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ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (DNA): Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashid said that Employees Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) is playing a crucial role for the welfare of industrious and diligent workers of our motherland. He assured that he will...

ISLAMABAD, Sep 19 (INP): The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday lauded the government for keeping energy high on agenda despite political crisis so that energy poverty can be reduced in the country. Well-being of large numbers of people in developing countries is negatively affected by very low consumption of energy which is fundamental to improving quality of life...

ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (NNI): The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established more than two hundred (200) Tax Facilitation Kiosks (KIOSKs)/Tax Facilitation Centers (TFCs) throughout the country In order to facilitate the taxpayers for filing the returns of income for the tax year 2014, stated in a press release issued here on Friday. TFCs was established at places like...

ISLAMABAD, Sept 19 (NNI): Members of the parliament on Friday demanded a complete ban on the holding of sit-ins or protests in the federal capital. Taking part in the debate, they said the PTI and PAT protests have disrupted life in Islamabad and dozens of schools at the venue and surrounding areas of the protests are closed. Sher Akbar Khan said the sit-ins of Pakistan...

Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf MNA Gulzar khan, who is an elected member from NA 4 Peshawar, said that so called dharnas have lost their moral values. He quoted Benjamin Franklin’s statement, “You must all hang together, or you shall all hang separately” it was not a revolution. Rather, the initial goal was for acquiring government...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Ahsan Iqbal has said that geo-political and strategic location of Pakistan can open up new vistas for it to become a trade hub in the region. The government is committed to reviving the economy through knowledge based initiatives, public sector reforms and building of modern infrastructure. This was stated by Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan...

ISLAMABAD (INP): Members of the Opposition Jirga, tasked for reconciliation between the government and the protesting parties, held a meeting Thursday in Islamabad to find a way out of the political crisis. The meeting, held at the residence of PPP leader Rehman Mailk was attended by Jamaat-e-Islami leaders Siraj-ul-Haq and Liaqat Baloch, Hasil Bizinjo, Kalsoom Parveen...

ISLAMABAD (NNI): On the order of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), a special duty magistrate was appointed for giving relief to participants of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAR) sits-ins. The magistrate would perform his duty in the court located at F-8 Islamabad for 24 hours for hearing complaints of protesting people of both parties and police...

ISLAMABAD: Assistant Inspector General (Operations) Islamabad Police, Sultan Azam Taimuri said on Thursday that force is trying on its level best to maintain law & order situation for establishing peaceful environment . While talking to a delegation of ICCI here, he tendered apology over the unfortunate incident in which Chamber officials was manhandled by the policemen....

ISLAMABAD (INP): Expressing resentment over the lingering and result less negotiations among Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the government, Senator Saleh Shah said a tribal jirga could resolve the issue within a week. Participating in the debate on the country’s prevailing political situation in joint sitting of the Parliament, he said...

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