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  • China to ensure blue skies for military parade

    BEIJING: Chinese authorities will impose strict restrictions on cars, factories and other polluters to ensure a huge military parade commemorating victory over Japan in World War II takes place under clear skies, media reported on Tuesday...

    The measures — which will also apply during this month’s World Athletics Championships — echo the rules brought in for last year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit, when Beijing’s...

  • British agency's tip-off helped uncover Pakistan Super League scandal: ICC

    Britain's National Crime Agency provided the initial intelligence that helped uncover a major spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a leading official from world cricket's governing body said on Thursday...

    Flanagan, head of the ACSU since 2010, said: “The inquiry was absolutely led by the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) throughout and our role was simply that before the PSL match we received intelligence that was...

  • India kills three of 10 ‘terrorists’ after Pakistan tip-off

    NEW DELHI: Indian security forces have killed three of 10 alleged terrorists that were tipped off by Pakistan, reports said on Wednesday...

    The Hindu quoted a top home ministry official as saying that National Security Adviser of Pakistan Naseer Khan Janjua’s inputs over alleged infiltration of terrorists were correct...

  • Pro-Kurdish party may tip balance in Turkey polls

    MARDIN: The result is, admits Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) leader Selahattin Demirtas, balanced on a “knife-edge”...

    But the rise of his pro-Kurdish party means it could play the decisive role in determining the outcome of Turkey’s legislative elections
  • Quiet tip unleashed Panama Papers

    Read: What the Panama Papers disclose about Pakistan’s politiciansThe first wave of stories — the disclosures could go on for years — has already led Iceland’s prime minister to tender his resignation over revelations of his offshore holdings...

  • Interpol tip helps FIA ‘save’ boy

    “We traced the three students of Grade IX in Gulshan-i-Ravi and found out that the boys bundled one of their friends into a car trunk while playing a dangerous game — not Blue Whale — where the tied friend could prove his strength,” Assistant Director Muhammad Usman told Dawn...

    Suleman told FIA that they were good friends and were inspired by different games on social media, including Blue Whale Challenge...

  • Tip-top England rout New Zealand to cruise into semis

    CARDIFF: Hosts England became the first team to qualify for the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals after hammering New Zealand by 87 runs here at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday to stay top of Group ‘A’...

    Eoin Morgan’s side mastered tricky conditions to reinforce their credentials as tournament favourites with an excellent team performance in which everyone contributed
  • TIP asks premier to put on hold proposed ‘tax amnesty scheme’

    ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif not to allow the proposed tax amnesty scheme announced by Finance Minister Ishaq recently because “the move will amount to a ‘Financial NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance)’ for tax evaders and big tax dodgers”...

    In a letter to the prime minister on Saturday, the TIP feared that “the scheme will discourage the honest, loyal and fully...

  • TIP asks CJ to take suo motu action on ‘financial NRO’

    ISLAMABAD: The Tran­sparency International Pakistan (TIP) has appealed to the chief justice of the Supreme Court to take suo motu action on what it called the ‘financial NRO’ introduced by the government in the form of two blanket tax amnesty schemes — voluntary tax registration and voluntary declaration of assets...

    TIP Adviser Syed Adil Gilani urged Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali to order appropriate action to ban such tax...

  • CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela’s arrest: paper

    LONDON: A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s 1962 arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported...

    Irvin’s new film “Mandela’s Gun”, about the months before the anti-apartheid icon’s arrest, is due to be screened at the Cannes film festival this week...

  • TIP calls for revenue regulatory authority

    ISLAMABAD: Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) on Friday called for setting up an independent Pakistan Revenue Regulatory Authority (PRRA) – which reports directly to the prime minister – for making laws for revenue generation...

    In its proposals for 2017-18 budget sent to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, TIP claimed that if its suggestions are followed, revenue collection would cross Rs10,000 billion in 2017-18 against Rs3,600bn...

  • Barelvis may tip the scale in favour of PTI in Murree

    But the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) claims to be flying high in the area...

    He has not actively campaigned for his home constituency, NA-57, in Murree and has instead focused on building up momentum in NA-53, Islamabad, against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan...

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