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Punjab govt chickens out from poultry business

Internews Report MULTAN: The government of Pakistan’s Punjab has decided to sell all its poultry farms in southern part of the province that were established some 25 years ago, official ... Read More »

Pakistan national meet on counterterrorism in jeopardy

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The idea of holding a national conference on terrorism in Pakistan seems to have fizzled out as federal ministers and office-bearers of the ruling party loyal to ... Read More »

Punjab to seek ADB funds to upgrade barrage

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The government in Pakistan’s Punjab province has decided to seek funds from Asian Development Bank to undertake rehabilitation and up-gradation of Sulemanki barrage over the Sutlej. The ... Read More »

Political insecurity pits Sharif’s party against media

Internews Report LAHORE: A sense of political insecurity and fear of losing its razor-thin majority in Punjab province in the wake of the possible disqualifications of a large number of ... Read More »

Punjab withdraws condition of blood tests before weddings

Internews Report LAHORE: The government in Pakistan’s Punjab government has annulled the notification introducing eight new clauses to the marriage registration forms, official sources said here Saturday. Punjab Law Minister ... Read More »

PM says use of resources with austerity to ensure economic recovery

Maverick Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that overcoming inflation and utilization of national resources with austerity is the priority of the government to ensure economic ... Read More »

Punjab makes blood tests for couples mandatory before wedding

Internews Report LAHORE: The government in Pakistan’s populous Punjab province has amended the marriage registration form, making blood tests of the bride and groom mandatory before their wedding to avoid ... Read More »

Water woes: Pakistan to create new authority to decide shares among provinces

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Due to the ongoing controversy over water distribution between Pakistani provinces Punjab and Sindh, the federal government has decided restructure the embattled Indus River System Authority (Irsa) ... Read More »

MPs begin signature campaign for new province in Punjab

Internews Report LAHORE: The legislators elected from the Seraiki region of Pakistan’s Punjab province areas have started a “signature movement” for the creation of a separate administrative unit in the ... Read More »

Water war among Pakistani provinces caused by faulty telemetry

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: The non-functioning of the Rs350-million telemetry system that was installed in 2004 to ensure real-time verification of water flow among Pakistan’s four provinces for inter-provincial harmony has ... Read More »

Degrees of another five Pakistani lawmakers found fake

Internews Report LAHORE: During the ongoing fake educational degrees scandal, Bahauddin Zakaria University in Multan in Punjab province and the University of Peshawar in Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have declared ... Read More »

Action sought against quarrying in Islamabad

Internews Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ministry of Environment has asked the Punjab government and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration to jointly combat quarrying at the tail end of Margalla Hills ... Read More »