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Ang benefit, benepisyo natin dyan is there will be no miscalculation, misunderstanding.
Manual calculation made by the assessing officer in the body of manually typed order was not in accordance with the changing provision of Income Tax Ordinance 2001," FBR said in a notice, referring to a tax liability's miscalculation reported by regional tax office-III (RTO), Karachi.
But Philip Yun, a Korea expert, said: "The major thing people are talking about is miscalculation - we could easily stumble into something with the rhetoric being so heated ARTILLERY "In nuclear deterrence, credibility is everything and there's a situation that if no-one takes you seriously, you have to do something to make sure you are taken seriously, and that's where the miscalculation can happen.
We've been pressing for ways of avoiding any miscalculation or accident because these aircraft have not been responding to communications from air traf-fic control, or indeed signals from the planes we send up to intercept them.
The results announced by the Ministry of Education turned out to be wrong, due to a miscalculation of the grades of students from ethnic minorities, triggering a recount of the results.
What hasn't changed is the danger of human error and miscalculations, including miscalculations of intent.
It later described those figures as a miscalculation, turning what had first appeared to be a largely successful rescue operation into potentially a major disaster.
This appears to be a provocative attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the East China Sea and thus raises regional tensions and increases the risk of miscalculation, confrontation and accidents," Carney said during a briefing.
The obvious danger is that, as in 1914, a small incident could invoke alliance commitments that lead to a wider war," he notes One event or miscalculation can trigger war, as was the case with World War I, ignited by the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, Austria's heir apparent in Sarajevo.
The United States on Tuesday expressed concern over a recent incident in which a Chinese warship locked its weapon-targeting radar on a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer in the East China Sea, saying such an action increases the risk of miscalculation and could undermine peace.
During the questions and answers session, Shaikh Kahlid rejected an accusation levelled by a participant that by supporting the Syrian people and not the regime, the GCC was making a miscalculation similar to the one it made in the 1990s when it supported Iraqi former president Saddam Husain against Iran.
The grounds for such an appeal include miscalculation of the scoring, inappropriate conduct by officials which may affect the outcome of the bout and any alleged violation of the rules of the IBF/USBA that may have a detrimental effect on the rights of the complainant.