Archive for December 2017

150,000 cases pending in lower courts

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the lower courts more than 1,541,000 clients are waiting for justice through out the country. The cases pending in Punjab are about 12,00000, more than 2,00000 in KP, about 1,00000 in Sindh, 37,000 in federal capital and whereas 13,000 in Balochistan. The facts and figures released by the district courts of…

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CM wants issue of Jalozai Housing scheme settled

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak directed for settling down the issues of Jalozai Housing scheme and Jalozai Economic Zone for expeditious facilitation of housing and industrial facilities. He directed to formalize all agreements with the investors intending to set up their ventures in the province. He was presiding over a progress…

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CPDI unveils budget for Peshawar Distt

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has presented the first-ever citizen budget for the Peshawar district with support of the Safar Welfare Organization. Speaking at a function, arranged on the occasion, Jamshed Tariq, Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives Project Coordinator for Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, said it was for the first…

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Agitating woman seeks action against murderers of her daughter

F.P Report PESHAWAR: A female along with her children on Saturday protested against murderers of her 24-years old daughter and asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and police department to take stringent action against police personnel involved in this case. A female resident of Tanda Kohi Sar Geet Peshawar, staged a protest demonstration in front of Peshawar…

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Philip Morris (Pakistan) sets new tobacco export record in 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017, an increase of more than 400% versus the previous year, made possible by focusing on sustainable tobacco production and cost competitiveness, said an official statement. In 2017, PMPKL…

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We are ready for South Africa, says Virat Kohli

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that his Indian team had the ability to gain a first series win in South Africa. “We have the right kind of bowling attack and the right kind of balance to win Test matches in any conditions we play in,” he said at the…

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Buttler, spinners lead Thunder’s rout of Hurricanes

Monitoring Desk LAUNCESTON: An electric innings from Jos Buttler and some sublime spin bowling from Fawad Ahmed, Arjun Nair and Chris Green saw Sydney Thunder destroy Hobart Hurricanes in Launceston. Buttler smashed four sixes and five fours in his innings of 67 from 41 balls to set up a solid total at University of Tasmania…

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BOP, Nestlé sing MoU to productivity of dairy farmers

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab (BOP) and Nestlé Pakistan have signed a MoU enabling the two partners to collaborate on improving the productivity of Pakistani dairy farmers by way of providing them with financial assistance. With this arrangement, the BOP shall provide financing to Nestlé dairy farmers for the purchase of animals, dairy…

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Business community hails UBG historic victory in FPCCI elections

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Business fraternity across the country Saturday felicitated the United Business Group (UBG) for sweeping of all FPCCI seats with a thumping majority which clearly reflects their confidence in judicious policies being followed by the group leadership. According to press statement issued by UBG here, the business leaders urged the United Business Group…

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Pakistan stock market’s bumpy ride in 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange once a shinning star, now huddled by political and economic events. Index lost 15.4% in 2017. Pakistan Stock Exchange which was one the best performing markets in the global arena in 2016 portrayed a different picture in 2017 and the ride was quite bumpy and benchmark 100 index during…

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