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Import taxes fuel inflation

ISLAMABAD: The government collected a whopping one-third of import taxes, or 149 billion rupees, on imports of nine edible energy and petroleum products in the first two months of this fiscal year, indicating the reasons for the…

News scan of June 28, 2021

Chinese study finds lower prevalence of MCR-1 among healthy residentsThe prevalence of the colistin resistance gene MCR-1 among healthy residents of a Chinese city has declined following China's ban on colistin as a growth promoter in…