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  • Punjab govt further amends LG Act 2013

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday further amended the Local Government Act 2013, getting powers to succeed the rights, assets and liabilities of the offices which would revert to it under the law...

    The offices were devolved to the district governments during the Musharraf era, and would be reverted to the provincial government under the 2013 law...

  • ‘Create jobs for youth to achieve rapid development’

    ISLAMABAD: A joint report of UNDP-OECD has suggested that Pakistan needs to create jobs for a quickly growing young workforce to tackle its complex security challenges and to broaden its industrial base for future sustainable development...

    The 2016 ‘Monitoring Progress Report of the Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation’ cited example through the upcoming China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which is expected to further...

  • Punjab’s growth strategy-2018 focuses on jobs for youth

    LAHORE: Punjab government on Saturday launched its growth strategy-2018, aiming to overcome the huge challenge of creating jobs for youth that makes 66 per cent of the province’s total population...

    Launched at the 90-Shahrah-i-Quaid-i-Azam in the presence of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the strategy received strong reminders from the British government’s Department for International Development (DFID)-UKaid that suggests immediate...

  • Rs1.452trn Punjab budget seeks to create 500,000 jobs

    LAHORE: Punjab’s Rs1...

    452 trillion budget for the next financial year proposes to create half a million jobs in the province through a massive development investment of Rs550 billion in large infrastructure, transport, irrigation, agriculture, water supply and energy projects, as well as heavily subsidise smallholders and landless cultivators...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    The ROs, along with the nominee of the deputy commissioner or DCO concerned, directly received the packed and duly sealed ballot papers from the printing press concerned against proper receipt/invoice and transported them to their offices under...

  • ECP asked to provide details of ballot papers printed for 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman’s Secretariat has taken notice of the refusal by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide record pertaining to ballot papers printed for 2013 general elections to an applicant, observing that it was not justified and amounted to a violation of spirit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance (FIO) 2002...

    2013 by the federal Ombudsman’s institutional reforms act, 2013,” the communiqué sent to...

  • Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests in 2013 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a trial slammed by rights campaigners...

    The 26 suspects are all leaders of Taksim Solidarity, an umbrella group of civil society, union and political groups at the forefront of the May-June 2013 demonstrations that marked the biggest challenge yet to the dominance of the...

  • ECP rejects ex-official’s allegations of rigging in 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed allegations levelled by its former additional secretary Mohammad Afzal Khan that the 2013 general elections were massively rigged and said that no proof exists to substantiate his claims...

    Afzal Khan claimed in a television interview that people’s mandate was stolen in the 2013 elections and he accused former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of being involved...

  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    In the 2013 general elections, PML-N won NA-52, where Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the successful candidate, and NA-54 where Malik Abrar was victorious...

  • Most voters stay loyal to their 2013 favourites

    LAHORE: Despite being witness to so many tumultuous political happenings since the last time the nation went to polls, a good number of voters in NA-120 still side with the party on the polling day they had voted for in 2013...

    Ali Sufian of Mozang Adda said he voted for the PTI candidate in 2013 and did so again on Sunday...

  • Call to probe release of Rs480bn for clearing circular debt in 2013

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday adopted a special report by a house committee recommending a probe by the National Acc­ountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal In­vesti­gation Agency (FIA) into the dubious release of Rs480 billion to independent power producers (IPPs) to clear the circular debt in 2013...

    PSDP allocationsSeparately, the province-wise public sector development programme (PSDP) allocations were shared with the House for...

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