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Balochistan govt slashes taxes worth Rs1.48bn to help cope with coronavirus

By News Desk

April 7, 2020 – 12:56 pm

ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government slashed several provincial taxes worth Rs1.484 billion during the current financial year to help citizens cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on the economy, a press release said Monday.

Will challenge investigative committee ‘if it holds me responsible’: Jahangir Tareen

By News Desk

April 6, 2020 – 8:37 pm

LAHORE: A senior member of the PTI and a close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jahangir Khan Tareen, said on Monday he would challenge the committee investigating the sugar and wheat crises if it holds him responsible.

PM Imran reshuffles cabinet; Khusro Bakhtiar, Hammad Azhar given new portfolios

By News Desk

April 6, 2020 – 8:36 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan reshuffled the federal cabinet on Monday, a few days after an FIA investigation report identified top PTI leaders as being responsible for the sugar and wheat crisis. Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar resigned from the ministry and has now been appointed as minister for economic affairs, replacing Hammad Azhar.

Torture on doctors in Quetta is govt’s ‘hooliganism’: Bilawal

By News Desk

April 6, 2020 – 8:32 pm

KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has termed torture on doctors in Quetta as ‘hooliganism’ of the government.

NCOC reviews Coronavirus situation in the country

By News Desk

April 6, 2020 – 8:31 pm

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was held in Islamabad on Monday with Minister for Planning Asad Umer in the chair.