Mon. Feb 24th, 2020
As an important requirement of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), The National Assembly passed a bill on Monday about exchange of information and criminals with other countries. Initially, the opposition parties tried to impede the said bill however upon a 4 vote defeat they eventually participated..... Read More
KP Government once again turned down opposition’s demand for formulation of a parliamentary committee to conduct a forensic audit of irregularities in the signature project of PTI government, the Peshawar BRT. Speaker Mushtaq Ghani...... Read More
Although the first year of rule ended up with a lot of criticism for PTI over jobs, employment and poverty alleviation, the Government has assured the people that year 2020 would be the year of jobs and development. Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh in an interview said that the economic policies........ Read More
In an important development, the members of both the ruling and opposition parties in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly agreed to implement checks on the ‘luxury’ lifestyle of the bureaucracy in KP through the standing committee on administration. The matter was initiated by the women...... Read More
Significant changes in the taxation laws for providing concessions, reducing duties on importing low value mobiles & penalizing currency smugglers as promised with traders are being implemented by the government in form of a presidential ordinance. The said ordinance consisting of 24 pages, was notified on December 28, 2019 but was released to media on January 01, 2010. The government.... ... Read More
Although the Federal Cabinet had unanimously approved to make amendments in “Army Act” in connection with the extension of COAS’s tenure on Jan 01, 2020 that will be presented in the parliament for approval hopefully on Friday, the Government legal team meanwhile filed a petition with SC on Thursday (today) pleading for a stay order... Read More
Federal Board of Revenue has collected Rs. 2.080 trillion out of the targeted revenue of Rs. 2.367 trillion during the first half of current year, being a shortfall of Rs. 287 billon. The tax authorities have estimated collection of another Rs. 2–4 billion in form of book adjustments. However collected amount is 16.95% higher than corresponding ..... Read More
Responding to a petition filed by the general secretary of PIA senior employee association, Sardar Anjum, the Sindh High Court (SHC) stopped the CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik, BODs and the Chief HR officer of PIA from working in their said capacity until Jan 22, 2020. Notices have also been issued to the concerned parties and deputy attorney general in this regard. The court also restricted...... Read More
After looking deeply into the silence of world over human right abuses by Indian Government, Pakistan has decided to expand and extend its diplomatic efforts and strategies so as to present the true picture of India’s cruel and inhumane activities in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Meeting of the....... Read More
FBR has busted against a gang of 50 - 60 dishonest persons on account of issuing invoices against bogus companies resulting in of billions rupees tax fraud. Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation of FBR in Karachi has revealed a scam of tax evaders engaged in issuing and utilizing the benefits of fake & flying invoices with intentions to evade....... Read More