Archive for May 18th, 2011
ISLAMABAD: In order to improve the tax to GDP ratio and expand the tax net, the federal government has decided to merge Pakistan Revenue Automation Limited (PRAL) with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).
WASHINGTON: The CIA flew new stealth drone planes on dozens of secret missions deep into Pakistan to monitor Osama bin Laden’s compound before US commandos killed him, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: Pakistan has launched four separate probes into Osama bin Laden’s life and death on Pakistani soil, US Senator John Kerry said on Tuesday, adding that Pakistan’s intelligence chief has promised to tell him if it turns out someone in his agency knew bin Laden was there.
KARACHI: The stock market bounced back on Tuesday in line with expectations on the back of positive statements given by Senator John Kerry on Pakistan-US ties, analysts said.
LONDON: Former England captain Tony Greig has called for an end to India’s “domination” of the International Cricket Council (ICC), saying it was the first thing he’d change if in charge of the governing body.