PM orders reshuffle in bureaucracy

PM orders reshuffle in the federal bureaucracy and also approves promotion of 10 officers of IRS from Grade 20 to 21.

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Pakistan joins the 3G club

Zong wins 4G licence; Mobilink claims 10MHz band for 3G; Ufone, Telenor happy with 5MHz

Next budget to focus on social uplift

Treasury member in Balochistan Assembly blame past corruption for problems.

Another round of operation against slums on the cards

It razed some big and small illegal settlements in H-10/I-10, G-10/2 and I-10/1 in collaboration with the ICT.

Govt, Taliban negotiators reach consensus on ceasefire

Samiul Haq said the two committees have agreed to form a new subcommittee to address reservations shown by both sides.

Sharif likely to visit Iran next month

The trip scheduled to begin on May 11 has not been officially announced as yet.

Highlights

Hungry leopard suffered backbone, head injuries

Roaming in a forest pocket of Cholistan, the beast was besieged in a field by locals.

US embassy asked to remove Sheikh Rashid from ‘no-fly’ list

On March 21, Sheikh Rashid faced an embarrassing situation when he was barred from boarding a PIA flying to Toronto.

Veteran journalist Burney passes away

The 83-year-old Izharul Hasan Burney, the veteran journalist died after remaining in coma for four months.

Islamabad cracks down on illegal slums

The authorities in Islamabad have declared war on the slums, largely populated by Christians and Afghan refugees.

Khushwant Singh comes home to rest

The writer’s ashes were brought to Hadali near Khushab.

Media coverage of Puri visit hurts wife

Puri’s visit to Lahore last month has led to a controversy, involving Mr Puri, his wife, ex-wife and Pakistani media.

Sindh

Karachi violence claims five lives

At least five people were killed in separate incidents of violence in Karachi.

Post-blast training for BDS members

The training includes handling of practical explosions and additional methods to defuse bombs.

MQM joins Sindh govt, two ministers take oath

Two MQM leaders have taken oath today as ministers in the Sindh government.

Punjab

Lesco chief’s poor performance; ministry warns of ‘direct action’

Over-billing, dwindling recoveries and overall mismanagement draw ministry ire.

Punjab claims it’s coming down hard on militants

Senior cop says killers’ links with religious organisations make arrests ‘difficult’.

Media coverage of Puri visit hurts wife

Puri’s visit to Lahore last month has led to a controversy, involving Mr Puri, his wife, ex-wife and Pakistani media.

KP & FATA

FATA committee seeks parliamentarians’ help for reforms

Senators from various parties said that FATA people are wrongly treated as “subjects” of Pakistan instead of citizens.

19 people injured in Swat road accident

The casualties took place when an over-speeding pick-up plunged into a trench on Swat’s Marghazar road.

KP withdraws demand for biometric system in LG polls

The KP government settled on introducing the system at a small tehsil of district Haripur.

Balochistan

Next budget to focus on social uplift

Treasury member in Balochistan Assembly blame past corruption for problems.

Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

Gas supply to Sui purification plant was suspended after the blast, said an official.

Malik admits security problems in three districts

Malik admits there are security problems in Panjgur, Kech and Kacchi districts and the govt is trying to curb it.

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