ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Flood Commission – set up to probe overflowing of rivers, charges of deliberate diversion of floodwater and breaches in embankments of barrages and canals during the recent floods – to complete the probe within six weeks and submit a report to the court’s registrar. A two-member bench, comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and Justice Ghulam Rabbani, was hearing a suo motu case against the breaches allegedly made in
LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) sought on Thursday a reply within two weeks from the government and the Oil and Gas Regularity Authority (OGRA) chairman on a civil miscellaneous application against the recent increase in petroleum prices.
Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed passed the order on the application, filed by Pakistan Consumer Rights Forum Secretary Muhammad Hanif Goraya through his counsel Mateenul Haq Chaudhry, into an already pending main writ petition on the matter.
ISLAMABAD – With the talks between the government and opposition parties on the economic reforms drawing near to conclusion, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission is expected to visit Pakistan within next two weeks, an official source said.
The visit is aimed at getting first hand knowledge about the results of the talks between the government and the opposition.
The government would brief them about the consensus on the major economic challenges and the strategy to
LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board is likely to hand out central contracts to players for the year by the end of this month, it was learnt on Monday. The contracts are to be handed over after scrutiny of certain players for alleged corruption.
Sources in the board said that former captain Shoaib Malik or Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria were unlikely to be included in the new central contracts list until they satisfied the PCB’s integrity committee and got unofficial clearance to