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  • Postal department loses Rs559 million to corruption

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million due to fraud and misappropriation during the past five years...

    The postal service’s chief said 405 new post offices had been opened and 584 closed during the period, 1,666 people had been appointed on a regular basis, 178 on contracts and 1,007 as daily wagers in various pay scales...

  • Postal services – thriving in the age of internet

    Although letters may no longer be the primary way people stay in touch, Pakistan’s postal service remains active; from the Siachen Glacier to the Arabian Sea...

    Letters, money orders and parcels come from the District Postal Office at the Rawalpindi Railway Station from around the country, and the items are then divided between Rawalpindi, Islamabad and international destinations...

  • Postal officials, contractor blamed for disrupting mail delivery to Chitral

    Due to non-delivery of mail on time, candidates missed their test and interviews for appointments in government departments, while others could not apply for the posts due to collapse of the postal system...

    When contacted, the divisional superintendent of postal division Malakand admitted the collapse of the mail system in Chitral due to the contractor’s lethargic approach...

  • Lawmakers reluctant to sign off on postal balloting for overseas Pakistanis

    ISLAMABAD: The possibility of tampering and manipulation of ballots seems to be the only major hurdle keeping overseas Pakistanis from exercising their right to franchise in the country’s elections...

    A team of senior Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officials, during a briefing before a national assembly panel, admitted that postal balloting appeared to be the most feasible option...

  • Postal charges

    I would urge the postal department to undo the increase in the registration fee and realise that it is not just a business concern out to earn profits but a public utility service for the benefit of society...

  • Special persons to cast votes via postal ballot

    PESHAWAR: Provincial Election Commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmed has said that persons with any physical disability will be allowed to cast their votes through postal ballot...

    The provincial election commissioner said that special persons, who were unable to walk or travel, could cast their votes in the next elections through postal ballot under Election Act, 2017...

  • Special persons allowed to vote via postal ballot

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday allowed people with physical disabilities to cast their votes through postal ballots...

    Editorial: The ECP must use its enhanced powers to keep electoral tensions in checkMeanwhile, the commission issued a code of conduct and guidelines for international observers, binding them to choose an area of election observation in ‘strict consultation’ with the ECP...

  • 3 arrested in Shangla for trying to steal postal ballots

    Shangla police on Monday arrested three suspects, including an official of Pakistan Post, over charges of stealing postal ballots, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Police recovered the ballots from a vehicle and arrested the local PML-N leader and his relative who were allegedly trying to steal the postal ballots from the post office in Alpuri, said SHO Sadiq Khan...

  • Pakistan's Muniba Mazari named goodwill ambassador by UN Women

    ISLAMABAD: UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls...

    Muniba Mazari is a writer, artist, singer, activist and a motivational speaker...

  • ‘Grand jirga’ decides: Mazari tribe to help police in operation against gangs

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Mazari tribe and its sub-clans will support police in a joint operation against the crime gangs in the riverine area of Rujhan Mazari tehsil of Rajanpur district to reestablish writ of the government there...

    This was announced following a ‘grand jirga’ attended by a good number of heads of Mazari tribe’s sub-clans, besides Rajanpur DPO Attique Ahmed Tahir and the representatives of Rahim Yar Khan police, sources told...

  • Mazari says dissolved tribunal has no locus standi anymore

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Information Secretary Dr Shireen Mazari has asked the media not to delve into the issue related to its two-member election tribunal headed by Justice retired Wajihuddin Ahmed...

    Ms Mazari said the media should understand that the dissolved election tribunal had no locus standi within the PTI anymore and it should refrain from indulging in it...

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