• Tribune

    Three Steel Mills Sealed

    LAHORE:  An environment protection agency (EPA) team sealed three steel mills in Mominpura for using substandard fuel and causing environmental pollution. The sealed mills including Jahangir Steel Mills, Husnain Steel Mills and Allah Ditta Steel Mills were sealed by the team on the direction of EPA Director General Irfan Nazir. Speaking to the media, Deputy […]

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  • Tribune

    Dcs Ask People To Identify Benami Properties

    RAWALPINDI:  The deputy commissioners of all four districts in Rawalpindi division comprising Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum have published public advertisements calling upon the citizens to identify benami properties. A benami transaction is when a property is held by one person while the consideration for it has been provided or paid for by another person. […]

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  • Tribune

    IESCO Collects Millions Of Rupees Through Fake Bills

    ISLAMABAD  :  A parliamentary panel on Friday grilled officers of the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) over embezzlement of millions of rupees through collection of bogus bills from power consumers. The billing department of Iesco continued to fleece the consumers over the past four years, but neither the company management nor the audit firm unearthed […]

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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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  • Dawn

    Land Allotment Policy For Schools To Be Revised

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to revise the criteria and policy for allotment of school plots for shifting of private schools from residential areas. The CDA also decided to take Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) and Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (Peira) on board before finalising the new policy for allotment of […]

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  • Dawn

    CMIT, ACE Tasked With Probing Into Schemes’ Failure

    LAHORE: The sewerage system of Dera Ghazi Khan laid a few years ago at a cost of around Rs1 billion is collapsing allegedly due to substandard material used, prompting the chief minister to order an inquiry to fix responsibility on the request of the divisional commissioner. Dera Ghazi Khan Commissioner Mudassar Riaz Malik also requested […]

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  • Dawn

    Three Held For Illegal Human Organ Trade

    BAHAWALNAGAR: A team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Multan on Thursday arrested three members of a gang who were allegedly involved in illegal human organ trade and kidney transplant. Speaking to Dawn, investigating officer Abdul Waqeel said a first information report was lodged on the complaint of Punjab Human Organ Transplant Authority (PHOTA) against […]

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  • Dawn

    Temple Property Damaged In Wake Of Dispute Over Plots

    UMERKOT: Hundreds of enraged devotees gathered at old Akharo temple on Thursday after learning that some miscreants had desecrated idols but police later convinced them to disperse peacefully as the incident appeared to be an offshoot of a dispute between two groups over the temple’s plots. Ms Haloo Gir, who claimed to be mother of […]

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  • Tribune

    Identifying Benami Properties Stressed

    LAHORE:  Punjab Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja stressed the identification of benami properties throughout the province by September 30. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting of the Chief Minister’s Provincial Committee on benami transactions at Civil Secretariat on Thursday. Revenue Minister Malik Muhammad Anwar, Punjab Chief Secretary Yousaf […]

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  • The News

    ACE Directors Ordered To Arrest POs

    LAHORE: Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Director General has showed displeasure over increasing number of proclaimed offenders or court absconders and directed the regional directors, ACE, to constitute a squad to arrest proclaimed offenders or court absconders, The News has learnt. According to sources, the DG showed serious concern that no serious efforts were made by regional […]

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