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Brick kiln owners stage protest

Brick kiln owners on Saturday staged a protest against the imposition of General Sales Tax (GST) on the brick industry. Holding placards and chanting anti-government slogans, they gathered in front of the

Subsidised fuel cards for bikers, rickshaw owners likely next week

ISLAMABAD – In order to avoid political backlash in the urban areas due to the unprecedented increase in POL prices, the government is swiftly working on launching a subsidised fuel card scheme for the benefit of bikers and rickshaw owners in next few days. An official source at the Ministry of Finance said the prime minister had directed immediate finalisation of the fuel card scheme, which was conceived in December last year after the unprecedented increase in POL prices in the

Home Dept’s shenanigans test weapon owners’ patience

KARACHI – The citizens are facing severe hardships in getting weapon licences renewed within due dates as the Sindh government has shifted the authorisation process from the Pakistan Post to the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) without public notice. Reliable sources told Pakistan Today that previously Pakistan Post had the authority to renew the arms licences and paste postage stamps on the licences, but the provincial Home Department has suddenly shifted the process to NBP.

FROM THE COURTROOM – SHC issues notices to CS; E&T minister, secretary on wine shop owners’ petition

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday issued notices to Sindh Excise and Taxation (E&T) Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla and E&T secretary on a constitutional petition moved by two wine shop owners for not issuing them a permit despite Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah’s orders. An SHC division bench, headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam, issued the notices to the respondents after hearing the preliminary arguments made by the petitioners.
The petition was filed by Harish

BHATTA CHOWK EXPANSION – Land owners reluctant to give up their lands

LAHORE – The Bhatta Chowk expansion plan is likely to land in the eye of the storm over acquisition issue as Punjab government has released Rs 1.15 billion regarding compensation money but shop owners are reluctant to sell their properties and want the deal negotiable on their own terms and condition.
The government has issued the notices to more than 200 shops, hotels and plazas running their business at Bhatta Chowk. According to the notice, under major Infrastructure

Raja Centre’s owner’s property confiscated

LAHORE – An accountability court on Thursday issued orders to confiscate the property of Raja Riaz, owner of Raja Centre Main Market Gulberg Lahore. A reference had been filed against Raja Riaz in an accountability court with regard to a co-operative scam. He had been declared a proclaimed offender (P/O) owing to his non-appearance in court during the reference’s hearing. Earlier the court had attached Riaz’s properties located at 71-D-1 Gulberg-III and office no 147-F Raja Centre

Legal threat hits Blackburn’s new Indian owners

MUMBAI – The new owners of English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers, Indian poultry firm Venky’s, are facing a claim for more than five million dollars for allegedly reneging on a proposed joint venture deal. Mumbai-based businessman Saurin Shah told AFP he had issued a legal notice to the firm over a proposed tie-up for the Blackburn bid between Venky’s and his investment firm, Qubic Group.
The notice alleged that Venky’s, which completed the deal in November for 23 million

Medical store owners violating ICT Drug Rules-1989

ISLAMABAD: Several medical stores in Islamabad and its suburbs are being operated by non-pharmacists, which is a violation of Islamabad Capital Territory Drug Rules-1989, Pakistan Today learnt on Sunday. “People without the basic knowledge of pharmacy are running most of the drug stores in Islamabad and its suburbs.
This is the violation of ICT Drug Rules-1989, which stipulate that only a Bachelor in Pharmacy degree holder is eligible to run a medical store’,” said a source in