Federal Cabinet undecided over hike of power tariff for K-Electric consumers

Federal Cabinet undecided over hike of power tariff for K-Electric consumers

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet remained undecided regarding the hike in power tariff for consumers by K-Electric, the company the government holds responsible for prolonged power outages in the city. The cabinet also discussed the matter...
US pushes Taliban to reduce violence as deal enters 'next phase'

US pushes Taliban to reduce violence as deal enters ‘next phase’

KABUL: The United States said its landmark deal with the Taliban has entered the "next phase" while urging the militants to reduce rising violence even as the insurgents accused US forces of violating the...
Fact-finding committee formed to investigate Ajmal Wazir audio tape

Fact-finding committee formed to investigate Ajmal Wazir audio tape

PESHAWAR: A three-member fact-finding committee has been formed to probe the alleged audio tape of former information adviser of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government Ajmal Wazir. The three-member committee will decide whether to refer the...
NAB approves corruption probe against Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif

NAB approves corruption probe against Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved the probe into a new corruption case against former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shehbaz Sharif. The decision was taken in an executive board...
Pakistan prepares drones for agriculture sector: Fawad Chaudhry

Pakistan prepares drones for agriculture sector: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday announced that Pakistan has prepared drones for the agriculture sector. In a post on the social-networking website Twitter, the minister said that the drones...
Hospitals’ capacity being increased to tackle COVID-19 cases: Chairman NDMA

Hospitals’ capacity being increased to tackle COVID-19 cases: Chairman NDMA

QUETTA: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal facilities are being increased at the hospitals to deal with coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to the media men in Quetta on Tuesday, Chairman NDMA, Lt....
Asif Zardari requests acquittal in Park Lane property case

Asif Zardari requests acquittal in Park Lane property case

ISLAMABAD: Lawyer of former president and co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday requested acquittal of his client ahead of his indictment in Park Lane reference. During the hearing of the...
Federal cabinet to discuss economic, political situation today

Federal cabinet to discuss economic, political situation today

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet will meet today (Tuesday) to discuss the evolving political and economic situation of the country as well as the SOPs that will be observed across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. The...
Pakistan reports 50 deaths by coronavirus, 1,979 cases in a day

Pakistan reports 50 deaths by coronavirus, 1,979 cases in a day

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has confirmed 50 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 253,604. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,320. According to the...
SC orders establishment of 120 Accountability Courts across Pakistan

Supreme Court allows govt to take action against sugar mills

ISLAMABAD: While dismissing the stay order granted by the Sindh High Court (SHC), the Supreme Court of Pakistan has on Tuesday allowed the federal government to take action against sugar mills. The apex court conducted...
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