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  • Which is superior — Supreme Court or parliament?

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday was the scene of heated debate on a unique and pertinent question — which is superior, the Supreme Court or parliament?The argument was triggered by a resolution submitted to the committee by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Senator Azam Khan Swati, demanding a briefing from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on parliamentarians who have availed themselves of tax relaxations under...

  • OMCs resist proposal to sell superior petrol

    It has made acceptance of the government’s proposal conditional upon several incentives, including a permission to keep marketing the existing quality, for a few years, at the price of the superior variety so that oil companies could have adequate funds for technology up-gradation, a petroleum ministry official told Dawn...

  • NAB’s domain to probe cases pending in superior courts challenged

    ISLAMABAD: A citizen on Monday approached the Supreme Court challenging National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s domain to probe into matters already pending adjudication before the superior courts...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has already constituted a larger bench which on Dec 12 will consider the superior court’s jurisdiction about granting bail in cases where there is a statutory...

  • Uniform cost of gas connections within 5km of new well-heads proposed

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to apply uniform costing criteria for natural gas consumers living within a five-kilometre radius of gas fields in the four provinces without putting additional burden on provincial governments...

    A government official told Dawn that the federal government initially wanted the provinces to subsidise each other, with three of the provinces mainly bearing the additional burden of Balochistan...

  • ‘Observance of uniform prayer timings voluntary’

    ISLAMABAD: After Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousaf announced enforcement of Nizam-i-Salat in the federal capital from Friday, it was later decided that its implementation would solely be on voluntarily basis...

    The meeting of a committee, comprising Ulema and officials of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, was held here on Friday after prayer break in which it was decided that there would be no forced implementation...
  • Uniform curriculum to be introduced

    QUETTA: Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Mohammad Baligh-ur-Rehman has said that a standardised national curriculum of Islamic studies, Pakistan studies and other important subjects will be introduced in all educational institutions in the country...

    Addressing a press conference at the conclusion of a two-day Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) here on Tuesday, he said the curriculum would be...
  • Mosque leaders yet to take to uniform prayer timings

    Although Imam of Kaaba Dr Khalid al Ghamdi had sanctified the move, imams of the mosques in Islamabad are found observing their own prayer timings 20 days after the uniform Nizam-e-Salat was introduced in the federal capital to begin with...

    Initially, the government planned Islamabad magistrates should ensure the implementation of the uniform prayer but dropped the idea as the Islamabad Administration thought it beyond the capacity...

  • Uniform prayer timing calendar to be unveiled today

    ISLAMABAD: The first monthly calendar for uniform Azan timings for sects in Islamabad has been finalised and will be released at the Faisal Mosque on Friday (today)...

    In accordance with the Azaan calendar, all sects including Shia, Hanfi (both Deobandi and Barelvi) and Ahle Hadis will offer prayers at uniform timings...

  • Conference on uniform prayer timings on 26th

    ISLAMABAD: The government finally decided to take stakeholders on board 25 days after launching the uniform prayer timings system in the federal capital...

    To start with, he added, there was a need to implement the uniform prayer timing system in the markets as it would be beneficial for the traders and the customers alike...

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