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Peace in Afghanistan is a collective responsibility: CJCSC

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza has said that peace in Afghanistan is a collective responsibility and the entire region will benefit from stability in the war-torn country. The high-ranking officer is currently on a visit to Russia to witness Exercise Peace Mission-2021 under the ambit of …

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FBR seeks details of power consumers from DISCOs

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sought data of electricity consumers from power distribution companies on the directives of the federal tax ombudsman (FTO) to broaden the tax net. In its report submitted to the FTO, the FBR stated that partial compliance had been made by certain companies …

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ECP to set deadline for holding LG elections

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to expedite the perpetually postponed local government elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday decided to issue a deadline to the provincial governments to hold the polls. Sources privy to the development said that the polls supervisory body, using its constitutional and legal powers, …

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Govt okays Rs20.7b for KCR-linked project

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday approved a sum of Rs20.7 billion for a project to ensure smooth traffic flow along the unconstructed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) – a scheme that still remains at an infancy stage and would take time before it hits the ground. The Executive Committee of the …

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Media enjoys unprecedented freedom: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that the media in Pakistan enjoyed an unprecedented freedom but the government had the problem only with the fake news or propaganda. Addressing the launching ceremony of internship programme under Prime Minister’s Digital Media Development Programme, the prime minister said he had …

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Govt’s meetings won’t resolve issues: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Taking a jibe at the government’s meetings, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said such “cosmetic gatherings” would not resolve the issues of inflation and unemployment apparently created by the ruling party. “Theft, corruption and consistently disastrous policies have destroyed the national economy and …

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Two suspended over fake entry of Nawaz’s Covid vaccination

Health dept seeks report from suspended officials; appoints new MS at relevant hospital LAHORE: The Punjab health department on Friday suspended two officials over a fake Covid-19 vaccination entry on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif’s CNIC in Lahore. According to Express News, the department of specialised healthcare suspended medical …

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