NA, Senate to meet in Islamabad on Monday

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly and Senate will resume their sessions separately at Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday afternoon at four. Both the houses will begin debate on the federal budget for the next...

Stability in prices after announcement of budget: Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that there is stability in prices, fares and utility bills after announcement of the federal budget. In a statement, he said criticism of PTI leader Imran Khan...

PM Nawaz constitutes committee to provide relief to Rohingyas

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted a special committee to provide relief to Rohingya Muslims. The committee comprising of Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan, Advisor to the PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz...

Zardari denounces federal budget as “anti-poor, anti-farmer”

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has rejected the federal budget 2015 as “anti poor, anti farmer and anti government servants” that fails to take even a small step in the direction of fair...

Ch Nisar urges UN, OIC to take notice of muslims’ genocide in Rohingya

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the inaction of the international community and criminal silence of the proponents of human rights and organizations over the gross violations of the rights...

Federal Budget 2015-16 to benefit rich class: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan here on Saturday said that the federal government should have announced a 15 percent pay raise in the federal budget 2015-16. Addressing a post-budget press conference on...

Khursheed Shah terms budget 2015-16 as pro-rich

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Friday expressed his dismay over the federal budget 2015-16, terming it pro-rich. Reacting to the budget speech given by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar,...

Rs71.5bn allocated for high education commission

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has allocated Rs71.5bn for high education commission in budget for fiscal year 2015-16, Presenting the budget for 2015-16 in the National Assembly here on Friday, finance minister Ishq Dar said...

PM’s Health Insurance Scheme to be launched in 23 districts

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Friday announced to launch Prime Minister's Health Insurance Scheme at a cost of nine billion rupees to provide insurance to the patients suffering from serious and contagious diseases....

Budget 2015-16: 7.5 pc increase in pay, pension

ISLAMABAD:  The Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced grant of 7.5 percent ad-hoc relief allowance in the pay and pensions of government employees from 1st of next month.  He said as per recommendations of the...

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