• ARY News

    FBR launches new complaint redressal mechanism to target corruption

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced to launch a new complaint redressal mechanism aimed at solving complaints of taxpayers against corruption and other malpractices in Inland Revenue Field Formations, ARY NEWS reported on Monday. Sharing the policy via series of messages from its Twitter handle, the FBR’s spokesman said that the new […]

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  • Dawn

    Corruption index

    CONSIDER a hypothetical case: there are no systems in a country to check corruption but there is still zero corruption in the country because all its citizens are honest for ethical or religious reasons. But this corruption-free country may well be ranked as ‘significantly corrupt’ on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI). TI’s CPI […]

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  • The News

    NAB committed to corruption-free country

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, has said those who could not be touched in the past are now being questioned about their illegal money, abuse of power, accumulation of assets and money laundering in accordance with the law. “Our country has suffered billions of dollars losses but no one knows […]

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  • Dawn

    TIP proposal for FBR to increase revenue

    ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has proposed to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to introduce IT-based solution for electronic monitoring with ‘track and trace system’ for tobacco products, sugar, fertilisers, cement, beverages, petroleum and cellular phone sectors which will enhance revenue by over Rs1,000 billion. In a letter to FBR chairman Javed Ghani, […]

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  • Daily Juraat

    ٹرانسپرینسی انٹرنیشنل کی شفاف نظم حکمرانی کیلئے حکومت کو سفارشات

    بلڈنگ پلان کی منظوری کے نظام کو ڈیجیٹلائز کرنے، کےفور منسوبے کو مکمل کرنے اور ملک بھر میں ای شکایات سینٹر قائم کرنے پر زور

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  • The News

    Sale of substandard ghee, cooking oil by USC annoys PAC

    ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday expressed annoyance over the sale of substandard ghee and cooking oil by the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) and asked the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) to submit a report on it in one week. The PAC also asked the AGP for the performance audit of the USC […]

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  • Daily Times

    Broadsheet Chronicles

    In yet another installment of the sordid saga of Broadsheet, the UK-based asset recovery firm has paid the Sharif family 20,000 pounds. It is simply standard British practice for a petitioner to pay the other legal team once it asks for withdrawal of a case (Broadsheet has pulled out of its claim on Aventfield properties […]

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  • GEO News

    ECP declares NA-75 polling void, orders fresh elections in entire constituency

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday declared by-polls held in the NA-75 Sialkot-IV constituency null and void, and issued an order for re-polling in the entire constituency on March 18. Furthermore, according to a press release by the Commission, the Punjab Chief Secretary and Inspector General of Police have been summoned on […]

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  • Pakistan Observer

    TIP reveals loss of Rs. 13.5b in FBR’s contract

    Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has pointed out the violation of PPRA rules by FBR, in tender for IT-based solutions for the electronic monitoring (a track and trace system) for tobacco products, sugar, fertilizers, and cement causing loss of Rs. 13.5 billion in contracts of Rs.39.4 billion. In a letter written to Chairman FBR Vice chairman […]

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  • Business Recorder

    IT-based solutions: TI-P raises questions over FBR’s tender

    ISLAMABAD: Transpa-rency International- Pakistan (TI-P) has raised serious questions on FBR’s tender for IT-based solutions for electronic monitoring ( track & trace) system for tobacco products, sugar, fertilizers and cement, claiming it will inflict a Rs 13.5 billion financial loss on the national exchequer. In a letter to Chairman FBR, Javed Ghani, Vice Chair, TI-P […]

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