Committee directs PTA to take harsh measures against hate speech on social media

ISLAMABAD: The Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take harsh measures against hate speech and religious intolerance on social media. Read more »

Stock market increases by 401 points; crosses 37,000 points after seven months

KARACHI: The stock market gained 401 points on Wednesday to cross 37,000 mark after seven months. Read more »

Rupee gains five paisas on dollar inflows

KARACHI: The Pak Rupee gained five paisas against dollar on Wednesday owing to inflows of remittances and export receipts. Read more »

FBR notifies transfers, postings of IR officers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Wednesday announced transfers and postings of Inland Revenue (IR) officers in BS-18-20 with immediate effect and until further orders. Read more »

SBP penalizes HBL with Rs35.62 million for violating regulations

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has imposed an amount of Rs35.62 million as penalty on Habib Bank Limited (HBL) for violating foreign exchange regulation and customers due diligence. Read more »

Complete list of withholding tax rates for tax year 2020

ISLAMABAD: Following is the complete list of withholding tax rates applicable for tax year 2020. The rates have been updated by the Federal board of Revenue (FBR) till June 30, 2019. Read more »