Pakistan

Kamal set to face no-confidence motion on October 20

Kamal set to face no-confidence motion on October 20

The no-confidence motion against Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Alyani is likely to be put to a vote in the Balochistan Assembly on October 20, a news outlet reported on Saturday. According to the report, Balochistan Governor Syed Zahorr Ahmed Agha has summoned a session of the provincial assembly on …

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Rs3.61bn package for LoC residents approved

Rs3.61bn package for LoC residents approved

The federal government has decided to release Rs3.61 billion for the rehabilitation and protection of citizens living around the Line of Control (LoC) to ensure their protection from Indian military strikes and firing, a news outlet reported on Saturday. According to the report, the government has planned to built over …

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Pakistan set to harvest Basmati bumper crop this year

Pakistan set to harvest Basmati bumper crop this year

Punjab Minister for Agriculture Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi has said that Pakistan is set to harvest record Basmati crop this year due to extraordinary efforts by the agriculture ministry and the farming community. “Pakistani Basmati rice is popular all over the world for its unique aroma and quality. Pakistan is …

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Rs588 billion tax imposed on sugar mills: Shahzad Akbar

Rs588 billion tax imposed on sugar mills: Shahzad Akbar

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Barrister Shahzad Akbar has said that the Federal Board of Revenue has completed a five-year tax audit of 69 sugar mills and a tax of about Rs588 billion has been imposed on them. Addressing a news conference on Saturday, the adviser …

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NADRA allows women to change surname after marriage

NADRA allows women to change surname after marriage

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has allowed women the choice to mention the name of their husbands in their computerised national identity cards (CNIC) or continue with their father’s name, according to a news outlet. NADRA Chairman Tariq Malik said that steps have been taken to increase women’s …

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Indian troops martyr two more youth in IIOJK, toll rises to 4

Indian troops martyr two more youth in IIOJK, toll rises to 4

SRINAGAR: In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more Kashmiri youth, today, taking the number of martyred youth to four in the territory since last evening. According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops martyred the two youth during a …

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