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KARACHI (INP): Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that two thousands bags of wheat will be distributed among the drought hit people of Thar. He said the government godowns at Umerkot and Sanghar have stock of six lac wheat bags. Out of which more than 69 thousand wheat bags from...

FAISALABAD (INP): President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) Engineer Rizwan Ashraf has said that Emirates Airlines has given its consent to start three to four flights per week from Faisalabad provided these were found economically feasible. Talking to a delegation of local businessmen who called on him here on Monday, Engr. Rizwan Ashraf said that direct...

KARACHI (INP): Chief Secretary Sindh Sajjad Saleem Hotiana has said that DDOs (Drawing & Disbursing Officers) involved and proved in irregularities and misappropriation would be punished. This he said while presiding over a meeting of a committee constituted by the Controller General of Accounts of Pakistan (CGAP) which met in Sindh Secretariat with the specific reference...

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister has said PTI chief Imran Khan is taking U-turns and telling lies, but the people cannot befooled by his tall claims. In a statement, the minister said speeches of Imran Khan show a confused state of mind and he does not know what to say and when to say. The Minister said Imran’s vague and mindless statements about sensitive foreign...

MULTAN: The Government of Punjab on Saturday constituted a three-member committee to probe Multan stampede that claimed lives of seven people and injured more than 40.   Secretary Environment Protection Punjab Iqbal Muhammad Chauhan will head the inquiry committee while DIG Ali Aamir Malik and Special Secretary Home Punjab Doctor Shoaib Akbar will be its members.   The...

QUETTA: Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cannot be removed forcefully by unconstitutional process.   Speaking at a press conference here, Khursheed Shah said that though the PM disappointed the nation as he did not fulfill his promises but it does not mean that he should be removed forcefully....

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has granted condtional permission to government for the auction of Oil and Gas Development Authority’s (OGDCL) shares. A two member apex court bench heard the federations appeal over the auction of OGDCL shares. The court bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal and Justice Gulzar Ahmed, in its order allowing government to present 10 per cent...

FAISALABAD, Oct 10 (INP): The University of Agriculture has earned another global distinction as it has emerged 97th best university across the globe and 20th in Asia Pacific in the subject of agriculture sciences on the basis of Scientific Paper, according to National Taiwan University (NTU) Ranking 2014 released on October 9. In the subject of Plant and Animal Sciences,...

KARACHI, Oct 10 (INP): At least three more persons died in the Jinnah Hospital while struggling for their lives as a result of drinking raw alcohol on Friday, mounting the death toll to 32. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) East Muneer Sheikh was appointed as Inquiry Officer who suspended Station House Officer (SHO) Landhi, Korangi, Zaman Town, Sharafi Goth and Shah Latif...

LAHORE, Oct 10 (INP): President Pakistan People’s Party, Makhdoom Amin Fahim has issued an order directing that party set up at the city, district and divisional levels in the Central Punjab would work under the Provincial Organizational headed by Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President of Punjab PPP Central. In another notification, President of the PPP, Makhdoom Amin...

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