• Dawn

    FBR Detects 200,000 ‘Illegal’ Commercial Electricity Meters

    FAISALABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) regional tax office has detected more than 200,000 industrial and commercial electricity connections installed by the Faisalabad Electric and Supply Company (Fesco) against the rules and regulations since July 2014 to June 2019. The FBR has issued notices to the beneficiaries of such connections, asking them to get […]

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  • Pakistan Today

    Most’s Failure To Suspend ‘Corrupt’ Officials Irks Senate Body

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology has shared a list of Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) officials who are facing corruption inquiry for over a year and asked the ministry to suspend them before the next meeting. The committee met under the chairmanship of Senator Mushtaq Ahmed on Thursday. Briefing on the suspension […]

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  • Pakistan Today

    ACE Investigates Lahore Underpass Corruption

    LAHORE: A massive level of irregularities in the construction of Farooq Ganj underpass was made apparent as the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has started an inquiry into the matter, Pakistan Today learnt Sources informed Pakistan Today that the material used for the construction of the underpass was so cheap that cracks had started appearing on its walls and roofs only after […]

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  • Samaa

    Two SBCA Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges In Karachi

    Two Sindh Building Control Authority officials were arrested on charges of corruption and involvement in illegal construction in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. A team of the Anti-corruption Establishment, East Zone raided the SBCA’s head office in Karachi Thursday afternoon. The ACE team, headed by deputy director Zamir Abbasi, conducted the raid on the fourth floor of the building. […]

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  • Dawn

    PM Office Issues ‘Red Letter’ To 27 Ministries For ‘Critical Delay’ In Task Completion

    The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has issued a ‘red letter’ to 27 ministries/divisions for a “critical delay” in the tasks they were assigned under the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, it emerged on Thursday. The red letter — considered to be a final warning and expression of displeasure — was issued to the secretaries […]

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  • The News

    PM Directs Action Against Wide-Ranging Corruption On Highways

    KARACHI: The Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has directed rationalising number of check-posts of the anti-smuggling agencies, particularly those along the Karachi-Torkham and Karachi-Chaman highways and converting most of them into multi-agency common check-posts in view of their widespread corrupt practices. The prime minister took action following a large number of complaints of corruption and rent […]

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  • Dawn

    NAB Arrests LNG Magnate In Money Laundering Case

    KARACHI: In a dramatic development, the Karachi office of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) took Iqbal Z. Ahmad, one of the country’s leading LNG magnates, into custody from his office in Lahore. “He was arrested in Lahore by the Karachi NAB team,” the bureau’s official spokesman told Dawn. “After transit remand from an accountability court in […]

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  • Dawn

    Fort Munro: Authority Awakes To Illegal Constructions

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Fort Munro Development Authority has issued notices to the owners of illegal residential colonies and land grabbers of government land in the only hill station of south Punjab in tehsil Takht Sulaiman of district Dera Ghazi Khan to stop illegal constructions. The British colonial rule established the hill station on mountain […]

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  • Dawn

    Capital Admin Finds 1,000 Suspicious Benami Properties During Campaign

    ISLAMABAD: Around a thousand benami properties have been detected in the capital as part of a campaign to identify such assets around the country. The government had asked deputy commissioners all over the country to identify benami properties in their jurisdictions by examining revenue records, capital administration officials said. They added that they were also […]

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  • The News

    NAB Initiates Inquiry Against Sindh Anti-Corruption Officer

    KARACHI: Inquiry against initial appointment of 18 officers of Sindh Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has been initiated by the Sindh National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The said junior level officers were initially appointed as Sub-Inspectors in grade-14 and were now promoted as Inspectors in grade-16. They were hired in 2011-12 allegedly on political basis without fulfilling any […]

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