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Finance Minister briefing to Prime Minister on economic situation

Islamabad:Minister for Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh briefed the Prime Minister about the current economic situation and the allocation for the public sector development  programme and the preparation of the Democratic Governments’ fifth budget, in a meeting at the PM’s Sectt here today.  The Finance Minister apprised the Prime Minister ... Read More »

PFUJ calls for countrywide protests

Islamabad:Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has called for countrywide protests on Friday May 25, 2012 against target killing of journalists in the country, massive retrenchments in various media organisations and non-payment of salaries. On the call of the PFUJ, its affiliates throughout the country would take out protest rallies ... Read More »

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FBR ATTACHES MOBILINK ACCOUNTS

Islamabad:Pakistan Mobile Communication Ltd (Mobilink) owed Rs. 8.6 billion to the exchequer on account of mis-declaration of Sales Tax and FED. The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal recently upheld the decision of LTU, Islamabad and confirmed the payable tax amount of 8.6 billion rupees. On receiving the decision of the Tribunal, ... Read More »

Hamza Shahbaz ready for his fourth marriage ?

London:Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif son MNA Hamza Shahbaz  is ready for his 4th marriage to a US based Pakistani family’s daughter Miss Rabia who is a doctor by profession. Sources confided with the condition of anonymity that Hamza Shahbaz is going to make another marriage and second time his father Shahbaz ... Read More »

NAB, KSE move against dishonest brokers termed eyewash

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch on Tuesday expressed scepticism about deal between National Accountability Bureau and Karachi Stock Exchange to bring rogue brokers to book. This is a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal unpleasant reality and gain popularity, it said. The stock market crashes from 2000 to 2008 were engineered in ... Read More »

Nawaz meets Erdogan

Islamabad:PML-N President Muhammad Nawaz Sharif paid a courtesy call on the visiting Prime Minister of Turky Mr. Tayyap Recep Erdogan, in Islamabad on Tuesday 22 May, 2012, at the latter’s invitation. During the course of their warm and cordial exchanges, the two leaders recalled their earlier meetings, both in Pakistan ... Read More »

HRC demands judicial inquiry of journalist killing

Islamabad:Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has demanded the government to  Constitute an independent judicial commission to conduct an immediate inquiry in the killing of Baloch journalist Razzaq Gul case.  Razzaq Gul, was working for an electronic channel ‘Express TV’ at Turbat, District Kech, Balochistan Pakistan. He was also office bearer of ... Read More »

Helpline launched for children and women

Lahore:Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Begum Zakiya Shahnawaz inaugurated a “Madadgar” helpline (111-911-922) with the cooperation of Women Workers Helpline and Lawyers for Human Rights and Legal Aid for the children and women facing violence. This helpline will be launched at national level in all the four provincial capitals. Begum ... Read More »

PFUJ condemned the sacking of journalists

ISLAMABAD:  The federal executive council (FEC) of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has strongly condemned the sacking of journalists and other staff from various news channels, and delay in payment of their salaries.    The FEC at  its meeting, presided over by its president Idrees Bakhtiar,  took stock of the ... Read More »

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