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  • TRevenue Minister Hamad Azhar has said that the government was taking steps to boost exports sector and enhance foreign remittances to get rid of debt dependency. Responding to questions during question hour in the Senate, he said that the depreciation of Pakistani rupees against US dollar along ...

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  • TSession court, while extending the interim bail of Abid Boxer till Nov 24, remarked that the polygraph report of the suspect should be presented before it on next hearing. Lahore Session court took up the case, pertaining to five cases, against Abid boxer in different crimes for hearing on ...

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  • TThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa education department has banned cigarette smoking and use of naswaar in all educational institutes in the provinces. According to a press release, the ban also applies to teachers and staff of universities. All relevant authorities, vice chancellors of universities and ...

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  • TFinance Minister Asad Umar has said that PTI's government had come to power with an agenda of wide ranging reforms. In this connection corrective measures are being taken to remove imbalances in the economy. He was talking to the visiting IMF mission led by Harald Finger, that called him on at his ...

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  • TThe Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Tuesday took action against a gang involved in selling products after expiry date in new packing. According to detail, PFA conducted raid at a factory located at Murree road and recovered many expired products, which included 23,328 packets of snacks and cooking ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) parliamentary leader in Senate, Sherry Rehman, grills the government for keeping the parliament in the dark on the ongoing high-level meetings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). “What is going on with the IMF meetings? Neither the prime ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the government will provide all possible assistance to the defence ministry to enhance the defence sector of Pakistan. He said this while chairing a meeting to review performance of the defence ministry at the Prime Minister Office in Islamabad. The ...

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  • TA member of fraud gang who looted money from bank accounts by gathering information through telephone has been arrested in Hafizabad on Tuesday IG official said that this gang has looted millions of rupees from more than 60 bank accounts by gathering accounts details of account holders through ...

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  • TThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has barred all DGS, directors and other officers of the bureau from giving any interview to print and/or electronic media. However, the NAB spokesperson would be the pertinent authority to give any point of view of the NAB if ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan directed the government departments to release overdue amount to media houses against the official advertisements that were published. Talking to the media on Monday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the government was well aware of the problems that the ...

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  • TNAB Abbottabad while taking notice of corruption in Intermediate and Secondary Education Board (ISEB) has summoned record pertaining to transfer of Rs 13 million to the bank account of former Chief Minister ( CM) Pervez Khattak. The NAB took notice of corruption in ISEB on Monday and summoned ...

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  • TSARGODHA-Unidentified armed men ambushed a police convoy on Sunday in Kachcha Sarkar here, killing a notorious criminal in exchange of fire. According to police, notorious criminal Tariq Shah was being escorted to identify some seized weapons in a police van. All of sudden four unarmed men ambushed ...

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  • TAmbassador of Poland to Pakistan Piotr A. Opalinski said his country enjoys very special ties with Pakistan which would be deepened further with the passage of time.  Polish companies have been working in promoting the energy sector of Pakistan and there is a vast prospect for expansion of ...

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  • TThe sudden upswing in the Smog once again is threatening to choke Lahore and other cities of Punjab and causing difficulties in breathing for citizens. Smog has increased in Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rajanpur, Khanewala, Jehanian, Vehari, Burewala and Mailsi including other cities of Punjab and ...

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  • TThe government has decided to accord status of the general hospital to TB hospital Murree besides upgrading all 6 Tehsil Headquarters hospitals of Rawalpindi district. According to media reports, the number of beds will also be increased to 400 after upgrading Murree TB hospital to general ...

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  • TAdvocate Farooq H Naik has completed the cross-questioning on the statements of two witnesses of NAB in Dr Asim Hussain reference. The 17 billion rupees corruption case against Dr Asim  Hussain and other suspects regarding illegal tenders came up for hearing in Accountability Court (AC) ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) selection committee on Saturday announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand in UAE.   The committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq said it announced the squad after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach ...

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  • TFormer prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Saturday submitted their replies in the court in Avenfield reference case. The Supreme Court (SC) had sought replies from the Sharif family after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) accepted their bail application and released them. In ...

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  • TSindh cabinet on Saturday has imposed restrictions on the purchasing new cars for three years. Chief Minister Sayyed Murad Ali Shah said that he wanted to make a policy under which an officer of grade 17 would be provided with a car through lease and the officer himself will pay the amount in ...

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  • TRailways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad while announcing to abolish vigilance department in Pakistan Railways has said the government has decided to turn Pakistan Railways Walton Academy into university. He said this while addressing a press conference here at Railway headquarters Lahore ...

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  • TFederal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary in his statement on Friday has said that no offer was made by the government to Bilawal regarding PAC chairmanship. He said that there is no truth in the news, which is being run on media in this connection. Only a general suggestion was floated that ...

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  • TThe federal government on Friday ordered to stop the ‘crackdown’ against ‘miscreants’ involved in damaging public and private properties and vehicles during their protests. A notification for not taking action against the miscreants was issued by Islamabad Deputy ...

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  • TCorfu Chamber of Commerce Industry Vice President George A. Kolytas has said that private sectors of Greece and Pakistan should not only work hand in hand to boost mutual trade but should also play a role in enhancing cooperation in sports and cultural sectors. He was talking to the LCCI Senior ...

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  • TA man apprehended on Friday by FIA cyber crime circle Karachi on charges of uploading pictures of former wife on social media. According to media reports, FIA cyber crime wing while carrying out an operation in the area of Garden, Karachi held a man, identified as Numan upon the allegation of ...

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  • TPunjab government has decided to set up two new technical education universities in Punjab province. According to media reports, these universities will be established in Rawalpindi and D.G. Khan. These universities will be built at the cost of 6 billion rupees. Industries department Punjab has ...

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  • TNAB Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has rejected the applications for removal of names of former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf and ex Federal Minister Railways Gen (R) Javed Ashraf Qazi from Exit Control List (ECL). Both the accused, who are under investigation for corruption of billions of rupees, gave ...

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  • TIt has been revealed in documents that corruption and misappropriation of rupees five billion was committed in the Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF). According to reports, corruption of worth Rs100m was committed by 3,015 fake recruitments. The recruited candidates were lacking the ...

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  • TInterior Minister Shehryar Afridi has stated that those who took law into their own hands during the protest demonstrations will get exemplary punishment under the law. While addressing the Senate on Thursday, he warned that the government would make an example out of anyone who will try to take ...

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  • TPARIS - Some 20 Pakistani companies have setup stalls to showcase preventive gloves, headgear and other specialized risk preventive wears at the 3-day 27th Expo Protection, held in Paris from 6-8 November, 2018.Over 20,000 visitors and exhibitors from 33 countries visited the Pakistani stalls and ...

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  • TAn agreement has been signed between Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) and Bank of Punjab (BoP) for payment of E-Challans across the province. The agreement was signed by PSCA Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir Khan and BoP retail banking Group Head Ahmed Shah Durrani during a ceremony held at ...

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