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Print - 2011-07-31
Brazil welcomes the world to Cup draw

Brazil welcomes the world to Cup draw

The eyes of the footballing world were focused on Rio de Janeiro on Saturday for the preliminary draw for the 20th World Cup. FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened the occasion at Rio's Marina, a stone's throw from the Copacabana beach, by noting that "Brazi
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Infection forces Gerrard out until September

Infection forces Gerrard out until September

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will be out of action until September after going into hospital on Saturday for treatment on an infection related to his groin injury. Gerrard is expected to spend several days in hospital while he is given antibiotics to
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
GCU win football Independence Cup

GCU win football Independence Cup

The Government College University (GCU) Lahore football team on Saturday won the Independence Cup organised by the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) in connection with the 64th independence celebrations of Pakistan.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Broad hat-trick stuns India

Broad hat-trick stuns India

England's Stuart Broad became the first bowler to take a Test hat-trick at Trent Bridge as India's progress was checked spectacularly in the second Test on Saturday. Yet at the end of a dramatic second day, India were still 43 runs ahead as England closed
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Prime Minister allocates portfolios to two ministers, one MoS

Prime Minister allocates portfolios to two ministers, one MoS

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has allocated portfolios to two federal ministers and one minister of state of the newly-created federal ministries with immediate effect. According to a notification issued by the Cabinet Division here on Saturday,
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Nawaz for completion of national agenda for real democracy

Nawaz for completion of national agenda for real democracy

President, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, PML (N), Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that he had presented the national agenda for real democracy in the country and for the betterment of the people. Presiding over a meeting of newly-elected office-bea
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Government urged to avoid shifting general bus stand

Government urged to avoid shifting general bus stand

Traders and transporters have urged the government not to shift general bus stand out of the city as the 'bureaucratic' step would not only deprive dozens of markets of their business share but would also jack up graph of unemployment to new heights.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Government hospitals: doctors directed to treat patients courteously

Government hospitals: doctors directed to treat patients courteously

Punjab government has asked the doctors working in government hospitals to adopt decent behaviour towards the patients as well as their attendants and treat them as guests. Sources told Business Recorder that necessary directions in this regard hav
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Political forces urged to play due role for peace

Political forces urged to play due role for peace

Prime Minister, Yusuf Raza Gilani reiterated Saturday that all political forces of the country must strive together for peace and security throughout the country to create conducive environment for stepping up the pace of development. The people, he added
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
'Corporate farming is against interests of poor farmers'

'Corporate farming is against interests of poor farmers'

Renowned experts, civil society leaders and farmers' representatives have termed Corporate Farming in Pakistan against the national interests as well as the interest of small growers of Pakistan and have demanded from government to immediately stop leasin
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
SBCA takes action against building laws violators

SBCA takes action against building laws violators

Sindh Building Control Authority, formerly Karachi Building Control Authority, has cancelled No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued to Messrs Diamond Builders for violation of building laws in its project, "Karachi Complex" under construction in Liaquataba
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Gap between power generation and demand narrows

Gap between power generation and demand narrows

Sharp decline in mercury resulted into low pressure on demand side, bringing down generation and demand difference to 3000MW from unprecedented 6000MW a week earlier. Power generation during last 24 hours stood at 14290MW against a demand of 17486MW, putt
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Net tax collection: FBR Members told to ensure proper reporting

Net tax collection: FBR Members told to ensure proper reporting

FBR Chairman Salman Siddiqui on Saturday issued instructions to relevant FBR Members to ensure proper reporting of net revenue collection by the Large Taxpayer Units (LTUs) and Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) to avoid any confusion over gross or net collectio
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
NH&MP to continue citizen service with zeal

NH&MP to continue citizen service with zeal

To enforce law, regulate traffic, ensure safety and above all, provide timely and effective help is the mission of National Highways and Motorway Police which it has successfully observed so far and will carry on to observe with full devotion. This was st
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Punjab allocates Rs 470 million to develop blank areas

Punjab allocates Rs 470 million to develop blank areas

The Punjab Government has planned to plant in blank areas in Muzaffargarh and Murree, in its bid to develop, maintain and maximise forest resources in the province in a scientific, environmentally sustainable, ecologically stable manner.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
11 more prisoners tested HIV positive

11 more prisoners tested HIV positive

Eleven more prisoners of Karachi prisons have been tested HIV/AIDS positive in special screening campaign launched by Sindh Aids Control programme (SACP), added total number of HIV/Aids patients in jails of Karachi are sixty, learnt Business Recorder <
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
FBR forms committees to monitor ST collection from steel sector

FBR forms committees to monitor ST collection from steel sector

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has constituted committees in all major cities for monitoring of the collection of sales tax from steel sector to improve compliance by the steel units. In this connection, the FBR issued a sales tax general order (STGO)
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Building on momentum

Building on momentum

The process of engagement and dialogue set into motion between Pakistan and India by the prime ministers of both countries at Thimphu continues to take root. The latest addition to this multi-layered process is the July 27 meeting between Pakistani and In
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Monetary Policy Statement

Monetary Policy Statement

A relative decline in average CPI inflation compared to earlier projections and a gradual buildup of foreign exchange reserves provide a modicum of macroeconomic stability as the economy begins a new fiscal year. These developments appear more pronounced
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
New Schwarzenegger museum presents his wholesome side

New Schwarzenegger museum presents his wholesome side

Arnold Schwarzenegger may not live here any more, but his Austrian birthplace is presenting him like a young boy stepping out to spend a warm summer afternoon with his bodybuilder friends at a nearby lake.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Can power sector deliver?

Can power sector deliver?

The ongoing power crises have exacted a very heavy toll. So much so, that people are sick and tired. Although the government is trying its utmost to mitigate the crises, still there seems to be no end to the woes. On the other hand, experts conclude that
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Airblue tragedy, a year on

Airblue tragedy, a year on

A year on, the Margallas rock face, burnt under the crashed Airblue flight ED-202, is green and fresh - but not as fresh as the wounds of scores of families who lost their loved ones in that grim tragedy. A number of them turned up at the Damman-i-Koh, a
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
An ailing doctor awaits justice

An ailing doctor awaits justice

While New Delhi witnessed the new foreign minister of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar, making a joint declaration with her Indian counterpart S M Krishna on efforts to reduce tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours in this volatile region, one man still
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Capital Police's second summer camp school concludes

Capital Police's second summer camp school concludes

Islamabad Police is a dedicated and professional force, which has initiated various programmes for promoting police-public relations, besides wining public support by effective policing, said Bani Amin Khan, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad her
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has plan to cope with flooding rains: Iftikhar

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has plan to cope with flooding rains: Iftikhar

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has devised a tentative plan for coping with current monsoon season floods and rains in the province, for the purpose about Rs 700 million has so far released to all districts on emergency basis under the plan.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Mostly dry weather to forecast for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mostly dry weather to forecast for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mostly dry weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the province in next 24 hours with chances of rain in Malakand and Hazara divisions. According to the report of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) the maximum temperature recorded in th
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Nine suspects held by Islamabad police

Nine suspects held by Islamabad police

One person died in road accident, while Capital Police rounded up nine accused for their alleged possession of illegal arms, and involvement in bootlegging and other crimes during the last 24 hours. A passer-by Muhammad Kashif was hit by a fast-driven car
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
India always avoids talks on Kashmir dispute: Mirwaiz

India always avoids talks on Kashmir dispute: Mirwaiz

In occupied Kashmir, Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has reacted sharply to Indian External Affairs Minister, S M Krishna's objection to the meeting of Hurriyet leaders with Pakistani Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar in
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Iesco power suspension notice

Iesco power suspension notice

According to Iesco spokesman, due to electricity maintenance/development work the power supply of the areas fall under the following feeders would remain suspended as under:- Sunday (July 31) morning 8am to 12pm, Domeli feeder, Bakrala feeder, Domeli Bagw
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Nawab Raisani's nephew laid to rest

Nawab Raisani's nephew laid to rest

Nephew of Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani, Hakmal Raisani was laid to rest here in their ancestral graveyard at Kanak amid tight security on Saturday morning. Hakmal Raisani was son of Nawabzadah Siraj Raisani, the younger brother
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Fool-proof security measures taken in Multan

Fool-proof security measures taken in Multan

At least 156 mosques and Imambargahs in the Multan City were on Wednesday declared as 'sensitive' points as police finalised a comprehensive Ramazan plan to provide security to no less than 3,400 mosques and Imambargahs in the Punjab metropolis, police so
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Exhibition on alternative energy ends

Exhibition on alternative energy ends

A three day first international exhibition for alternative energy and energy efficiency, organised by Reap concluded on Saturday. Arif Alauddin, CEO Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities directed to monitor EDOs' Performance

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities directed to monitor EDOs' Performance

The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has directed higher education authorities to start monitoring of performance of Executive District Officers (EDOs) and send reports to his office in this regard. The directives were issued by Khyber Pakhtunk
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Doctors' strike continues at PIMS

Doctors' strike continues at PIMS

A strike is being observed by doctors in the Out-Patient Department (OPD) of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) for the 12th consecutive day on Saturday to press their demands. This strike is being observed on the appeal of Young Doctors' Assoc
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Two gunned down at Zaida

Two gunned down at Zaida

Two persons were gunned down here at Zaida area of the district over family feud, police said on Saturday. One Mehar Rehman and Tausif Rehman were on way to home from bazaar when the accused Haroon and Pazir Khan opened indiscriminate firing in the limits
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Countrywide Haj training programmes planned

Countrywide Haj training programmes planned

The Ministry of Religious Affairs is planning countrywide extensive Haj training programmes to facilitate the intending pilgrims in performing Haj rituals in Saudi Arabia. This year, the training programmes would be arranged in collaboration with MOSASA,
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Prime Minister condemns Quetta firing incident

Prime Minister condemns Quetta firing incident

Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the firing incident on Speeni Road, Quetta, resulting in the death of innocent people. In his condolence message to the bereaved families, the Prime Minister prayed to Almighty Allah to rest th
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
President terms Quetta killings a 'heinous act'

President terms Quetta killings a 'heinous act'

President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday strongly condemned the killings in Quetta and termed it a "heinous act". The president said that certain elements are trying to create a wedge amongst different segments of the society, however, people of Pakistan with
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
PTI protest rally

PTI protest rally

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyers' wing here on Saturday took out a protest rally against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led federal government for not implementing court orders. PTI Punjab chapter president Ahsan Rasheed and its lawyers' wing chief S
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Speakers call for ensuring women-friendly policies

Speakers call for ensuring women-friendly policies

There is a need for taking concerted efforts on part of civil society and strong political will to ensure implementation of women-friendly policies in the country. These views were expressed by speakers at a roundtable on "Women's Economic Empowerment and
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Two student groups clash: one injured

Two student groups clash: one injured

An armed clash between two student organisations triggered intense wave of tension in Saddar Town, lasting for hours on Saturday. According to police, armed clash between Punjabi Student Association (PSA) and Islami Jamiaat Tulaba near Jinnah Postgraduate
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Turkey to build 5,000 houses for flood-hit people

Turkey to build 5,000 houses for flood-hit people

Pakistan will surpass all challenges to its security, as did Turkey in the near past. This was stated by Turkish Consul General in Karachi, Fethi Ethem, who during his farewell-visit to Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, after havin
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Chief Commissioners' moot on August 4

Chief Commissioners' moot on August 4

The 4th Chief Commissioners' Conference of Federal Board of Revenue, field offices, will be held on Thursday, the 4th August 2011 at 9.30am to discuss plans for Revenue collection for fiscal year 2011-12. The FBR has also given reference of circular No 7(
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
CBC approves plan to repair roads, footpaths in DHA

CBC approves plan to repair roads, footpaths in DHA

The monthly board meeting of Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) was held at CBC main office. Station Commander/President CBC Brigadier Anis Ahmed, who is also the President of Cantonment Board Clifton, presided at the meeting. Director Military Land and Canto
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Oracle installs over 1,000 Exadata Database Machine

Oracle installs over 1,000 Exadata Database Machine

More than 1,000 Oracle Exadata Database Machines are installed at customer sites in 67 countries across 23 industries to power demanding database applications. "Customers are turning to Oracle Exadata for a multitude of reasons," said Andrew Mendelsohn, s
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Killing of lawyers condemned

Killing of lawyers condemned

Lawyers on Saturday boycotted courts to condemn the brutal killing of two lawyers in the city. Yesterday, the Supreme Court Bar Association and other lawyers' association had announced a boycott of courts and routine duties for Saturday to protest the kil
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Health, IT institutions: call for raising 'e-Health' awareness

Health, IT institutions: call for raising 'e-Health' awareness

A daylong seminar on 'Use of Information and Communication Technology in Pakistan Healthcare' set up was organised by e-Health Association of Pakistan (eHAP) in collaboration with University of Health Sciences (UHS), here on Saturday. The objective of the
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Madar-e-Millat's 119th birthday celebrated

Madar-e-Millat's 119th birthday celebrated

The 119th birthday of Madar-e-Millat Mohtarama Fatima Jinnah was celebrated here on Saturday. Addressing a ceremony held in this connection at Aiwan-e-Karkunan Pakistan here, Chairman Nazria Pakistan Trust, Majeed Nizami said he believed that Allama Muham
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
NRL team visits Punjab University

NRL team visits Punjab University

A team of National Refinery Ltd (NRL), Karachi, consisting of AGM HR, Technical and a process engineer, visited the Punjab University (PU) Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET). The visit of the team was result of efforts of CPDC team an
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Multiple sector investment: first multilateral conference on October 20

Multiple sector investment: first multilateral conference on October 20

The first multilateral conference is going to be held on October 20 2011 here to promote investment in the field of engineering, infrastructure, agriculture & dairy, mines & minerals and pharmaceuticals. This was stated by chairman Board of Investment (Bo
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
IoM provides aid to 10.3 million flood survivors

IoM provides aid to 10.3 million flood survivors

International Organisation for Migration (IoM) has reached over 10.3 million of the 18 million people affected by 2010 floods which devastated vast swathes of Pakistan a year ago, damaging and destroying some 1.7 million homes. But massive needs remain an
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Teams constituted to curtail water theft

Teams constituted to curtail water theft

The Punjab Irrigation Department (PIG) has constituted 11 different field teams for the surprise checking of water outlets and taking prompt action against the delinquents. Similarly, 58 motorist officials have also been deputed for discharge measurement
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Amendment to Anti-Terrorism Act: Senate body denies giving final nod

Amendment to Anti-Terrorism Act: Senate body denies giving final nod

Senate Standing Committee on Interior has denied giving final nod for amendment to Anti-Terrorism Act saying that several clauses of Anti-Terrorism Amendment Act are in utter violation of basic human rights. "The Senate Panel cannot give its final nod on
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Industrial units ask KESC to end loadshedding

Industrial units ask KESC to end loadshedding

Emergency general body meetings of all the industrial town associations of the city were held on Saturday where members pressed their representative bodies to announce to hold back payment of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) bills if the company fai
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Four terrorists held; two suicide vests recovered

Four terrorists held; two suicide vests recovered

Federal Police and other law enforcement agencies held four terrorists after conducting raid in Islamabad and recovered two suicide vests and some important documents from detained terrorists, Police sources said here on Saturday. A terror suspect nabbed
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Judicial remand of Anjum Aqeel extended

Judicial remand of Anjum Aqeel extended

Anti-Terrorism Court has extended the judicial remand of Anjum Aqeel, MNA, accused of Rs 6 billion Police foundation land scam along all other accused involved in the run away case of Anjum Aqeel. Muhammad Akram Awan, Judge of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) N
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Mobilink, Shell announce winners of lucky draws

Mobilink, Shell announce winners of lucky draws

Mobilink - Pakistan's market leader in cellular services and a part of Orascom Telecom Holding and Shell Pakistan Ltd - the premier oil and lubricants company; on Friday jointly announced the winners of the 6th to 9th lucky draws for their joint promotion
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Supply of tractor parts exempted from SED

Supply of tractor parts exempted from SED

The Federal Board of Revenue has exempted the special excise duty (SED) levied under notification SRO.655(I)/2007 of June 20, 2007, on the tractor parts supplied by registered vendors to the manufacturers of agricultural tractors from July 1, 2007. It is
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Supply of tractor parts exempted from SED

Supply of tractor parts exempted from SED

The Federal Board of Revenue has exempted the special excise duty (SED) levied under notification SRO.655(I)/2007 of June 20, 2007, on the tractor parts supplied by registered vendors to the manufacturers of agricultural tractors from July 1, 2007. It is
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Rs 123 million to be spent on bonded labour reforms: minister

Rs 123 million to be spent on bonded labour reforms: minister

Punjab Labour Minister, Syed Ehsaan-ud-Din Qureshi has said that all field labour officers have been directed to launch a comprehensive campaign to eliminate the curse of bounded labour, adding that under the reforms agenda, educational and social reforms
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Wassan telephones Altaf

Wassan telephones Altaf

Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wassan on Saturday telephoned the founder and leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain and thanked him on behalf of the Sindh government for his efforts to establishing peace in the province particularly Karachi.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Altaf welcomes PPP steps for peace in Karachi

Altaf welcomes PPP steps for peace in Karachi

Muttahida Quami Movement's leader Altaf Hussain welcomed the steps taken by the Pakistan Peoples Party for the maintenance of peace in Karachi. He appealed to the MQM workers and the people as well to make all out efforts for the success of the peace rall
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Airblue crash report awaits Prime Minister's approval

Airblue crash report awaits Prime Minister's approval

The Airblue plane crash inquiry report 2010 by the Defence Ministry is subject to Prime Minister's approval and Defence Ministry has been seeking an appointment with him before making the report public, sources added. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani pos
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Airblue crash report awaits Prime Minister's approval

Airblue crash report awaits Prime Minister's approval

The Airblue plane crash inquiry report 2010 by the Defence Ministry is subject to Prime Minister's approval and Defence Ministry has been seeking an appointment with him before making the report public, sources added. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani pos
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Certain employees of oil and gas companies, colluding with consumers to steal gas and oil, will also face jail, official sources told Business Recorder. This was decided by the federal Cabinet on July 27, 2011 on a summary moved by the Ministry of
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Certain employees of oil and gas companies, colluding with consumers to steal gas and oil, will also face jail, official sources told Business Recorder. This was decided by the federal Cabinet on July 27, 2011 on a summary moved by the Ministry of
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Collusion in gas, oil theft: company employees also to face jail

Certain employees of oil and gas companies, colluding with consumers to steal gas and oil, will also face jail, official sources told Business Recorder. This was decided by the federal Cabinet on July 27, 2011 on a summary moved by the Ministry of
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
'No specific curbs on diplomats' movements'

'No specific curbs on diplomats' movements'

Pakistan on Saturday clarified that no US-specific restrictions have been applied on the movements of diplomats, saying that Islamabad is fully mindful of its obligations under the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations. In response to a question regar
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
'No specific curbs on diplomats' movements'

'No specific curbs on diplomats' movements'

Pakistan on Saturday clarified that no US-specific restrictions have been applied on the movements of diplomats, saying that Islamabad is fully mindful of its obligations under the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations. In response to a question regar
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Political workers, cop among 13 dead

Political workers, cop among 13 dead

The unabated spate of targeted killings on Saturday claimed the lives of 13 more persons including the activists of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Sunni Tehreek (ST) and a cop in separate incidents at various parts of the metropolis.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Political workers, cop among 13 dead

Political workers, cop among 13 dead

The unabated spate of targeted killings on Saturday claimed the lives of 13 more persons including the activists of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Sunni Tehreek (ST) and a cop in separate incidents at various parts of the metropolis.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

Trade debt of Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) rose to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. According to Audit Report 2010-11, trade debt was Rs 32.57 billion as on June 30, 2009, which increased to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. The a
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

Trade debt of Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) rose to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. According to Audit Report 2010-11, trade debt was Rs 32.57 billion as on June 30, 2009, which increased to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. The a
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

2009-10 end: SSGCL trade debt rose to Rs 43.82 billion

Trade debt of Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) rose to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. According to Audit Report 2010-11, trade debt was Rs 32.57 billion as on June 30, 2009, which increased to Rs 43.82 billion at the end of 2009-10. The a
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

The US House of Representatives Saturday rejected a Democratic proposal to raise the nation''s debt ceiling as the world''s largest economy faces the prospect of defaulting on its debt next week. The 246-173 vote played out in a high stakes duel between R
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

The US House of Representatives Saturday rejected a Democratic proposal to raise the nation's debt ceiling as the world's largest economy faces the prospect of defaulting on its debt next week. The 246-173 vote played out in a high stakes duel between Rep
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

US debt crisis grinds on: House rejects Senate plan

The US House of Representatives Saturday rejected a Democratic proposal to raise the nation's debt ceiling as the world's largest economy faces the prospect of defaulting on its debt next week. The 246-173 vote played out in a high stakes duel between Rep
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Haj scam case: Supreme Court issues detailed verdict

Haj scam case: Supreme Court issues detailed verdict

The Supreme Court on Saturday issued its detailed verdict about making Sohail Ahmed OSD and granting of investigation responsibility to former FIA Director, Hussain Asghar in Haj corruption case, a private TV channel reported.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Haj scam case: Supreme Court issues detailed verdict

Haj scam case: Supreme Court issues detailed verdict

The Supreme Court on Saturday issued its detailed verdict about making Sohail Ahmed OSD and granting of investigation responsibility to former FIA Director, Hussain Asghar in Haj corruption case, a private TV channel reported.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
11 killed in Quetta firing

11 killed in Quetta firing

Eleven people have been killed and three others injured in firing on Spinny road of the provincial capital on Saturday morning and police have taken 200-250 suspects into custody so far, said Inspector General Police Balochistan Rao Amin Hashim.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
11 killed in Quetta firing

11 killed in Quetta firing

Eleven people have been killed and three others injured in firing on Spinny road of the provincial capital on Saturday morning and police have taken 200-250 suspects into custody so far, said Inspector General Police Balochistan Rao Amin Hashim.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

A part payment of $4 million was made on Friday by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to the Kuwait-based software supplier, Agility, owner of the Pakistan Automated Customs Computerised System (PaCCS), towards the purchase of the system.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

A part payment of $4 million was made on Friday by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to the Kuwait-based software supplier, Agility, owner of the Pakistan Automated Customs Computerised System (PaCCS), towards the purchase of the system.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

PaCCS purchase deal: FBR makes $4 million part payment to Agility

A part payment of $4 million was made on Friday by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to the Kuwait-based software supplier, Agility, owner of the Pakistan Automated Customs Computerised System (PaCCS), towards the purchase of the system.
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Government will implement all Supreme Court orders: Gilani

Government will implement all Supreme Court orders: Gilani

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the government will implement all orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was talking to media at the launching of sale of plots at the Pakistan Textile City held at Sindh Governor House here on Saturday
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am
Government will implement all Supreme Court orders: Gilani

Government will implement all Supreme Court orders: Gilani

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the government will implement all orders of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He was talking to media at the launching of sale of plots at the Pakistan Textile City held at Sindh Governor House here on Saturday
Published 31 Jul, 2011 12:00am