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Hike in petroleum products price challenged in LHC

LAHORE: The significant hike in the prices of petroleum products has been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday. The plea, filed by advocate Azhar Siddiq, has made federal government, Ogra, petroleum ministry and others party by mentioning that the increase in the prices was illegal as the matter was already under hearing in the court. The plaintiff ... Read More »

Ramzan Sugar Mills case: Hamza Shehbaz’s judicial remand extended till August 9

LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday extended Punjab Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz’s judicial remand till August 9 in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. Hamza had appeared before the accountability court in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case as his judicial remand ended while his father Shehbaz Sharif did not attend today’s hearing as he was in ... Read More »

Maersk, QICT charging unreasonable detention, demurrage charges: Zeeshan Khalil

LAHORE: Unreasonable detention and demurrage charges by shipping company M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and terminal operator Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) for clearance of genuine shipments are creating hurdles for importers so the government should take stock of the situation. This was stated by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry former vice president Zeshan Khalil while talking to Customs ... Read More »

Chaudhry Sugar Mills case: NAB hands over questionnaire to Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore’s investigation team to record her statement in M/s Chaudhry Sugar Mills Ltd case. Reportedly, her siblings Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz were also summoned by the accountability watchdog today; however they failed to appear. The investigation team has handed over a questionnaire ... Read More »

Central Region posts 24pc growth in collection of customs duty: Zeba Hai Azhar

LAHORE: The Customs Central Region collected Rs82,831 million in the fiscal year 2018-19 against the set target of customs duties of R 82,409 million, showing a growth of 24 percent as compared to last year’s collection. Under the leadership of Chief Collector of Customs (Central), Zeba Hai Azhar, the Central Region of Pakistan Customs, comprising the Customs Collectorates of Appraisement ... Read More »

Pakkpattan case: NAB team probes Nawaz in prison

LAHORE: A four-member National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team on Tuesday probed ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif regarding the Pakpattan land allotment case. The team handed over a questionnaire to Nawaz in Kot Lakhpat prison and quizzed the former premier. “The documents are 34-years-old. I do not remember anything,” replied Nawaz. The probe team asked him if he gave an advertisement ... Read More »

ASO car cell impounds Rs10m non customs paid vehicles

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive car cell impounded non-customs paid luxury cars worth Rs10 million during the month of July. Thd ASO Car Cell impounded the three vehicles of Toyota brand including Vego from various places in the city. The ASO sources said that the cars have been confiscated due to non-payment of duty and taxes on the vehicles. Sources further ... Read More »

Customs ASO confiscates NDP cloth from GT Road

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti Smuggling Organization impounded over six tons of imported cloth from GT Road. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ahmad Rauf received credible information about smuggling of cloth through GT Road. He immediately constituted anti-smuggling squad under the supervision of Deputy Collector Naveedur Rehman Bhugvi. The team enhanced checking on GT Road. During patrolling the ASO team ... Read More »

Court adjourns hearing of drugs case against Rana Sanaullah until August 9

LAHORE: Former law minister Punjab Rana Sanaullah appeared before the special Control of Narcotic Substances (CNS) Court on Monday, where his family requested that he should be allowed medicines from his home due to his cardiac issue. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader was arrested earlier on alleged charges of carrying drugs in his vehicle. The court resumed hearing of the ... Read More »

ML-1 project to prove to be milestone in upgrading railway infrastructure: Rashid

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Saturday that no new train would be launched until the completion of Main Line-1 (ML-1) project, which would be constructed with the help of China. Addressing a press conference at the PR headquarters, the minister said that he had ordered the department to upgrade at least 10 coaches per week so that ... Read More »

Customs I&I impounds air-filters, LEDs near Sagian Bridge

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team seized millions of rupees illegally imported air filters and auto parts near Sagian Bridge. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Usman Tariq received credible information about smuggling of goods. He immediately constituted a team which raided Al Raheem Goods Transport ‘adda’. The sources said that the ... Read More »

Punjab govt to launch app for tax payments to improve revenue collection

LAHORE: The government of Punjab will launch a mobile phone application for all business-to-government (B2G) and public-to-government (P2G) payments in order to facilitate the public and improve revenue collection through an easy payment solution, disclosed Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht. The application was being developed jointly by the Punjab Finance Department and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), ... Read More »

NAB DG Shehzad Saleem submits recovered money through plea bargains

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore Director-General Shehzad Saleem returns Rs 107.3 million of the country’s looted money to the national exchequer on Thursday. The recovered money was from the cases undertaken by NAB previously of the Vice-Chancellor of Sargodha University, Lahore Development Authority officers, Punjab Highway Department officials, and many others. The NAB DG, on the occasion, said that ... Read More »

Businessmen term PM Imran’s US visit most successful

LAHORE: business community, terming Prime Minister Imran Khan’s maiden tour to United States the most successful in history of Pakistan, hailed the Prime Minister’s prudent vision and determination resetting Islamabad-Washington ties in counter terrorism, defense, energy and trade which will not only help settling many financial difficulties but also projecting good image of Pakistan in abroad. Mian Kashif Ashfaq, Chairman ... Read More »

Rana Sanaullah admitted involvement in drug smuggling, claims ANF in challan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab President Rana Sanaullah Khan admitted in his statement recorded before investigation officer that he was involved in narcotics smuggling for years, the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) claimed in its challan submitted before the court. “I have been associated with drugs/narcotics smuggling since years. My expenditures swelled up soon after I entered into politics, but my ... Read More »

NAB summons Maryam, Hassan & Hussain on July 31 in M/s Chaudhry Sugar Mills case

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her brothers Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz on July 31. According to media, summons have been issued to the Sharif family members in connection with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The children of incarcerated ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif are due to be questioned at the NAB Lahore Bureau ... Read More »

Court extends Hamza Shehbaz’s remand for 10 days

LAHORE: An accountability court on Wednesday extended the physical remand of Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz for 10 days in assets beyond sources/money laundering case. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had produced Hamza before the court after his 14-day remand expired on Wednesday. During the hearing, NAB prosecutor presented financial statements of the suspect. “Comparisons have been done between Hamza ... Read More »

Accountability Court adjourns hearing of Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing reference: till August 7

LAHORE: An Accountability Court on Wednesday adjourned proceedings in the Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme reference till August 7. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif, who is on bail, and former premier Nawaz Sharif’s principal secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad, who had become approver in the case, and other suspects, brought from jail, appeared before the court as strict security arrangements were ... Read More »

NAB takes briefing on LWMC

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore Director General on Tuesday took briefing on the issue of Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) from Punjab Minister for Information, Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal who was also co-convener of the Committee constituted by the Punjab Chief Minister. He was accompanied by Secretary Local Government Ahmad Javed Qazi, Additional Secretary Local Govt Anwar ... Read More »

ANF declares Rana Sanaullah guilty in drug smuggling case

LAHORE: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday has completed investigation against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah and declared him guilty in the drug smuggling case. According to details, the challan against PML-N‘s Punjab president has been submitted in the court while the hearing of the case will resume on July 30. Police personnel had also registered nine cases against ... Read More »