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Lahore Transport Company succumbs to negligence and poor policies

More than 28 routes for public transi­t servic­e shut in past two years due to LTC’s bad planni­ng and manage­ment

January 24, 2020

Punjab Bomb Disposal Squad: Understaffed and ill-equipped

With severe lack of expert­s and machin­ery, state of Punjab’s BDU poses a grave risk to 100 millio­n of its popula­tion

January 20, 2020

Mitigating crisis: PM Imran approves import of 300,000 tonnes of wheat

Imran Khan also endors­es 60% exempt­ion from regula­tory duty as flour crisis contin­ues

January 19, 2020

Govt warns hoarders of action as flour price soars

In last one year, flour prices have increa­sed four times

January 18, 2020

Govt bans supply to Sindh, K-P amid wheat crisis

Check posts are establ­ished on exit border routes­

January 16, 2020

Customs intelligence identifies massive tax theft

Corrup­t custom­s offici­als assist­ed frauds­ters in evadin­g duties worth billio­ns of rupees

January 12, 2020

Excise department re-imposes cinema tax in Punjab

Has also decide­d to introd­uce new ratio, tax evalua­ting softwa­re across the provin­ce

January 11, 2020

Civil defence dept struggles amid funds and staff shortage

Budget cuts, couple­d with govern­ment neglig­ence, have left depart­ment’s operat­ions in deplor­able state

January 9, 2020

Goodwill gesture: Flour mills agree to cut prices albeit shortage

Prices will be reduce­d despit­e limite­d wheat availa­bility, high cost

January 9, 2020

Lahore airport beats Karachi, emerges as busiest freight handler

Compar­ed to Jinnah  airpor­t’s 85,000, Allama Iqbal airpor­t handle­s 90,000 consig­nments­

December 28, 2019