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Punjab govt accused of being soft on militants

Senior officials say the govt has been “sleeping over” regular intelligence reports on militants' presence in Punjab.

Nisar to meet TTP negotiators

Situation after Taliban’s refusal to extend ceasefire to be discussed today

Sharif-Zardari’s latest bonhomie looks fine from afar

Vast time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif invited his political rival Asif Ali Zardari to dinner it was to say...

Former secretary to head Wapda

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: The government has decided to bring in a new chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority...

PPO to be softened, PM assures Zardari

The opposition parties in the Senate, including the PPP, ANP and PML-Q, made it clear they will not let the bill pass.

Tax exemptions raise new issues

PML-N govt fails to control tax exemptions given to businessmen as it loses Rs104 billion within first six months.

Pressure to provide jobs puts PML-N in a quandary

Govt is confronted with bloated federal ministries & divisions which leaves little room to offer jobs to constituents.

$7 million from Malala Fund for education project in remote areas

Finance Ministry signed an agreement with Unesco under which $7 million will be spent on an education project.

Parliament watch: Scary scenario about military, civil relationship not a certainty

Analysts have been drawing scary scenarios ever since the Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif declared this week that ...

PTI criticises govt failure to protect people

ISLAMABAD: Short of demanding resignation of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

AGP does not appear at committee meeting over salary row

ISLAMABAD: The Auditor General of Pakistan on Tuesday snubbed a sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)...

Talks on MFN after Indian polls: minister

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said that the talks have been postponed till a new govt is formed in New Delhi.

Three govts fail since 2006 to recover outstanding $800 million from PTCL buyer

Three successive govts have failed to recover $800m outstanding payment from a PTCL buyer since April 2006.

Public sector defaulters bleed power network dry

ISLAMABAD: To go through the list of public sector defaulters of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) ...

Imran defuses crisis within party

An estranged 13-member group of PTI’s provincial lawmakers met party chairman Imran Khan at his residence.

PARLIAMENT WATCH: ‘Obscenity’ on JI’s agenda or the Speaker’s

Is the Jamaat-i-Islami on a new charm offensive with the election of a new Amir? At least some read so in the motions

PM seeks report on judge-AC clash

ISLAMABAD: A controversy surrounding a physical brawl between a civil judge and assistant commissioner, tehsil...

19 Taliban freed as ‘goodwill gesture’

Govt announced that it freed 19 non-combatants Taliban as a goodwill gesture for bolstering the peace process with TTP.

PTI ready to hold LG polls in KP on 30th

The committee also asked federal govt to complete the procedure for allowing overseas Pakistanis to cast their votes.

PML-N in a fix over concession for Musharraf

PM’s aide said that eventually it will be Mr Sharif’s call whether to accept or reject Musharraf’s application.

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