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  • ICAP urges steps to promote tax compliance culture

    ISLAMABAD: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has said that the corporate sector, being the most documented segment of the economy, has been neglected by the government in its effort to cater to annual budget targets...

    On the other hand, the services, wholesale/retail, transport and agriculture sectors are still not fully documented; their contribution to the national exchequer is negligible; and the majority...

  • TPP negotiators agree on trade rules for six subjects

    TOKYO: Negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partn­ership have agreed trade rules for six broad categories as officials race to conclude a trade pact, a Japanese government source said on Thursday...

    The United States, Japan and 10 other countries have been locked in talks over the TPP, a US proposal that would cut trade barriers and harmonise standards covering two-fifths of the world economy and a third of global trade
  • UoG to shift four science subjects to main campus

    But the UoG could not establish modern labs for the science subjects at the city campuses and the faculty and students shuttled between the city and Hafiz Hayat campuses twice a week...

    Statistics, mathematics and some other subjects could be shifted to the city campuses from the main campus so students who had to use the science labs could be facilitated...

  • Centre still encroaching on provincial subjects despite 18th amendment, says Baloch

    HYDERABAD: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the former chief minister of Balochistan and leader of the National Party (NP), said on Tuesday that even after the passage of the 18th constitutional amendment the Centre continued to encroach upon provincial subjects, adding that the country cannot have true democracy unless commoners from grass-roots level reached parliament...

    He said the NP supported the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, but...

  • International law in Pakistan

    PAKISTAN became a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in 2010, a move that many hoped would herald greater human rights protection in the country...

    On the contrary, senior government officials often publicly disavowed international human rights law as a ‘Western’ concept ‘alien’ to Pakistan’s values...

  • Treatment of Pakistani seamen by India a violation of international law: FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday expressed serious concern over the plight of Pakistani seamen in India and said treatment meted out to them was in violation of international law and norms...

    Read more: India claims seizing 200kg heroin on Pakistani boatOn questions relating to the changes in the Saudi royal family's line of succession, Aslam declined to comment and said that Pakistan does not comment on internal...

  • Indian maps bill a travesty of history, international law: Pak's UN envoy

    UNITED NATIONS: Indian tactics to depict Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as part of India cannot change the fundamental fact that the state is 'disputed territory', Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Dr Maleeha Lodhi said on Wednesday...

    Voicing Pakistan's "serious concern" over the draft bill, Ambassador Lodhi termed India's claim over AJK as an integral part of its territory "untenable" and hit out at the "travesty of...

  • US to operate 'wherever' international law allows in S. China Sea: admiral

    BEIJING: The United States (US) military will continue to operate "wherever" international law allows, including in the South China Sea, a top US admiral said in Beijing on Tuesday, a week after America infuriated China by sailing close to artificial islands it is building in the contested waters...

    "International seas and airspace belong to everyone and are not the dominion of any single nation," Admiral Harry Harris said, according...

  • International law & foreign policy

    THE recently released Chilcot Report of the Iraq Inquiry has created quite a stir in international law and politics...

    Chief among them is to cultivate the understanding that the full spectrum of the rule of law also includes adherence to the international rule of law...

  • Nepali leader says India 'breaking international law'

    KATHMANDU: A senior Nepali lawmaker, tipped to be the next prime minister, on Wednesday accused neighbouring giant India of breaking international law by deliberately halting cross-border trade, forcing the landlocked nation to ration fuel...

    Second, India shouldn't undermine and violate the international norms and rights of the landlocked countries in general...

  • International Law on Water Rights

    International law provides a wealth of precedents on water use rights and obligations for both upper and lower riparians...

    The customary international law for transboundary fresh water resources provide for equitable utilisation, the Madrid Declaration of 1911 says that the regime of rivers and lakes, contiguous or successive, could not be altered by one state to the detriment of a co-riparian without the consent of the other... ...

  • Speech by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on Riparian Rights in International Law

    In international law there is a wealth of precedents on the rights and obligations of upper and lower riparians...

    The negation of a riparian’s right to dispose of at will the waters of an international river and the existence of the right of other riparians to make use of the system finds support in the conclusion reached by every international group that has dealt with the problem...

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