Daily Archives: September 9, 2018

FIRST TAX RECOVERY MADE UNDER PANAMA PAPERS INVESTIGATION

Exactly two years after starting the exercise, the tax authorities have reported their first recoveries under the investigations into assets held by individuals named in the Panama and Paradise...

BHARAT BANDH ON MONDAY: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

An immediate reduction of central excise duty and excessive VAT in the states, bringing petrol and diesel under the ambit of GST are amongst some of the demands of...

HASINA, MODI TO INAUGURATE TWO RAIL PROJECTS ON MONDAY

These projects will be jointly funded by the two countries Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will inaugurate the construction work of two railway projects through...

DR ARIF ALVI SWORN IN AS 13TH PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN

Dr Arif Alvi was sworn in as Pakistan’s 13th head of state in a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Sunday. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar...

Pompeo claims to “reset” ties with Pakistan but makes India “strategic partner”

Just few days before the arrival of the US Secretary of the State, Mike Pompeo, in Pakistan, the US officially cancelled US$300 million aid to Pakistan, signaling the acute...

GOVT MULLS IMPOSING WEALTH TAX ON MOVABLE ASSETS

The government may slap wealth tax on movable assets and could further hike customs duty on more than 5,200 tariff lines as it has started giving shape to a...

ARIF ALVI TO TAKE OATH AS 13TH PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Arif Alvi, who was declared the 13th president of the country last week, will take oath of office on Sunday. The country’s Chief Justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nisar will administer the oath. Geo...

GOVT MULLS IMPOSING WEALTH TAX ON MOVABLE ASSETS

The government may slap wealth tax on movable assets and could further hike customs duty on more than 5,200 tariff lines as it has started giving shape to a...

CONGRESS BACKING “URBAN NAXALS” IS VOTE BANK POLITICS: AMIT SHAH

Launching a blistering attack on the Opposition, BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday, called the proposed 'mahagathbandhan' an "illusion, eyewash and sham." The BJP said the Narendra Modi government...

NEPAL OPTS OUT BIMSTEC MILITARY EXERCISE IN INDIA

A day after China agreed to provide sea and land ports to Nepal and end India’s monopoly over trade, Nepal has withdrawn from the Bay of Bengal Initiative for...

UN ASKS ICC TO PROBE ROHINGYA ATROCITIES

United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng has urged ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to consider the recommendation of its chamber to decide on the opening...

BNP LEADERS TO MEET HOME MINISTER TODAY OVER KHALEDA’S HEALTH

BNP chairperson Khaleda ZiaA high-profile Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) delegation will meet home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday to discuss party chairperson Khaleda Zia's health condition and her treatment,...

Pakistan govt ‘proposes’ Kartarpur border opening to India

The government on Friday said it had proposed to open the Kartarpur border crossing with India for Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib without visa. “There is a proposal...

On a mission to redefine politics

Emboldened with the zeal and zest of its ever-energetic president, Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party has embarked on an ambitious mission of redefining politics in the country beginning this election. It has...

UN says families of disappeared in Sri Lanka waited too long

The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances says the families of the disappeared in Sri Lanka have waited too long to know the truth about the...

Bangladesh , Nepal borders porus

Bangladesh and Nepal borders are the routes chosen by FICN racketeers to pump in fake currency. A police official from the central crime station said that proper checks were not...

Only 1 Rafale fighter jet out of 36 will arrive in India custom-made: Report

As the political slugfest over Rafale deal continues, it is being learnt that only one of the total 36 Rafale fighter aircraft with India-specific enhancements will be supplied to...

Joint naval exercise with India and Sri Lanka gets under way

Indian Naval Ships Kirch, Sumitra and Cora Divh reached Trincomalee in Sri Lanka to participate in the sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a bilateral naval exercise, from September 7...

Carec to enhance Pakistan’s exports to China: ADB

Asian Development Bank (ADB) sees opportunities for Pakistan in Carec program to expand and diversify its exports to China and central Asian states, underscoring a need for increasing ownership...

Maldives aligns with China instead of India

The recent development in Indian Ocean Region,(IOR) which has discomforted India is the Maldivian decision to ask India to take back its troops and military hardware from Maldives, in...

Bangladesh on way to be a gadget-making hub

The availability of workforce at a competitive wage, growing domestic market demand and a favourable policy are some of the key factors that make Bangladesh an attractive hub for...