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Court summons BISP’s former chief, others over graft in issuing ads

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ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad on Saturday summoned former chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Farzana Raja, a former press information officer and 17 others over alleged corruption in issuing advertisements without adhering to relevant laws. The administrative judge of the accountability court, Mohammad Bashir, issued summons for the suspects nominated in […]

Journalist tests positive for coronavirus

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KARACHI: A journalist of a private news channel, Abdul Ha­meed Soomro on Saturday tested positive for coro­navirus. According to his laboratory report, “2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is Detected.’ The senior report Hameed Soomro said he had been feeling fever, cough and breathing problem for a few days and after that he decided to get tested […]

Asad Umar promises solving problems of newspaper hawkers

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said on Saturday the government would take all measures to solve problems of newspaper hawkers and steer them out of the economic crisis. He was talking to All Pakistan Akhbar Farosh Federation Secretary General Tikka Khan, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) former president […]