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  • Sindh PA yet to discuss extension in powers to Rangers

    KARACHI: The government resolution seeking an extension in the Rangers stay and policing powers in Sindh could not be taken up in Thursday’s session of the Sindh Assembly as the house after offering Fateha for PPP MPA Jameel Ahmad Bhurgari was adjourned till Friday...

    ”Another resolution, submitted to the secretariat by PML-F parliamentary party leader Nand Kumar Goklani, signed by party MPAs Nusrat Seher Abbasi, Jam Madad Ali,...

  • Two-day extension in polio campaign

    KARACHI: The three-day polio campaign in the city concluded on Wednesday, but officials extended it by two days to target the children missed during the drive, officials said...

    They claimed that most of the neighbourhoods in Karachi returned more than 90 per cent of the target; however, they got reports that children had missed the teams of volunteers for certain reasons
  • ‘Govt hopeful about GSP+ extension’

    KARACHI: Old Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are being vigorously renegotiated to safeguard the country’s interest while we are also hopeful for extension in GSP+ from the European Union (EU), Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik said on Thursday...

    Speaking at the 10th Expo Pakistan, Mr Malik said that although some issues are there, but all out efforts are being made to meet all the 27 conventions in order to meet...

  • PBC sees favouritism in extension of judges’ tenure

    ISLAMABAD: The controversy created by the Judicial Commission (JC) by dropping the names of seven judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) from the list of those whose tenure has been extended deepened when the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) asked the bi-partisan eight-member Parliamentary Committee (PC) to call recommendations of the LHC chief justice to the JC and if possible send the matter back to the commission for reconsideration...

    The...
  • Sindh will oppose any extension in NFC award period, says CM

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has categorically stated that his government will oppose any proposal calling for a one-year extension in the validity of the current National Finance Commission Award if tabled at the Tuesday (April 28) meeting convened by the federal finance minister in Islamabad...

    Responding to the speculations in some circles about extension of one year in the period of present NFC award, the chief...

  • Minallah gets extension; 10 judges appointed

    “The president has approved the prime minister’s advice and accorded his approval for extension of one year in the tenure of Mr Justice Athar Minallah as additional judge of High Court of Islamabad,” the presidential spokesperson said...

    The Judicial Commission had recommended on May 20 the extension in the tenure of Justice Minallah and appointment of 10 additional judges of the LHC...

  • Restrained by Fahmida from speaking to media, Dr Mirza gets bail extension in Badin

    BADIN: Visibly restrai­n­ed by his spouse MNA Dr Fahmida Mirza, former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza had to avoid speaking to local journalists when he, along with his 30 aides and supporters, appear­ed before the Badin district and sessions judge on Friday to seek extension in his interim bail...

    Badin District and Sessions Judge Ghulam Rasool Samoon gran­t­ed the extension on a surety bond of Rs100,000...

  • Alves agrees two-year Barca deal extension

    BARCELONA: Barcelona defender Dani Alves put an end to speculation about his future when he agreed a two-year contract extension to the end of the 2016-17 season with an option for a further year, the Spanish and European champions said on Tuesday...

  • Opec, Russia head for oil cut extension

    “That’s one of the recommendations,” Kuwait’s Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq told reporters when asked whether the committee had agreed on a nine-month extension, among other matters...

    “In reality it would be only a three-month true extension with the review in June,” said Olivier Jakob from Petromatrix consultancy...

  • Fertiliser makers for export deadline extension

    ISLAMABAD: Manufacturers on Friday urged the government to extend the deadline for fertiliser export from Oct 31 to Dec 31 and release subsidies announced in the budget 2015...

    An official of Fertiliser Manufacturers of Pakistan (FMPAK) said the deadline to export 0
  • NA panel approves extension of PHC jurisdiction to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice approved on Monday extension of the jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    A meeting of the committee presided over by its chairman Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk considered ‘The Supreme Court and High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction to Federally Administrated Tribal Areas) Bill, 2017’...

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