Author Archives: Abdullah Zafar

PTV slashes employee benefits amid financial crunch

PTV slashes employee benefits amid financial crunch

–Protesting workers of state-run channel blame new MD for deductions in allowances, terminations –MD Arshad Khan rubbishes claims regarding allowance cuts, denies reports of ‘raising own salary’ to Rs2.2m   ISLAMABAD: Amid pledges

School sealed for refusing polio drops to kids without parents’ consent

–Education dept seals Kids Kampus Gulberg for not allowing health workers access to classrooms –Salamat Schools director says govt’s polio drive between child, parents and state; school can’t take responsibility LAHORE: Punjab Schools Education

First lady’s friend ‘gets’ Gujranwala DC removed from office

–Transferred deputy commissioner had ordered demolishing filling station belonging to Farah Ahsan’s in-laws –Punjab CM’s spokesperson denies any political influence, says DC removed over unsatisfactory conduct LAHORE: The Gujranwala deputy commissioner (DC), who

‘Incrimination attempt’: Anti-army slogans chalked on Punjab University wall

–Pashtun students term incident as an ‘attempt to malign’ their community –PU spokesperson assures probe into matter, suggests someone must’ve done it for ‘fun’ LAHORE: Amid the ongoing row between Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT)

Vlogger booked for claiming IHC judge ‘struck deal’ with Nawaz, family

–Abdul Shakoor accuses Justice Athar Minallah of receiving apartment in UK as ‘gift’ ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against an expatriate vlogger for alleging that

Saad Rafique ‘detains’ voters for demanding clean water

–Students claim they were harassed by PML-N leader’s ‘goons’ for asking about party’s plan to address water crisis –Video making rounds on internet shows ex-minister asking his supporters to ‘take students away