• Dawn

    Tax amnesty plan approval deferred amid reservations

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday deferred the approval of the much-awaited tax amnesty scheme after some of the ministers opposed it, expressed their reservations and sought further clarification. To deliberate on the issue in detail, Prime Minister Imran Khan convened a special meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday. Inside sources told Dawn that some […]

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  • The Nation

    Court issues arrest warrants of PIA CEO, other officers

    A civil court in Lahore has issued bailable arrest warrants for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik and three other officers for “contempt of court”, citing their failure to submit a compliance report over a controversy involving a pilot inviting an unauthorised passenger into the cockpit. Captain Shahzad Aziz, who was sacked […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Govt not to compromise on terrorism, corruption

    ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Tuesday said the government had zero tolerance against terrorism as well as corruption and it would not make any compromise on such things. Talking to a private news channel, he said terrorism related incidents had been reduced but the enemies of Pakistan were busy in […]

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  • The News

    Buzdar suspends CEO Education, four others on public complaints

    GUJRANWALA: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar visited Gujranwala where he inaugurated a shelter-home at general bus stand, inspected the constructions work of sports complex at Ghakhar. The chief minister also inspected Central Jail Gujranwala and suspended five officers, including CEO Education Muhammad Farooq, Tehsildar Khawaja Nadeem, sub-registrar Ansar Sagheer Khan, Assistant Superintendent Jail Mehmood and […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Over Rs 30 billion recovered by NAB Karachi so far

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi has recovered over Rs 30 billion (including recoveries in shape of recovery of state land) since its inception. This was disclosed at NAB HQ Executive Board Meeting (EBM), which was chaired by the Chairman NAB here. According to details, NAB Karachi has, so far, received and disposed over 71,640 complaints, […]

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  • Tribune

    PAC panel warns of sending land case to NAB, FIA

    ISLAMABAD: A sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee on Monday directed the Sindh Revenue Department to submit a fresh survey report regarding demarcation of a land owned by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Karachi within two weeks. The committee, chaired by member National Assembly (MNA) Shahida Akhtar Ali, warned both the CAA and the […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Govt planning to establish anti-corruption unit in FIA

    ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Shehzad Akbar on Monday said that a plan was underway to establish an Anti-Corruption Unit in the Federal Investigation Agency. Talking to a private news channel, he said that the main objective of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was to eliminate corruption from the society. He said that […]

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  • Daily Times

    For stable institutions choose meritocracy

    The national institutions, including civil service, can never have the desired stability or be worthy of trust with regard to service delivery unless all recuitment, promotion and transfer decisions are based strictly on merit. Otherwise, the governments that employ them as well as the people they are supposed to serve are destined to suffer. If […]

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  • Leaked exam paper validates KIEB’s failure against cheating mafia

    Karachi Intermediate Education Board (KIEB) Chairman Prof Inam Ahmed has been round the bend over the question paper of I.Com (Part 1) Principles of Commerce in noon shift before the exams were due to start. The chairman accused the teachers deputed at the examination centres so as to secrete the illegality of the board staff. […]

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  • Tribune

    Balochistan NAB pursued 20 corruption cases in first quarter of 2019

    QUETTA : Balochistan’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday released its first quarterly report of the year stating that the anti-corruption watchdog has so far pursued 20 cases of corruption in Balochistan during the first three months of 2019. “During the first three months of 2019 NAB Balochistan submitted six references against corrupt officers belonging […]

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