Amraiz Khan

  • TLAHORE - The Bahawalpur chief engineer for irrigation transferred four sub engineers allegedly under political pressure just days after their posting. The transfers were made a few days after Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed civil servants in Islamabad and said, "I assure you that we will ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Punjab Anti Corruption Establishment’s (ACE) conviction rate in registered cases remained less than two per cent during July 2016 to August 2018, statistics available with The Nation revealed. Due to poor prosecution only in 98 cases out of 5301 accused were ...

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  • TLAHORE - If you get a chance to visit PIA website, first thing you will encounter is a message from PIA, “Dear valued PIA ‘travellers’, in order to ‘provide you a better service’, we are switching to a new modern system after 17 years. We are expecting a smooth ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  A man died and two others sustained injuries when a plaza caught fire on MM Alam Road on Saturday. The fire broke out in the basement of Ali Tower and spread upwards. The incident triggered panic in the posh locality spanning a good number of restaurants and shopping malls. The ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The federal government has appointed another MBBS doctor Saqib Aziz as PIA CEO, in violation of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) rules as the new CEO is already holding three portfolios and has no aviation experience. Rule 9 of Chapter-11 of SECP speaks ...

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  • TLAHORE - Like other parts of the country, Defence Day was marked with national zeal in the city on Thursday. The day dawned with special prayers for prosperity followed by different functions to pay homage to the 1965 War heroes. Electronic media aired special programmes while print media published ...

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  • TLAHORE - PIA employees' union leaders have threatened to stop flight operation if acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is chosen from amongst the blue-eyed of sacked airline head Musharraf Rasool Cyan. Peoples Unity President Hidayat Ullah said, "We will lock down PIA Headquarter if the acting CEO ...

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  • TLAHORE - FIA on Monday arrested one of the 12 executive engineers allegedly involved in embezzlement of Rs221 million in pensions case. Those executive engineers are Raja Mehmood Ahmad, Ayub Afzal, Rai Muhammad Asghar, Izhar Altaf, Shahid Rashid Toor, Muhammad Nasir, Malik Zahid Qayyum, Muhammad ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The national flag carrier is unable to find enough time for proper maintenance of its planes for the last couple of months because of shortage of aircrafts, The Nation learned on Sunday. Sources in Pakistan International Airline (PIA) revealed that instead of reporting ...

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  • TLAHORE - About 95 per cent work for saving Thalassaemia patients is being done by private sector. Punjab Thalassaemia Prevention Programme (PTPP) was initiated in 2009 but by 2015 it could not deliver because of poor funding. No public department has official statistics of affected children. As per ...

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  • TLAHORE - The finance department of the PIA has written a letter to the chairman against the airline’s chief executive officer (CEO), alleging that the department is being forced to make payments worth millions of rupees in violation of rules. "The CEO, Musharraf Rasool Cyan, is forcing ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Commercial Audit Department has revealed clear discrepancies in documents of CEO PIA, as per Personal Policy Manual (PPM) of the airline he is liable to the termination from service. Audit department in a letter No-OM-09 /PIACL (HRM)/2017-2018 has raised certain objections on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Cash-starved Pakistan International Airlines to disband Sabre and to use Turkish HTIT Computer System from August 22, the reliable sources told The Nation on Monday. According to the source, completely oblivious to problems faced by cash starved PIA, the Aviation Division and airline ...

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  • TLAHORE - The NAB Punjab on Saturday will submit its report on heavy salaries and perks of top officials of 56 public sector companies set up by the former Punjab government. It merits mentioning here that the Supreme Court of Pakistan had directed the NAB to submit the report within 10 days. The ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  About 400 Haj pilgrims were left at the mercy of indifferent PIA staff without any food and water at Lahore airport after their plane met an incident at runway on Wednesday. In another incident, an infant went faint after PIA’s Paris to Islamabad flight’s air ...

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  • T­LAHORE -  The Punjab is on the top in child rights’ violations with 63 percent kids’ abuse cases while Child Protection and Welfare Bureau could rescue only 11 children during the current year, statistics issued by the bureau revealed. As per a report of Sahil, a private ...

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  • TLAHORE -  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has contacted different departments and banks to gather information about the assets of the Chaudhry brothers. A case of misuse of authority and assets beyond known sources of income has been registered against Ch Pervaiz Elahi and Ch Shujaat ...

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  • TLAHORE - A newly-elected member of Punjab Assembly and his supporters allegedly tortured a station house officer and his driver, said a senior policeman. Nadeem Abbas from Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf, his brother and their supporters were accused of torturing Hanjarwal SHO Rana Afzal and his ...

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  • TLAHORE  - ‘Aap Janab Sarkar Party’ Chairman Nawab Dr Ambar Shehzada who is contesting from NA-125, Lahore, has said in his party manifesto, ‘Thori corruption kaam Zyada, Wazir-e-Azam Ambar Shehzada’ Poori qoum ka ek irada, Wazir-e-Aazam Ambar Shehzada’ (there ...

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  • TLAHORE - PIA management has enforced Pakistan Essential Services (Maintenance) Act (ESA) on all classes of employment in the airline abolishing various rights of the employees including going on strike whereas workers have rejected it. The application of this Act imposes a number of obligations on ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have sought reply from PIA management over delay in Safari flight a couple of days back. The airline management believes that delay was due to bad weather on the day of incident. Sources privy to the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE - Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Director General Hassan Baig had to face the music on Tuesday at the Skardu Airport for using a PIA plane for a private tour of Nanga Parbat. The CAA Director General and his Personal Staff Officer (PSO) Aftab Gillani landed in trouble when ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is facing record loss of Rs. 10 billion during last 10-months after takeover of current top management, an airline Finance Department report said. Though airline management has been blowing trumpet that they have increased the revenue of the ...

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  • T LAHORE  -  Blockade of roads in the city on former PM Nawaz Sharif’s arrival on Friday made people suffer heavily. Supporters of the ousted prime minister were led by Shehbaz Sharif, Nawaz's younger brother and head of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Metro Bus ...

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  • TLAHORE  - Allama Iqbal International Airport has been put on high alert ahead of former premier Nawaz Sharif’s arrival from London and Airport Security Force has chalked out a strategy to avert any untoward incident on his arrival Friday (today). The ASF has issued security passes to 20 ...

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  • TLAHORE - Four police officers, who refused to work as subordinates of newly-appointed Inspector General of Punjab Police Dr Syed Kaleem Imam, have been repatriated to the federal government and the Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD). Talking to The Nation, Additional ...

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  • TLAHORE - Although the Punjab government has spent billions of rupees on public transport in the city, motorcycle and auto-rickshaws are catering to more than 70 percent of the passenger load. A senior officer of the Punjab Transport Department said on condition of anonymity that registration of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Indian doctors treated 500 patients in Pakistan and India illegally, leaving question mark on performance of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), immigration and other departments concerned. As per PMDC laws, a foreign doctor, no matter how qualified he is, cannot practice in ...

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  • TLAHORE - FIA has started inquiry into alleged corruption scam worth millions of rupees in Customs Intelligence. Customs authorities have been trying to hush-up the issue but a former sepoy of the department drew the attention of FIA towards the matter. It also reflects from the official response of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The FIA has given a deadline to director of Customs Intelligence to submit record of a corruption case worth millions of rupees against his officials by May 24, according to a document available with The Nation. “We have given several reminders to the aforementioned officer over the ...

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