Moeen Azhar

  • TLAHORE  - Around 90 percent of computers in Pakistan, including those being used by security agencies and federal ministries, are at the risk of being hacked because of the software installed in them. The Cabinet Division has not only alerted the senior officials of security agencies as well ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has rejected the letter presented by Chinese companies – working in Punjab on energy, transport and infrastructure under CPEC - in which they opposed the imposing of sales tax. The PRA said the letter is based on unreal claims and imaginations. It ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has released more than Rs16 billion for different public welfare projects, in a move aimed to avoid Opposition grilling in assembly. While the government blamed the negligence of bureaucrats in spending the funds allocated for this fiscal year, it silently transferred ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has approved Rs35 million for CCTV cameras to be installed at the CM residence, Muslim League House. The amount is too much for the said purpose. But no police officer gave comment on the issue. A summary was moved by the IGP. After the approval from the Home ...

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  • TLAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved district status for Murree to make it more attractive for the tourists by initiating various development schemes there. A high level meeting chaired by the prime minister just before his departure for Saudi Arabia, also approved establishment of ...

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  • TLAHORE -  The Irrigation Department has approved stringent laws after failing to curb water theft and collection of abiyana (water rate) and fines from defaulters. Now the water theft would be an unbailable crime and the canal officers’ proceedings would be out of civil court ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chairman P&D has called for an end to directives issued from the chief minister’s secretariat regarding initiation of development schemes as desired by the politicians. In a meeting held to review pace of work on development projects, the chairman was told that 1466 directives ...

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  • TLAHORE - Offering mediation between Muttahida and govt, JI chief Sirajul Haq set three conditions for MQM – quit terrorism, disarms itself, and hand over murderers to lawmen.In an interview at Mansoora, declaring JI as a progressive party, Senator Sirajul Haq said that PPP is a religious ...

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  • TLahore - With another crisis brewing after petrol shortage in Punjab, the prices of wheat flour can take an upward leap after bank loans taken up on wheat have reached Rs73 billion.According to Food Department, if the department is not given Rs15 billion allocated in the budget as subsidy, it will ...

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  • T LAHORE – Despite opposition by the bureaucracy, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has given approval to hire 135 Civil Judges through Lahore High Court. The bureaucracy wanted the above said recruitments through the Punjab Public Service Commission. According to details, the Lahore High Court ...

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  • TLAHORE The Punjab inspector general of police has approved secret fund of Rs 5 million for the CCPO Lahore either to launch a special operation or to pay the money to the kidnappers of Shahbaz Taseer and the US national. The amount will be released within a day. Sources in the IG office told the ...

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  • TLAHORE The Lahore High Court has demanded of the Punjab Law Department to provide 1,263 canals of land for residential colony of LHC judges, lower courts judges and other employees of the courts. The LHC demanded that the plots might be given to the judges and other employees of the courts at ...

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  • TLAHORE The Ministry of Defence has refused to extend the services of Army for the sixth population census of the country, saying the exercise requires 0.16 million personnel and the prevailing security situation cannot permit deploying the forces for census. Besides the demand made by Balochistan ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Cabinet Division has refused to give the Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif its helicopter which he needs for his upcoming visit to the flood-affected areas. His own chopper was grounded three months ago because of some technical fault. According to sources, officials have yet ...

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  • TLAHORE - The National School of Public Policy (NSPP) has written a letter to the Punjab government for the stoppage of results besides dropping from courses a dozens of grade 18, 19, and 20 officers sent by the govt for Cease Management Course and National Management Course. The National School of ...

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  • TLAHORE The Punjab government has prepared a new promotion policy in the province as per which the promotion to the posts of grade 19 and above will be given on the basis of selection, not seniority. In this new policy, the government will now have the right to give promotion to any of the ...

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  • TLAHORE The Punjab govt has failed in laying a check on the luxuries of the bureaucracy in the province, as more than 250 million rupees have been spent on the decoration of the rooms of the high officers and beautification of their drive-ways and lawns in the civil secretariat. The main ...

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  • TLAHORE - After getting the 18th Amendment through the Parliament, the federal government has sought the names of the nominees from the provinces for constituting the Council of Common Interest (CCI), National Economic Council (NEC) and National Finance Commission (NFC). The permanent secretariat of ...

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  • TLAHORE A decision has been made to amend the Forest Act 1927 in order to reduce the wooden theft and to control the rapidly diminishing forests across the province. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved the new Forest Act. According to the new amendment, the fine penalty imposed for ...

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  • TLAHORE - The provincial departments have started influencing the inquiries being conducted by the anti-corruption against the embezzlement of billions of rupees, as the anti-corruption department has been asked to get the permission of the concerned secretary for laboratory tests of the accused. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Education Department have failed miserably to stop computers theft from the labs established at the govt schools, as dozens of cases have been reported from 16 districts of Punjab. The Education Department is citing shortage of watchmen as the basic reason and sought approval to fill ...

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  • TLAHORE - Rejecting the request to extend the lease for Naval War College (NWC), the Punjab Government has asked the Naval Headquarters to vacate the property. In a letter written by the Chief Secretary, two reasons have been mentioned, which prompted the move - the scarcity of accommodation for the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has refused to hand over the possession of the President House Murree to the federal government, saying the place was illegally occupied by the former President Pervez Musharraf during his tenure. The provincial government has also asked the federal authorities to ...

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