• The Nation

    EPD inspector caught taking bribe

    SIALKOT – The Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) Sialkot caught an inspector of Environment Protection Department (EPD) red-handed taking bribe from a citizen here on Thursday. According to the ACE, an ACE team arrested accused Rana Fiaz Ahmed red-handed taking Rs20,000 as bribe from a citizen named Sarfraz Ahmed for issuing him an NoC to establish […]

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  • Dawn

    Academia asked to highlight harms of corruption

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar have urged the academia to play its role effectively for creating awareness among the students about the menace of corruption to develop the society on basis of honesty, ethics, and moral values. According to a statement issued here on Thursday, the seminar titled “Ill effects of corruption on society” was […]

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  • Dawn

    Transparency International seeks clarification on increase in drug prices

    ISLAMABAD: Transparency International has written to the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) seeking clarification on a number of issues related to the recent increase in drug prices. Syed Adil Gilani, a member of Transparency International’s Pakistan chapter told Dawn his organisation frequently receives complaints, which are referred to the relevant department for clarification. “After […]

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  • The Nation

    TIP terms DRAP response to its reservations on drug prices unsatisfactory

    Islamabad-Transparency International Pakistan on Wednesday declared the Drugs Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP)’s reply on recent extraordinary increase in drugs prices as unsatisfactory. A letter written to the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) by TIP expressed dissatisfaction upon the reasons given by the DRAP to increase the prices. The TIP raised several questions on the […]

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  • The Nation

    Officials-contractors connivance makes Ramazan Bazaars a corruption hub

    Officials allegedly make bogus bills in name of rent and purchase of equipment, Contracts granted to blue-eyed, unqualified persons DERA GHAZI KHAN – There are four Ramazan Bazaars operating in DG Khan district, and each has been turned into a hub of corruption by the officials of District Administration, Municipal Corporation, and three Market Committees. […]

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  • Dawn

    Archaeology official gets bail in illegal appointments case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Wednesday granted bail to archaeology and museums director Dr Abdus Samad arrested by the National Accountability Bureau three months ago for misusing authority in appointments to different archaeological sites in the province. Accepting his bail plea, Justice Roohul Amin Chamkani and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim asked Dr Samad to […]

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  • The News

    NAB arrests four PR officials in signaling scam

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau on Wednesday arrested four high-ranking officials of the Pakistan Railways and the owner of a private firm accused of embezzling millions in the Railways Signaling System project. The NAB has arrested Project Director Fahim Anwar Shah (Grade-20), former chief signal engineer Attaullah (Grade-20), former financial advisor and chief accounts officer […]

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  • Tribune

    Sindh food dept officials booked in Rs1.78b scam

    HYDERABAD: In a Rs1.78 billion scam involving the illicit sale of wheat bags, Sindh Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has booked 25 officials of Sindh food department besides private persons in Sanghar district. The circle officer of ACE, Yar Muhammad Rind, informed on Tuesday that multiple FIRs have been registered against the officials and others after approval […]

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  • The News

    Probe into illegal land allotment gears up

    KARACHI: Provincial Anti-Corruption Department has accelerated investigation in illegal leases, illegal conversion of land, using of poultry and agriculture land for commercial activities etc. in Karachi’s Malir district against officers of Revenue Department. According to the documentary evidences accessed by The News earlier on May 7, provincial Anti-Corruption Establishment’s highest forum ‘Anti-Corruption Committee One (ACC-1)’ […]

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  • Pakistan Today

    Corruption-free Pakistan would pave way for investment: Alvi

    ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said that a corruption-free Pakistan would bring in a greater inflow of investment in the country, paving way for prosperity. He said this during an exclusive interview with veteran journalist, senior analyst and Pakistan Today Editor Arif Nizami on Thursday. The president said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has […]

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