Tag: Report

LHC seeks report on sugar price surge by November 30

LAHORE: Resentment was expressed on the recent sugar price surge by Justice Azmat Saeed of the Lahore High Court on Monday, who directed the federal and provincial governments to submit a report on the same by November 30, after their failure to do so by November 22.
"Government should reply to these serious matters in days and not in months," Justice Saeed observed, adding that it was the responsibility of the government to keep a check on the prices of commodities. The court

PIA audit report makes interesting reading

ISLAMABAD: The mismanagement of public sector enterprises can be easily ascertained from the fact that PIA, having accumulated losses of Rs 80 billion and incurred liabilities of Rs 144 billion, has failed to recover Rs 75.557 million, by its own admission, from a government organisation despite the passage of six years.
The audit report 2009-10 of PIA makes for interesting reading and reveals that PIA's Revenue Accounting Department (Cargo) is owed the huge sum of Rs 175.121

Paying for a result card – LHC CJ summons report from...

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif has ordered the Punjab chief secretary to submit a detailed report on Nov 15 on the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore's revenue generation strategy and the government's declared policy of offering free education to students.
BISE Lahore recently started collecting Rs 450 from each student for issuing Matric and Intermediate result cards. During the suo motu proceedings, BISE Chairman Dr Akram

SC rejects report on Adiala inmates

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Wednesday rejected a report by the attorney general, stating that the 11 missing prisoners of the Adiala Jail of Rawalpindi were not handed over to the intelligence agencies.
The bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was informed by Attorney General Moulvi Anwarul Haq that as per allegations, he contacted the concerned quarters, who informed him that these missing

NATO probes report rogue Afghan soldier shot foreign troops

KABUL: NATO and Afghan officials were Saturday probing reports a rogue Afghan soldier shot dead foreign troops -- said to be two US Marines -- on a base in the volatile south of the country, the alliance said.
A NATO official said that two US Marines had been killed in the incident, which took place in Helmand province late on Thursday night.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official told AFP the Marines had been shot by an Afghan soldier who had been on the base for

F-9 Park case – CDA must report verdict implementation in 3...

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Tuesday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to submit within three days the report on the implementation of the court's verdict - ordering the cancellation of land lease for the restaurant of an international food chain- in the F-9 Park.
The bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing the contempt-of-court petitions

Sindh Assembly session – PPP lawmakers vent their spleen on TI’s...

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a motion against Transparency International over what they said was an attempt to malign the country by releasing the "purported" ratings of Pakistan on the World Corruption Index.
PPP's Sharjeel Inam Memon moved the motion on an out-of-turn basis that was passed unanimously by the House. MQM's MPA Heer Sohu objected on moving the motion out-of-turn, but Deputy Speaker Shahla Raza rejected her complaint. Earlier SIndh Law

UN report warns of attacks on Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD: The recent terrorist attacks in Karachi and other parts of the country could be an indicator of more attacks on Eid-ul-Azha, warned a United Nations (UN) report on Friday.
The report said that, in Karachi, Lyari, Orangi and Korangi were no go areas for the UN staff, working in Pakistan. The report had advised the UN staff to avoid visiting well-known shrines and traveling alone at night as they might fall victim to terrorist attacks.
The report stated that an

ADB report won’t be ignored: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Heading a three-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry observed that the report of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) leveling serious allegations of corruption in the contract to Rental Power Projects (RPPs) would not be ignored while deciding the outcome of case.
The bench, also comprising Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing a suo motu case along with pleas regarding allegations of corruption

LCCI calls SBP annual report an ‘eye-opener’

The SBP annual report is a revelation for both policy makers and stakeholders calling for a fresh approach to policy formulation with a new implementation mechanism with avowed aim to regain macroeconomic stability within a year.
The LCCI leadership pointed out that the underlying structural weakness of the economy, as hinted by the State Bank of Pakistan, demands strict macroeconomic discipline and systematic reforms to adress the fragility of the economy.

LHC seeks report on dengue outbreak

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday sought report and parawise comments from the Punjab health secretary, the district coordination officer and the Solid Waste Management managing director within seven days, on a petition claiming that dengue fever in Punjab was taking shape of an epidemic owing to negligence on the part of the government.
Justice Sheikh Ahmad Farooq passed the order on a petition filed by Ahmad Ghani, a resident of Lahore, through his counsel

PAC seeks report on misuse of development funds

Taking notice of alleged corruption in the utilisation of development funds for members of parliament, the Public Accounts Committee on Monday sought a report from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in on the matter.
The Public Accounts Committee met under Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to review audit objections to Pakistan Railways accounts and misuse of official vehicles by various government departments. The chairman of the prime minister's

England tour report not filed yet as UAE awaits

Pakistan squad is set to leave for the United Arab Emirates for another gruelling series against South Africa but the national team management is yet to submit its report on the England tour and the spot-fixing scandal that rocked international cricket.
A Pakistan Cricket Board official confirmed that the board had not received any tour report up till now from former manager Yawar Saeed or coach Waqar Younis. "Till now we have not received any report from the manager

LHC seeks report on travel subsidy for handicapped

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday, demanded a report from Pakistan international airlines (PIA) managing director, ministry of defense and federal secretary transport regarding the subsidizing of travel facilities to the handicapped. President Asif Ali Zardari had announced a 50 percent discount in fare for the handicapped in 2009.
The court passed the order on the petition of Afzal Humayyun, which stated that on 30 December 2009 the president of Pakistan speaking on the

SC seeks report on the lawyers-police clash

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Tuesday directed Deputy Inspector General Police (Investigation) Rao Sardar Ali to appear before the court on October 29 regarding the lawyers-police clash that took place in the district courts on October 1 and 2.
Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab was instructed to submit copies of the first investigation reports (FIRs) and other important documents regarding the case on the day of his hearing by a bench consisting of Chief

LHC seeks report on ‘free education for all’ petition

The Lahore High Court on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the federal and provincial government within three weeks on a constitutional petition for uniform education policy providing for free education to children less than 16 years of age.
Judicial Activism Panel (JAP) Chairman Muhammad Azhar Siddique had filed the petition submitting that after 18th constitutional amendment it had become obligatory for the government to provide free education to children