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agri dept advice cotton growers
September 21, 2014

Agri dept advice to cotton growers

LAHORE - The cotton crop damage caused by floods could be minimized if farmers follow recommendations of the agriculture department. A spokesman for the Punjab Agriculture department said on Saturday that plants start fading if water stay in cotton fields for over 48 hours, so farmers should ensure ...

dept issues property tax notices
August 30, 2014

E&T dept issues property tax notices

LAHORE : On the direction of Punjab government, Excise and Taxation department has issued thousands of PT-10 notices to masses to deposit property tax by September 30, next month with five percent concession. These notices were issued across the province by Directorate of Excise and Taxation Lahore ...

haripur varsity geology dept
August 29, 2014

Haripur varsity to have geology dept

PESHAWAR: Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, and University of Haripur (UoH) inked a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a full-fledged department of geology at UoH. The MoU was formally signed by Vice Chancellor UoP Prof Dr Muhammad Rasul Jan and VC Haripur ...

Home Dept in a fix on implementation

LAHORE - The Punjab Home Department is in a fix on what it should do in the light of the one-judge commission report on the Model Town tragedy that has asked the Punjab government to fix responsibility for the killings on June 17. As per a source, the commission did not fix responsibility on any ...

Irrigation Dept fails to notify Rizvi as LBDC director

LAHORE - The Punjab Irrigation Department, instead of issuing a notification for the appointment of Asian Development Bank-funded Lower Bari Duab Canal (LBDC) project director, has initiated inquiries against the selected officer, The Nation has learnt. Sources told this paper that on the ...

Plant Protection Dept puts mango exporters in trouble

LAHORE -  Mango farmers are in great distress due to lack of decision making by the Plant Protection Department of the Federal Ministry of National Food Security & Research. Mango exports from India have been banned by the EU, which is a God given opportunity to boost mango exports to E.U ...

Zakat Dept, Sindh Bank work out plan for efficient disbursement of Zakat

KARACHI - Sindh Zakat Department and Sindh Bank management have agreed upon having joint mechanism for efficient disbursement of Zakat fund among 85,000 Zakat beneficiaries without services charges. The Sindh Bank would supply ATM Card to each beneficiary to facilitate him to draw installment from ...

Excise & Taxation Dept exceed target of tax collection Rs32 b

KARACHI- Sindh Minister for Excise & Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that the Excise department has exceeded the targets of tax collection of Rs32 billion for the year of 2013-14. Chawla said the department had collected Rs.32407.523 million against the target of Rs.32011.500 fixed by the ...

reply sought auqaf dept
July 03, 2014

Reply sought from Auqaf Dept

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Wednesday issued notice to Provincial Auqaf Department on a petition seeking implementation of Evacuee Trust Property Board’s orders.Zahida Perveen, a local resident, had filed the petition through his counsel Advocate Ch Shoaib Saleem submitting that Evacuee Trust ...

On-time implementation of new tax rates impossible: E&T Dept

KARACHI - Excise and Taxation Department, Sindh has showed reservations over increase of 900 per cent in advance withholding tax by Federal Board of Revenue, saying the new tax rates will affect the excise department/Sindh revenue from motor vehicle registration and transfer.Addressing a press ...

Food dept to release 350,000 tons subsidised wheat

LAHORE The Punjab Food Department is going to release 350,000 ton subsidized wheat at reduced rate of Rs1,050-1,130 per 40 kg to the flour mills while the millers to share Rs210 million subsidy for the provision of cheap flour during the whole month of Ramazan. Pakistan Flour Mills Association ...

CM wants Livestock and Dairy Dept to improve performance

LAHOREPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that livestock, dairy farming and agriculture are important sectors of national economy and Pakistan has been blessed by Allah Almighty with water, weather, human resource, livestock and other bounties. He said that Livestock and Dairy ...

food dept wheat purchase target
May 23, 2014

Food Dept certain to miss wheat purchase target

WAZIRABAD -DCO Azmat Mehmood along with AC Rao Sohail Akhtar paid surprise visit to five wheat procurement centres set up in the tehsil and reviewed procurement process. He urged the centres’ officials to provide better services to farmers. According to detail, eight wheat procurement centres ...

dept fails conduct survey
May 22, 2014

Dept fails to conduct survey

SIALKOTThe officials concerned of the Punjab Education Department failed to conduct survey of government schools despite the passage of a period of two months under the Punjab government’s plan to convert 8,000 government schools to solar energy system,in Gujranwala Division’s all the ...

US supports increased engagement between Pakistan and India: State Dept

Washington- The United States has said that it supports increased dialogue between Pakistan and India as well as other leaders in the South Asian region. Asked to comment on the Indian government’s invitation to Pakistan Prime Minister to attend the inauguration of new Prime Minister Narendra ...

hiring education dept july
May 21, 2014

Test for hiring in education dept on July 3

KHANEWAL - The Education Department has issued call letters to the children of retired employees or those died during service for recruitment on the posts of junior clerks under education clause no.17-A and computer test will be held in Govt Commerce College here on July 3. The candidates are ...

Sindh cabinet decides establishment of Counter-Terrorism department

KARACHI- The Sindh cabinet has decided that a separate Counter-Terrorism Department would be established and legislation would be made to purge police of black-sheep, besides providing advanced training to the personnel of Rapid Response Force. The Sindh cabinet in a meeting presided over by Chief ...

Health Department to issue Polio vaccination certificates

LARKANA- The Health Department has authorized all the Medical Superintendents of all the hospitals in the province, District Health Officers, Executive District Officers, all Town Health Officers of Karachi and the Project Director, EPI, throughout Sindh to issue polio vaccination certificate for ...

ajk power dept gears recover
April 07, 2014

AJK Power Dept gears up to recover Rs860 million

MIRPUR (AJK)The AJK Electricity Department Mirpur Division has formed mobile recovery teams to recover arrears of over Rs860 million from defaulters across Mirpur city division, official sources revealed.The arrears of the electricity bills include Rs600 million against government departments, ...

ajk power dept recover
April 07, 2014

AJK Power Dept to recover Rs860m

MIRPUR (AJK) - The AJK Electricity Department Mirpur Division has formed mobile recovery teams to recover arrears of over Rs860 million from defaulters across Mirpur city division, official sources revealed.The arrears of the electricity bills include Rs600 million against government departments, ...

lcci labour dept sign mou
March 28, 2014

LCCI, Labour Dept sign MoU

LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Punjab Labor and Human Resource Department to expedite economic activities in general and execute SAARC International Exhibition in particular. The LCCI President inked the Memorandum of ...

lcci membership dept remain
March 20, 2014

LCCI membership dept to remain open on 31st

Lahore : The membership department of the LCCI will continue to facilitate its members from 9 am to 5 pm without any break till 31st March, the last date for renewal of membership. According to an office order, the decision to work continuously without one hour break has been taken by the ...

Afridi’s sentence still unjust, unwarranted, says State Dept

WASHINGTON - The United States says the 10-year sentence reduction for the doctor said to have helped the US track down Osama bin Laden was a positive step, but his jail term was still unjust and unwarranted.State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Tuesday the US was continuing to tell ...

us justice dept reviews fight cia senate
March 08, 2014

US Justice Dept reviews ‘fight’ between CIA, senate

WASHINGTON : The Justice Department and FBI are looking into a dispute over Senate investigators' access to what the Central Intelligence Agency regarded as highly privileged and sensitive documents about its use of "enhanced" interrogation techniques, sources familiar with the inquiry said on ...

12,500 fake workers working in LG dept, SA told

KARACHI  - The Sindh Assembly on Monday witnessed rumpus as lawmakers of the PPP and the MQM traded barbs with chanting of slogans against each other which led adjourning of the House’s proceedings twice in a day.The session, which commenced at 3:00pm with Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in ...

Huge rush, scanty sales at India Show

LAHORE - Thousands of people thronged the India Show at the Expo Centre here on Sunday but the overall sale at the show remained lower than expected as most of the items were too expensive.Around 100 stalls were erected in Hall 1 of the expo centre and most of them were decorated with gold, ...

health dept deprives lhws salary
February 12, 2014

Health dept deprives LHWs of 5-month salary

RAWALPINDI - As many as seven lady health workers (LHWs) are facing a difficult situation due to non-payment of salaries for last five months. The LHWs, who even continue to perform their duties amid serious threats to their lives by terrorists, have not been paid their monthly wages since October ...

environment dept swoops polluters
February 02, 2014

Environment Dept swoops on polluters

MULTANThe Environment Department has launched action against polluters as 450 cases have been sent to the Environment Tribunal by the local authorities. The action is initiated against smoke-emitting vehicles, brick kilns, hospitals, leather, intestine and plastic factories. The Environment ...

pti dept govt loyal ecp
February 01, 2014

ECP working as loyal govt dept: PTI

ISLAMABAD - Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari on behalf of PTI expressed serious concern over the manner in which a presently headless Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is working more as a loyal government department rather than an independent body which it is supposed to be. ...

US to pay $352m under CSF by Feb 6

ISLAMABAD - The United States would reimburse $352 million to Pakistan under coalition support fund by February 6, as US Secretary of Defence had signed the authorisation for payment to Islamabad under CSF. This was said by US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson while talking to Finance Minister ...

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