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  • Living off 400 rupees a day

    Think for a moment about the man whose salary 10 years ago was Rs9,000 and today is Rs12,500...

    How does he pay for utilities and his rent? How does he educate his children or take care of his ailing mother?Let me introduce you to Obaid ur Rehman, who works in a five-star hotel in Karachi...

  • Over half a million rupees looted in year’s sixth bank heist

    KARACHI: Some three armed robbers stormed a private microfinance bank in the old city’s Kharadar area on Tuesday, held security guards and staff at gunpoint and took away more than half a million rupees as the bank management allegedly had not followed the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent such robberies, police said...

     “One of the security guards and a few staffers of the bank have been taken into custody only for...

  • Probe body unearths billions of rupees corruption in Umerkot health dept

    UMERKOT: The district inquiry committee formed by the provincial government to probe corruption in the Umerkot health department released its report on the occasion of the World Anti-Corruption Day on Wednesday, unveiling massive corruption running into billions of rupees, mismanagement and violation of laws and demanding action against the culprits...

    It witnessed that drugs were procured in excess without formation of procurement...

  • Grade-16 officer held, assets worth millions of rupees seized

    HYDERABAD: Officials of the National Accoun­tability Bureau (NAB) seized assets, including prize bonds, worth millions of rupees and documents of immoveable properties also worth millions of rupees, in a raid on the residence of a grade-16 official of the education department, Bachu Mal, here late on Saturday evening, according to a NAB press release...

    It says that the assets unearthed/recovered and seized are prize bonds and other...

  • ‘Marine pollution costing Pakistan billions of rupees’

    KARACHI: Utter neglect towards marine pollution costs Pakistan billions of rupees every year that includes the huge expenditures the country incurs on account of vessel repair and maintenance, as constant flow of untreated toxic effluent towards the sea has doubled (metal) corrosion rate...

  • NHA facing over 3,000 court cases involving billions of rupees

    ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) is facing over 3,000 cases of litigation involving hundreds of billions of rupees, including some related to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, mainly because of alleged mass-scale irregularities and controversial award of contracts...

    It has been observed that the authority is facing such an ample amount of litigations despite it has an army of over 150 consultants who...

  • A billion rupees spent on Nawaz Sharif's foreign tours, Senate told

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday told the Senate that over a billion rupees were spent on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's international trips during his third term in office...

    Sharif's visit count for neighbouring China — with whom his administration is collaborating on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor — stands at four...

  • Cabinet decides to recover billions of rupees 'illegally spent' by ex-PMs, CMs: minister

    Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Tuesday said the federal cabinet has decided to recover billions of rupees allegedly spent illegally by a former president, prime ministers and chief ministers from the national exchequer...

    He said a squad of some 790 to 1,722 police personnel was deputed at any given time for Zardari's security, which had cost around Rs163...

  • NAB to probe ‘billions of rupees looted’ in sugar, wheat scandals

    In a statement released to the media, the anti-graft watchdog said a decision to probe reports of “plunder worth billions of rupees” through smuggling, price gouging, alleged subsidies and other aspects of these crises was taken during a meeting of the bureau's executive committee, presided by by NAB Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal...

    Under pressure, Prime Minister Imran Khan, amidst allegations his own allies were behind the crises,...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    In Hyderabad, the Jogi, a Gujrati-speaking Hindu minority artisan community survives in miserable socio-economic conditions in a small, ghetto-like slum settlement near the central city area...

    Socially excluded, they live in poverty without any state support such as housing, sanitation, drainage and proper working facilities for their livelihood...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

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