Amraiz Khan

  • TLAHORE - The Anti-Corruption Department has started an inquiry into the charges against the director general of the Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) involving sale of 58,000 litres of liquor. The inquiry started on the directions of the Punjab chief secretary when a citizen, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Director General Ghulam Hassan Baig has been accused of making transfers/postings in violation of merit and not attending his office. In a letter addressed to the prime minister, NAB chairman, CAA Board chairman and aviation secretary, a former director of ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   New reservation system, HITIT, in PIA has resulted in decline in sale while the chairman had to face tough time before Aviation Committee of the Senate when senators raised questions about the system. A letter written by PIA Chairman Muhammad Saqib Aziz to Ms Noor Gukman ...

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  • TLAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has taken up an alleged Rs 5 billion scam of registration of vehicles at Excise Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC). In an investigation conducted earlier by the department it was detected that more than 4,000 heavy vehicles were ...

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  • TLAHORE - Repeated efforts made by the government to remove the agent mafia operating outside the passport offices in the metropolis have yielded no results and these people can still be seen there in large numbers to help applicants get things done that are not possible through lawful ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) Director General DG Akram Ashraf Gondal has been flouting the transfer ban imposed by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) just to please the provincial minister, it has been learnt reliably. On September 3, the ECP imposed a ban on ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Scores of students of COMSATS University’s Lahore campus staged a protest demonstration against the university management outside the Lahore Press Club on Sunday. They were of the view that the university management had put the future of 3,000 graduates in different ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has taken notice of illegal transfers/postings in Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) Punjab after issuance of schedule of by-elections in various districts. Sources privy to development said that under pressure of minister ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   In a surprising move on Friday, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif for alleged embezzlement in Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme. He was detained as he appeared before the bureau in the Saaf Pani Company and Ashiana ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) has once again said that launch of the much-awaited smart card for registration of vehicles is linked to appointment of excise minister. “We have completed our homework in this regard and are ready to start service ...

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  • TLAHORE - Affectees of Model Housing Scheme have blamed the NAB Lahore for not compensating them despite recovery of the looted money from the scheme management. They were protesting against NAB and society management outside NAB offices at Thokar Niaz Beg here on Tuesday. The charged affectees ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Pakistan International Airlines has appointed a ‘controversial’ official as focal person to assist auditors digging in Rs316 billion losses from 2008 to 2017 to the national flag carrier. The Supreme Court ordered the audit after an economist, Dr Farukh Saleem, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Authorities at the Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Department are trying to hush-up the issue of seizure of 28,000 litres of alcohol. Additional Director General Masudul Haq said the FIR registered in this case was doubtful. He said, “The FIR is strange. The driver who ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab provincial cabinet committee on Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) has endorsed 90 percent of proposals presented by the ACE director general and gave him a go-ahead for betterment of the establishment. The meeting was chaired by Provincial Minister for Law Raja Muhammad Basharat. ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Wapda is using delaying tactics to compensate affectees of Tarbela Dam even after passage of half century since construction of the dam. In a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Haji Haq Nawaz Khan former president Anjuman Tahaffuz-e-Haqooq-e-Mutasreen Tarbela Dam said ...

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  • 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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