1 June 2020
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  • 2:00 am India expels two Pak envoys for espionage
  • 12:45 am FBR collected Rs227b tax in May
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The Federal Board of Revenue collected taxes and duties of Rs227 billion in the month of May, it said Sunday. Rs3,518 billion revenue has so far been collected, according to official figures. It shows an increase of 7.7% compared with the Rs3,266 billion collected last year till May 2019. The FBR said it had managed […]

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Two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for “indulging in espionage activities”, India’s foreign ministry said late Sunday, with tensions already heightened between the nuclear-armed rivals. The South Asian neighbours have a long-running dispute over Kashmir, which was split between them in 1947 when they gained independence from Britain. […]

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Here are the headlines from SAMAA TV’s 9pm bulletin. Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside over a key meeting of the National Coordination Committee Monday. The meeting will review measures taken to prevent the coronavirus spread. All the chief ministers will present their recommendations to the prime minister at the meeting.National Command and Control Centre […]

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Two doctors died of coronavirus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, according to Provincial Health Minister Taimur Jhagra. “We lost two doctors today in KP to Corona,” Jhagra said on Twitter. “Nothing I say may ease the pain of the families.” The minister urged the masses to pray for the departed souls. “This country will not […]

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The England and Wales Cricket Board will step up plans to restart the sport behind closed doors after the British government gave the green light to return to action. Government officials have confirmed cricket and other sports will be able to resume from next week after the publication of health and safety guidelines designed to […]

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The government reduced on Sunday prices of petroleum products by as much as Rs11.88 per litre, according to a notification issued by the Finance Division. The price of petrol went down by Rs7.6 per litre. A litre of petrol will now cost Rs74.52. Kerosene oil went down by Rs11.88 to Rs35.56 per litre, according to […]

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Light rain in Karachi brought the mercury down and turned the weather pleasant on Sunday. It drizzled in Saddar, Boat Basin, II Chundrigar Road and adjacent areas. Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Scheme-33, Buffer Zone, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Landhi, North Nazimabad received showers. Saadi Town, Malir, Garden were also among the areas where it rained. The showers slightly affected the flow […]

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The DNA identification of PIA plane crash victims will be completed in the next 24 hours, Karachi University’s International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences said Sunday. An A-320 aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines crashed in Karachi’s Model Colony on May 22. The plane had 99 people aboard and only two survived the incident. […]

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