Category archives for: Governance

Cash-strapped: Balochistan claims it’s worse-off after devolution

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  ISLAMABAD:  Post-devolution, the centre is adamant, and will have none of the provinces’ pleas. Despite Balochistan’s request that the province is worse-off financially after the National Finance Commission award and the 18th Amendment, the federal government has refused to take financial liability, worth Rs1.15 billion, to run a project that aims to develop the […]

Balochistan to set up refinery for Reko Diq project

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QUETTA, Dec 15: The Balochistan government, after refusing to grant a mining licence to Tethyan Copper Company, has decided to set up a refinery at the site for running the Reko Diq copper-cum-gold project Quetta News Sources

FBR collects Rs206m from new taxpayers

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  ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has over the past five months brought about 64,000 wealthy people into the tax net who were earlier not paying taxes despite having taxable incomes, documents show. The board has also collected more than Rs206 million from the new taxpayers and issued national tax numbers to them. According […]

90pc of missing Baloch killed by their own groups

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QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) Inspector General Major General Ubaidullah Khattak on Tuesday claimed that 90 percent of the Baloch missing persons were involved in criminal activities and had been killed by their own organisations.Addressing a press conference at FC Headquarters in Quetta on Tuesday, he said that the FC was present in various districts of […]

NAB Balochistan arrest ex-Food department official on corruption charges

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QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan arrested a proclaimed offender in a corruption reference here Tuesday. NAB Balochistan Quetta News Sources

Corruption charges : NAB begins inquiry against 7 ministers

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  QUETTA: The provincial chapter of the accountability watchdog has launched inquiries into corruption charges leveled against seven provincial ministers, including four sitting ministers, said Director-General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Maj (retd) Barhan Ali on Thursday. “I am not going to disclose the names of ministers allegedly charged with corruption cases since investigations are at […]

Lehri for consultation before finalizing Quetta master plan

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QUETTA: Chief Secretary (CS) Balochistan Ahmed Bakhsh Lehri has called for taking all departments and organizations on-board to make Quetta master pl Quetta News Sources

Security cover: 140 dogs being trained annually

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ISLAMABAD: Up to 140 dogs are being trained annually at the Army Dog Centre and School (ADC&S) in Rawalpindi to provide assistance in security cover to military installations, VIPs and foreign dignitaries in the country. During the last three years, 102 Security Working Dogs (SWDs) were provided to the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), including Punjab Police, Pakistan Rangers […]

Raisani ask religious scholars to assist government

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QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani on Wednesday asked the religious scholars of all schools of thought to come forward wi Quetta News Sources

Call to check sale of narcotics in Quetta

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QUETTA: Civil society leaders have demanded of the government to check menace of sale of narcotics in the provincial capital. In a press releas Quetta News Sources

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