BY ALI SUKHANVER
KARACHI: Indus Motor Company Limited (IMC) has brought down the prices of its cars and pickups by up to Rs75,000, said a press statement on Thursday.
IMC reduced the prices of Toyota Corolla Xli/Gli variants by Rs50,000, while the rates of Toyota Corolla Altis variants were decreased by Rs75,000. The prices of Hilux range of pickups came down by Rs10,000 to Rs30,000
The decision was the result of the appreciation of Pak rupee against US dollar, according to the press statement.Read More »Toyota prices decline by Rs75,000 in Pakistan
The Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department, Punjab, has finally computerized the entire data of token tax after synchronizing data from 147 post offices of Punjab and linked it with an SMS service.
Now, citizens can check their outstanding token tax just by sending their vehicle’s registration number to 9966 through an SMS. Earlier, the citizens had to visit their post offices concerned every year to deposit token tax of their vehicles.Read More »Punjab Vehicle token tax data computerised
Paris has leapt into the headlines over an alert for dangerous atmospheric particles, yet it does not ordinarily count among the world’s most polluted cities.
Here are the top 10 cities for which data is available, according to a 2011 World Health Organisation (WHO) report. The pollution is measured as the microgramme (mcg) concentration per cubic metre of air of particulate matter smaller than 10 micrometres (PM10) — about a seventh of the width of a human hair. The figures are the average for the year. Seasonal spikes can be many times higher. The WHO’s health guidelines Read More »Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta among world’s Top 10 polluted cities
Islamabad Police has introduced a mobile verification system to curb car theft as it has prepared a database where the information of stolen vehicles would be incorporated.
The police personnel deployed at various check-points are able to check details of any vehicle, through SMS, by entering its registration number. This has helped the police in nabbing vehicles with fake registration numbers, and it has already recovered 124 stolen vehicles. The information issued by the ministry of interior and narcotics control on Sunday said that the capital police had also recovered 111 cars out of the total 714 registered stolen cases from different public places and markets of Islamabad stolen during the last twelve months.
The comparative data of stolen cars since June 1 to December 31, 2012 and June 1 to December 31, 2013 revealed that 71 accused persons for stealing cars were also arrested.Read More »Mobile verification system to curb car theft in Islamabad
In a few years, you may never have to worry about manually charging your cell phone or paying for gasoline again. Wireless electricity isn’t a new concept, it was publicly demonstrated over 100 years ago… Read More »Wireless electricity to soon power cell phones, cars
Honey could be one sweet solution to the serious ever growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, says a research.
Medical professionals sometimes use honey successfully as a topical dressing but it could play a larger role in fighting infections, reported health news.
The unique property of honey lies in its ability to fight infection on multiple levels making it more difficult for bacteria to develop resistance.
That is it uses a combination of weapons including hydrogen peroxide, acidity, osmotic effect, high sugar concentration – all of which actively kill bacterial cells.Read More »Honey is a new approach to fighting antibiotic resistance
March 12, 2014 The Dollar further plunged to Rs98.10 in interbank and Rs98.00 in the open market. On Wednesday, the dollar witnessed Rs2.40 decease in the open market. Dealers said the dollar reached under Rs99… Read More »Pak rupee continues to rise against US dollar