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  • Specimens from bodies of 14 PAF camp attackers collected

    PESHAWAR: The Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology has collected specimens from the bodies of 14 terrorists who were killed by security forces during the attack at Pakistan Air Force’s camp in Badaber on Friday...

    An official told Dawn that specimens would be dispatched to the Punjab Forensic Science Agency in Lahore to determine their identity...

  • Stuck-up licensing policy for mineral exploitation

    SOON after coming to power in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013, the PTI-led coalition government banned the issuance of new licences for mineral exploration...

    She told Dawn that the new KP mineral licensing policy has been finalised in consultation with all the stakeholders...

  • ‘11 mineral, bottled water brands unsafe for consumption’

    ISLAMABAD: Contaminated bottled water continues to be sold in the market, despite efforts to ensure the provision of safe drinking water, the Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) said in its report for the months of April through to June, 2017...

    The government has tasked the council with monitoring bottled and mineral water brands and it publicises its results every quarter...

  • Pakistani provinces vying for control of oil, gas, mineral resources

    ISLAMABAD: The provinces are seeking the implementation of powers, granted to them under the 18th Amendment, to exercise joint, equal and individual control over oil, gas and mineral reserves inside their respective boundaries, and want a review of the federal government’s petroleum policy that they claim is ‘stagnating investments’...

    5 of the policy clearly stated that “this policy may be reviewed by government of Pakistan after 5...

  • Peshawar High Court reserves decision in mineral law case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has reserved judgment on a petition of the Frontier Mines Owners Association challenging the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mineral Sector Governance Act, 2016, and the rules made under it by the government...

    Mr Kundi argued that through the present Act, the previous Regulation of Mines and Oilfield and Mineral development (Government Control) Act, 1948, was repealed to the extent of mines and mineral...

  • Govt asked to uproot corruption in mineral sector

    PESHAWAR: The Frontier Mines Owners Association (FMOA) has said that corruption in the mineral sector of the province has not only brought down revenue by 50 per cent but also rendered thousands of people jobless...

    Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club here on Tuesday, FMOA president Sher Bandi Khan said that corruption had badly affected the mineral sector of the province during the last seven years and inflicted...

  • Governor seeks Russia’s help in mineral exploration

    QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai has said that Pakistan and other countries in the region had no option but to cooperate with each other for peace and development in their region...

    They discussed relations between Pakistan and Russia, the regional situation and other issues of bilateral interest...

  • KP's former mineral minister, nine others remanded in NAB custody

    PESHAWAR: An accountability court on Friday remanded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's former mineral minister Mehmood Zeb and nine others, who were arrested over the illegal allotment of government reservoirs of phosphate in the province, in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau for 12 days...

    Read: Ex-PPP minister among 10 held for Rs360m corruptionThe NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alleges that Mahmood Zeb, who was a leader of PPP and was...

  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    It will also guide the government in resolving ongoing and avoiding future disputes in large-scale mining transactions, and other immediate barriers to attracting investment into the mineral sector of the country... ...

  • ‘50pc of women and children have vitamin, mineral deficiencies’

    ISLAMABAD: As many as 50pc women and children have deficiency of essential vitamin and mineral, besides 45pc deaths of under-five children are attributed to under nutrition...

    This was stated by country director, Micronutrient Initiative Pakistan (MIP), Dr Naseer Mohammad Nizamani while speaking at a workshop titled: “Situation of Malnutrition in Pakistan” held at a local hotel on Wednesday...

  • CJ takes suo motu notice, seeks data on usage of water by mineral water companies

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, and sought data regarding water usage by these companies from concerned departments...

    CJP Nisar also directed the attorney general and all advocate generals to convey his directives to mineral water companies...

  • Supreme Court summons CEOs of major mineral water companies

    The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered the chief executive officers of all major mineral water companies to appear before it on Sunday in a case regarding the alleged exploitation of water resources in the country...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading the two-member bench, had taken suo motu notice of the issue on Friday and sought data regarding water usage by the companies from concerned departments...

  • SC orders forensic audit of Nestle's mineral water operations

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered a forensic audit of Nestle's mineral water operations and directed that samples from all major mineral water companies be checked...

    The chief justice passed the order while hearing a suo motu case pertaining to the alleged exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country...

  • SC summons owners of 11 mineral water companies on Nov 20

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the owners of 11 mineral water companies to present themselves in court on November 20 (tomorrow)...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case against bottled water companies, warned that the failure of the owners of the companies to present themselves in court will result in their names being put on the Exit Control List...

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