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Bilawal asks Imran to respond to opp face-to-face in parliament

Pakistan, Jan. 18 -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Thursday said his party will never compromise on rights of the provinces, adding that Prime Minister Imran Khan could... Read More


Govt admits 'haste' in placing names of 172 people on ECL

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday regretted that the government had shown 'haste' in placing the names of 172 people named in an investigation report in a case pe... Read More


Ruckus by opp MPs disrupts NA session

Pakistan, Jan. 16 -- The proceedings of the National Assembly were Tuesday disrupted by the opposition parties over voting on a bill moved by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) legislator Aliya Kamran. The... Read More


Opp for parliamentary probe into award of Mohmand Dam contract

Pakistan, Jan. 15 -- Major opposition parties in National Assembly on Monday demanded an investigation into controversial award of contract for the construction of Rs 309 billion Mohmand Dam. "There ... Read More


Govt set to increase duties on import of non-essential items

Pakistan, Jan. 10 -- Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Investment and Textile Abdul Razak Dawood Wednesday said the government has decided to present another supplementary budget in which duties ... Read More


Legislators express concern over draft advertisement policy

Pakistan, Jan. 8 -- A legislative body of the Upper house of parliament on Monday expressed its serious concern over the government's new advertisement policy and sought to stop its finalisation until... Read More


Gwadar desalination plant enquiry sent to NAB for investigation

Pakistan, Jan. 4 -- Legislators in the upper house of the Parliament on Thursday expressed serious reservations over mismanagement in a two-million gallon per day (MGD) water desalination plant in Gwa... Read More


PAC forms sub-committee to probe excessive power billing

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 2 -- The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday took serious notice of excessive power billing, which included the amount of line losses and theft. Reacting over the members deman... Read More


PAC forms sub-committee to probe three mega projects

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 1 -- The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its second meeting on Monday constituted a sub-committee to probe the alleged irregularities carried out in three mega projects, including t... Read More


Zardari among 172 being put on ECL

ISLAMABAD, Dec. 28 -- Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry announced on Thursday that the government would place the names of all 172 personnel identified by the Joint Investigation Team (J... Read More