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  • Judicial commission irked by unfair distribution of water in city

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation in Sindh on Wednesday expressed its serious resentment over the “unfair” distribution of water in the provincial metropolis and summoned the Karachi commissioner to appear on Dec 12...

    The commission, headed by retired Justice Amir Hani Muslim, directed the commissioner that during the intervening period he had to hold a meeting with all stakeholders, collect...

  • Over Rs2.2m looted in city’s ninth bank heist in 2015

    The police authorities blamed managements of most private banks for not investing enough in making their premises secure...

    “Despite frequent requests, the banks are not following the standard operating procedure for the security of their own assets,” said a senior official at the Special Investigation Unit, a police wing tasked with investigating bank heists as well as extortion cases...

  • Newspaper distribution remains suspended in parts of Balochistan

    QUETTA: The distribution of local and national newspapers in southern and central Balochistan remains suspended, since their delivery was stopped by Baloch militant organisations on October 25...

    They gave media houses a deadline of Oct 24 to decide on whether they would carry their statements and news of activities, and announced that they would not allow the distribution of newspapers in the province after the deadline...

  • APNS urges govt to restore newspaper distribution in Balochistan

    KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has called upon the federal government to take steps for rehabilitation of the newspaper distribution network in Balochistan...

    The APNS recalled the Balochistan government had held out an assurance that measures would be taken to ensure an uninterrupted distribution of newspapers, but it had done nothing to put its words into action...

  • Reforms to unbundle gas distribution companies into five

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government is persuading the provincial governments for gas-sector reforms that envisage dismantling of two gas utilities into at least five public-sector companies besides facilitating many other private operators and dedicate domestic supplies to consumers within a gas-producing province...

    A considered view would then be taken to the Council of Common Interests (CCI) for formal approval...

  • Students invited to prize distribution ceremony return empty handed

    ISLAMABAD: The lack of coordination between Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) and Federal Directorate of Education, landed the CADD minister in awkward situation during a prize distribution ceremony on Wednesday...

    Minister of State for CADD Barrister Usman Ibrahim was invited at the Islamabad Model College for Boys (IMCB) to distribute prize money among best teachers and students who clinched top...

  • Health facilities suffer as govt fails to restructure employees’ distribution

    KARACHI: Several health facilities in the city and in many districts of Sindh are facing an acute shortage of staff and have been closed down because of the health department’s policy to cancel detailments and deputations, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Officials said that the health department was a service providing department and without qualified manpower it was difficult for the system to run smoothly...

  • PTI workers protest ‘unfair’ distribution of LG tickets

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf activists on Sunday blocked the Sher Shah Suri Road here against the alleged distribution of tickets among friends and relatives by certain party leaders for the local government elections...

    Referring to a sense of deprivation among the workers over the distribution of tickets, the protesters said that injustices had also been done to the die-hard workers in the allotment of tickets for the last...

  • KP to get more say in power distribution

    ISLAMABAD: The centre on Friday agreed to allow the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government a greater say in electricity distribution as a quid pro quo measure for recovery of bills and efforts to control electricity theft...

    The two sides, while agreeing that natural gas was a provincial subject, remained divided on whether the powers for gas allocation still fall under the cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), sources said... ...

  • MQM seeks distribution of NFC award on basis of district population

    In a bill tabled in the National Assembly on Tuesday, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has sought the distribution of the National Finance Commission (NFC) award between districts on the basis of their respective populations...

    The MQM ostensibly seeks a greater share of resources for urban Sindh, which has a markedly higher population density than other areas of the province but has struggled to cope with administrative issues at...

  • Serious flaws in KE’s distribution and generation systems detected by Nepra

    KARACHI: A team of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has found serious flaws in the “distribution and generation” systems of the K-Electric which led to prolonged outages in the city that has been witnessing one of the worst power crises in the recent history from the first day of Ramazan, sources and officials said on Sunday...

    The Nepra team has been in the city following the Sindh High Court directives to the...

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