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Karachi operation to continue till logical conclusion: PM Nawaz

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that Karachi operation has yielded positive result, the operation will continue its logical conclusion. Advertisements Today PM chaired a meeting to discuss overall security and economic situation of the country. “PM Nawaz Sharif was briefed in detail on the  incident of …

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703 unregistered seminaries declared blacklisted in FATA: Report

PESHAWAR: Frontier Rangers are geared up to plunge into action against unregistered seminaries in the tribal areas, as reported by TheNews. Following the directives of the federal government, the Frontier Rangers have done all the necessary preparations to deal with the madrassas that are not registered. The sources said that …

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Islamabad Safe City project to cost Rs. 14.8 billion after 25% increase

The government’s plan to make Islamabad as Safe City will cost 25% more as compared to the previous estimate since the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) declined to grant tax exemption to the equipment indispensible for the project. Now, the cost has increased to Rs 14.865 billion, adding Rs 3 …

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Government mulling over supplying wheat to utility stores

ISLAMABAD: As the provincial governments have not been successful in supplying wheat, especially in Sindh and Punjab, the federal government is mulling over to provide the clipped commodity to utility stores at subsidized rates in a bid to proffer the unsold stock to consumers at lesser prices. The minister of …

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Govt. submits plan to Supreme Court to promote Urdu as official language

ISLAMABAD: On direction of the Supreme Court (SC) for submitting a detailed report on introduction of Urdu as national and official language, the government has submitted a short-term plan to gradually introduce Urdu as official language. The Federal Secretary Information on Friday told the three-member bench of apex court, presided …

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Say No To Corruption: NAB to probe into corruption in Sindh Government departments

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau on direction of federal government is going to investigate the cases of misappropriation of billions of rupees, illegal misuse of powers, illegal appointments and funds distribution in various departments of the Sindh Government especially in Karachi. According to resources, at first stage NAB executive board …

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SBP approves amalgamation scheme of KASB Bank in Bank Islami Pakistan

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has approved the amalgamation scheme of KASB Bank Limited with and into Bank Islami Pakistan Limited as per Section 47 of the Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962. The SBP scheme of amalgamation will result in the acquisition of KASB Bank, the smallest lender of the Pakistan, …

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Sindh Govt. set target for wheat export

KARACHI: Govt. of Sindh finally decides to initiate exporting process of last year’s wheat stock to empty its granary for the procurement of the new crop. Sindh government has 0.95m tones of the wheat in its granary and less than two month remains for next harvesting. Sindh has get approval …

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Eid vacations will be begun from October 6

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has accounted the schedule of vacations for Eid ul Azha which said that vacations will officially be started from 6th of October till 8. The notification issued by Interior Ministry which said that public holiday will be from October 6 Monday to October 8 Wednesday. All …

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Federal agency asked for Rs1.5bn for IDPs

PESHAWAR: The Fata Disaster Management Authority has requested the federal government to give Rs1.5 billion to supply for internally displace persons of North Waziristan Agency. According to the related officials, the authority needs funds to allocate cash to IDPs and fulfill their primary needs during this month. The federal government …

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Provinces see magistracy synonymous with governance

All provinces are impatiently desirous to witness the Federal government making required amendments to Criminal Procedural Code, that would empower the provinces by the restoration of defunct executive magistracy, and by the resumption of their control over many administrative affairs of the districts. The recent declaration, by the federal government, …

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Firing near Lal Masjid caused two elite force men wounded

Islamabad: The firing from strange attackers left two elite force agents injured here in the downtown area. According to the sources, these personnel were on their routine patrolling when they were attacked by unknown assailants in the dominion of Aabpara police station near Lal Masjid. The wounded personnel were taken …

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