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  • 'Business as usual with Pakistan now over,' warns US National Security Council spokesman

    With a tougher regional policy announced by the United States (US) on Tuesday, National Security Council (NSC) Spokesperson Michael Anton warned Pakistan that it is "on notice from this president, from this administration", Politico reported...

    Anton, speaking to reporters on a conference call, was quoted by Politico as saying that "business as usual [with Pakistan] as it has been up to now is over", and that the US could impose...

  • Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

    United States (US) President Donald Trump removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council (NSC) on Wednesday, reversing his controversial decision early this year to give a political adviser an unprecedented role in security discussions...

    Trump's overhaul of the NSC, confirmed by a White House official, also elevated General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Dan Coats, the director...

  • ‘Status quo in Fata not an option, FCR law be abolished’

    He said that no country in the world had any such piece of land or areas like Pakistan had tribal areas where there was a constitutional, legal and political void...

    Talking about the existing administrative structure in Fata, Senior journalist Rahimullah Yousafzai said that the changes taking place in the region in terms of politics, security, economy and likely different governance models in future for tribal areas, gave details of...

  • Intra-court appeal be abolished: Senate body

    In addition to its recommendations on the civil justice system, the report also called for amendments to the Pakistan Penal Code, according to which a police official would be held responsible for reporting false information, and would be punished...

  • KP Development Authority abolished

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has abolished the 44 years old Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Development Authority and transferred its assets and employees to the KP Economic Zones Development and Management Company...

  • LPG quota system abolished but for two firms, PAC told

    ISLAMABAD: Except for two private companies, the quota for liquefied petroleum gas has been abolished by the Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) for all entities over the past few years, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) learnt on Wednesday...

    One of the two companies is Capgas, a subsidiary of the Pakistan Oil Fields Ltd, and the other — WAK Gas — is being run by some former PPP senators and Inter-Services Intelligence’s...

  • Two-year BA, MA programmes to be abolished

    The letter says universities are using the abbreviations BS and BSc (Hons) for degrees awarded after 14 years of education and that Ms, MPhil and MSc (Hons) is being used for degrees awarded after 18 years of education, which is creating confusion for employers, both national and international...

  • Governor casts doubt on accountability if NAB law abolished

    MATIARI: Against the backdrop of the Sindh cabinet’s decision to repeal the applicability of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 in the province, Governor Mohammad Zubair on Sunday wondered how anyone would be held accountable if the National Accountability Bureau was done away with...

    He said this while talking to reporters at the residence of the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Hyderabad chapter, Syed Shah Zaman...

  • Political agents office in Fata abolished

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa government on Friday abolished the office of political agents and the collection of Agency Welfare Fund that had become the root cause of exploitation and corruption in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    According to the order, the local administration shall ensure that no person or agency collected any type of tax, levy or fee anywhere in its respective jurisdiction other...

  • Discretionary funds abolished, govt office working hours revised

    ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be unfolding of its agenda for ‘change’, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government on Friday revised working hours in government institutions, abolished discretionary funds of the prime minister, federal ministers and members of the National Assembly and imposed a ban on first-class air travel by the president, head of the government, chief justice, Senate chairman and NA speaker...

    It has been learnt...

  • Discretionary funds abolished, govt office working hours revised

    ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be unfolding of its agenda for ‘change’, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government on Friday revised working hours in government institutions, abolished discretionary funds of the prime minister, federal ministers and members of the National Assembly and imposed a ban on first-class air travel by the president, head of the government, chief justice, Senate chairman and NA speaker...

    It has been learnt...

  • ‘Duties on raw material imports to be abolished soon’

    SIALKOT: Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul Razzaq Dawood says the government will soon abolish all the duties and taxes on the import of the raw materials...

    He was addressing a meeting of the Sialkot exporters at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on Sunday
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