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Rs 20b proposed for health sector projects

By Our Special Correspondent LAHORE: The Punjab government proposed Rs 20 billion for development projects in the forthcoming budget for health sectors, out of which 40 percent would be allocated for south Punjab, and 21 percent north…

Shabbar Zaidi’s appointment challenged

By Our Staff Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Appointment of Chairman FBR Shabbar Zaidi has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Friday. A grade-18 officer of FBR Ali Muhammad has filed petition against appointment of Shabbar…

Rs 20b proposed for health sector projects

By Our Special Correspondent LAHORE: The Punjab government proposed Rs 20 billion for development projects in the forthcoming budget for health sectors, out of which 40 percent would be allocated for south Punjab, and 21 percent north…

CS orders payments of media houses dues

By Our Staff Reporter LAHORE: Chief Secretary Punjab Yousaf Naseem Khokhar on Friday directed the provincial departments to pay outstanding dues of advertisements and submit a report after making payments to media houses within the…

VC vows to improve PU M Phil, PhD programme

By Our Staff Reporter LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has vowed to improve the M Phil and PhD programmes on which Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has expressed its reservation…

CM condemns Indian Army’s state terrorism

By Our Staff Reporter Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has strongly condemned the state-sponsored terrorism of Indian army in occupied Kashmir. He has expressed a deep sense of sorrow over the martyrdom of Kashmiris and…

CPEC to bring prosperity, says Chief Secretary

By Our Staff Reporter LAHORE: A 15-member Chinese delegation led by China’s Ambassador Yao Jing visited Punjab Civil Secretariat here on Friday. Chief Secretary Punjab Yousaf Naseem Khokhar received the delegates. The foreign guests were…

Security remained at high alert: IGP

By Our Staff Reporter LAHORE: Inspector General Police Punjab Cap ® Arif Nawaz Khan said that Punjab police is fully alert and active to protect lives and properties of public upholding the rule of law. All available resources are being…

LDA demolishes five illegal buildings

LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority demolished five buildings constructed illegally in various areas of the city on Friday. According to sources,the team led by Director town planning Shafqat Niaz, conducted raids at various areas of the…

CTD kills Hazara community attacker

The Business Report QUETTA: One of the nine terrorists killed in the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) operation in Balochistan’s Mastung area was identified as one of the attackers involved in Quetta scuicide blast on April 12 which…

Monetary policy to be announced on 20th

By Our Staff Correspondent KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announce monetary policy for next two months on May 20, according to a statement issued in this regard, on Friday. Meanwhile, experts said that the interest rate is…

Rupee free fall continues, closes at Rs 151

By Our Staff Correspondent KARACHI: The value of the US dollar against the rupee touched another all-time high for the third consecutive day, reaching approximately Rs151 after gaining Rs4 against the rupee in the open market. According…

Gold price at Rs 72,100 per tola

The Business Report LAHORE: The price of gold increased by Rs400 to Rs72,100 per tola after the value of the US dollar against the rupee touched another all-time high for the third consecutive day. According to a private news channel,…