Sindh Governor summons KE MD over load shedding issue

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail summoned MD K-Electric Monis Alvi at the Governor House on the issue of prolonged and unannounced electricity load shedding in Karachi. He expressed anger over the power load shedding in different parts of the city and directed MD K-Electric to personally look into the ongoing load shedding issues in the city and address the grievances of the citizens immediately, according tRead More…

Former PTCL officer, cashier jailed, fined in corruption case

QUETTA: The Quetta Accountability Court has fined Ashfaq Khalid, a senior revenue officer of the Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) Quetta with Rs194, 70710 and Pervez Zaki, a cashier of the company, with Rs 5,000,000, sentencing both the accused to one and a half years imprisonment . According to the investigation team of National Accountability Bureau Balochistan, Ashfaq Khalid, a senior officer of PTCLRead More…

Iqbal varsity establishes computer laboratories

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has established computer laboratories equipped with latest technology in its regional offices throughout the country to fully achieve digitalization objective and provide technical support to those students who lack computer and internet facilities so that they can work in these laboratories to complete their academic tasks. Directorate of Public Relations issued stRead More…

UNOPS delivers critical medical equipment to treat 1,000,000 Pakistanis

KARACHI: UNOPS procured $4 million worth of critical medical equipment and supplies funded by Japan for 75 health facilities in partnership with the Health Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and for regions and provinces across Pakistan, including Balochistan, in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority. According to a UN Information Centre Islamabad report, the medical equipment will potentiRead More…

Shell receives gas marketing license from OGRA

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has awarded a gas-marketing license to Shell Energy Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited. According to information on Monday, Shell Energy Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited says it has been incorporated with the aim of carrying out downstream gas marketing activities in Pakistan. It aims to aggregate demand from customers and secure competitive international supply to meet such demand. Read More…

KUTF deplores attack on teachers

KARACHI: Karachi University Teachers’ Forum (KUTF) on Monday condemned the brutal attack on teachers of various universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). The KUTF in a statement said that it believed that teachers are the epitome of any society and the ones that do not respects them is bound to suffer. “This kind of brutality is unprecedented and height of injustice. Peaceful teachers have been manhandled by KPKRead More…

CM Shah assures to remove ulema’s reservations on Trust Act

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has assured ulema that their reservations on new Trust Act would be removed by revisiting the law. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting of an ulema delegation, led by Mufti Munib Rehman, here at CM House, according to a statement issued Monday. The delegation members were Maulana Rehan Amjad, Allama Syed Muzaffar Shah, Allama Liaquat Hussain AzherRead More…

SRB announces tax incentive scheme for liquidation of SST arrear

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB), on the request of Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Taxpayers Associations, has announced a Tax Incentive Scheme which allows total exemption of penalties and provides a significant relief in payment of default surcharge to Sindh Sales Tax defaulters. In a statement issued here on Monday, SRB said that on the recommendation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and tRead More…

One vaccination center opened in Karachi

KARACHI: Spokesperson for Sindh Government and Advisor for Law , Environment and Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab said Monday that Sindh government had taken revolutionary steps regarding the health of corporate sector workers in the context of which the establishment of Corona Vaccination Center at Bank of Punjab is a link in the chain. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Vaccination Center for BanRead More…

Nursing students hold demo for holding of exam in Larkana

LARKANA: The members of All Sindh Nursing Students held a protest demo at Jinnah Bagh here on Monday, demanding an annual examination of their second year which has been pending since last year. They were holding placards in their hands and shouted slogans in favour of their just demands. Students Kamran Tuino, Danish Tunio, Salman Gadhi and others alleged that they were enrolled as second year nursing course stRead More…