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Pakistan’s macroeconomics conditions have significantly worsened: WB

By Shahbaz Rana Pakistan’s macroeconomic conditions have significantly worsened in the past one year and heavy reliance on short-term foreign commercial loans can create repayment issues for Islamabad, warned the World Bank on Thursday in a demeaning report.   The Washington-based lender comprehensively covered the socio-economic issues in its Pakistan ...

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Tax rate on 178 items cut from 28% to 18%

GUWAHATI,  In the biggest GST rejig yet, tax rates on over 200 items, ranging from chewing gum to chocolates, to beauty products, wigs and wrist watches, were today cut to provide relief to consumers and businesses amid economic slowdown. As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from ...

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017: JKEDI holds conference on creating ecosystem for startups

Srinagar, The Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) in collaboration with NITI Aayog and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) Friday hosted an international-level ‘Conference on Creating an Ecosystem for Startups’- the first of its kind in the State. The conference held here was part of the Global Entrepreneurship ...

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NEET (PG)-2018 exam: Mehbooba writes to Union Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Srinagar

Srinagar, Taking cognizance of the problems flagged by concerned candidates due to non-availability of a NEET (PG) examination centre at Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded with Centre for establishment of an examination centre for the coming examination. In her communication to union Health & ...

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