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Daily Archives: November 11, 2015

Army voices concern over NAP’s poor enforcement

ISLAMABAD: The army went public on Tuesday with its concerns about poor implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) and warned that efficacy of its counter-terrorism efforts could be undercut by inadequate supporting actions by civilian agencies. Presiding over a corps commanders’ meeting at the General Headquarters, Army Chief Gen ...

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SHC gives 24 hours to evacuate Railways’ land in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh High Court has directed the authorities concerned to evacuate Railways’ land in 24 hours and arrest builder Abdul Razaq Khamosh till November 18 and produce him before the court. Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali, Additional IG Mushtaq Mahar and DIG East Muneer Shaikh appeared before ...

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Balochistan to sign economic zone deal with China: official

QUETTA: Balochistan is set to sign a deal with China Wednesday allotting thousands of acres of land for Beijing to develop a massive special economic zone in the deep sea port of Gwadar, officials told AFP. The 40-year lease will see the government of Balochistan hand over a 923-hectare (2,300-acre) ...

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PM performs groundbreaking of 1,223MW plant

BALLOKI (KASUR): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that completion of three re-gasified power projects at what he called “unprecedented savings of Rs110 billion” would brighten up every home in the country. “If such determination, transparency and hard work were displayed in past, today’s Pakistan would have been quite ...

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FBR freezes PIA accounts for Rs2.2 bn recovery

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has attached bank accounts of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for recovery of Rs2.2 billion amount that was collected from passengers on behalf of the tax authority but not paid to the exchequer, sources said on Tuesday. They said that the accounts of PIA ...

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Speaker ignores NA to meet prime minister

ISLAMABAD: Instead of supervising the proceedings of the house that had elected him only a day earlier, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq chose instead to call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at his office, leaving the lower house of parliament in the hands of the deputy speaker yet again. Murtaza Javed Abbasi ...

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