Category archives for: Governance

Halal accreditation to start from January

  KARACHI: The government will launch a halal food accreditation programme from January in a bid to boost local sales and export of food products in the domestic and international markets. The decision came following the go-ahead from a committee which met here on Tuesday. The first meeting of the committee, chaired by Pakistan National Accreditation […]

Work begins on Orangi Nullah Bridge

Administrator Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed laid the foundation stone of the Orangi Town Nullah Bridge Extension Project on Monday. The bridge wou The News International – Karachi

DHA installs 190 surveillance cameras

The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) has installed 190 surveillance cameras at all entry/exit points and important locations in the Defence area. An The News International – Karachi

MPAs promise personal involvement in anti-polio drive

The provincial assembly of Sindh unanimously passed a resolution on in which MPAs resolved to monitor the anti-polio drive that kicked off on Monday. The News International – Karachi

Ebad approves law for shop security

In the wake of rampant robbery incidents in Karachi, Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul-Ebad Khan approved a security law for shopkeepers, like the one enforced in Punjab. The governor chaired a meeting in this regard to finalize the law under … Continue reading → Karachi News Sources

PM package for KP, Fata and Pata: SBP announces markup rate subsidy for July-Dec

RECORDER REPORT KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)  announced release of fourth installment of mark-up rate subsidy on business loans for the period of six months ending on December 31, 2011 under Prime Minister’s Fiscal Relief Package to rehabilitate the economic life in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) and Provincially Administered Tribal […]

Ebad for Punjab-like security plan to curb robberies

Karachi A meeting held at the Governor House to discuss the law and order situation in the city on Wednesday expressed serious concerns over the in The News International – Karachi

Power minister gets electric shock from supply cut

Karachi In yet another punitive action against a high-profile political figure under its recently beefed-up drive against defaulters, the Karachi E The News International – Karachi

Wind project: Korean firm to set up 200MW power plant

KARACHI:  A Korean delegation, that paid a visit to Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday, said they are installing 200 megawatts (MW) power plant in the province, which will be raised to 2,000 MW at a later stage. The six member delegation of Kospo, led by its president Sang Ho Lee, said that […]

Government suggests Nishtar parkfor PTI rally

Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Hussain Wasan said on Tuesday the provincial government had no objection to a rally that Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf wants to hold in Karachi on Dec 25 but asked the party to change the venue or seek permission from the federal government if it insists on organising the event in the park adjoining […]

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