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Distribution of the National Finance Commission Award

Distribution of the National Finance Commission Award In a Bill tabled in the National Assembly, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) sought the distribution of the National Finance Commission award between districts on

Senate Demands Ishaq Dar’s Resignation

Senate Demands Ishaq Dar’s Resignation The Senate has sought the resignation of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Saleem Mandviwala, Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance also supported the Committee’s recommendation that “Finance

Update On The Jhadav Case

Update on the Jhadav case Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria recently reported that India’s Foreign Ministry had earlier confirmed submitting its pleadings to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with regard to

Powers Of The University Chancellor

Powers Of The University Chancellor The Lahore High Court has ruled that the powers enjoyed by the chancellor/governor are general powers of appointment to any post in a university and cannot override

Muavin – Support Against Online Harassment

Muavin – Support Against Online Harassment A mobile application has been launched that is designed to help women and marginalised groups who are facing online harassment. The application titled ‘Muavin’ is available

Revision Of Property Taxes

Revision of Property Taxes The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for a downward revision of property taxes, claiming that the existing rates are hindering business growth. The Chamber raised

Repeal Of Unskilled Minimum Wage Ordinance 1969

Repeal of Unskilled Minimum Wage Ordinance 1969 The Interna­tional Labour Organisation (ILO) has urged Pakistan to repeal the Unskilled Mini­­mum Wage Ordinance 1969 in order to avoid inconsistencies in wage-setting mechanisms for

Extension Of Laws Of Pakistan To FATA

Extension of Laws of Pakistan to FATA The federal cabinet has approved the extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Revival Of National Accountability Ordinance In Sindh

Revival Of National Accountability Ordinance In Sindh The Sindh Assembly is set to revive the application of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999, better known as the National Accountability Bureau law, in

Condemnation of Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority

Condemnation of Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority Amidst pressure from the local media and civil society, the government has abandoned the idea of enacting the Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority (PPMRA) Ordinance 2017, ordering