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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...

    "The report, titled Working Group on the Digitalization Scorecard: Which policies and regulations can help advance digitalization aims to measure policy implementations...

  • Imran, Faryal, Hamza performed badly on MNAs’ scorecard

    Prepared by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat), the ‘MNAs Scorecard’ focuses on three main aspects of a parliamentarian’s role: oversight, legislation and representation...

    MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar attained an overall score of 22pc and was graded on 38, the second-worst grade in the scorecard...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    Tariq Fazal Chaudhry says issue of PM’s permission was raised after civic agency approved building planSenator Hamdullah had moved a calling attention notice following the recent report by the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP), which had pointed out that construction work was started on the US embassy building without the prime minister’s approval, and that the civic agency failed to stop it...

    The audit report also cited a letter...

  • 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...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The FIR contains charges under Sections 109 (punishment for abetment), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 286 (negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 302 (qatl-i-amd), and 417 (cheating) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the...

  • 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 question asked by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi was probably submitted to the assembly in 2013 and had been taken up during the question hour after a couple of years as it asked for the district-wise number of deaths during “last...

  • India's top court upholds death sentences for 2012 Delhi gang rape convicts

    India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men who were convicted in the fatal gang-rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in New Delhi in 2012...

    Prosecutors said the four Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh took their victim to the back of a private bus in New Delhi, raping her and then damaging her internal organs with an iron rod...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

  • PPL reverts to 2012 oil policy

    ON November 5, Pakistan Petroleum Limited surprised the market by announcing that it had opted to convert to the Exploration and Production Policy 2012 for concessions operated by it as well as for those concessions where it is a joint venture partner with other operators...

    In a filing with the stock exchange, PPL explained that “the effect of the conversion would be that in the event of a new discovery in any new exploratory effort...

  • California shooter Farook plotted 2012 attack: US senator

    "He has admitted that in 2012 they had something in mind and they didn't do it because there had been some immediate arrests by the counter-terrorism people," Risch told CNN...

    The 24-year-old Marquez bought the guns legally in 2011 or 2012 and then gave or sold them to Farook, federal officials told The New York Times...

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