• Dawn

    NAB inquiry recommended against Babar Ghauri for ‘illegal’ appointments in PQA

    KARACHI: The regional board of the National Accountability Bureau in Karachi has sought the approval of the bureau’s headquarters for initiating an inquiry against former federal minister and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Babar Ghauri over charges of “illegal” appointment of 981 people in the Port Qasim Authority (PQA). A NAB spokesperson said in a […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Government ready to sit with opposition for reforming NAB laws: Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday that the government is ready to sit with the opposition parties to bring reforms in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) law and ensure that process of accountability moves ahead transparently. Speaking on the floor of National Assembly, he said that people want to bring the corrupt to […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Fake accounts case: NAB gets physical remand of three accused till May 9

    The Accountability Court hearing fake bank accounts case Thursday granted physical remand of three accused, including an accountant of a firm owned by former President and Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) till May 9. While hearing the case, Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik remanded accused Muhammad […]

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  • Dawn

    NA panel objects to proposed anti-money laundering bill

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly standing committee on Finance on Thursday objected to the proposed Anti-Money Laundering (Amend¬ment) Bill, 2019. Members of the committee feared that excessive powers being given to investigating officers could be used for political victimisation or would promote corruption in official circles. Even the committee’s chairman Faiz Ullah, who belongs to the […]

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  • The Nation

    Govt tables bills in NA to end corruption, protect women rights

    ISLAMABAD – The PTI’s government in the Thursday’s National Assembly introduced seven bills, including ‘the Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission bill’ with an aim to provide mechanism for whistleblower information by providing some ‘incentives’. Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Naseem introduced seven different bills to control corruption in the country, remove litigation in family […]

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  • Dawn

    Call for checking oil theft in Karak

    KARAK: District naib nazim and district president of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, Sajjad Barakwal, said on Wednesday that the oil and gas exploration companies were not using the international standard gadgets to check oil theft going on in the district. Talking to mediapersons here, he also alleged that the companies had been violating the standard rules because […]

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  • Dawn

    CDA to auction debris on Kashmir Highway

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to auction debris lying on right of way of Kashmir Highway, if their owners do not remove it. CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed on Wednesday issued instructions to Engineering and Estate Wing to issue an advertisement inviting parties to remove debris lying on Right of Way (ROW) […]

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  • Dawn

    Anti-encroachment drive in Kohat bazaars on cards

    KOHAT: A grand operation to remove encroachments from the city’s bazaars is on the cards in view of the inconvenience being caused to the pedestrians and the failure of tehsil municipal administration to address the old problem. The district police officer made a decision in this regard after visiting the main bazaar and Tirah, Miankhel, […]

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  • Dawn

    CDA operation in Ghauri Town termed eyewash

    ISLAMABAD: Petitioners challenging illegal construction in Ghauri Town have alleged that the recent operation launched by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in the illegal society was just an eyewash. Following the court orders, CDA launched an operation on April 25, and according to the civic agency, enforcement directorate had sealed 23 premises including three under […]

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  • Business Recorder

    NAB holds inspection of Govt wheat stock at flour mills in Ghotki

    SUKKUR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB-Sukkur) inspected Government wheat stock kept at several flour mills in district Ghotki. A press release issued here said that the inspection of the stock was carried out on complaints of illegal utilization of government wheat by some flour mills. During the inspection it was found that few flour mills have […]

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