The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) froze all the bank accounts of renowned Pakistani singer Aima Baig today for nonpayment of taxes. Before FBR could reach Baig, she had already withdrawn 25 million rupees from her bank accounts and emptied them. Currently, the FBR is considering seizing her vehicles. Apparently, Baig owes Rs85 million in income taxes.
Senator Shibli Faraz has said the government intends to regulate crypto and make blockchain technology available as soon as possible. He told participants at the Blockchain Summit in Islamabad that the State Bank, SECP, and Finance Ministry have all teamed up to accomplish this goal. According to him, the government’s first goal was to regulate crypto and then educate the common man about its use.
Coke Studio season 14 began with a bang featuring a duo of Abida Parveen and Naseebo Laal. However, shortly after Umerkot-based singer, Nirmala Maghani accused the producers of stealing her melody. In response, Coke Studio’s team has issued a clarification stating that the work is not borrowed.
Stoke White, a London-based law firm, has applied to local police for the arrest of the Indian army chief and home affairs minister Amit Shah. They have been accused of war crimes in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir. A law firm based in London has submitted 2,000 testimonies to British police
A survey conducted by IPOR on Tuesday indicates that Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar is the best chief minister across the four provinces. Buzdar ranked highest among the four chief ministers in the survey in terms of three-year performance. Buzdar has been ranked as the best chief minister of Punjab by 45%, followed by Mahmood Khan, Murad Ali Shah, and Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo.
The district and sessions court issued an arrest warrant for the couple in the Usman Mirza torture case on Tuesday. The development came after the couple failed to appear in court on Monday. During the hearing of the case, Judge Mohammad Ata Rabbani expressed regret that the couple was not present.
The 23-year-old Sarah Gill made history by becoming the first transgender doctor in Pakistan. Sarah has passed the final examination for her MBBS degree from Karachi University. She believes hard work and determination can lead to anything. It took a lot of sacrifices and hard work to eventually become a doctor.
Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has requested that private schools make scarves and caps mandatory for female and male students, respectively. Murad made the request while speaking about mandatory Quran classes in schools. Additionally, he stated that scarves/dupattas are commonly included in the uniforms of private and public schools. He supported the inclusion of scarves in the uniforms of all private schools.
An Indonesian college student gained internet fame after trading the digital rights to his selfies as NFTs platform for more than $1 million. Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, a computer science student from Semarang, has photographed himself before his computer almost every day for the past five years. He planned to make a timelapse video from nearly 1,000 selfies he had taken to celebrate his graduation.
Muhammad Waseem, a Pakistani boxer, has made a startling disclosure about how he was forced to pay a bribe to the Pakistan Boxing Federation. Waseem revealed to a local web channel that he was forced to sign an agreement with the federation’s president. In order to get the contract nod from Korean Promoter Andy Kim, he gave bribes to the president.