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  • Formation of 9th NFC completed

    ISLAMABAD: The constitution of the ninth National Finance Commission is now complete as President Mam­noon Hussain has approved appointment of Nawid Ah­san as non-statutory member...

    An official announcement of the finance ministry said Mr Ahsan will represent Punjab in the NFC...

  • ANP hints at formation of new province after Fata’s merger

    QUETTA: Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan announced on Friday that after Fata’s merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the ANP would establish a Pashtun province comprising southern and northern Pashtun areas and it would be stronger than Punjab...

    The ANP chief criticised ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for not fulfilling a promise he had made to him at the end of the first meeting of CPEC to brief leaders of political...

  • Formation of parliamentary committee on CPEC — a daunting task for NA speaker

    ISLAMABAD: The decision by an all-party conference (APC) on Thursday to form a parliamentary committee to oversee the implementation of China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project can become a cumbersome task for the National Assembly speaker since the Senate has already formed its committee on the issue...

    Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani formed the 23-member special committee having representation from all the four provinces and...

  • SHC orders formation of JIT over ‘missing’ MQM-L activists

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court on Thursday ordered Sindh home department to form a joint investigation team (JIT) within 15 days regarding the cases of five ‘missing’ activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London and submit a report...

    The division bench comprising Justices Salahuddin Panhwar and Faheem Ahmed Siddiqui also directed Hyderabad SSP to ensure recovery of all five missing persons and...

  • Formation of new power ministry

    THE new prime minister has wasted no time in merging two vital ministries into a single Ministry of Energy, something that the PML-N had promised it would do in its election manifesto of 2013...

    The water and power ministry has been bifurcated, and its power wing is now to be merged with the petroleum ministry...

  • Andy Flower to 'play key role' in formation of World XI team: PCB official

    Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower will play a key role in the formation of the World XI which is likely to tour Pakistan in mid-September, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official confirmed to DawnNews...

    Pakistan has not hosted international cricket — barring a limited-overs series against Zimbabwe in 2015 — since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009...

  • PTI slams Sharif’s role in formation of new cabinet

    ISLAMABAD: In its first meeting after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leadership expressed concern over the involvement of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the formation of a new federal cabinet...

    “How can Nawaz Sharif chair party meetings after he was disqualified even from his party office under the Supreme Court verdict?” asked PTI spokesman Naeemul Haq on Wednesday...

  • Disgruntled Junaid wants formation of independent body to probe WHL disaster

    LAHORE: Slamming the way he was dismissed by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), sacked head coach of national team Khawaja Junaid has urged the government to constitute an independent committee to probe the real reasons behind the team’s pathetic performance in the World Hockey League...

    Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Junaid said though he had supported the inclusion of senior players in the national squad for the WHL...

  • Formation of minority rights commission demanded

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a meeting on Tuesday demanded establishment of minority rights commission to highlight issues faced by minorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and immediate approval of the Minority Property Protection Bill by the provincial assembly for implementation...

    The meeting organised by South Asia Partnership of Pakistan (SAP-Pk) at a local hotel was attended by leaders of minority groups, civil society activists and...

  • Zardari asks PM Nawaz to step down following formation of JIT against him

    PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari, while addressing a political gathering in Badin district, urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down following the formation of the joint investigation team (JIT) to probe his assets and his sons' business dealings abroad...

    Zardari insisted that the incumbent PML-N leadership was responsible for the ongoing political mess in the country, adding that his party would continue to...

  • SHC orders formation of body to review heavy vehicles’ movement in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Saturday ordered the constitution of a high-level committee headed by the city mayor and all stakeholders to review the movement of heavy vehicles in the city during daytime...

    Headed by Justice Nadeem Akhtar, a two-judge bench was hearing a set of petitions filed by Faisal Bangali and other citizens against the provincial authorities for their failure to enforce the ban initially imposed by the...

  • SHC orders JIT’s formation to find Asif Zardari’s ‘missing’ aides

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday directed the home department to constitute a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to track down Ghulam Qadir Marri, a close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari, his friends and two servants who have been missing since April 7...

    A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Irfan Saadat Khan, gave the direction while hearing a constitutional petition of Ismail Marri, who sought the recovery of his...

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