Tue. Aug 4th, 2020
Finally the Federal Government removed the Finance Advisor and the Finance secretary from the National Finance Commission (NFC) after facing legal challenges in various high courts on the constitution of the 11-member NFC on 12th May, 2020. After elimination of the mentioned two members, a fresh notification with 9-members and revised TORs was submitted to the Islamabad High Court... Read More
Prime Minister Imran Khan through his advocate had requested a local court to adjourn the hearing of a defamation suit for an indefinite period of time that had been filed by the former PTI-MPA Fauzia Bibi. The court however rejected the said request and directed him to submit a reply till August 08, 2020. The order further stated that in case the reply was not filed till the said date, case would be... Read More
Right after the Supreme Court’s remarks on the credibility and integrity of NAB in Paragon City Housing Scheme case against PML-N stalwart Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique, the demand for dissolving the bureau has been accelerated. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) senior leadership held a press conference in Islamabad on Tuesday and demanded... Read More
In recent development, the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) on Tuesday told the Sindh High Court (SHC) that the Bahria Town Pvt Ltd had launched the “Bahria Greens” project without any NOC from the authority and all the construction activities at Bahria Town were illegal and unauthorized. The SBCA Deputy Director–design and complaint submitted the comments before court ... Read More
Although there had been a lot of criticism on the dignity and role of the National Accountability Bureau by the opposition parties, the Supreme Court on Monday itself raised question on the credibility of NAB in Paragan Housing Society case against Khawaja brothers of PML-N and stated that the Bureau’s conduct in the said matter had been a clear demonstration of utter disdain to the law... Read More
The All Pakistan Private Schools' Association had been trying to seek attention from the government side regarding the closure of educational schools on account of Covid-19 pandemic; that had brought a huge financial loss to the owners on one side while on the other side deprived thousands of private teachers from their jobs.... Read More
Although Usman Buzdar has reportedly succeeded in winning Prime Minister’s confidence to continue as Chief Minister Punjab, his distrust towards bureaucracy has not been over yet. He considers and declares the bureaucracy responsible for all the problems that are impeding the wave of “change in Punjab” and for this reason he has been busy in making reshuffle in provincial administration ... Read More
Finally the National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) on Friday took notice of the price elevation of poultry products and instructed the provincial governments to take immediate steps to ensure the smooth supply of these items at controlled rates. Headed by the Additional Secretary Finance Dr Arshad Mehmood, the meeting also discussed price trend of essential food items. It was briefed that ... Read More
Soon after the harvest season the prices of wheat and flour elevated dramatically and this was discussed by the Federal Minister for Food Security Fakhar Imam on Friday in National Assembly. The minister’s statement indicated a further increase in the prices in the days to come. Addressing the house, Mr Imam exclaimed his wonder that more than six million tonnes of wheat became extinct ... Read More
The opposition finally demanded the resignation of Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar for his irresponsible statement about the validity of licenses of Pakistani pilots that had jolted the whole aviation industry around the world. PIA was not only banned in Europe for six months but the jobs of large number of Pakistani pilots serving in various ... Read More