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KP Assembly passes budget for next fiscal year

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Peshawar passed budget for fiscal year 2020-2021. The assembly approved all demands for grants amounting nine hundred and twenty-three billion rupees. Responding to various cut-motions, Minister for law Sultan Muhammad Khan informed the house that government is working to improve the performance of all government departments. Minister for Finance Taimur […]

NEPRA takes notice of various media reports regarding unscheduled load-shedding

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has taken serious notice of various media reports regarding unscheduled load-shedding of up to 12 hours by all the Distribution Companies (DISCOs), due to which the public is suffering heavily in this current wave of heat, especially in the areas under lockdown due to COVID-19. DISCOs under the relevant […]

Former JI Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan passes away

Former Ameer of Jamat-e-Islami, Syed Munawar Hassan passed away in Karachi on Friday after a protracted illness. He was 78. He had been ill for a long time and was under treatment at a local hospital. Syed Munawar Hassan was the fourth Ameer of Jamat-e-Islami. He was elected as Ameer in 2009 and was replaced […]

PM to announce Ehsaas Cash package for deserving families of AJK: Dr. Sania

Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a special Ehsaas Cash package of worth three billion rupees for all 138,000 families of 219 villages in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, situated along the Line of Control. This was stated by Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar in a tweet on […]

Some 189 oxygenated beds added in capital’s hospitals in last four days: NCOC

National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Friday that some 189 additional oxygenated beds have been added in Govt hospitals in Islamabad in the last four days to meet contingency requirements. As many as 2,775 people tested covid positive in last 24 hours. While 59 people have lost their lives while battling the pandemic […]

28 pilots found guilty for having bogus license after inquiry

Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that reform and restructuring process in the National Airline is underway and under new business plan, the government will make it a profitable institution. Addressing a News Conference in Islamabad on Friday evening, he said after inquiry 28 pilots have been found guilty for having bogus license. […]

NA approves 34 demands for grants pertaining to Cabinet Division

The National Assembly has approved thirty-four demands for grants pertaining to the Cabinet Division. The Cut Motions moved by the Opposition Members were rejected by the House. Winding up the discussion on the cut motions, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said despite the fact that the present government inherited a weak […]

COAS phones Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, inquires about health

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has telephoned Minister for Railways Shiekh Rashid Ahmed to inquire about his health today [Saturday].
Army Chief congratulated Railways Minister for his recovery from Covid-19.
During conversation Sheikh Rashid Ahm…