Category archives for: Governance

Pakistan PM agrees to appear on contempt rap

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pakistan’s beleaguered premier said Monday he would appear in court to face a contempt notice served on him for failing to re-open corruption cases, amid a crisis likely to … Islamabad News Sources -2

Poor-performing NGOs in race for funding

  ISLAMABAD: The National Education Foundation (NEF) will distribute millions of rupees among the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) here on Tuesday, which continue to ‘monitor’ the basic community education schools (BECS). Sources in the NEF informed The Express Tribune that most of these NGOs are headed by ‘influential’ people and they shall be allotted funds without any […]

CTP impounds 10136 vehicles, motorcycles – Pakistan Observer

CTP impounds 10136 vehicles, motorcycles Pakistan Observer Rawalpindi—Rawalpindi City Traffic Police (RCTP) issued 772392 challan tickets to public service vehicles in 2011 with fines amounting to over Rs 152 million while about 10136 vehicles and motorcycles were impounded in respective police stations on … Rawalpindi – Google News

Corruption charges: Audit finds unexplained expenses in NEF Punjab

  ISLAMABAD:  A special audit report, furnished by the Auditor-General of Pakistan, has revealed massive irregularities in the Punjab division of the National Education Foundation (NEF) during 2010-2011. The report found some ‘glaring discrepancies’ in disbursement of salaries, large expenses incurred on fuel use by the headquarters and the minister concerned, ‘unjustified’ travel expenses and […]

Govt will have to write Swiss letter, or resign: experts

ISLAMABAD: The government has been left with no option but to write to the foreign countries to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zar Islamabad News Sources

Arms licences to be issued on MPs` recommendations

ISLAMABAD, Jan 9: The interior ministry has endorsed a proposal seeking issuance of licences for prohibited and nonprohibited bore arms on the recommendations of the members of parliament and provincial assemblies. Islamabad News Sources

Swapping projects: Flyover replaces Chur Chowk underpass –

Swapping projects: Flyover replaces Chur Chowk underpass RAWALPINDI, Jan 8: The Punjab government has finally dropped the Rs520 million Chur Chowk Underpass project and decided to construct flyover at Pirwadhai Mor at an estimated cost of Rs1 billion to handle the traffic on Peshawar Road. … Rawalpindi – Google News

SC seeks record of CNICs issued to eunuchs

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Thursday directed concerned authorities to provide a record of computerised national identity cards (CNICs) issued to eunuchs as well as details of their enrolment in the voters list.A two-member bench, comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, asked the Social Welfare Ministry’s secretary to monitor the process […]

PML-N introduces two bills in NA on nationality

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N on Tuesday introduced two private bills in the National Assembly seeking that only Pakistan nationality holders wo Islamabad News Sources

Temperatures rise as mercury drops: No gas for cooking leaves scores fuming

  RAWALPINDI:  Enraged by continuous low pressure of gas and shut down A large number of people here on Monday protested against low gas pressure in different areas of the city, blocking major roads for hours and creating traffic gridlock and snarl on main highways.  In a related development, the owners of three CNG stations […]

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