Tag Archives: Helps

Pedro helps Spain coast in Panama

Pedro took his goal tally in his last five internationals to seven when an under-strength Spain side thumped Panama 5-1 in a one-sided friendly on Wednesday to end the year unbeaten in

NGO helps flood victims

A year after the worst floods in the history of Pakistan killed over two thousand people and displaced millions, hundreds of thousands of adults and children are steadily recovering from the disaster

Clariant helps rebuild houses in flood-hit village

KARACHI – Members of nine families of Chakar Khan Village in Jamshoro, whose houses were destroyed by the floods last year, had smiles on their faces as they became the owners of nine brand new houses constructed for them through the efforts of the staff and management of Clariant Pakistan Limited.
Speaking at a simple handing over ceremony, the Chief Executive Officer of Clariant Pakistan Ltd, Mujtaba Rahim, said that the nine houses and a water filtration plant catering to the

Wackenhut helps its flood-hit employees

LAHORE – SMS and Wackenhut Pakistan Private limited distributed cash among their flood-affected employees in a ceremony at The Mall on Thursday. Wackenhut Chairman Ikram Sehgal said that Wackenhut was the only company which had helped its employees on such a large scale. He asked the company’s employees to work with more spirit and effort. Employees who got the aid thanked the authorities and said that their company had always taken care of them.
Brig (r) Babur Idrees,

Shakira helps rebuild quake-hit Haiti girls school

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Colombian pop star Shakira pledged $400,000 on Thursday to help rebuild a school for girls in Haiti that was severely damaged during the country’s devastating earthquake last year.
The Grammy award winner and songwriter announced the contribution during a visit to the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, where she danced and sang with students of the Elie Dubois public school.

LCCI delegation helps boost trade ties with SA & UAE

LAHORE – The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), on Tuesday, wrote a new page in the history of Pakistan’s trade and economic relations with South Africa and UAE, as an eight member LCCI delegation returned back after a 14 days visit to the countries with handfuls of business orders and signings of a number of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU). In both countries, the LCCI delegation, headed by LCCI Executive Committee Member Dr shahid Raza, received a warm welcome by their

Aitzaz helps Gill win LHCBA poll

LAHORE – The bold, open and sustained support by PPP leader and former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan helped the pro-judiciary Professional Group of Hamid Khan to win the Lahore High Court bar Association (LHCBA) election on Saturday. The situation changed in favour of Hamid’s presidential candidate Asghar Ali Gill when Aitzaz, flanked by the Professional Group members, entered into the bar premises and cast his vote.
The supporters chanted

Margin trading approval helps KSE recover

KARACHI – The short week saw the local bourse recover after falling to a low of 11,875 points. News pertaining to approval of Margin Trade System (MTS) triggered the recovery. Average daily volume of 74.21 million shares was fairly low compared to the preceding week.
The bullish momentum, observed from the onset of current year, lost its glory after touching an intra day high on Jan 18, 2011 of 12,768 points. The index return depleted to merely 0.16 percent, largely due to a 98

Dashing Doeschate helps Dutch sink Kenya

COLOMBO – Ryan ten Doeschate hit a brilliant 98 not out to guide the Netherlands to a two-wicket upset win over Kenya in a World Cup warm-up match here Tuesday, sending a timely warning to tournament rivals. Ten Doeschate’s 92-ball knock, spiced with four sixes and three fours, helped the Netherlands chase a challenging 264-run target after being down and out at 130-7 with part-time spinner Steve Tikolo taking four wickets.
Serene Waters had scored a brilliant 126 not out for

FTO helps get Rs 7b tax refunds in 2010

KARACHI – The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has helped tax-payers gain Rs 7.0 billion refunds from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in 2010. FTO dealt a total of 1, 94,000 cases where complaints were not filed. Over the last nine years, tax refunds worth Rs 220 million were given through this office, said Federal Tax Ombudsman Dr Shoab Ahmed Saddle during a meeting with members of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Thursday.
He was welcomed by KCCI President