• Tribune

    Imran’s Cabinet May Empower Police To Arrest Electricity Thieves

    ISLAMABAD:  The cabinet, which is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, is likely to amend a law to make electricity theft a cognisable offence, grant powers to police officers to arrest the consumers involved in power theft without a warrant and initiate an investigation without permission of the court. Courts have ruled that registration of FIRs […]

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  • The News

    NAB Withdraws Tax Cases Against Businessmen

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has withdrawn the notices it served on the members of business community in connection with income and sales tax cases, a move that has been widely cheered by the stakeholders, The News learnt on Monday. Last week, Chairman NAB Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal had stated the bureau would stop […]

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  • Dawn

    Crackdown On Benami Accounts, Property: District Admin Working Out Strategy With FBR

    BAHAWALPUR: The district administration would soon launch a crackdown on benami bank account and property holders across the district, announced Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shozeb Saeed here on Monday. In an interview with journalists, the DC said that a joint crackdown would be launched with the assistance of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), while the […]

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  • The News

    Policy Paper On Accountability: Top Bureaucrats Recommend 13 Amends To NAO

    ISLAMABAD: A group of senior civil servants, working in key positions, has prepared a policy document, recommending 13 amendments to the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO). A copy of the plausible policy paper titled “Honest Accountability: Bringing NAO, 1999, into the 21st Century” was provided to The News but their authors wanted to remain anonymous. All […]

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  • Dawn

    1,186 Kanal Land Retrieved From 31 Grabbers

    SAHIWAL: Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) claimed on Monday to have retrieved 1,186 kanal agricultural land valuing Rs321.5 million from 31 grabbers in the district. ACE Regional Director Shafqatullah told Dawn that the land belonged to irrigation department and had been illegally occupied for the last five to seven years. It was learnt that the irrigation land […]

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  • The Nation

    Police Refer Case Against Fraudster To NAB

    Rawalpindi – City Police Officer Faisal Rana sent Arshad Zaman Langra’s case to National Accountability Bureau. According to details, the CPO office wrote a letter to the Director General, NAB, Islamabad that Arshad Zaman Langra is a nominated accused in a case registered with Race Course police station under section 406/506/109 of PPC. During the […]

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  • Daily Times

    Transparency International Hails NAB For Recovering Rs 71bn

    Transparency International (TI) Pakistan Chairman Sohail Muzaffar has stated that under the dynamic leadership of Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, the anticorruption drive in last 20 months has resulted in an excellent impact, much needed since its inception, with record direct and indirect recovery of Rs 71 billion and filing of over 600 corruption references in […]

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  • Business Recorder

    NA Body Asks PTA To Take Action Against Illegal Sims Sellers

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication Monday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take strict action against sellers of illegal mobile phone SIMs. The committee directed the authority to take stern measures against illegal sale and registration of SIMs, besides steps to control cyber crime. A Ministry of Information […]

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  • Dawn

    Illegal Structures Razed In F-6/1

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Sunday conducted an anti-encroachment operation in F-6/1 and demolished several illegal constructions and encroachments. According to the CDA, obstructions causing hindrance in pedestrian movement, barbed wire and fences erected around the premises, car sheds, parking and security apparatus, lawns and gardens established beyond plot lines were cleared. The […]

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  • The Nation

    Civil Defence Making Efforts To Stop Illegal Fuel Business

    RAWALPINDI  –   The Civil Defence Rawalpindi on the directives of Punjab government, was making efforts to stop illegal business petrol and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and special operations were launched against the rules violators in Rawalpindi district, said Chief Officer Civil Defence Talib Hussain here Sunday. Talking to APP he said, the department has […]

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