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British prime minister’s inner circle rocked by resignations

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s inner circle has been rocked by a host of resignations after four senior aides quit on the same day. Chief of staff Dan Rosenfield and Johnson’s principal private secretary Martin Reynolds are the latest to have their exit confirmed on a day of turmoil for the embattled prime minister. They follow director of communications Jack Doyle in resigning on Thursday, along with Munira Mirza, one of Johnson’s most loyal and longstanding advisers who walked out over the prime minister’s use of a “scurrilous” Jimmy SavileRead More

President upholds FTO decisions

DNA ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi while upholding the decisions of Federal Tax Ombudsman regarding maladministration of FBR officials in processing refund cases has directed the FBR to implement FTO ‘s recommendations  . The departmental plea regarding bar on jurisdiction of FTO  in such cases has also been set aside by the president .He has directed The commissioner –IR , Commission  West ZONE ISLAMABAD  and commissioner I-R Enforcement 11- CTO  Karachi  their orders by exercising powers conferred U/S 122 A ,as per law : and report compliance within 30 days .Read More

Pak ambassador to Belgium reaffirms Pakistan’s resolute support for Kashmiris

Brussels: /DNA/ – On the occasion of the Kashmir Solidarity Day, we reaffirm an abiding commitment and resolute support for our Kashmiri brothers and sisters, in their just struggle for the inalienable right to self-determination.   While observing this day, we pay tribute to their valiant struggle and unparalleled sacrifices for freedom.  The latest unlawful attempts by India to change the demography of disputed territory are aimed at converting the Muslim majority into a minority. These actions, including changes in domicile rules, property laws and settlement of outsiders on theRead More

PCB, CA revise dates for Australia’s tour of Pakistan to ‘ease logistical, operational challenges’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket Australia on Friday announced the revised schedule for Australia’s tour of Pakistan next month — its first since 1998 — during which three Tests, three one-day internationals and one Twenty20 International will be played. In a statement, the PCB said the Australian Test team will arrive in the country on February 27. After isolating in Rawalpindi for one day, they will start practicing at Pindi Cricket Stadium for the first Test that will be held at the same venue from March 4 to 8.Read More

British Parliamentarians stand in solidarity with the Kashmiris

LONDON: The High Commission for Pakistan, London hosted a Webinar to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day. It was participated by a large number of cross-party British MPs from both Houses of the Parliament, eminent scholars, academics, members of the civil society and British friends of Kashmir.In his opening remarks, High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan apprised the audience of the unabated atrocities being committed by the Indian security forces in IIOJK. He said that nearly a million armed occupation forces were violating the fundamental rights of innocent and unarmed Kashmiris at aRead More

Teams formed to nab tax defaulting vehicles

KARACHI, FEB 04 (DNA) — On the direction of Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Narcotics Control Department Mukesh Kumar Chawla, a road checking campaign of Excise and Taxation Department is being launched from February 7 to recover tax from tax defaulting vehicles. The purpose of the campaign is to collect tax from tax defaulting vehicles. The road checking campaign will continue from February 7 to February 18. 10 teams have been formed for road checking campaign in Karachi. They will be checking at 37 different places in Karachi.Read More