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  • Economic Coordination Committee to consider deregulating diesel price today

    In the case of HSD, the ministry proposed that “instead of revising (margins for dealers and OMCs) on the consumer price index (CPI) basis, it should be deregulated under the government’s policy of liberalisation and deregulation in a phased manner to encourage and support investment, which may lead to an increase in the oil storage capacity in the country by enhancing the days’ cover”...

  • ECC takes up fertiliser subsidy, gas price hike issues today

    ISLAMABAD: Amid criticism from the opposition PML-N, the Economic Coor­dination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will take up for a decision on Monday (today) two of the most politically sensitive economic issues — subsidy for import and domestic production of fertiliser and 30 to 186 per cent increase in gas prices...

    Meeting to be chaired by Asad Umer likely to discuss only two summariesTherefore, more important to the decision-making...

  • Cabinet set to address medicine price hike issue today

    ISLAMABAD: With the PTI-led government coming under increasing public and political pressure to rein in sweeping price hike of medicines, the federal cabinet plans to take up the issue when it meets on Tuesday (today) and discuss ways by which they can dial down the prices...

    “We have decided to take up the matter of medicines in the meeting of the federal cabinet, scheduled on Tuesday [today], and hope there will be substantial...

  • New SC bench appointed to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on Nov 28

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered the constitution of a three-member special bench to hear a petition pertaining to the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on November 28...

    "Naming former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, their deceased brother Abbas Sharif and five other family members as respondents, NAB has urged the court to declare the LHC judgement in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference void and...

  • 12 held in MDCAT question paper leak scam

    LAHORE: Law-Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) claim to have busted a 12-member racket (including its ringleader and medical students/doctors) in connection with the MDCAT question paper leak...

    Around 60,000 students had appeared in the examination all over the province and the paper-leak scam had investigating agencies on their toes...

  • Supreme Court to deliberate reopening Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday ordered the formation of a Supreme Court (SC) bench to deliberate a reference pertaining to the Sharif family's Hudaibiya Paper Mills...

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had appealed to the apex court against the Lahore High Court's 2014 decision to acquit Nawaz Sharif and several members of his family in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case...

  • Paper leak: UHS moves FIA against ‘rumour mongers’

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has asked the Cyber Crime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to act against those spreading rumours on social media regarding leakage of the question paper of Medical and Dental Colleges’ Admission Test (MDCAT) 2017 held on Sunday...

    “The news of paper leak is baseless and is being spread on the social media to malign an institution which is known for its valid, reliable and...

  • SC decision to revisit Hudaibya Paper Mills case unjustified: PML-N

    LAHORE: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has questioned the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) plea to reopen the Rs1...

    2bn Hudaibya Paper Mills corruption reference against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, saying it is unjustified to reopen a case that had been put to rest on a court order...

  • Sheikh Rashid moves SC against inaction of NAB in Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

    Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rashid on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), accusing the latter of failing to file an appeal regarding the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case in accordance with the SC's Panamagate verdict...

    Rashid, in a petition submitted before the apex court, pleaded that NAB's lawyer had assured the court on July 21 that he will file an appeal within a week,...

  • Students protest MDCAT paper leak

    LAHORE: A number of students staged a demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club on Wednesday to press the authorities to retake Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) as its question paper was leaked...

    Carrying placards, the protesters demanded that the condition to appear in MDCAT for admission to medical and dental colleges should be withdrawn as only students of private tuition centres performed well in it because...

  • Hudaibya Paper Mills case: Justice Khosa recuses himself from bench

    Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Monday recused himself from a Supreme Court (SC) bench constituted to deliberate a reference pertaining to the Sharif family's Hudaibiya Paper Mills and asked Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar to set up a new bench to hear the case...

    NAB had appealed to the apex court against the Lahore High Court's 2014 decision to acquit Nawaz Sharif and several members of his family in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills...

  • NAB to file appeal in SC against LHC decision in Hudaibiya paper mills case

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will file an appeal in the Supreme Court (SC) against a Lahore High Court (LHC) decision to acquit Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case, a NAB spokesman said on Thursday...

    The joint investigating team (JIT) formed to probe allegations against the Sharif family in the Panamagate case had recommended that the Hudaibiya Paper Mills Case should be...

  • Mugabe cried when he agreed to step down, says paper

    HARARE: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe cried and lamented “betrayal by his lieutenants” when he agreed to step down last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the Standard newspaper said in its Sunday edition...

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe loyalist, was sworn in on Friday and attention is focused on whether he will name a broad-based government or select figures from...
  • NTS ‘paper leak’ sparks protests in several Sindh towns

    HYDERABAD: Candidates who took pre-entry test for admission to MBBS and BDS programmes in medical universities and colleges of the province conducted by National Testing Service on Oct 22, their parents and members of civil society took to the streets in several Sindh towns on Wednesday in protest against apparent leak of paper a day before the test...

    Sheeraz Nadeem, Irfan Samejo, Faisal and others who led the protest told reporters...

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