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Increasing tax net

August 23, 2019

To bring more people under the tax net is a mammoth target. It is good that the issue of expanding the tax net is now actively under consideration as a major source of tax revenue and is being prioritized. The potential number of tax payers in the country is very high. At present, only an insignificant percentage...

Indian troops martyred seven more youth in Indian occupied Kashmir in a fresh incident of state terrorism in Kupwara district. The youth were killed in Keran area of the district. Meanwhile, with the recovery of two more dead bodies in the debris of a house after the 40-hour-long cordon and search operation at Pandoshan village in Shopian, the toll has risen. An Indian...

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa while interacting with the youth undergoing an annual internship program at Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), advised them to have confidence in themselves, adhere to merit, and follow the rule of law and not to look for shortcuts in life for success. He said Pakistan is blessed with dynamic and talented youth...

Increasing inflation

August 20, 2019

It is true that the government desperately needs money, which comes from taxes, and wants to curb spending to fight the twin deficits i.e. trade and budgetary losses that steered the economy towards a default. Simply put, people are looking at another difficult year because of several new taxes and policy measures that have not only created inflationary pressures but...

New Delhi has lost all moral authority in IoK and sensing erosion of its belligerent stance at international level, keeps resorting to illegal, undemocratic and inhuman measures that have resulted in huge loss of lives and property in the region. The recent build-up of forces and their brutal use against an unarmed population is adding fuel to fire. World leaders and...

Kashmir in UNSC

August 18, 2019

While welcoming Friday’s United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan said the session reaffirmed past 11 resolutions of the world body with regards to Kashmir dispute. In a Twitter post on Saturday, the premier said, “I welcome the UNSC meeting to discuss the serious situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. It is for the first time in over...

Amidst reports that Pakistan is facing a dry economic situation, with dull growth, high inflation, and feeble external position, the approval of $6 billion bailout package for Pakistan by Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and immediate release of $1bn to ease a sustained pressure on the country’s foreign exchange reserves comes as a fresh wave...

No shortcut to success

August 16, 2019

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa while interacting with the youth undergoing an annual internship program at Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), advised them to have confidence in themselves, adhere to merit, and follow the rule of law and not to look for shortcuts in life for success. He said Pakistan is blessed with dynamic and talented youth...

Indian troops have once again resorted to unprovoked firing of mortars and artillery guns along the Line of Control (LoC). They have intentionally targeted civilian population in Danna, Dhddnial, Jura, Lipa, Sharda and Shahkot sectors putting peace and security in the region at peril. Reports say that India has decided to deploy an additional 10,000 troops in Indian held...

Indian stubbornness

August 14, 2019

A senior US State Department official has reiterated the US offer to help India and Pakistan resolve the Kashmir dispute, if asked by both. But unfortunately, India has rejected US President Donald Trump’s fresh offer to mediate on this seven decades old issue. Regrettably, President Trump’s offer to help resolve the Kashmir issue is not being seen by India against...

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