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KP Assembly for talks with KSA on labour laws

ISLAMABAD: Highlighting problems of the Pakistani expatriates working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly has called upon the federal government to initiate dialogue with…

Anti terror ordinance cleared

ISLAMABAD: The Nation Assembly Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control approved the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Ordinance, 2013 with few amendments on Monday. The meeting of the committee also offered fateha…

Bulk of FIRs registered against power pilferers; NA told

ISLAMABAD: The heart of energy crisis lies not only in the fuel mix or power generation but in the transmission and distribution of electricity. Pakistan is very unfortunate as the…

NA body divided on anti-terror ordinance

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee for Interior and Narcotics Control could not develop consensus on the anti terror ordinances referred to it for its considerations. The committee, under the…

Govt rules out possibility of e-voting in LG elections

ISLAMABAD, January 10:With local bodies’ elections nearing in three provinces of country, the federal government said that electoral laws do not provide for electronic voting system. The Federal Minister for…

Passport saga reaches National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 9: The government admitted in the National Assembly that overseas Pakistanis were badly affected with the problems in issuances of passports by the Pakistani missions abroad. This was…

Parliament House to get an additional block

ISLAMABAD: Speaker  National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq chaired a meeting to discuss the proposed construction of additional block of Parliament Building in the parking area of the Parliament House, here today.…

480 FATA schools, 68 health units damaged due to militancy; NA informed

ISLAMABAD: The continuous militancy in the tribal belt seems to be the main cause for collapse of educational and health infrastructures in Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA), as 480 schools…

NA speaker opens up Parliament for students

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has been hosting student groups in the past with an aim to raise interest of public especially youth in the Parliament and democracy. However, the frequency…

All set to privatize power generation, distribution companies

ISLAMABAD, January 6: The government has decided to privatize power generation and distribution companies and allocated an amount of Rs 220 billion on account of power sector subsidy for current…