Govt urged to ensure power rates cut for industry

STAFF REPORT KHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Tariq Saud, has appealed the prime minister and finance minister to issue directions for the reduction in industrial electricity tariff in line with the earlier announcement of Rs 3 per kilowatt-hour by the prime minister and remove the rationalisation surcharges from tariff to save the industry, exports and employment in the larger interest of economy.

Expressing his worries over the snub response from the

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Small farmers seek action against feed mills for charging high rates

STAFF REPORT PESH: The Poultry Farms Association has demanded of the government to revise rates of feed as per reduction in prices of petroleum products in the country, urging the authorities to take action against feed mills who are charging high rates of poultry feed.

"The poultry feed rates were not changed despite the substantial decrease in prices of petroleum products over the past couple of months," said Haji Fazl Malik, PFA KP President, while addressing a news

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Sustained demand boosts cotton rates

STAFF REPORT ISB: Sustained demand for quality lint has boosted the rates on the cotton market in the process of modest trading.

In the ready session, over 4,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 4625 and Rs 5275, dealers said. The prices of seed cotton in Sindh were at Rs 1900 and Rs 2350 and in Punjab rates were at Rs 2000 and Rs 2650, they said.

Market sources said that thin business activity was seen as mills and spinners kept on the sideline owing to tight supply of best

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Ufone Offers 3G Mobile Internet At Lowest Rates.

By the introduction of 3G and 4G in Pakistan. Many Telecom companies are launching attractive cheap internet offers to its customers. Ufone is also trying to catch the attention of customers by keeping in view the demands of the customers towards mobile data bundles. Now Ufone introduce an internet package in which the customers can enjoy 50 GB data for only Rs.5.This offer can be availed between 12 midnight and 10 in the morning, Offer will automatically re-subscribe at 12 midnight daily

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LDI operators may fix call rates after ICH

STAFF REPORT IBD: The LDI operators in Pakistan may form a rate consensus strategy fixing the charges on international calls close to ICH levels after the PTA dissolved the International Clearing House.This would require a strong consensus amongst the LDI operators regarding the fixation of market shares and international call rates without any authority supervising them.This decision would have its consequences on the profitability of all the LDI operators however, and PTCL to be least affected

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Rates of students reaching univarsity ups

STAFF REPORT LHR: A number of students reaching a professional university have increased from 2.2 per cent to 7.2 per cent while whereas the number of students to get enrolled in colleges has exceeded 11.8 per cent from 6.26 per cent during the last ten years."From 2002-03 to 2011-12 the rate of females to get admission in a professional university has reached 7.9 per cent whereas the enrollment rate of males is now 6.6 per cent during the last decade," reveals a fresh report on the

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LUMS rates PTCL 3G EVO broadb and service best

STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has been honored by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) by declaring 3G EVO Wireless Broadband amongst the prestigious university’s highest rated project for 2012 Master of Business Administration (Executive)  dissertation.This recognition came as PTCL Senior Manager Wireless-GTR, Syed Umer Farooq, selected 3G EVO Wireless Broadband Internet as the subject of his final dissertation of EMBA. Umer’s project "Making EVO a Bigger Success" supervised

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Cellcos seek ST exemption on CN rates

STAFF REPORT IBD: The local mobile operators have joined hands to seek government’s exemption for collection of sales tax on interconnection charges that they charge from customers.According to reports, the Federal Board of Revenue is currently in process of evaluating cellular firms’ application to seek sales tax exemption on interconnection charges under the section 65 of the Sales Tax Act, 1990.The cellular companies say that sales tax is not applicable on interconnection charges. It may

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PTCL offers attractive broadb and rates

STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has now enabled its Broadband customers to upgrade from 2Mbps to 4Mbps connection at additional charge of Rs.500 only.As Pakistan’s fastest and most affordable Broadband service, PTCL’s Broadband Pakistan offers seamless Internet experience, uninterrupted streaming and fastest downloading speeds. It provides access to rich high-definition multimedia resources over the Internet enabling customers to download latest movies, TV shows and music files.The company offers a

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PTCL upgrades broadb and speed at same rates

STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL has taken another exciting step to enhance the Internet connectivity experience for all its existing and new Broadband customers by upgrading its 1Mbps connections to 2Mbps for the same price.In the new package, PTCL Broadband customers can now enjoy 2Mbps connectivity for the price of Rs. 1,250 per month, which they paid earlier for a 1Mbps connection. PTCL Broadband is giving its customers more for less, with an automatic upgradation valid for three months, following

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