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PPP’s anti-govt movement nothing like PTI’s: Kaira

PPP's anti-govt movement nothing like PTI's: Kaira

PPP has begun its anti-government movement with approval of Panama bill in the Senate LAHORE (Dunya News) – Qamar Zaman Kaira, former information minister has said on Tuesday that some sections want an anti-government movement from Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) similar to that of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) but the political party has its own style. Kaira addressed a press conference in the provincial capital. He asserted that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would lead a strong movement against the government. He said that the political partyRead More

K-Electric allowed 25-paisa per unit hike in terms of fuel adjustment

K-Electric allowed 25-paisa per unit hike in terms of fuel adjustment

JAN 03, (DNA) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Tuesday approved an increase of 25 paisa per unit in the tariff of K-Electric (KE) on account of monthly fuel cost adjustment. The raise has been approved for the month of November 2016 and would be payable along with the electricity bills for the month of Jan, 2017. According to the Nepra notification, KE had sought an increase of 60 paisa per unit. The KE representatives told Nepra that the increase was necessitated by higher fuel cost of powerRead More

Nawaz terms ‘peaceful coexistence, mutual respect’ major foreign policy objectives


JAN 03, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that “peaceful coexistence, mutual respect and an economically integrated region” must be the “shared objective” of government servants to establish strong and mutually beneficial relations with countries in the region. He was speaking at a meeting held at the Prime Minister House which reviewed the country’s foreign policy viz-a-viz current regional and global challenges, a PM’s office statement said. The meeting reviewed the current status of Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours and strategic partners, and evaluated various policy options inRead More

Pak-Palestine direct private sector interaction can enhance trade: envoy

ISLAMABAD, January 03 (DNA): Ambassador of Palestine to Pakistan, Walid Abu Ali Tuesday said direct interaction between the private sectors of Palenstine and Pakistan could help in exploring ways and means for enhancing bilateral trade. Talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber and Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by its President Khalid Iqbal Malik, he said, many Palestinian products including marble and stones, food items, agro products, industrial goods, handicrafts, technology and communications, leather goods, construction, tourism related products could find good market in Pakistan. The ambassador opined direct interactionRead More

Life of Christians  in a slum area By Sadaf Bashir

Blasphemy laws which can punish somebody for insulting Islam with even death are now regarded sacrosanct in Pakistan. Unfortunately in some cases these laws are misused in order to settle petty grievances. This piece, takes into account one blasphemy case against Rimsha Masih a minor girl in Islamabad, in August 2012 and its impact on her colony fellows. An effort has been made to explain the agony and trauma the Christians community as a whole experience invariably when such incidents take place. What happened? When Rimsha Masih was accused ofRead More

CCP initiates action against real estate company

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ISLAMABAD, 3 JANUARY, 2017: (DNA) –The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notice to a Lahore-based real estate company, M/s Vision Developers (Pvt) Limited, for prima facie deceptively marketing a housing scheme in the name of ‘Park View Villas’ without obtaining approval of the concerned authorities, thus violating Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. CCP received a complaint wherein it was alleged that M/s Vision Developers (Pvt) Limited is offering residential and commercial plots in an unauthorized/unapproved housing scheme, namely the ‘Park View Villas,’ by concealing the material facts fromRead More