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Federal govt decides to restructure Ruet-e-Hilal Committee

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to restructure and empower the moon-sighting body, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, by replacing Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. According to sources in the Ministry of Religious Affairs, a summary has been prepared along with a new bill

Govt would not leave people of Karachi alone in difficult situation: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured that the federal government would take all possible steps to resolve the problems facing the residents Karachi. During a meeting with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry PM

Federal govt to lunch three new projects in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The federal government will launch three new projects in Balochistan to make sure a smooth supply of water to its dwellers. According to the budget document, “In addition to the ongoing projects, the government will start three more projects

Federal govt to reduce prices of four major pulses

ISLAMABAD:  The federal government is considering to fix the prices of four major pulses to benefit the common man from rising inflation in the country. Before attempting to set the indicative price of these pulses, the Ministry of National Food

Federal govt to replace IGP of KPK

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday has decided to replace the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Naeem Khan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Officials, who spoke on the declined to be identified, said the decision was made after Prime Minister

Federal govt to remove over 800,000 names from BISP database

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday gave approval to the remo­val of 820,165 names from the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) database, describing the beneficiaries as “undeserving”. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting after Spe­cial Assistant to the

Federal govt promoting tourism in country: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said on Monday that federal government is doing a great job by promoting tourism in the country. In a statement on micro-blogging site Twitter, Governor Sindh expressed satisfaction on federal government’s initiatives for promoting tourism

Federal govt likely to appoint ECP chief today

ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have reached close to an understanding under which candidate for the post of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) is most likely to be appointed today. A meeting of the parliamentary panel on appointment of

Federal govt recommends three names for CEC post

ISLAMABAD: As the Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan’s five-year term ends on Dec 6 (tomorrow), the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has recommended three names for post. According to details three names proposed for the slot include

Federal Govt seeks to draft amendments into NAB laws

ISLAMABAD: The federal secretaries have prepared an amended draft for NAB’s law that would soon be presented before the prime minister for approval. It is Suggested in NAB’s amendments that rather than giving a role to the president and NAB

PTI MNA Nusrat Wahid vows to ammend Madaris law

KARACHI: PTI’s MNA, Nusrat Wahid has said that the government will bring reforms in Madaris Laws with full consultation of Ulemas. She expressed her view during a meeting with a delegation of party workers. She noted that we will not