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Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Chairman, Mian Raza Rabbani, on Monday said that the process of legislation in the local bodies (LB) elections in the federal capital was under way. He said without legislation, the LB elections in Islamabad would be illegal ...
 
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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the activities of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) are an ‘intervention in provincial autonomy’.
Talking to the media at an FPCCI ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) observed on Monday that holding the local government (LG) elections was a constitutional obligation which must be ensured by the government in order to enable the masses to elect their representatives at the local ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said the ministry’s blacklist had been abolished and no one’s name will be put on the Exit Control List (ECL) for an indefinite period.
Addressing a meeting of the Interior Ministry, ...
 
 

QUETTA: Three people belonging to the Hazara community and a policeman were killed and a woman was injured in an apparent sectarian attack here on Monday while the manager of a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) was shot dead by unidentified ...
 
 
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MULTAN: At least 35 people led by a PML-N lawmaker’s nephews on Monday ransacked the Gala Mandi (Grain Market) Subdivision office of Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) over refusing to help in power theft and tempering with the electricity ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry approved the recommendations prepared by the Prevention Committee on Public Health Engineering, W&S, Irrigation, Local government and Rural Development Department, Khyber ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Accountant General Pakistan Revenue (AGPR) Asif Ali has been appointed as Controller General of Accounts (CGA).
He has assumed the new office which is the highest office of accounting in the country.Asif Ali, who is senior most ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Federal Ministry of Water and Power have agreed to form a joint committee for chalking out a strategy to address power outages and other related problems.
According to a handout, the committee ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has reinforced the online Financial Reporting System (FRS) for all trading right entitlement certificate (TREC) holders of stock exchanges.
The FRS requires the TREC holders to ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee took notice of attitude of Senate Secretary for not appearing before it and decided to write a letter to Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani for not allowing the Senate Secretary to appear ...
 
 
News Desk
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif has said that nuclear weapons are not showpieces and the option to use them is always available. He said that the government would control the energy crisis by 2017 but no one could say that loadshedding ...
 
 

LAHORE: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday asked anchor persons and politicians to avoid comment on the Gujranwala train accident without proper information as it could affect the investigation.
Addressing a press conference at ...
 
 

JOS, Nigeria: Forty-four people were killed in twin bomb blasts at a restaurant and a nearby mosque in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the country’s main relief agency said on Monday, after a bloody week of violence blamed on Boko Haram.
“At ...
 
 
our correspondents
LAHORE/NOWSHERA: Severe heat and unbearable humidity claimed another 14 lives on Monday, as people also faced worst power loadshedding in the country.Three deaths each were reported from various areas of Sheikhupura, Faisalabad and Sahiwal with one ...
 
 
Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: Former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani’s son, Ali Haider Gilani, has been recovered safely as a result of a successful deal reached between the Gilani family and the Taliban, insiders told The News on Monday.

According to sources, ...
 
 
News Desk
ISLAMABAD: Billions of rupees corruption was behind the plea bargain of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as the NAB solved many cases of corruption using the option of corruption in connivance with the corruption mafia.
These views were ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday decided to arrange $576 million funding from the Chinese EXIM Bank and resolve the lingering problem with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the completion of Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project within the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday directed the ministries concerned to achieve all timelines by implementing the power sector reforms which will pave the way for $900 million development policy credit (DPC) from the World Bank (WB) ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
RAWALPINDI. The Special Customs Court (SCC), Rawalpindi, will indict supermodel Ayyan Ali in the money laundering-cum- smuggling case on July 13, 2015.
Upon completion of her judicial remand, Ayyan was presented before the Customs Court of ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A man who was impersonating as a brigadier of the army was arrested, in the limits of the Hayatabad Police Station, officials said.The police said a man identified as Mohammad Riaz was arrested from the Warsak Road, the other day. “A ...