Javed Iqbal

  • TLAHORE - Despite clear instructions of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to both federal and provincial governments not to start any scheme which may be termed pre-poll rigging, Cholistan Development Authority has earmarked 200,000 acres of state lands for allotment to people ‘on ...

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  • TLAHORE - A committee constituted by the Punjab chief minister to decide representations against alleged illegal appointment of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) vice-chancellor has not been able to decide the issue even after a lapse of ten months, The Nation has learnt. Official ...

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  • TThe committee constituted by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to decide the presentations on Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice-Chancellors’ alleged illegal appointment in 10 days could not settle the issue even in ten months, The Nation has learnt. Official ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Board of Revenue apprehended that tax amnesty scheme announced by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would face teething troubles as Centre and provinces have not worked on the mechanism for purchasing properties misdeclared in new transactions after the abolishment of DC ...

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  • TLahore - The deadline for submission of decade-long performance reports of government departments will end today (Friday). However, some department heads say that performance reports should be sought from companies and authorities that have got billions of rupees since their creation and officers ...

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  • TThe Punjab government has sought departments’ decade-long performance, The Nation has learnt. All the departments have been directed to submit their performance reports to the Implementation and Coordination (I&C) Department within three days. It is further stressed that the Chief ...

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  • TLahore - The School Education Department has proposed an allowance for officers serving at supervisory positions, The Nation has learnt. If approved, this will cost Rs2.7 billion to the kitty. Success of the move is subject to nod of Chief Minister’s Office and a summary will be moved to the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A 14-year long dispute between two cadres of the provincial civil service is going to be resolved soon as the Provincial Service Tribunal (PST) is set to announce its decision in few days. The PST reserved its verdict the other day concerning the dispute between ex-PCS and ex-PSS officers ...

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  • TLAHORE - The office of the Accountant General of Punjab (AGP) has been deducting income tax from officers’ salaries for three months and continues to do so despite S&GAD’s request to stop the practice. “Even after the S&GAD expressed concern over deductions from ...

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  • TThe Punjab Services Tribunal (PST) Thursday reserved the verdict on disputed proportion ratio fixed in the Provincial Management Service (PMS) Rules 2004. There is a long standing conflict between the two factions of the provincial service officers, the provincial civil service (PCS) ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Industries Department has moved a summary to chief minister urgently seeking Rs7 billion for the acquisition of land for the establishment of an industrial estate in Faisalabad despite having a large piece of land suitable for the project. The Faisalabad Industrial Estate ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Higher Education Department (HED) has directed the public-sector universities to make appointments only after following the due process of law. The administrative department has also started a probe process to deal with such malpractices separately besides devising a mechanism to cope ...

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