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’13 sections of election bill in contravention of Constitution’

'13 sections of election bill in contravention of Constitution'

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has objected to National Assembly-approved Election Amendment Bill and informed the federal government that 13 sections of proposed law are in contravention of the Constitution. The ECP informed the federal government of its stance via the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs through a letter. The …

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‘Govt working to ensure vaccine supply’

'Govt working to ensure vaccine supply'

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Faisal Sultan. — APP ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Faisal Sultan on Wednesday said that the government is making sincere efforts to ensure the availability of …

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Pandemonium in NA as Shahbaz Sharif lashes out at govt

Pandemonium in NA as Shahbaz Sharif lashes out at govt

The situation turned tense when the PTI’s Ali Nawaz Awan and the PML-N’s Rohail Asghar and other leaders exchanged heated words as Sharif spoke.  Speaker Asad Qaiser kept interrupting Sharif, requesting lawmakers on the treasury benches to refrain from shouting while the leader of the Opposition spoke. However, no one …

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Sindh govt employees to get 20% pay raise in tax-free budget

Sindh govt employees to get 20% pay raise in tax-free budget

KARACHI: The Sindh Cabinet has approved an increase of 20% in the salary of government employees and set minimum wage at Rs25,000 ahead of the budget for fiscal year 2021-22. The Sindh government will present the budget for next fiscal year 2021-22 in provincial assembly in Karachi today (Tuesday). It …

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt ends two-day lockdown policy

In a major relief to businesses, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced on Monday that it will end the two-day lockdown policy in the province.  Hence, businesses will now be allowed to remain open six days a week. Earlier, businesses were closed for two days throughout the week, as the government …

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SC lashes out at Sindh govt, questions administration in province

SC lashes out at Sindh govt, questions administration in province

The Sindh government drew Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed’s ire on Monday over not cleaning the city’s nullahs. Lashing out at the provincial authorities, the apex court questioned the provincial government’s ability to run Sindh. The chief justice was presiding over a hearing of a case relating to the construction of …

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Govt afraid of public’s reaction to storm of heavy taxes, says Bilawal

Govt afraid of public's reaction to storm of heavy taxes, says Bilawal

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari speaking during a press conference. Photo: File PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Sunday criticised the recent budget and said that Imran Khan’s government is afraid of the public’s reaction to the “storm of heavy taxes imposed on them.” Bilawal added that the PTI-led government’s decision to …

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