BISP Chief Marvi Memon to Be Shown the Door, Summary Moved By Interim PM

JUN 23, 2018: The caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasirul Mulk has sent a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain for removal of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Marvi Memon as chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). The interim government reportedly took the decision for removal as BISP chief after Memon did not resign […]

Another PML-N Leader Parts Ways With The Party

JUN 23, 2018: PML-N leader and Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation Managing Director Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan announced on Saturday that he is parting ways with the party. Talking to SAMAA TV, Khan said he cannot be a part of a maligning campaign against intel agencies and state institutions. Khan said he had remained loyal to […]

Tax Amnesty Scheme Gets Overwhelming Response, Says FBR

Global tax laws were being changed and soon it would become difficult for Pakistanis to hide their assets overseas: FBR Chairman JUN 23, 2018 (BE2C2 Report): Tax Amnesty Scheme was receiving encouraging results and its success would help resolving the current account deficit and balance of payment issues. This was stated by spokesman for Federal […]

100s of Stadiums, Vocational Training Institutes To Be Built Across Country

JUN 22, 2018: The government has announced program to build 100 stadiums all over the country costing Rs 2,500 million in consultation with Provincial Governments on 50:50 cost sharing basis. Similarly, 400 vocational training institutes on cost sharing basis with Provincial Governments are proposed to be set up all over the country. This would bridge […]

Shahbaz, Siraj ul Haq Vow to Follow Erdogan’s Footsteps

JUN 22, 2018: Major political parties in Pakistan have promised to introduce the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to put the country on the path of progress should they win the forthcoming general elections. Leaders of major political parties like Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz group) and the five-party religious alliance, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), […]

Five Charity Workers Were Kidnapped and Gang-Raped in East India

JUN 22, 2018: In the latest sexual assault scandal to hit India, five charity workers in the country’s remote east were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint. The women said they abducted while putting on a play about human trafficking in the largely tribal Khunti district of Jharkhand state, AFP reports. The women, who were working […]

Prayer Day Observed to Support Turkey’s Erdogan in Presidential Elections

JUN 22, 2018: A prayer day was observed across the country on Friday on the appeal of Mufti-i-Azam (Grand Mufti) Pakistan, Maulana Rafi Usmani, and other religious scholars to express solidarity with Turkey’s President Erdogan and his campaign for the presidential election. Scholars during Friday sermons at Mosques in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and […]