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  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

  • Drugs court rules: Warranties by wholesalers, distributors sheer violation of laws

    LAHORE: Declaring warranties by unuthorised medicine wholesalers and distributors illegal and sheer violation of laws, the Lahore Division Drugs Court has directed the provincial authorities to stop this menace to prevent sale of spurious and substandard life-saving drugs...

    “It is of great concern that such unlawful warranties are being produced by chemists/wholesalers/distributors which have been making the cases more challenging...

  • LPG distributors give 72-hour ultimatum

    LAHORE: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distributors Association on Tuesday gave a 72-hour deadline to the government and marketing companies for withdrawing the illegal price hike or risk shutter down...

    Addressing a press conference, the association’s chairman Irfan Khokhar said that distributors will stop supplies to Lahore and Gujranwala divisions...

  • Rs7bn still required to complete road project by December

    CHAKWAL: Due to the shortage of funds and lethargy by the departments concerned, the pace of work on two road projects worth Rs17 billion is yet to see any considerable progress...

    In the fiscal year 2016-17, only Rs1,500 million and Rs1,200 million, respectively, were allocated for the Mandra-Chakwal Road and the Chakwal Sohawa Road...

  • Listed companies required to improve transparency

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified the Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) Regulations 2017, replacing the Code of Corporate Governance 2012...

    The independent directors shall be required to file a declaration confirming that a statutory criterion for independence has been duly complied...

  • Some time required for ODI team to make the impression, says Waqar

    LAHORE: While expressing full confidence in his Test team, head coach Waqar Younis on Monday acknowledged the ODI squad due to loss of several key campaigners was currently not very strong, but sounded optimistic that Pakistan would qualify for the 2017 Champions Trophy...

    Pakistan in Sri Lanka feature in a three-Test series, and then play five-game ODI series followed by two T20s...

  • Meeting reviews spadework required for conducting census

    ISLAMABAD: A comprehensive presentation on the spadework required for the sixth population and housing census, to be carried out in March under the supervision of the armed forces, was made at a meeting of the Apex Committee on Population Census on Thursday...

    The chief statistician of Pakistan, Asif Bajwa, informed the committee that the country had been divided into 162,921 ‘census blocks’ which would cover the four provinces as...

  • Concerted effort required to meet challenges ahead: Sallu

    KARACHI: Pakistan players, chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and his fellow selectors and newly appointed coach Mickey Arthur will have to perform diligently in their jobs to revive Pakistan cricket fortunes in the coming months...

    He said that while Pakistan has been doing well in the Test matches, their ODI and T20 performance needs major uplift...

  • ‘Political will required to improve education standards in the country’

    “Right to Education (Article 25-A): Effective Policy Framework for Inclusive Development,” was organised by the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler) in collaboration with Unicef...

    Dr Jaffar Ahmed, Director of Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi, presided over the meeting and in his speech spoke about the many distortions in the education system and policies in Pakistan, according to a Piler press...

  • Sustained efforts required to improve Indo-Pak ties: US

    WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that no single effort — even by a superpower — could generate a new trend in India-Pakistan relations...

    ”But he recalled that last week Secretary of State John Kerry had publicly urged the two countries to improve their ties, telling them that “relations between India and Pakistan are important to us”...

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