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Senators urged to reject PMDC Bill

Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has voiced concern over passage of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Bill 2019 by the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, despite the fact…

Anatomy Of A Fraud

Anatomy of a fraud

Article 370 of the Indian constitution, which forms the basis of the accession of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to the Indian Union and provides for the manner in…

Anatomy of a crisis

ALTHOUGH Pakistan has experienced 12 episodes of balance-of-payments stress since 1988, requiring an IMF assistance programme on almost each occasion, the current crisis is by far the most severe. Facing…

A detailed anatomy of FBR – II

Another small cadre of officers was inducted by government of Pakistan People's Party as Assistant Collectors Sales Tax (BS-17). Following the IROs' induction into the mainstream IRS cadre, this small…

A detailed anatomy of FBR – I

The Prime Minister, Imran Khan, as per media reports, has hinted at dissolving the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) showing extreme displeasure over its poor performance. A new organization may…

The Anatomy Of A Taliban Ceasefire

The anatomy of a Taliban ceasefire

After months of regional stalemate, two events in June offer a potential roadmap for achieving a working peace.  The first was the Taliban’s decision to accept Afghan President Ghani’s offer…

The Anatomy Of An FIR

The anatomy of an FIR

Setting criminal law into motion or, in legal terms, registering an FIR in Pakistan is a daunting task, especially for the poor who have meagre resources. Section 154 of the…

The Anatomy Of Trade Deficits

The anatomy of trade deficits

In the first 10 months of the outgoing financial year (FY 2017), a $19.93 billion trade deficit was registered on account of exports worth $17.91 billion and imports that amount…

The anatomy of a ban

A government puts regulatory authorities in place so that activities can be regulated to benefit the public, protect the environment, and prevent market failure. Some of our regulatory authorities have…