Jalalabad murder

THE unfortunate murder of a Pakistani mission staffer in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, must be condemned in the strongest terms. Nayyar Iqbal Rana was shot at a shop in the Afghan city on Monday by two motorcyclists. The slain official’s body was repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday and was buried in Islamabad, ...

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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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