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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lashes out at Ferderal govt for holding back Sindh Zakat funds

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari lashes out at Ferderal govt for holding back Sindh Zakat funds

KARACHI, November 2: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has lashed out at PML-N government for holding back 2 to 3 billion rupees Sindh Zakat Council fund since last three months without any known reasons.  “This ugly act is tantamount to deprive province’s 90,000 Zakat beneficiaries who are innocently looking for what is due […]

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

Special Corr The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday extended until April 19 an interim order restraining the provincial government from removing Inspector General Police (IGP) AD Khawaja from his post. A two-member SHC bench headed by Justice Munib Akhtar put off the hearing as the applicant’s counsel failed to turn up due to an […]

Sitting PML-N MPA thrashes govt hospital guards

Sitting PML-N MPA thrashes govt hospital guards

FAISALABAD:  Punjab provincial assembly member Rana Shoaib Idrees on Sunday night allegedly manhandled, slapped, and thrashed a security guard at a government hospital after the guard asked him to leave his gunmen outside the building. Hospital management claims that PML-N MPA Idrees turned up in the surgical ward along with his armed guards on Sunday night at […]

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – The Punjab government has on Monday ordered investigation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maiza Hameed’s husband over land grabbing. Muhammad Umer Arshad, husband of PML-N leader Maiza Hameed is occupying 1587 canal land for the last six years near Head Islam but Canal and Revenue Departments failed to take action […]

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – In yet another shocking disclosure, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had in its tenure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of the United Kingdom and provided them the data regarding the banned organization. The cabinet of Yousaf Raza Gillani had given the nod to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

Govt unlikely to make Dawn leaks report public

Govt unlikely to make Dawn leaks report public

Cyril Almeida. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB ISLAMABAD: The Panama Papers case in the Supreme Court has also overshadowed the Dawn leaks’ issue despite the fact that the commission constituted to probe the news leak has completed its findings and submitted its report to the relevant quarters, sources said. Defence analysts believe like the fate of reports of the […]

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

The Sindh High Court on Monday suspended a provincial government notification to hand over Karachi’s iconic park, Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim, to real estate giant Bahria Town for 10 years. A special bench of the SHC was hearing a petition filed by Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar. Akhtar’s petition followed a notification […]

Sindh govt announces public holiday on April 4

Sindh govt announces public holiday on April 4

  Agency KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced a public holiday across the province on Tuesday, April 4, to mark the 38th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.Bhutto, the founder of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), was executed in 1979.According to a notification issued by the provincial government, all government offices, semi-government, autonomous bodies, corporations […]

IG Sindh services surrendered to federal govt

IG Sindh services surrendered to federal govt

KARACHI: Sindh government has finally decided to surrender the services of Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja to the federal government. The provincial government sent a letter to the federal government on Friday and surrendered the services of IG Sindh, while also recommending three names for the post. “I am directed to refer to the subject noted […]

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

KARACHI: Reacting to the agreement of handing over of Bagh Ibne Qasim for 10 years to Bahria Town, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said the city government will not let the deal take place. Akhtar termed the deal an ‘injustice’ towards the residents of Karachi. Addressing the media at the Kothari Parade, Akhtar called the decision to […]

Remove blasphemous material from internet ‘at the earliest’, Rehman urges govt

Remove blasphemous material from internet ‘at the earliest’, Rehman urges govt

Remove blasphemous material from internet ‘at the earliest’, Rehman urges govt By News Desk Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senator Rehman Malik has called upon the government to take tangible steps to remove “blasphemous material” from the internet at the earliest. “We strongly condemn the presence of blasphemous material on the internet,” Rehman said on Monday while chairing […]