• The News

    TI raises objections to proposed amendments to SBP Act 1956

    ISLAMABAD: The Transparency International Pakistan has raised 26 objections over proposed amendments into the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Act 1956, arguing that there is no accountability for the SBP in case it fails to ensure price stability. In a letter written to PM’s Principal Secretary on Wednesday, the Transparency International Pakistan stated that TI […]

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  • Tribune

    ECC may stop payments to IPPs

    Payments to be halted in wake of probe into excess profits of IPPs. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to approve the withholding of billions of rupees worth of payments to the independent power producers (IPPs) following an investigation launched by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The Inquiry Committee on Power has said that […]

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  • Tribune

    SC annuls SHC decision granting bail to Agha Siraj Durrani

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) overturned on Wednesday the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) verdict cancelling Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani’s bail in the assets beyond means case. During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) prosecutor maintained that the provincial assembly speaker’s assets far exceeded his income. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Umar […]

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  • Pakistan Observer

    Mandviwalla’s indictment in Kidney Hills reference

    An accountability court has deferred the indictment of former Senate deputy chairman Saleem Mandviwalla and others in the Kidney Hills reference till April 8. The accountability court on Tuesday heard the reference of the fake bank accounts case while the co-accused Saleem Mandviwalla and others appeared in the hearing. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senior Vice-President […]

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  • Dunya News

    Ashiana Housing case: Witnesses record statements in accountability court

    LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and opposition leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday has appeared before the accountability court in Ashiana Housing reference. During the hearing, the witnesses have recorded their statements. On the occasion, stringent security arrangements were ensured to avoid any untoward incident. Earlier, accountability court had […]

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  • Tribune

    SHC suspends FBR’s Rs25b deal

    Contract was awarded to monitor production of four tax evasion prone sectors. The Sindh High Court (SHC) has suspended the award of Rs25 billion worth contract, which the federal government gave last week to monitor production of four tax evasion prone sectors as part of a condition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The court […]

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  • The Nation

    Joint efforts can ensure corruption-free Pakistan: NAB chief

    ISLAMABAD – Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Jutice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that the dream of achieving the goal of corruption-free Pakistan could be materialized by making joint efforts of eradicating corruption. According to a press statement issued by NAB on Wednesday, the Chairman said that corruption is the mother of all ills being […]

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  • Business Recorder

    FIA’s cyber crime wing officers accused of taking $394,000 bribe

    KARACHI: The officials of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Circle (CCC), Karachi have allegedly collected around US$ 394,000 as ‘bribe’ during an investigation against some IT companies. This was claimed in a report submitted by FIA Anti-Corruption Circle (ACC), Karachi. According to the report, which is exclusively available to Business Recorder, the FIA ACC, […]

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  • Dunya News

    NAB handed over a cheaque of Rs 19,639,298 to Sindh govt

    SUKKUR (Dunya News) – The Director General NAB Sukkur, Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Wednesday handed over a cheque of Rs. 19,639,298 to a representative of finance department, Government of Sindh during a cermony held at NAB Suklir office, said a hand out. The amount was recovered through plea bargains in various cases relating to […]

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  • The News

    Corruption allegations: ECP returns PTI, PML-N’s petitions

    Corruption allegations: ECP returns PTI, PML-N’s petitions ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday rejected a PTI petition seeking to withhold the notification of Senator-elect Yusuf Raza Gilani’s victory and making the allegedly bribed parliamentarians party to the case. A four-member bench of the commission asked the PTI lawyer to file an amended petition […]

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