• Dawn

    Land consolidation cases pending for years

    MUZAFFARGARH: More than 800 cases of land and 42 mauzas of Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts have been pending with the collector of consolidation for the last many years. The collector office has been vacant since Feb 22 after collector Malik Nasir Awan was transferred and posted district monitoring officer in Muzaffargarh. Mr Awan, however, moved […]

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  • Dawn

    Sindh to approach high court against FBR for Rs7bn refund

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to approach the high court against the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for a refund of over Rs7 billion deducted at source from the provincial consolidated fund (PCF) during 2012, 2015 and 2016. This decision was taken by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah during a meeting held on […]

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  • Dawn

    NAB files reference against four ex-officials

    QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against four retired officials of the Balochistan government for their alleged involvement in corruption. According to NAB officials, an accountability court has issued notices to former executive engineer of Public Health Engineering Ghulam Sarwar, former deputy secretary of the finance department Qaim Lashari, two other […]

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  • Business Recorder

    FIA receives 29,577 complaints after enactment of PECA

    Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has received a total of 29,577 complaints after the enactment of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA), admitting needs for awareness and resources to deal with the misuse of social media. The FIA has received 15,433 complaints against Facebook, 3,143 against WhatsApp, 4,332 against Instagram, 6,067 against twitter, 230 against Hotmail, […]

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  • Dawn

    French entrepreneurs laud PM’s anti-corruption, investor-friendly measures

    ISLAMABAD: French companies and entrepreneurs acknowledging improved security situation in the country coupled with present government’s investor-friendly measures on Monday expressed their interest in investing in various sectors of Pakistan including agriculture, manufacturing, energy and others. Talking to media-persons here along with Ambassador of France to Pakistan Marc Barety, the French companies’ representatives, currently on […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Cost of corruption

    According to a research carried out by the International Monetary Fund, curbing corruption could generate about dollar one trillion in tax revenues annually across the world. In addition to increasing government revenues, fighting corruption could also reduce waste, improve overall public trust in the government and even help lift test scores among public school students. […]

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  • Dawn

    Industrialists oppose property tax

    PESHAWAR: Industria-lists Association Peshawar (IAP) president Zarak Khan has asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to withdraw its notices issued to industrialists for collection of property tax, saying that the ongoing crackdown by the excise and taxation department officials could lead to closure of industries in the province. He said in a statement here on Sunday […]

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  • Dawn

    Govt acts against 59 pharmaceutical firms, seizes drugs

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Aamer Mehmood Kiani has said that 226 medicines worth tens of millions of rupees, manufactured by 59 companies, have been confiscated by the government over the last few days. “These companies were selling medicines at prices higher than the maximum retail prices (MRPs) due to which the Drug […]

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  • Dawn

    Bureaucrats wary of assisting Gill in new role

    LAHORE: Already reluctant to indulge in matters relating to recruitment, finances and procurement to avoid questioning by NAB or courts, the bureaucracy in Punjab now wants to be clear about the legality of assisting Dr Shahbaz Gill in official matters. “We want to know the legality, locus standi, of assisting Dr Shahbaz Gill as ordered […]

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  • The News

    FIA conducts raids on money exchanges

    LAHORE: Federal Investigation Agency teams on Sunday conducted raids on all money exchanges in the city and inspected their record. Currency worth millions was taken into possession from the DD Exchange. The FIA arrested Hassan Ghulam Ghous and Omar Dar and registered two FIRs against two branches of the DD Exchange. The FIA conducted raids […]

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