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  • Intercepting phone calls is legal, Senate body told

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom Division on Monday informed the Senate Committee on Delegated Legislation that intercepting telephone calls is lawful and should not be taken as a serious matter because it is practiced worldwide...

    However, the chair of the committee, Mohammad Daud Khan Achakzai of the Awami National Party (ANP), said in other countries calls cannot be intercepted without getting...

  • Jadhav's phone calls to family in Marathi gave him away: report

    AHMEDABAD: Top Indian intelligence officials suspect Kulbushan Jadhav’s phone had been under surveillance by Pakistani intelligence and believe Jadhav’s complacency led to his capture, revealed the Ahmedabad Mirror...

    According to the Ahmedabad Mirror, Indian intelligence officials suspect that many of Jadhav’s habits and mannerisms gave him away and his phone calls in Marathi to his family did not add up with his assumed identity... ...

  • Trump's timely phone calls to South Asia

    But, according to worried American analysts, this could be precisely the moment when things go wrong with India and Pakistan, a time when tensions simmering below the distracted world’s gaze could erupt into a catastrophe...

    Retired US Admiral James Stavridis believes Trump needs to address the strained India-Pakistan relations right away...

  • ISPR warns public against phone calls by impersonators claiming to be military men

    The Inter-Service Public Relations on Monday issued a warning, saying there were reports of "fake telephone calls being made to the general public by individuals impersonating as officials of the Pakistan Armed Forces”...

    “Please be aware that no such calls are being made from Pakistan Armed Forces,” the ISPR said in its statement, requesting public “not to respond to such calls, and immediately report the matter on our emergency...

  • Pakistan out of economic crisis but needs to widen tax net, says IMF's Lagarde

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director (MD) Christine Lagarde in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Monday maintained Pakistan is now "certainly out of economic crisis", a PM Office statement said...

    Lagarde's two-day visit comes around two months after the international lender cleared payment to Pakistan of a final $102 million tranche in a $6...

  • Wasa to expand tax net

    The official said that 115,000 water consumers were within the agency’s tax net, including 10,000 commercial consumers, but that of the charges recovered were from domestic consumers...

    Mehmood said the agency was improving its recovery rate, and that instead of increasing water charges, is bringing more people within the tax net...

  • Trade leaders call for widening of tax net

    KARACHI: The government needs to take a policy decision for broadening of tax net and increasing revenue collection rather than short-term measures like imposition of withholding tax on non-filers of tax returns...

    These observations were made by business leaders at a media briefing chaired by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Mohammad Adrees on Friday...

  • JI rejects bill bringing generals, judges under accountability net

    ISLAMABAD: Following in the footsteps of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has also rejected the almost finalised National Accountability Commission (NAC) bill that suggests bringing generals and judges under the accountability net...

    In the 12th meeting of the committee, Senator Farhatullah Babar of the Pakistan Peoples Party — who introduced the proposal to bring generals...

  • KP to get Rs17bn net hydel profit annually: Khattak

    “The federal government will ensure payment of Rs17 billion to the province yearly in the head of net hydel profit while a total of Rs112 billion will be paid to the province in different sectors,” he told journalists here on Sunday...

    He said that the next meeting with Pesco chief executive and Wapda would be held to discuss the issues of net hydel profit and power loadshedding...

  • Facebook launches Internet.org platform amid net neutrality debate in India

    The move comes amid growing debate in India, home to the world's third-largest population of Internet users, over free access and net neutrality in the country...

    But a number of e-commerce firms and content developers pulled out of the service subsequently as activists claimed it violated principles of net neutrality - the concept that all websites on the internet are treated equally...

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