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  • 8th NFC Award: setting direction

    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 citzen, something which can be achieved only by empowering people at the grass-root level to enable them to fend for themselves...

    And if this this is to be done, the delay in 8th NFC award would be justified to some extent...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Environmental problems claimed 45,000 lives in Sindh in 2009

    ISLAMABAD: A World Bank (WB) analysis estimates that 45,000 people died prematurely in 2009 in Sindh from major environmental health hazards, and its economic impact in terms of GDP was 15 per cent of Sindh’s GDP, with an annual cost of about Rs372 billion...

    Under conservative assumptions, the cost of environmental disaster in Sindh is equivalent to between 11 and 19 per cent of the province’s GDP for 2009...

  • NLC didn’t get its accounts audited since 2009, PAC told

    ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that the National Logistics Cell (NLC) had not got its accounts audited since 2009...

    Under section 233 of the ordinance, it said, the NLC was required to finalise its annual accounts within four months after the closing date of accounts for a specific year, but the organisation’s management had failed to provide its audited accounts for...

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