Tue. Sep 29th, 2020
The KP assembly witnessed an unprecedented incident on Tuesday when ANP walked out to record their protest against the recruitment of retired army persons in various government departments. The parliamentary leader of ANP Sardar Hussain Babak worriedly asked about the future of the youth if vacancies in civil departments ... Read More
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspended additional district and sessions (ADSJ) judge Muhammad Jahangir Awan for having quarreled with the sitting MPA Raja Abida’s husband and his cousin in Islamabad. Although the reason was not mentioned in the circular issued by the IHC administration, it was confirmed that the ADSJ was placed under suspension. Sources claimed that the IHC ... Read More
Declaring the PTI-led government incompetent and incapable, the PML-N stalwart Ahsan Iqbal demanded the rulers to step down. He was addressing a press conference in Lahore on Sunday. Referring to the steps taken by the PML-N government on account of Army Public School carnage Ahsan claimed that their government had ... Read More
NEPRA blamed the distribution companies (Discos) for damaging the government’s vision of an improved road map; through over-billing in order to hide their inefficiencies and high system losses. The regulator mentioned in its State of Industry Report 2019 that persistence of existing load-shedding policy in areas with high loss choked sales growth and surged energy costs. It also warned that ... Read More
The NAB chairman on Friday approved the probe into sugar scam after having a meeting with Hussain Asghar (Deputy Chairman), Syed Asghar Haider (Prosecutor General Accountability), Zahir Shah (DG Operations) and Irfan Mangi (DG-NAB Rawalpindi) where the details of the said scam was reviewed and discussed. The decision came after the Supreme Court temporarily suspended SHC ... Read More
Although parents have applauded government’s decision of reopening the educational institutions on 15th September, 2020, they still have some concerns regarding the compliance of preventive measures and the official SOPs by the administration of schools, colleges and ... Read More
The political differences between the Center and Sindh Government are getting severe day by day on governance issues in Karachi specifically and in Sindh generally. Both sides are busy in rolling the ball to other’s court in connection with the issues of water, sanitation, electricity and recently happening rain water drainage. The Rs1.1 trillion reserved for Karachi Transformation Plan (KTP) which... Read More
The Federal government appointed Inam Ghani (BS-21) as new IG-Punjab Police on Tuesday replacing Shoaib Dastagir who had refused to work with the newly appointed CCPO Umar Sheikh. Belonging to Malakand district, Ghani is the sixth police chief of the largest province since the PTI came into power two years ago; he had been serving as the additional IG of South Punjab before taking ... Read More
Pakistan lost the test series to England (1-0) and ended up the tour with a single T20 victory (1-1) although the viewers were expecting some good statistics that could not attained so far. Like all other Pakistanis, the head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq also looked disappointed over team’s performance in the “land of cricket” however he claimed that the team had been put to the right track ... Read More
In spite of receiving two vessels of over 125,000 tonnes of imported wheat during last 12 days, the country is still facing the problem of price surge (Rs2 per kg) of the commodity. The third vessel with 69,000 tonnes is also expected to reach the Karachi Port on Tuesday. The price of imported wheat is now fixed at Rs47.50 per kg compared to Rs45-46 per kg while the price of locally-produced wheat ... Read More