24 July, 2014 / Ramazan 25, 1435

Nasir Jamal

Footprints: Danger at PM's doorstep

Officials say the house was possibly a base for planning an attack on Jati Umra — the nearby estate of PM Nawaz Sharif

Online shopping catching up

The internet has significantly changed the way the retail business is done in many parts of the globe; now it’s...

Footprints: Factories of death

Abdullah’s village has lost nine of its sons to silicosis. All worked in the stone-crushing industry.

Negotiating a fresh NFC award

The provinces are upset they have to cut their development spending to provide cash surpluses to the centre.

Punjab’s unsubdued challenges

Government departments lack quality and timely data which makes performance tracking difficult and weakens accountabilit

Upturn in tractor industry

‘The reduction in the sales tax will save farmers Rs30,000 on a small tractor and Rs90,000 on the large one’

IPPs invoke sovereign guarantees

Sources said that notices were served after failure of the govt to “pay off the debt in two weeks”.

Stimulus for investment

THE government has proposed a major fiscal stimulus in its budget for the next financial year to encourage declining...

Less regressive taxation

Many are dissatisfied by the government’s strategy to continue its dependence on ‘direct taxation in indirect mode’,

Is informal economy shrinking?

The informal sector, consisting of untaxed, unmeasured, unregulated economy, is considered backbone of formal economy.