• Dawn

    FPCCI slams govt mismanagement, demands restraints on FIA, NAB

    KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has asked the government to check the highhandedness of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) acting against businesses. The apex trade body also demanded a reduction of sales tax from the current 17 per cent to 13pc in the […]

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  • Business Recorder

    NAB receives 54,344 complaints, files 590 references till Mar 2019

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal said the anti graft watchdog had received 54,344 complaints and filed 590 corruption references in various accountability courts till March 2019. Chairing a meeting to review performance of Operation and Prosecution Divisions of NAB at NAB Headquarters here Wednesday, he said NAB was the only organization which had recovered […]

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  • The News

    PM orders drug prices be reversed within 72 hours

    LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said federal and provincial governments have collected evidence to open new cases against the Sharif family. He was addressing the joint parliamentary meeting of the PTI MPAs and allies during his visit to Lahore. Following the meeting, Provincial Housing Minister Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed talked to the media and […]

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  • Tribune

    Pakistan’s debt pile to swell to 84.1% of GDP by 2023

    ISLAMABAD: The debt pile that Prime Minister Imran Khan would leave behind at the end of his five-year term will be equal to 84.1% of the size of Pakistan’s economy – far higher than the gross public debt at the end of the PML-N government, suggests a new report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). […]

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  • Tribune

    Political interference crippling market committees in Punjab

    LAHORE: Made for the protection of the economic rights of farmers and citizens, the ‘market committee’ system seems to have failed under the weight of political interference, lack of, funds and poor policymaking on the part of the bureaucracy. Due to the apparent collaboration of market committee staff with wholesalers, farmers do not get optimal […]

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  • The News

    Accused arrested in RPPs scam

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has arrested accused Laeeq Ahmed Sheikh in a case of investigation against government functionaries and others regarding corruption and corrupt practices and misuse of authority in award of RPPs contract to M/s Karkey, Karandenis Electric Uratim. As per details, accused Laeeq Ahmed Sheikh is Director of CANNOCK Global […]

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  • Dawn

    Illegal assets case against ex-minister, wife adjourned

    PESHAWAR: An accountability court on Tuesday adjourned until April 29 the trial of former federal minister Dr Arbab Alamgir and his wife and former MNA, Asma Alamgir, in the illegal assets case filed by the National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Judge Ishtiaq Ahmad summoned four prosecution witnesses on the next hearing. An official of the […]

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  • Dawn

    Govt to compensate transporters of BRT route

    PESHAWAR: The TransPeshawar company on Wednesday began registration of the public transport vehicles plying the Bus Rapid Transport route for the payment of compensation to their owners as they will not be allowed to operate after the bus service is launched. Currently, over 650 buses, minibuses and wagons operate on the route. The TransPeshawar, which […]

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  • Dawn

    CDA issuing final notices to wedding marquee owners

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is planning to seal most of the city’s wedding marquees, saying that these establishments are operating in violation of rules and regulations. There are 77 marquees in Islamabad, according to the CDA, and only one holds a no-objection certificate Another’s case is in its final stages, while the remaining […]

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  • Dawn

    Production orders issued for ex-KDA chief, two others in plots’ auction case

    KARACHI: An accountability court on Wednesday issued production orders for the former director general of the Karachi Development Authority and two others asking the jail authorities to produce them in court on April 19 in a reference pertaining to alleged illegal allotment of 65 plots. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference against then […]

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