Category archives for: Governance

Contempt notice against Gilani challenged in SC

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  LAHORE: A petition was filed on Tuesday in the Lahore Registry of the Supreme Court challenging the contempt of court notice issued to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani during the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case hearing. The petitioner, Barrister Zafarullah, argued that the apex court has violated Article 248 (1), according to which, the […]

‘Punjab accused of making efforts to usurp evacuee land’

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LAHORE Through the 18th amendment, the Punjab government wants to usurp the Evacuee Trust Property Board s (ETPB s) land worth billions, which is t The News International – Lahore

Memogate scandal: Defiant premier pulls rank

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  VEHARI: As a military man, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will know the phrase “to pull rank”. As army chief, he will be unaccustomed to being on the receiving end. This happened on Sunday, when Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani claimed that, as “the representative of 180 million people”, he only had to answer to parliament […]

Laptops for students to increase next year: CM

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Says Rs 1b loans being given to skilled persons; 30,000 benefiting from education fund CHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the young ge The News International – Lahore

PPP to table resolution in NA for ‘Southern Punjab’

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LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to table a resolution to amend the constitution for the establishment of a new province, Southern Punjab, in the next session of National Assembly, our sources learnt. Talking to our sources, PPP southern Punjab President and Federal Minister Makhdoom Shahbuddin confirmed the move and said that he […]

Dr Majid sent on remand in corruption case

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SPECIAL Judicial Magistrate Zafer Iqbal on Monday granted three-day physical remand of Dr Majid Naeem, Ex-Principal Punjab University College of Infor The News International – Lahore

‘Health budget enhanced’

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LAHORE THE Punjab government has enhanced the health budget and additional resources have been provided to accelerate the efforts to achieve the Mi The News International – Lahore

Accused still scot-free: FIA orders fresh probe into ‘Easy Load’ fraud

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  LAHORE:  After six out of ten people allegedly involved in a fraud worth Rs47.75 million were freed due to a ‘friendly’ investigation and prosecution, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has ordered a re-investigation, The Express Tribune has learnt. Two of the accused are still at large. The second investigation was ordered by FIA Director-General […]

Call to computerise Pak-Afghan trading points

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Computerization of trading points of the Pak-Afghan border is of vital importance to promote bilateral trade as it would provide Pakistani traders wit The News International – Lahore

Severing diplomatic ties not in national interest: FM Hina

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LAHORE: Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar said that breaking off diplomatic ties with other countries was not in national interest, asserting Pakist Lahore News Sources

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