• The News

    NAB Chief To Take Mega Corruption Cases To Logical Conclusion

    PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday vowed to take mega corruption cases to a logical conclusion. He said this while chairing a meeting during his visit to the NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa office. The NAB chief said that the anti-graft body was making sincere and strenuous efforts for eradication of […]

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  • Dawn

    Crackdown Ordered On Criminal Gangs, Land Grabbers

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police Dr Mohammad Naeem Khan has ordered crackdown on organised criminal groups and land grabbers across the province. A statement issued here on Tuesday said the directives were issued to all regional and district police officers, also asking them to launch action against land grabbers, drug peddlers and those […]

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  • Dawn

    AGP Points Out Rs201bn Tax Loss At FBR

    ISLAMABAD: The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has unearthed variations of Rs201.39 billion in the figures of tax receipts, and referred to these as ‘evasion’ in the audit report on the accounts of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for 2017-18. The AGP has recommended various measures for the recovery of evaded taxes from the […]

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  • Daily Times

    NAB Chairman Visits NAB KP To Review Performance

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal visited NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to review its performance. NAB Director General Fayyaz Ahmed Qureshi briefed the chairman about the working and performance of the bureau. Iqbal was told in the briefing that NAB had received 10,085 complaints from October 2017. Out of which the bureau had […]

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  • Dawn

    CDA Did Not Recover Rs640m In Outstanding Property Taxes, Audit Report Finds

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority did not recover Rs640 million in outstanding property taxes, according to the audit report for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The report said that during the scrutiny of CDA’s revenue department’s accounts revealed that Rs380.4m in property taxes on residential buildings and RsRs260.1m on commercial buildings were outstanding up to June […]

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  • The News

    Three Factories Sealed For Illegal Gas Connections

    PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) officials sealed three plaster factories being run through illegal connections, officials said on Tuesday. An official of the FIA said that the Bannu Circle of the agency conducted raids on Bannu-Karak Road and sealed three factories after they were found involved in […]

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  • ARY News

    SHC Sets Deadline To Conclude Probe Into Illegal Appointments In Sindh Education Dept

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has given a deadline to the concerned authorities for completing an investigation into illegal appointments on the quota of special persons in the provincial education department, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The high court conducted hearing of the case relating to the illegal appointments in Sindh education department on […]

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  • Tribune

    Punjab Mining Dept Under Fire Over ‘Illegal Extraction Of Gold From Indus River’

    RAWALPINDI:  A massive corruption scandal has surfaced involving Punjab’s Mines and Mineral Department for allegedly allowing illegal extraction of placer gold worth billions of rupees from Indus River near Attock Khurd village. An investigation team, headed by the director and deputy director of the anti-corruption department, has been constituted by Punjab Anti-Corruption DG Gohar Nafees. […]

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  • Tribune

    Petroleum Ministry Unable To Recover Rs7.5b Dues From Byco

    ISLAMABAD: Despite the passage of five years, the Ministry of Petroleum has been unable to recover a hefty HSD price differential claim of approximately Rs7.5 billion from Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd. It is learnt that the Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) Office has conveyed its concerns over the matter to the ministry. Last week, AGP Anwar […]

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  • Dawn

    The Land Mafia’s Rackets: A Disaster Foretold

    JAMSHORO: In a situation where the bottom line is what counts while the law is trampled underfoot, the land grab in Malir and Jamshoro has given wheels to a number of criminal enterprises in the area. On a hot summer day in mid May, at least half a dozen dumpers were parked along the banks […]

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