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Article Archive for February 2017

Penalty imposed

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Karachi: The Honourable Chief Justice / Appointing Authority had ordered to initiate the fact finding inquiry against M/s. Atir Mehmood and Humayun Zeb, the then Incharge Project Directors (AJP) of this Court in the matter …

Malnutrition costs Pakistan $7.6n annually, study

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Karachi/ Islamabad: The consequences of malnutrition – including lost labourers, healthcare expenses and lower productivity – cost Pakistan US$7.6 billion, or 3 percent of GDP, every year, according to a new report launched by the …

ADB approves use of India’s POWERGRID Safeguard System

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the use of Power Grid Corporation of India’s (POWERGRID) safeguard system as the benchmark for planning and implementing safeguards in ADB-financed projects.

The approval is …

Commemorative Postage Stamp

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

KARACHI: Pakistan Post Office is issuing a Commemorative Postage Stamp of Rs8 denomination at 13th ECO Summit to be held at Islamabad. The Commemorative Postage Stamp will be available for sale from 01 March 2017 …

SHC fines KDA DG for Rs 5000 for not removing encroachment

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Karachi Development Authority director general, Syed Nasir Abbas for disobeying its order regarding the removal of 55 houses built on …

Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistan’s ‘Father Teresa’ who ‘adopted’ 20,000 children

February 28, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Karachi: Abdul Sattar Edhi was an award-winning philanthropist and humanitarian. Known in Pakistan as “Angel of Mercy” and “Pakistan’s Father Teresa” for his social work that also won international acclaim, Edhi established a welfare foundation …