while 56 percent disapproved. The remaining 6 percent had "mixed feelings." Americans appear to have soured on Trump after a tumultuous week in the White House during which the…
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has witnessed lowest number of terrorism incidents in 2016 as compared to last six years, a report has revealed. During 2016, 238 incidents of terrorism took place, while 610 terrorism incidents were reported in 2014 and 297 in 2015. 181 people lost their lives in terror incidents in 2016. These incidents included attack on Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Nadra office and Kacheri in Mardan and attack on FC convoy in Peshawar. Police personnel showed extreme bravery by obstructing the…
LONDON/SINGAPORE: Oil prices hit their lowest since 2003 on Monday, as the market braced for additional Iranian exports after the lifting of sanctions against the country over the weekend.
NEW YORK: U.S. stock indexes notched deep losses in volatile trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest since October 2014 and the Dow losing more than 500 points, as oil prices dived below $30 per barrel.