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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...

  • 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...

    “Baker Hughes is pulling out of Pakistan in an abrupt manner and it’s a major setback to our oil exploration companies,” a chief executive of an exploration and production company told...

  • 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...

    India currently harnesses 23pc of its total power from renewable sources, including solar and wind...

  • 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...

  • ‘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...

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