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    Four Tier Tax System In Pakistan

  • All airports to get four-tier security system, says official

    ISLAMABAD: Airports across the country will soon be equipped with a four-tier integrated security system to guard against any possible terrorist activity, Shujaat Azeem, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Aviation, said on Tuesday...

    Briefing reporters at the Aviation Division, he said the system had recently been installed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore by the National Engineering and Scientific Commission...

  • PTI plans two-tier LG system sans tehsil councils in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government is going to introduce a two-tier local government system in Punjab and two other provinces with all-powerful mayors, huge development funds and control over many departments...

    Like the local government system of 2001, the powers of over 20 departments will be transferred to district governments, including tourism, transport and sports...

  • KP to abolish district tier of local government system

    PESHAWAR: In a major policy shift, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial government has decided to abolish the district government, the most effective tier of the existing local government system...

    They said that major changes were under consideration in the remaining two tiers of the LG system...

  • Senate body asks FBR to explain why it introduced new tax tier for cigarettes

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate special committee on Wednesday said the country needs urgent measures to increase tax collection and directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to explain why it introduced a third tier of federal excise duty on cigarettes within 10 days...

    “All doors open towards the FBR and the worst part is that the country has started to face a drop in revenues but multinational companies are making enormous profits,” Senator...

  • Arsenal set for drop into Europe’s second tier

    Arsene Wenger’s men, fifth in the Premier League last season — their first finish outside the top four since 1995-96 — take on German side Cologne on Thursday at the Emirates Stadium in London...

    The Arsenal boss said his team can sustain a Europa League challenge but a top-four finish in the Premier League would be the best way to reach next season’s Champions League...

  • Hamburg stunned by third tier Osnabrueck

    Fellow top tier club RB Leipzig were in no mood for any similar adventures and eased past amateurs Dorfmer­kingen 5-0...

    Wolfsburg were made to struggle against fourth tier Norderstedt before winning 1-0, while Hanover 96 came from behind to defeat fourth-tier side SC Bonn 6-2...

  • India board opposes two-tier Test plan: report

    NEW DELHI: The head of India's powerful cricket board has voiced opposition to controversial plans for a two-tier Test system being considered by the game's governing body, a report said Wednesday...

    “The BCCI is against the two-tier Test system because the smaller countries will lose out and the BCCI wants to take care of them...

  • The third tier

    Quick — name four ministries devolved to the provinces in the 18th Amendment?Nope, nothing? OK, then try this...

    Ostensibly, by transferring mega resources to the provinces, stripping away sundry ministries from the centre and creating five power centres — the four provinces and Islamabad — future dictators would have a heck of a problem...

  • Two-tier Test plan should have been shot down early: Thakur

    MUMBAI: India played a key role in sinking a proposal for a two-tier structure in Tests but it should never have been up for discussion at the International Cricket Council’s meeting, according to Indian cricket board president Anurag Thakur...

    The proposal had the top seven ICC-ranked Test sides competing in the first tier and the remaining three full members in a pool with Afghanistan and Ireland, the leading two teams among the...

  • FA Cup: Chelsea treat second-tier City with 5-1 drubbing

    Crystal Palace's reward for a 1-0 win at Premier League title-chasers Tottenham Hotspur was a plumb home away tie with second-tier Reading who shocked top flight visitors West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Saturday...

    West Ham United will next visit Manchester United or third-tier Shrewsbury Town after crushing Championship side Blackburn Rovers 5-1 away — Dimitri Payet and Emmanuel Emenike scoring two goals apiece as both teams finished...

  • Five-tier security planned for PSL final participants

    LAHORE: Both the teams contesting Pakistan Super League final match in the provincial metropolis will be accorded five-tier security to avert any eventuality, decides the Punjab government...

    A senior official who attended the meeting, told Dawn that usually the VVIPs were offered three-tier security cover, but for the players and others it would be five-tier during their travel to and from the stadium...

  • Arsenal’s FA Cup defence ended by second-tier Nottingham Forest

    LONDON: Long protected at Arsenal by FA Cup glory, Arsene Wenger endured his earliest elimination Sunday when his title defence ended at managerless, second-tier side Nottingham Forest...

    “It hurts even more because it’s a competition we love,” said Wenger, who has lifted the FA Cup in three of the last four seasons and is the 145-year-old competition’s most successful manager with seven triumphs...

  • Maryam mobilises party middle tier for welcome

    LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz is approaching the second tier of the PML-N leadership urging them to motivate the maximum activists to accord a warm welcome to PML-N quaid Nawaz Sharif and her at Lahore airport on Friday, a PML-N official told Dawn on Wednesday...

    The Punjab government has imposed Section 144 in Lahore which prohibits assembly of more than four people at a place...

  • Centre may abolish section officer tier

    LAHORE: The Task Force on Austerity and Restructuring is planning redesigning of the federal government with initial idea of reducing the number of ministries and abolishing the tier of section officer...

    Task force mulls cut in number of ministries; deputy secretary to initiate filesThe plan is to get approvals of the cabinet on at least day-to-day matters of all federal subjects through the cabinet secretary, shunning the existing...

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