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  • ISLAMABAD - In the light of the Supreme Court orders, the Establishment Division has started scrutinising cases regarding appointment, deputation and absorption, and promotion cases in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) since 1999. The apex court had earlier asked the NAB to review cases of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The federal government has changed the schedule of different training courses for civil servants aimed to modernise the courses’ syllabus.     According to sources, earlier the Establishment Division has issued dates of the National Management Course for grade ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi recovered Rs2,088.886 million and arrested 96 corrupt officials last year. Besides this, the Pindi Bureau also received 5013 complaints and filed 34 corruption references in respective Accountability Courts with overall conviction ...

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  • Islamabad - Senate committee on Right to Information Bill, 2016 Wednesday deferred the RTI draft bill’s clauses related to defence forces and defence installations. The first formal meeting on RTI 2016, was held under the chair of Senator Farhatullah Babar and it discussed the bill clause by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader and a member of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) Nawazada Ghazanfar Gul has criticised former president Asif Ali Zardari for his announcement to contest by-election without taking the party leadership into confidence. Talking to The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  A member of the National Assembly has urged the Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) take “strict action” against a TV channel for airing “false allegations” against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman. JUI-F legislator ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Political high-ups are to blame for the ‘unsatisfactory’ performance of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to curb corruption and recover the looted money whether through plea bargain or any other mode of accountability, officials close to the accountability process ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The High Powered Promotion Board is likely to meet by the end of January and the Establishment Division has also finalised panels of grade 21 officers of different services groups in this regard, The Nation has learnt reliably. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will chair the Board ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The executive board meeting of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday authorised four inquiries and investigations against Pakistan People’s Party senior leader and former chairman, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Asif Hashmi. The executive board meeting ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A senior officer in the Ministry of Housing and Works is constantly defying the Establishment Division’s transfer order and still sticking to his office in the ministry, The Nation has learnt reliably. A bureaucrat from the Secretariat Group, Jameel Ahmed Khan (Grade 19), who is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Establishment Division has not yet forwarded the minutes of the Central Selection Board (CSB) meeting to the Prime Minister’s Office for formal approval. The four-day marathon CSB meeting was held under the chair of Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Chairman Naveed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has converted an inquiry against three former chairmen of the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) and others into investigation in corruption case and misuse of authority The NAB Executive Board Meeting (EBM) ordered the inquiry against ex-FBR chiefs ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - More than 950 people were killed and 1,815 others injured in 500 militant attacks during 2016, says an annual report of the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS). According to the statistics issued by the PICSS on Friday for the year 2016, security forces ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The federal government on Thursday appointed Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan as new Director General of Punjab Rangers under the Ministry of Interior. According to a notification, with the approval of the competent authority, Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan was transferred and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is keeping mum about an intervention appeal forwarded by at least 35 former police chiefs who had questioned the Sindh government’s “controversial” decision to send Inspector General Police AD Khawaja on forced leave, The Nation has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Climate Change has failed to kick start the Prime Minister’s “Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) – aimed at boosting forest cover across the country – in the first six months of the current fiscal year. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had tasked the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  While major political parties have criticised the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for clearing a tainted bureaucrat in a scam through a plea bargain, a senior official of the anti-graft body defended the move saying the seized money will be returned to the provincial ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In a major reshuffle in federal bureaucracy on Wednesday, notifications were issued for transfers and postings of almost a dozen secretaries and heads of various departments. Sources told The Nation that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gave approval to transfers and postings of senior ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau yesterday decided to file two corruption references against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. According to NAB, the first reference will be filed against Raja and others in M/S Reshma Power Generation Pvt Ltd case and the second in M/S Gulf ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - An exchange of hot words between a member of the Central Selection Board (CSB) and the Federal Board Revenue (FBR) chairman over promotion of Inland Revenue Service Group officers of grade 19 and 20 turned the meeting unpleasant, The Nation learnt reliably. The meeting of CSB was held ...

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  • Islamabad - The Capital Administration and Development Division has failed to move a summary for the appointment of the head of Federal Directorate of Education, who looks after the matters of government education system in the federal capital, The Nation has learnt reliably.  The post of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD) has forwarded the promotion case of Director General Department of Libraries, who is facing a criminal case in the Islamabad High Court, to the Central Selection Board. Former DG Libraries Muhammad Nazir on Wednesday ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Central Selection Board yesterday approved promotions of more than 100 officers of Pakistan Administrative Service and Secretariat group to garde 20 and 21, The Nation learnt reliably. The CSB meeting started on Tuesday after a gap of 19 months. It will review around 400 cases in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government on Friday issued notifications regarding the retirement of four senior bureaucrats besides appointing experts in their relevant fields on a contract basis. According to the Establishment Division notifications, Muhammad Shahzad Arbab, a grade 22 officer of ...

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  • Islamabad - Around 39000 children under the age of five die every year in Pakistan due to poor sanitation, speakers at seminar said the other day. Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid while addressing the launching ceremony of ‘Saaf Sehatmand Pakistan’ (Clean Healthy Pakistan), a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday decided to file two corruption references, three investigations and two inquiries against government officials and businessmen. The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of the anti-graft body was held under the chair NAB Chairman Qamar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The meeting of Central Selection Board (CSB) for the promotion of around 400 bureaucrats would be held on December 13, The Nation has learnt. The board would decide the fate of officers from Grade 19 to 21. The Supreme Court had ordered the Federal government to convene the CSB ...

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  • Islamabad - Democracy has a promising future due to the ongoing structural transformations such as the diffusion of political power and emergence of new power centres like judiciary, media and civil society, said Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad, a professor of Quaid-e-Azam University. He was speaking at the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has failed to appoint federal secretaries in five key divisions due to a dearth of grade 22 officers as junior officers could not be promoted for the last one-and-a-half year, The Nation has learnt. According to documents available with The Nation, five ...

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  • ISLAMABAD = Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had failed to provide evidence regarding Panama leaks in the Supreme Court. Talking to media persons outside the Supreme Court after the hearing of Panama ...

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