Topic: Dept
ajk power dept gears recover
April 07, 2014

AJK Power Dept gears up to recover Rs860 million

MIRPUR (AJK)The AJK Electricity Department Mirpur Division has formed mobile recovery teams to recover arrears of over Rs860 million from defaulters across Mirpur city division, official sources revealed.The arrears of the electricity bills include Rs600 million against government departments, ...

ajk power dept recover
April 07, 2014

AJK Power Dept to recover Rs860m

MIRPUR (AJK) - The AJK Electricity Department Mirpur Division has formed mobile recovery teams to recover arrears of over Rs860 million from defaulters across Mirpur city division, official sources revealed.The arrears of the electricity bills include Rs600 million against government departments, ...

lcci labour dept sign mou
March 28, 2014

LCCI, Labour Dept sign MoU

LAHORE - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Punjab Labor and Human Resource Department to expedite economic activities in general and execute SAARC International Exhibition in particular. The LCCI President inked the Memorandum of ...

lcci membership dept remain
March 20, 2014

LCCI membership dept to remain open on 31st

Lahore : The membership department of the LCCI will continue to facilitate its members from 9 am to 5 pm without any break till 31st March, the last date for renewal of membership. According to an office order, the decision to work continuously without one hour break has been taken by the ...

Afridi’s sentence still unjust, unwarranted, says State Dept

WASHINGTON - The United States says the 10-year sentence reduction for the doctor said to have helped the US track down Osama bin Laden was a positive step, but his jail term was still unjust and unwarranted.State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Tuesday the US was continuing to tell ...

us justice dept reviews fight cia senate
March 08, 2014

US Justice Dept reviews ‘fight’ between CIA, senate

WASHINGTON : The Justice Department and FBI are looking into a dispute over Senate investigators' access to what the Central Intelligence Agency regarded as highly privileged and sensitive documents about its use of "enhanced" interrogation techniques, sources familiar with the inquiry said on ...

12,500 fake workers working in LG dept, SA told

KARACHI  - The Sindh Assembly on Monday witnessed rumpus as lawmakers of the PPP and the MQM traded barbs with chanting of slogans against each other which led adjourning of the House’s proceedings twice in a day.The session, which commenced at 3:00pm with Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in ...

Huge rush, scanty sales at India Show

LAHORE - Thousands of people thronged the India Show at the Expo Centre here on Sunday but the overall sale at the show remained lower than expected as most of the items were too expensive.Around 100 stalls were erected in Hall 1 of the expo centre and most of them were decorated with gold, ...

health dept deprives lhws salary
February 12, 2014

Health dept deprives LHWs of 5-month salary

RAWALPINDI - As many as seven lady health workers (LHWs) are facing a difficult situation due to non-payment of salaries for last five months. The LHWs, who even continue to perform their duties amid serious threats to their lives by terrorists, have not been paid their monthly wages since October ...

environment dept swoops polluters
February 02, 2014

Environment Dept swoops on polluters

MULTANThe Environment Department has launched action against polluters as 450 cases have been sent to the Environment Tribunal by the local authorities. The action is initiated against smoke-emitting vehicles, brick kilns, hospitals, leather, intestine and plastic factories. The Environment ...

pti dept govt loyal ecp
February 01, 2014

ECP working as loyal govt dept: PTI

ISLAMABAD - Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari on behalf of PTI expressed serious concern over the manner in which a presently headless Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is working more as a loyal government department rather than an independent body which it is supposed to be. ...

US to pay $352m under CSF by Feb 6

ISLAMABAD - The United States would reimburse $352 million to Pakistan under coalition support fund by February 6, as US Secretary of Defence had signed the authorisation for payment to Islamabad under CSF. This was said by US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson while talking to Finance Minister ...

questioned revenue role dept
January 09, 2014

Role of revenue dept questioned

LAHORE -  Disclosure of illegal occupation of state land in most of the proposed as well as some ongoing mega development projects of the provincial capital have not only unveiled face of the Revenue Department but also put a question on the honesty of officials of the department, it was ...

Diplomat’s arrest caused hiccups in US-India ties: State Dept

WASHINGTON  - The arrest and strip-search of a female Indian diplomat has disturbed Washington-Delhi relations, a US State Department official has acknowledged, saying that efforts were being made to turn the situation around.“I think what we’re focused on and what I repeatedly ...

pak envoy credentials at dept
January 03, 2014

New Pak envoy presents credentials at State Dept

WASHINGTON - Pakistan's new Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani, who arrived here over the weekend, presented copies of his credentials to Acting Chief of Protocol at the US Department of State Ms. Natalie Jones on Thursday.Presenting copies of credentials to the US Chief of Protocol ...

dept starts deliveries
December 31, 2013

E&T Dept starts home deliveries

LAHORE - Excise and Taxation motor transport department has started delivery of computerised number plates at door steps of applicants on the direction of DG Excise and Taxation, an officer of E&T said on Monday. He said that thousands of number plates were lying in the stores of Excise ...

lhc restrains punjab livestocks dept
December 31, 2013

LHC restrains Punjab Livestocks Dept

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a restraining order against terminations of contract employees of Punjab Live Stocks Department from their services. Justice Muhammad Khalid Mahmood Khan also sought reply from the department’s secretary on the petitions moved by employees ...

wildlife dept honours nation reporter
December 31, 2013

Wildlife Dept honours The Nation reporter

LAKKI MARWAT: The Wildlife Department on Monday awarded shield to Lakki Marwat The Nation correspondent Ghulam Mursalin Marwat in recognition of his services for conservation of wildlife and environment. DFO Wildlife Khan Malook gave away a special shield to the journalist at a ceremony held in the ...

t dept retains vehicles documents
December 30, 2013

E&T Dept retains 572 vehicles’ documents

LAHORE - Punjab Excise and Taxation (E&T) department on Sunday during General Holdup retained documents of 572 vehicles and 15 other were impounded, said spokesman of E&T here. He said that General Holdup was being exercised for last many days to collect token tax and to check registration ...

t dept collects property tax
December 28, 2013

E&T Dept collects over Rs570m property tax

LAHORE - Punjab Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department has collected more than Rs 570 million in the head of property tax in Region A in city, said an officer of E&T here on Friday. He said that government has fixed Rs 900 million as property tax target for the current year and E&T ...

pia denies news item post created dept
December 24, 2013

PIA denies news item of post created in IT dept

LAHORE : PIA spokesman said that no new post has been created by Chairman PIA in Information Technology Department of PIA as mentioned in the news story. Saqlain Gardezi is working as Manager in IT Department and is in Pay Group VIII for the past 8 years and not in Pay Group XIII. He has not been ...

aga khan uni liberal arts dept
December 20, 2013

Aga Khan Uni to have Liberal Arts dept

KARACHI  - His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, on Thursday outlined an ambitious global vision for the University’s expansion into liberal arts and announced the creation of seven new graduate schools across two continents that will work in areas ...

admin education dept flout
December 11, 2013

Admin, education dept flout ombudsman’s order

ELLAHABADBoth the Kasur District Administration and the Education Department seem to have “scant regard” for the orders issued by the Punjab Ombudsman for the installation of water filtration plant in every Govt and private school across Chunian Tehsil.According to details, a citizen ...

food dept flour mills wheat rate
December 09, 2013

Food dept, flour mills differ over wheat rate

KARACHI  - The differences emerged among the Sindh food department and flour mills over minimum rate of wheat.According to sources, the Flour Mills Association alleged on the Food Department that it forcing them to purchase the damaged wheat under the quota fixed for them, which is not ...

Punjab police under fire in PA

LAHORE - JAWAD R AWAN/IQTIDAR GILANI - The Opposition on Wednesday, rebuking the treasury over law and order situation, demanded from top to bottom accountability of the police department, besides stopping political appointments of police officers to control the increasing crime rate in the largest ...

instalments pay ready dept finance
December 01, 2013

Finance Dept ready to pay Rs28b to P&D only in instalments

LAHORE - The provincial finance department has expressed willingness to issue Rs28b to Punjab Planning & Development Department for land acquisition for Ring Road southern loop only in installments of Rs1b each, refusing to give funds in one go.Official sources said that the start of ...

us concerned at murder charge dr afridi dept
November 24, 2013

US concerned at murder charge against Dr Afridi: State Dept

Washington - Expressing concern over the new murder charge brought against Dr Shakil Afridi who had helped the CIA to trace Osama bin Laden, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure his fair trial for this new charge.“We are concerned about the new charge brought today against Shakil ...

thar coal merges energy dept
November 22, 2013

Thar coal merges with energy dept

KARACHI : An MoU between Government of Sindh and two Turkish companies including Sanko Holding A.S and Teyo A.S was signed here at Chief Minister’s House Karachi. With a view to kick start investment in energy and coal development, Sindh Government decided to award Thar Coal blocks to ...

embezzlement unearthed food dept
November 21, 2013

Embezzlement of Rs600m unearthed in food dept

KARACHI - In order to stop smuggling of wheat from the province, the Sindh government has imposed ban on inter-provincial movement of wheat provinces especially to Afghanistan because procurement of commodity could not be achieved last year due to high level of mismanagement and corruption.  ...

Education Dept fails to recover embezzled funds

KARACHI - The Sindh Education and Literacy Department has failed to recover service dues of retired school teachers allegedly embezzled by Syed Taj Muhammad Shah, Ex ADO Education (Male) Gulberg Town, despite various reminders issued from the office of Provincial Ombudsman  Sindh (Regional ...