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Ishaq Dar to Present Federal Budget 2017-18 on 26th May

The Federal Budget for the Year 2017-18 will be announced on 26th May, 2017 in the Parliament of Pakistan. The Government will announce all time high budget figure this year, in terms of expenditures and tax collection targets. It has been proposed to revise the basic pay of all scales i.e. from BPS-1 to BPS-22. Furthermore, the house rent is also expected to be enhanced at 20% of its current rate,

AC Wazirabad Noor ul Ain Qureshi Checked Census Teams

Gujranwala (16-05-2017): The AC Wazirabad Noor ul Ain Qureshi checked working of census teams on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Aamir Jan. The Assistant Commissioner of every areas also the District member for census 2017. The second phase of census is going on and the staff is going from home to home to collect data of family members and other details. he officer inquired about the census FQC form

Pakistan Railways to Insure its Employees

Lahore: The administration of Pakistan railways have decided to insure its employees for any accidental death. The agreement took place between Pakistan Railways and Pakistan Post. The contractual agreement with Pakistan Postal Life Insurance has been formulated. The senior management of Pakistan Railways were present while finalizing the details of contract. The minimum disbursement amount for on-job death of employee has been raised from 45 thousand to 400 thousands. The

UBL Offers 15% at Hakim Studio

The United Bank Limited (UBL) has offered 15% discount for all its customers at Hakim Studios (Pakistan, UAE and USA). This discount is offered on all cards of UBL only at their Karachi studio. The bank usually offers discounts at new places frequently. This time, as per sources, this is the first time that the bank is offering discount on photo-studio. The studio has a good review by its customers.

Hajj 2017 Balloting will be held on 28th April, 2017

During 2017, 1,07,526 pilgrims will perform Hajj through government quota in Saudi Arabia. More than 3 lakh applications have been submitted in designated banks. The government quota of Hajj is 1 lakh plus and for private tour operators the number if around 71 thousand. A total of 1,79,210 persons will fly to Saudi Arabia this year to attend the largest religious gathering of Muslims. The highest number of applications were

4th Phase Laptop Distribution held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Lahore

The laptop distribution for initiation of handing over of laptops was held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal Lahore on 27th April, 2017. The Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif was personally present at the event. The Chief Minister said that 3 lakh and 10 thousand laptops have already been distributed among the students of higher education institutions and colleges of Punjab. This year, they are going to distribute further 1 lakh

Payment of Rs. 25 Million to Karachi Press Club by CM Punjab

This morning, a letter signed by Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, addressed to President Karachi Press Club issuing a grant of Rs. 25 Million for betterment of the press club circulated on social media. The letter states that this amount in terms of grant from the public of Punjab is being given for improvement of facilities to the journalists of Karachi. However, the social media took it critically and

Banks Started Accepting Applications for Hajj 2017

The Ministry of Religious Affairs have started accepting the Hajj 2017 applications through designed banks i.e. Habib bank Limited, United Bank Limited, National Bank of Pakistan, MCB bank Limited, Allied Bank Limited, ZTBL, Bank of Punjab, bank Alfalah, Meezan Bank and Habib Metro Bank from 17th April, 2017. It is expected that the Hajj 2017 will begin in the evening of Wednesday, 30 August and ends in the evening of

Honda City Model 2017 2018 Pictures Released

The pictures of Honda City Model 2017-2018 have been revealed and pictures can be seen online. The expected launch date is march 2018 with approximate tag price of Rs. 1.65 Million PKR, as per Pak Wheels. The vehicle will have a 1.5 litre engine and with a horse power of 100-120. The expected mileage will be above 14 km/L. Earlier, the model launched was sold at a tag price of

Public Holiday Declared in Islamabad on 1st March, 2017

The Federal Government has declared public holiday on 1st March 2017 in the capital of Pakistan. The holiday has been announced due to the ECO Summit being held in Islamabad. The notification regarding declaration of holiday i the capital states that there will be half holiday (After 1 pm) on 28th February, 2017 and full day holiday on 1st March, 2017 in the revenue territories of Islamabad. All educational institutes