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WWF urges GB to avoid promoting activities

WWF urges GB to avoid promoting activities in Deosai National Park The World Wildlife Fund-Pakistan has asked the Gilgit-Baltistan government to refrain from carrying out promotional activities in the Deosai National Park because they can cast detrimental impacts on its fragile and pristine environment. The word of caution came af ...

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Launch of work on nuclear plant

Launch of work on nuclear plant with `dubious` Sepa approval criticized Faiza llyas  Civil society organisations criticised the official launch of work on the twin nuclear power plants (K-2 and K-3) project and vowed to continue their struggle against it, describing the entire process of the plan`s approval as a ...

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Pakistan Misses Chance to have a Director on AII Board

Despite being one of its founding members, Pakistan seems to have missed a chance to lead one of the key constituencies of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). This is largely due to lack of coordination among the ministries concerned. According to sources, Islamabad is now making last-ditch efforts ...

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National Transparncy-RO Plants

Thar RO Plants: The most economical and viable solution to drinking water woes The scarcity of clean and safe drinking water and access to it has been one of the pressing problems of today’s Pakistan. The many ways clean drinking water and one’s access to it has come to signify ...

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NAB Questionire given to Mian Mansha

NAB questionire given to Mian Mansha in MCB privatization probe Q.1         your background/qualifications and experience of banking sector before privatization of MCB?. Q.2         when and how did you come to know about the privatization of MCB? Q3.         When & why national group (NG) was formed? Who was the managing partner/chief ...

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MCB continues to haunts Mian Mansha

‘Shady sell-off’ of MCB continues to haunts Mian Mansha, Nawaz Sahirf Israr Ahmed The shady sell-off of Muslim Commercial Bank is not going to settle despite the passage of over 20 years of the deal.  The deal has been haunting those who were at helm of affairs at that time ...

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KP Ehtisab Commission waging war against corruption

NT REPORT The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtisab Commission, which was commissioned in the last October, has geared up its campaign against corruption and have arrested some mighty people including a sitting minister. The establishment of the KP Ehtisab Commission gave the province the unique distinction of being the only province which ...

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NAB Intensifies Anti-Graft Campaign in KP

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s chapter of National Accountability Burea has intensified it anti-graft campaign by arresting former ministers, officials and others allegedly involved in corruption and malpractices. The NAB arrested Syed Masoom Shah, the then special assistant to former chief minister Ameer Haider Hoti on charges of corruption and possessing assets ...

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