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  • Commissioner’s office demanded bribe against compensation sum, claims slain KU professor’s son

    KARACHI: The son of assassinated dean of the faculty of Islamic Studies in University of Karachi, Professor Dr Mohammad Shakeel Auj, has alleged that he was asked for Rs5,000 bribe by the office of Karachi commissioner for receiving compensation against his father’s killing, and that too after more than three years...

    Mohammad Malhan Khan — one of the three sons of Dr Auj — said that he was approached by the Karachi commissioner’s...

  • Fire guts Lakki election commissioner’s office

    LAKKI MARWAT: A fire caused by electric short-circuit gutted equipment, record and other material at the office of the district election commissioner here on Friday...

    According to reports, fire suddenly broke out in the office room of the election commissioner which engulfed the building within no time...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • Mayors, deputy mayors of Hyderabad, Larkana and Sukkur set to assume office

    HYDERABAD: Syed Tayyab Hussain and Syed Sohail Mehmood aka Sohail Mashhadi of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday took the oath as the mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC)...

    District returning officer Aijaz Anwar Chohan and Deputy Commissioner Motasim Abbasi, besides leaders and elected representatives belonging to the MQM, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and other parties,...

  • Pak High Commissioner to India meets PM to discuss Indo-Pak relations

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit called upon Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday for a briefing on the state of Pakistan-India relations...

    Basit, who arrived from New Delhi early this morning, held a meeting with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, briefing them about statements made by different Indian political leaders, including the spokesperson of the India Ministry of External Affairs...

  • Census commissioner rejects political parties' concerns

    The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics on Friday failed to allay the reservations put forward by senators with respect to the 2017 census, with Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa rejecting outright all concerns raised regarding alleged irregularities in census data...

    Senator Taj Haider, however, questioned the census results, saying that he had obtained data on the population of Karachi in 2013 from Nadra...

  • Afghans were counted alongside Pakistanis in census: chief census commissioner

    ISLAMABAD: One of the reasons for the increase in the country’s population was that Afghan refugees were counted alongside Pakistani citizens, Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa said on Monday...

    Number of disabled decreased since 1998 due to improperly trained staff, says census commissionerMr Bajwa said that when Afghans were removed from the total population figure, there might be some variation between the provisional and final...

  • National security advisor discusses Pak-Afghan relations with British high commissioner

    British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew met National Security Advisor (NSA) Nasser Khan Janjua on Monday to discuss recent developments in Pak-Afghan relations, read a statement issued by the NSA's spokesperson on Monday...

    The British envoy "briefed the NSA on his recent visit to Afghanistan and the feedback he received from the Afghan leadership, which was quite optimistic despite some terrorist attacks," the statement...

  • British High Commissioner summoned over 'malicious' anti-Pakistan slogans on London cabs

    Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew on Friday over slogans being displayed on London cabs "that directly attack Pakistan's territorial integrity and sovereignty...

    "According to a statement released by the Foreign Office, "the high commissioner was informed that Pakistan, in line with the UN Charter, rejects actions and advertisements with malicious content that impinge on...

  • Chief census commissioner rejects opposition's objections over population results

    Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa on Tuesday turned down the objections raised by political parties over the recent census results, claiming that the verification of "every individual" was ensured...

    The chief census commissioner also dismissed the objections over the transgender community's census, saying that only those who had declared themselves as transgender were included in the category...

  • Commissioner’s assurance to growers

    LAHORE: Commissioner Abdullah Khan Sumbal said 376 centres have been set up across Punjab, including Lahore division, where the government will buy four million tonnes of wheat worth Rs130 billion directly from growers...

    “We request you not to pay attention to any rumors in view of the rates, as the government will purchase wheat from you for Rs1,300 per 40kg,” he said while speaking to a group of growers from Lahore division at a...

  • BHC suspends transfer of deputy commissioner

    QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court suspended on Tuesday transfer of Sohbatpur Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aslam Raisani and directed the provincial chief secretary not to take any decision on the matter till further orders...

    This appeared to be a case of personal grudge and the officer was transferred despite the fact that he had not completed the normal tenure of his posting as deputy commissioner, the court said...

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