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  • PML-N govt performs poorly on scorecard

    ISLAMABAD: The current government was given an overall performance score of 44 per cent for last year, in a scorecard recently released by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat)...

    The scorecard is based on the data provided by the federal government, however, the government only scored above 60 per cent on only three of the 25 governance parametres
  • Nokia's Digitalisation Scorecard: helping countries develop better frameworks

    Finnish communications and information technology giant Nokia has authored the 'Digitalisation Scorecard' under the patronage of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, which seeks to help countries adopt pro-digitalising policies into their framework...

    Commenting on the purpose of the report, Nokia's president and chief executive officer (CEO) Rajeev Suri noted, "It is an effort focused on helping governments assess their...
  • Imran, Faryal, Hamza performed badly on MNAs’ scorecard

    ISLAMABAD: Performances of PTI head Imran Khan, head of PPP Women Wing Faryal Talpur and Hamza Shahbaz Sharif of PML-N have been declared poorest, with 20pc performance and 39th positions, during third parliamentary year from June 2015 to May 2016...

    PTI chief Imran Khan, PPP Women’s Wing head Faryal Talpur and PML-N MNA Hamza Shahbaz have been found to be the worst-performing lawmakers in the third parliamentary year of the current...
  • 'I say sorry to Pakistan': Danish Kaneria admits to involvement in 2012 spot-fixing scandal

    Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain's Daily Mail reported late on Wednesday...

    Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in an interview for an Al Jazeera television documentary quoted by the Mail: "My name is Danish Kaneria and I admit that I...
  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012
  • US oil, gas services firm to wind up Pakistan operations

    ISLAMABAD: A leading international oil and gas services firm is reportedly winding up its operations in Pakistan, causing a setback to exploration and development companies operating in the country and rendering more than 60 professionals jobless...

    Based in Houston, US, and operating in more than 90 countries, Baker Hughes is one of the largest oil field services companies in the world providing the oil and gas industry products and...
  • India to build solar, wind farms along Pakistan border

    MUMBAI: India plans to build a string of renewable energy projects along its sun-baked, wind-whipped western border, officials said on Monday, as New Delhi continues an ambitious programme to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels...

    Mired in an economic slowdown, the government has tripled spending over the last three years as part of its push to cut down the use of oil and coal
  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    ISLAMABAD: Five long years after the Bhoja Air crash claimed the lives of 125 people, the capital’s police have registered a case against the owners of the airline, as well as others held responsible for the accident by a judicial commission...

    An Islamabad district and sessions court had twice ordered the police to register a case against those responsible for the crash, and on Saturday, Lohi Bher police finally registered an FIR
  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    The answers relating to the question hour which pertained to the health department were distributed along with the order of the day in the assembly’s Monday session
  • Opec output highest since 2012

    LONDON: Opec oil supply in April has jumped to its highest in more than two years, boosted by record or near-record supplies from Iraq and Saudi Arabia, a Reuters survey showed, as key members stand firm in their focus on market share...

    The increase from Opec puts output further above forecasts of demand for Opec oil in the first half of the year, although second-half demand is expected to be stronger
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