Friday, May 25, 2018

11 international NGOs including Al-Khair Foundation disallowed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Government has banned working of eleven foreign NGOs including London based outfit Al-Khair Foundation. Implementing the government’s decision, the Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) has instructed all zonal SPs of Islamabad region to...

Husain Lawai elected as Chairman of PSX Board of Directors

KARACHI: Prominent banker Husain Lawai was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Board in the first meeting of newly constituted Board of Directors of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) held Tuesday. Lawai, along with other...

SBP governor says financial sector is instrumental in national development

KARACHI: "The financial sector is instrumental in the National development of a country. The role of the institutions contributing to this sector in various forms needs to be not only highlighted; but duly acknowledged,"...

Zakaat deducted from all bank accounts in Pakistan

KARACHI: At the instructions of State Bank of Pakistan, Zakat was deducted from 1st of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak from bank accounts of savings and profit/loss accounts, including deposits. Every year the central bank issues a similar...

UK reiterates support to Pakistan for GSP plus post Brexit

ISLAMABAD: The UK government reiterates its support for Pakistan to benefit from the EU’s GSP+ scheme, whilst in return Pakistan has pledged to continue to make progress on human rights, labour rights, environment and...

JIT to ascertain role of accused and TLYR in assassination attempt on Ahsan Iqbal

Nation special report LAHORE: The well-informed sources have claimed that in the light of confessing statement by accused Abid Hussain, the Punjab Government has established Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate assassination bid on Federal...

New scam maligning Nawaz sharif surfaced

Nation special report Pakistan where almost every day political and financial scams are emerging during the digging process of old graves and now a scandal is surfaced which is criticised by government itself. A new...

President Mamnoon praises services of ‘Muslim Hands’

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said street children had equal right to all facilities of life and commended the services of an international non-governmental organization 'Muslim Hands' for the uplift of such children....

Pakistan increases Defence budget up by 20%, will spend on armed forces Rs...

ISLAMABAD: At a time when Pakistan in serious economic crisis and security assistance from the US is dwindling, Pakistan has raised its defence spending for the year 2018-19 by around 19.6 per cent, the...

Election 2018 will be held under judiciary

ISLAMABAD: General Elections 2018 will be held under the supervision of judiciary and high courts have sent as many as 1000 names of judges of District Courts from all over the country to Election...