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  • 8th NFC Award: setting direction

    But for the much improved sales tax collection by Sindh and Punjab compared to that of the Federal Board of Revenue, the provinces have yet to demonstrate they have vigorously upgraded or engaged in any worthwhile capacity building exercise to fully carry out their new responsibilities...

    The core issue in the 8th award is to incorporate measures that would make devolution more meaningful in raising the living standards of the common...

  • Teachers bodies to stage joint protest on 8th

    LAHORE: Tanzeem-i-Asatiza Pakistan, a teachers’ body decided on Sunday to join the Muttahida Mahaz Asatiza Punjab’s “Taleem Bachao” drive...

    Teachers belonging to the both bodies from all over the province would gather outside Masjid-i-Shuhada in Lahore on May 8 to march up to the Chief Minister’s House and stage a sit-in there, said Tanzeem’s provincial president Prof Shafiq Ahmad after a meeting of the body’s executive committee here
  • Pakistan 8th among 10 countries prone to quakes, floods: NDMA

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the National Disaster Manage­ment Authority (NDMA) Major General Asghar Nawaz said on Monday that Pakistan was prone to earthquakes and floods and faced enormous challenges in view of climate change...

    Speaking at the inaugural session of a media workshop on reporting disasters organised by the NDMA, he said, Pakistan stood eighth among 10 high- risk countries with respect to climate change
  • Closing the book on the 8th Karachi Literature Festival

    KARACHI: As dusk fell over the port city on Sunday, the book readings, discussions and other learned sessions going on in the different rooms and halls of the Beach Luxury Hotel for the last three days were wrapped up...

    As the carpets were being rolled up, the chairs stacked up and books about to be piled up and packed into boxes to be moved back to bookshops and godowns, the entire crowd tried to fit under a huge tent in the hotel...
  • Opposition parties to protest outside ECP on 8th

    ISLAMABAD: A grand opposition alliance with the name of “Pakistan Alliance for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFE)” finally emerged on Friday to confront the new coalition government led by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) as the action committee formed by the leaders of major political parties finalised a protest plan against alleged rigging in the July 25 general election...

    Talking to Dawn, a member of the action committee and Pakistan...
  • 8th Muharram procession in Karachi ends safely amid tight security

    KARACHI: The main procession of Muharram 8th was taken out from Nishtar Park on Wednesday noon, which passed through various traditional routes and culminated at Husanian Iranian Imambargah in Kharadar amid tight security...

    The provincial government has written a letter to the federal interior ministry and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), urging them to place a ban on mobile services/internet in major cities of Sindh...

  • Cellular services suspended in Nawabshah till evening of 8th Muharram

    Mobile services were suspended in Nawabshah on Sunday, the 8th of Muharram, as part of measures taken to ensure security of major processions that are to be taken out today...

    Deputy Inspector General of Shaheed Benazirabad division Mazhar Nawaz Shaikh, told Dawn that cellular services will remain suspended Nawabshah, as well as Sanghar and Naushahro Feroze districts until evening on the 8th, 9th and 10th of Muharram...

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