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PM wants NAB not to harass civil servants

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday asked civil servants to improve their performance being the ‘backbone’ of the state and said that the bureaucracy should not be harassed by anti-corruption watchdogs. Addressing a delegation of participants in 109th National Management Course from the National School of Public Policy, Mr Khan said: “I have also […]

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Whistle Blowing Act imperative for Pakistan: NAB chairman

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ISLAMABAD – Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry chaired a meeting to review the current status of Whistle Blower Protection ACT at NAB Headquarters. While chairing the meeting, the chairman NAB said that one of the major issues of developing countries is corruption with its manifestations as bribery, nepotism, embezzlement and misuse of authority, leading to […]

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Petitions over contempt, TV rights filed against Sethi in IHC

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ISLAMABAD: A petitioner on Monday filed two separate petitions in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) caretaker chairman Najam Sethi, one for initiating contempt of court proceedings against him and the other for awarding the broadcasting rights to two private media groups. Retired Major Ahmed Nawaz Suddle, the petitioner, in the […]

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Female officer transferred

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One must laud the courage of the female officer who took a principled stance and resisted illegal appointments in the Ministry of Industries and Production. According to a report published in The Express Tribune, a grade 20 officer in the explosives department, questioned the appointment of a person embroiled in corruption cases with NAB, to […]

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Notices issued to two dailies

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to two Urdu-language newspapers to explain about a news item they published, suggesting appointment of a commission by the government to probe into how the media had obtained the copy of a letter written by NAB chairman Admiral (retd) Fasih Bokhari to President Asif Ali Zardari. “How […]

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