Category: Lahore News

Model Housing Enclave

NAB Lahore Arrested Estate advisers suspect in Model Housing Enclave

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore arrested six suspects, including primary accused Farhan Cheema, in the Model Housing Enclave scandal (a news source by Pak Villas). Other suspects were identified as Chauhan Estate owners Rashid Bashir and Agha Shahid, Al-Huda Estate owner Rizwan Fareed, Al-Amin Estate owner Sajid Amin and Arham Estate owner Saleem Ishtiaq. […]

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Home dept bans digging of roads under Section 144

Home Department bans digging of roads under Section 144

The Home and Tribal Affairs Department on Sunday imposed and a six-month ban on digging and damaging roads in the provincial capital under Section 144. As per the notification, all the government and semi-government departments have been directed to get a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from the district administration before starting any repair and maintenance work. […]

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Federal Board of Revenue

FBR Announced to replace existing tax collection system into digitalise system

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced that it will replace the existing manual tax collection system with a well-equipped, automated and digital system in a year or two to detect tax evasion and avoidance, and end alleged culture of corruption and harassment of taxpayers. “Digitalisation of the tax collection system is being done […]

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Government decided to use National Database to detect tax evaders

Government decided to use National Database to detect tax evaders

The government has decided to use the data pool of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to detect tax evaders. “The data of persons registered with NADRA will be available next month. Evaders, we are coming after you. You will have to pay tax,” said Finance Minister Asad Umar, while addressing leaders at the Islamabad […]

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SNGPL to refund overcharged consumers

SNGPL to refund overcharged consumers

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has notified that 11,266 consumers were overcharged as a result of erroneously recorded gas pressure readings, a news source reported. The company has decided to adjust the overbilled amounts in its upcoming bills. According to an SNGPL spokesperson, Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the company to verify the […]

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Red notices issued to owners of plazas lacking firefighting arrangements

The Department of Civil Defence has issued red notices to owners of 110 high-rise buildings lacking proper firefighting arrangements, reported a news source. The department also served the said intimation to the owners of illegal buildings. Reportedly, the notices warn building owners to install firefighting equipment in their respective developments. Those who are found violating […]

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NPHP: Application deadline for 3 districts announced

NPHP: Application deadline for 3 districts announced

The last date for submitting Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) applications in Lodhran, Renala Khurd, and Christian have been set at March 31, 2019 – according to a publication. The application forms can be deposited in designated branches of the Bank of Punjab by this deadline. The said publication also shared the details of the […]

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Punjab Housing Minister takes major decisions on NPHP

Punjab Housing Minister takes major decisions on NPHP

The Punjab government will begin constructing at least 100,000 low-cost houses under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) project in June, a news source reported. A meeting to this effect took place in Lahore, which was presided over by Provincial Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed. Representatives of the Housing Task Force, Punjab […]

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Green Pakistan: Punjab to have four national parks

Green Pakistan Punjab to have four national parks

Punjab is set to have four national parks under the Green Pakistan programme, a news source reported by Pak Villas. The project will cost PKR 5 billion in development expenses. As per reports, Punjab Wildlife Department and the Ministry of Climate Change have been working closely to restore the province’s forest cover. According to Green […]

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Online system introduced to deal with fake stamp papers

Online system introduced to deal with fake stamp papers

The Punjab government has successfully curbed the illegal transfer of properties on fake stamp papers through its e-stamp paper system, a news source reported by Pak Villas. A report to this effect was recently submitted to the Federal Ministry of Finance. It was revealed that the provincial government has increased e-stamp charges from two to […]

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