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SC moved against sacking of Lodhi

ISLAMABAD, Jan 16: The Supreme Court was requested on Monday through a petition to direct Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to withdraw termination orders of then defence secretary LtGen (retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi Islamabad News Sources

Holy Family Hospital hostels a ‘cesspool of disease’

ISLAMABAD:  The Holy Family Hospital (HFH) hostels are in a deplorable condition and serving as a “cesspool of disease”, hospital doctors living in the free-of-charge accommodation told The Express Tribune on Monday. Of the total 16 washrooms in the males’ hostel and 10 in the females’ hostel, a majority have broken washbasins, taps and flush […]

Courses in cyber crime and anti-terrorism ordered

Islamabad A meeting of the board of governors (BOG) of National Police Academy (NPA) was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Interi The News International – Islamabad

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

NRO verdict: Proceedings put-off till 11am due to AG’s absence

  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan, while hearing the National Reconciliation Ordianance (NRO) implementation case on Monday, put off the proceedings till 11 am due to the absence of Attorney General (AG) Maulvi Anwarul Haq. Additional Prosecutor General KK Agha informed the seven-member bench that the AG might have gone to the commission hearing the […]

K-P govt to sequester terrorists in new high security prison facilities

  ISLAMABAD:  As part of a comprehensive policy to separate terrorists from other inmates, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is building high-security prisons within its existing jails in Peshawar and Haripur, an official source told The Express Tribune “Civil work is already in progress to build the high-security prisons within the compounds of the central jails […]

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 […]

Exhibition: A virtual journey into the Mughal era

  ISLAMABAD: A fusion of old and new, historical and contemporary art can be witnessed at the Nomad Art Gallery showcasing Samina Ali’s latest work. The artist said her pieces are an ode to old Mughal miniature, coming under the umbrella of collage. With the richness of red, maroon, gold and green, the pieces consist of […]

Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues – Pakistan Observer

Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues Pakistan Observer Rawalpindi—Prices of chicken and eggs are soaring because of their growing demand as cold weather continues. At present retail price for one dozen eggs is Rs 109 as compared to Rs 60 to 65 in suumer. Likewise, the per kiliogram price of chicken is Rs … […]

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

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