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LHC bars SDC chairman from working

Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday stopped Skill Development Council (SDC) chairman from working. However, the court allowed chairman to handle matters relating to employees salaries. Justice Muhammad Khaild Mehmood Khan passed

Kaira stopped at PA doorstep!

The security staff of the Punjab Assembly on Monday stopped Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Punjab General Secretary and former provincial finance minister Tanveer Ashraf Kaira from entering the assembly building as a

Ganguly stopped by ICC ACU

Even in his worst nightmares, Sourav Ganguly would not have seen it coming. It was possibly for the first time in his long cricketing career that the former Indian captain and local

Salaries of more than 60 doctors stopped

LAHORE – The district coordination officers (DCO) of Sheikhupura and Narowal have stopped the salaries of more than 60 doctors in violation of orders of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. These doctors were working in government teaching hospitals, after being recruited by the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) in 2010 on regular basis and denied salaries for the last three months.
These doctors had been adjusted for pay purpose in Narowal and Sheikhupura on those vacant

Qureshi stopped from attending Munich conference

ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who was supposed to leave for Germany on Friday to attend the “Munich Security Conference” on Afghanistan, was stopped from the significant visit by President Asif Ali Zardari due to the expedited dissolution of the federal cabinet, following an announcement in this regard by the ruling party, the Pakistan People’s Party.
Qureshi and Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani were to represent Pakistan at the security talk

The boy blew himself up when he was stopped

LAHORE – At about 5:30pm on Tuesday evening a middle-aged police constable stopped a young boy carrying a bag at the first checkpost established near Urdu Bazaar opposite Mori Gate on main Circular Road in a routine check of individuals approaching Data Darbar and Karbala Gamay Shah.
When the constable ordered the boy to open the bag for routine checking, he and his fellow constables could not have imagined that the innocent looking boy was carrying explosives. As soon as they

SSGC stopped from extending JJVL’s contract

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum on Tuesday directed the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) not to extend the contract for setting up the Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant, after observing that LPG quotas were granted illegally.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Waqqas Akram. Convener Barjees Tahir presented the report of the sub committee that investigated the grant of LPG quotas to various

‘Mangrove encroachers need to be stopped’

KARACHI – Fisher folk communities of Keamari Town on Monday vowed to launch a campaign to stop mangrove-cutting in the area at meeting in Kakapir village.
They pointed out that influential people of the area are carrying out earth-filling projects to encroach mangrove land.
“These influential people collect national identity cards from fisher folk and use their names to tamper old revenue records in their favour,” said former councillor Abdul Ghani, Haji Mohammed Siddique