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Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder Holds its First Dinner

October 15, 2002, Karachi: The newly merged accounting firm, Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder & Co held a dinner cum get-together today at a lawn close to the firm's PIDC office in Karachi. This was the first time that the staff of the two former accounting giants which consists of around 1,200 professionals got to meet each other in person. On ...

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Karachi Board of Secondary Education Supplementary Examination 2002 from 24th

KARACHI, Oct 15: Karachi Board of Secondary Education Tuesday notified all concerned that SSC Supplementary Examination-2002 is scheduled from October 24. It was further mentioned that admit cards and programme of examination/date sheets for candidates of SSC part II Annual Examination 2002 of Science and General Groups are ready for distribution among the heads of concerned schools town-wise w.e.f. October ...

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KPMG Becomes Bearing Point

Following in the wake of the consulting/auditing debacle, KPMG has taken the bull by the horns and changed the name of its consulting division to Bearing Point, a peculiar choice if ever there were one. Apparently the firm ran through a list of more than 500 name before it finally settled on the nautically themed moniker. KPMG Consulting isn't the ...

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Sui Southern Gas Company´s net profit up 10.9%

KARACHI (October 01 2002) : Sui Southern Gas Company´s full year net profit rose 10.9 percent after boost in sales and cut in financial charges. Profit for the year ended June 30 rose 10.9 percent to Rs 1.434 billion as compared with Rs 1.292 billion in the same period a year earlier, the company through a statement at Karachi Stock ...

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World Bank chief commends Pakistan

WASHINGTON (October 01 2002) : The World Bank President, James D. Wolfensohn, has commended Pakistan for staying the reform course while urging greater efforts to ensure that the benefits reached the country's poor people. “We have seen Pakistan make a really sustained effort and stick to the ambitious programme of restructuring that it laid out nearly three years ago,” said ...

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Rs 88.2 billion revenue collected in first quarter

ISLAMABAD (October 01 2002) : The federal tax authorities have collected Rs 88.2 billion in the first quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal year 2002-03 against the target of Rs 90 billion, showing a shortfall of Rs 1.8 billion. The collection of Rs 88.2 billion during this period is Rs 10.7 billion higher than Rs 77.5 billion collected in the ...

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Tax returns filing date not extended

ISLAMABAD (October 01 2002) : The Member of Direct Taxes, Central Board of Revenue, Vakil Ahmed Khan, has said the government has not extended the date for filing tax returns. He told Business Recorder on Monday that the last date of filing of tax returns i.e., September 30, 2002, has not been extended. He dispelled the impression that the government ...

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