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  • ‘Marine pollution costing Pakistan billions of rupees’

    KARACHI: Utter neglect towards marine pollution costs Pakistan billions of rupees every year that includes the huge expenditures the country incurs on account of vessel repair and maintenance, as constant flow of untreated toxic effluent towards the sea has doubled (metal) corrosion rate...

    According to him, the Pakistan Navy alone incurs a loss of Rs1bn annually on vessel repair and maintenance as (metal) corrosion rate owing to...

  • Living off 400 rupees a day

    We are quick to haggle with the daily-wage owner and the man who sells fruits at the corner shop, not truly understanding that the small profit he makes is essential to his survival...

    Think for a moment about the man whose salary 10 years ago was Rs9,000 and today is Rs12,500
  • Over half a million rupees looted in year’s sixth bank heist

    KARACHI: Some three armed robbers stormed a private microfinance bank in the old city’s Kharadar area on Tuesday, held security guards and staff at gunpoint and took away more than half a million rupees as the bank management allegedly had not followed the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent such robberies, police said...

    Only on July 20, armed robbers took away three million rupees from the Gulshan-i-Iqbal branch of a...

  • Probe body unearths billions of rupees corruption in Umerkot health dept

    UMERKOT: The district inquiry committee formed by the provincial government to probe corruption in the Umerkot health department released its report on the occasion of the World Anti-Corruption Day on Wednesday, unveiling massive corruption running into billions of rupees, mismanagement and violation of laws and demanding action against the culprits...

  • PTI, PAT sit-ins cost the country billions of rupees, claims Dar

    ISLAMABAD: After securing a clean chit from the judicial inquiry commission into rigging in the 2013 elections, the government has released details of the losses it claims Pakistan suffered due to the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) demonstrations last year...

    The detailed information gathered from various sectors under the guidance of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar claims that the country was...

  • Grade-16 officer held, assets worth millions of rupees seized

    HYDERABAD: Officials of the National Accoun­tability Bureau (NAB) seized assets, including prize bonds, worth millions of rupees and documents of immoveable properties also worth millions of rupees, in a raid on the residence of a grade-16 official of the education department, Bachu Mal, here late on Saturday evening, according to a NAB press release...

  • NHA facing over 3,000 court cases involving billions of rupees

    ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) is facing over 3,000 cases of litigation involving hundreds of billions of rupees, including some related to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, mainly because of alleged mass-scale irregularities and controversial award of contracts...

    It has been observed that the authority is facing such an ample amount of litigations despite it has an army of over 150 consultants who...

  • A billion rupees spent on Nawaz Sharif's foreign tours, Senate told

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday told the Senate that over a billion rupees were spent on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's international trips during his third term in office...

    In a written report presented to the upper house on Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's request, the foreign minister stated that Sharif's 64 international tours during his third term as the head of the state set back the exchequer by Rs1...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Govt not bound to fix cane price every year, SHC told

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government is under no obligation to fix the price of sugar cane for every crushing season under the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950, the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench was told by the counsel for litigant sugar millers on Tuesday...

    “In fact, it is not incumbent upon the government to determine price of sugar cane on recommendations of the board,” suggested the affidavit citing the words ‘or...

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