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Meeting of Senate committee witnesses heated debate over fake degree scam

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday witnessed a heated debate over the issue of fake degree scam involving the IT firm, Axact, as some senators assailed the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for having failed to keep a check on the activities of companies registered with it. […]

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World Bank asks government to launch mass media campaign

Pakistan Press Foundation

The World Bank has strongly suggested to the government to design a mass media campaign to promote online registration of new entrepreneurs and investors with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Employees Old-age Benefits Institution (EOBI) under virtual One-Stop Shop (OSS). Sources told Business Recorder here on […]

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PEMRA invites EOI for digital cable TV licenses

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI, Sept 15 (PPI): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory (PEMRA) has invited expression of interest for digital cable TV licenses. PEMRA has decided to complete the digitalization of Cable TV Networks by December 2015, as per its agreements with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The interested Pakistani companies that are registered with Securities & Exchange Commission […]

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Former SECP Chairman condemns media ‘campaign’

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: Former Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, (SECP) Muhammad Ali, has strongly denied the contents of a report about his non filing of wealth tax and non-disclosure of any investment. These reports seem to be a continuation of a planned media campaign against him by a media group because during his tenure, the […]

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SECP questions mobile company after complaint by PML-N

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has sought comments from a leading mobile phone company on a complaint filed by the chairman of the Central Election Monitoring Cell of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N, Senator Ishaq Dar that its funds have been allocated for promoting and funding the poll campaign of a […]

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Courts find appointments illegal: Chiefs of PTV, SECP, USC get the axe

ISLAMABAD: The superior judiciary has ordered the sacking of three executives in the Securities and Exchange Commission, Pakistan Television and the Utility Stores Corporation after declaring the appointments illegal. And curiously enough, a former chief of PTV saw his own appointment held unlawful after the court acted on his petition against his successor and incumbent. […]

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