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  • Apple may owe Ireland $19bn, but Ireland doesn’t want the money

    Depending on the outcome of an official investigation, Apple may face a bill that is estimated at between $8 billion and $19bn for underpaid taxes to the Irish government...

    That may sound weird to ordinary people, who assume that governments want to squeeze individuals and businesses for as much taxes as they can get...

  • Constitutional requirement being flouted by delaying NFC Award, says Murad

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government was flouting a constitutional requirement by delaying the overdue National Finance Commission (NFC) Award...

    He was speaking to reporters in Hala on Sunday after visiting Makhdoom Jamiluzzaman to condole with him the death of his mother and a widow of former president of the Pakistan Peoples Party-Parliamentarian (PPP-P) Makhdoom Amin Faheem... ...

  • Rangers' powers: Getting Sindh Assembly approval is constitutional requirement, says Chandio

    KARACHI: The provincial government is not reluctant to extend the special policing powers of Rangers in Karachi, but is just trying to fulfil the constitutional requirement by getting it approved through Sindh Assembly, the adviser to Sindh chief minister on information Maula Bux Chandio said on Saturday...

    The PPP leader was addressing a press conference in Hyderabad, shortly after the press conference held by Chaudhary Nisar in...

  • Nadra’s requirement for infants ‘raises eyebrows’

    ISLAMABAD: Dr Nazia Zia, who recently arrived from USA, was surprised when an official at a National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) centre asked her to wake her seven-week-old daughter and keep her eyes open for the camera to get a Nicop...

    The National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (Nicop) is a registration document issued to a Pakistani citizen...

  • Requirement of action against Haqqani network missing from US defence bill

    WASHINGTON: The US National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) 2019, passed by Congress this week, does not link future payments of security-related assistance to Pakistan to the country’s counterterrorism efforts...

    The bill, which was approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate last week, now goes to President Donald Trump for signing into a law...

  • Progress on FATF requirement termed unsatisfactory

    ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) has expre­ss­ed dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s progress to comply with international best practices against money laundering and counter-terror financing...

    Informed sources told Dawn that the APG delegation shared its final findings with the authorities of all relevant agencies, highlighting deficiencies in law, regulations and mechanisms and weaknesses of various institutions,...

  • NA passes crucial bill to meet FATF requirement

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday passed a crucial bill — for exchange of information and criminals with countries — to meet a requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) after the treasury overcame the opposition’s customary resistance in the house...

    The opposition parties initially tried to block the passage of the bill by challenging Speaker Asad Qaiser’s ruling on a voice vote allowing Minister of State for...

  • NA to hold marathon session to fulfil constitutional requirement

    ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to hold a marathon session of the National Assembly spread over 10 weeks from June 5 in order to meet the constitutional requirement of remaining in session for a minimum of 130 days during a parliamentary year...

    During the session, the government will present the federal budget for the financial year 2020-21, besides taking up pending legislative work...

  • Nawaz urges IHC to 'forgo' requirement for his surrender in Al-Azizia reference

    Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday filed a review petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) stating that it was not possible for him to surrender in the Al-Azizia reference by September 10 (Thursday) and urged the court to forgo the requirement...

    Last week, the high court had directed Nawaz to appear before the court and surrender to the authorities by September 10 or face legal proceedings for absconding...

  • Ireland to make Test debut against Pakistan next year

    DUBLIN: Ireland will play their first-ever Test match against Pakistan on home soil next May, the country’s cricket chiefs announced on Thursday...

    Afghanistan and Ireland became full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June, taking the number of countries who play the five-day format of the game from 10 to 12...

  • Ireland expected to play first-ever Test against Pakistan: report

    Ireland is expected to play its first ever Test match against Pakistan in April/May next year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) hinted in a press release on Tuesday...

    "Pakistan’s next red-ball match is expected against Ireland in April/May," said the ICC media release regarding Pakistan slipping a place in Tests after losing against Sri Lanka...

  • Ireland draw match with Pakistan 2-2

    KARACHI: Host Ireland came from behind twice to draw the opening match of the three-match series 2-2 against Pakistan hockey team 2-2 at the Lisnagarvey Hockey Club in Belfast on Friday...

    Just two minutes before half time, Ali Shan restored the lead for Pakistan when he put the ball in the post after a Dilber try had rebounded off the goal keeper’s pads...

  • Ireland will miss Rankin during Pakistan ODIs

    LONDON: Ireland paceman Boyd Rankin will miss two One-Day Internationals against Pakistan after breaking his leg, it was announced Tuesday...

    “It's obviously a blow to lose a bowler of Boyd's quality and experience at such a crucial juncture of the season, but these things happen in sport and we wish Boyd a speedy recovery,” said Ireland coach John Bracewell in a Cricket Ireland statement...

  • Switch of gears as Pakistan kick off ODI campaign against Ireland

    MALAHIDE: It's all change for Pakistan as they return to white-ball cricket for two one-day internationals against Ireland in Malahide near Dublin, starting on Thursday, ahead of their five-match series with England...

    Only six of the players who took part in the exciting Test series in England — which they drew 2-2 with a four-day victory at The Oval on Sunday — stay on for the ODIs, in a 15-man squad captained by Azhar Ali...

  • Pakistan begin World Cup bid against Ireland

    MALAHIDE: Pakistan launch their quest to make sure of an automatic qualifying spot at the 2019 World Cup in England when they face Ireland in two one-day internationals at Malahide, near Dublin, on Thursday and Saturday...

    The fixtures, Pakistan's lead in to a five-match ODI series against England, come with the 1992 world champions languishing in ninth place in the International Cricket Council's team rankings for the 50-over...

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