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PMS exam slammed over irrelevant question on centuries-old prophecies

PMS exam slammed over irrelevant question on centuries-old prophecies

An exam of the Provincial Management Services (PMS) asked the students to evaluate the “current geo-strategic scenario” by analysing the Nostradamus-like predictions of a 14th century Persian Sufi poet. According to details, the

Controversy hits Punjab Civil Secretariat

A controversy has started in the Punjab Civil Secretariat over condition of examination for regularisation of Provincial Management Service (PMS) officers in BPS-17, Pakistan Today has learnt. The Services and General Administration

Ex-Ukraine PM’s allies protest dramatic arrest

Supporters of former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Saturday started an indefinite sit-in to protest her detention as European capitals expressed concern over her dramatic arrest. A Kiev court Friday placed

SHC summons AG over PM’s vote of confidence petition

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed the Attorney General to appear before the court in a petition asking Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to seek a vote of confidence. The division bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Mushir Alam heard the constitutional petition filed in the SHC by Maulvi Iqbal Haider, submitting that the prime minister should seek vote of confidence from the parliament, as he had lost majority after one of its partners withdrew from the ruling

PMA hails PM’s special pay package for doctors

LAHORE – Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Punjab chapter on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani’s statement regarding the special pay scales for doctors. PMA Punjab President Dr Ashraf Nizami and other office-bearers said that it was a longstanding demand of the PMA Central Council that doctors should be brought out from the National Pay Scale and a special salary package be announced for them according to their professional capabilities.
PMA office-bearers

‘PM’s remarks on extra-judicial killings salt on Baloch wounds’

ISLAMABAD – Criticising Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Saturday, Senator Shahid Bugti said the prime minister’s reply in the Upper House to extra-judicial killings in Balochistan only rubbed salt into the wounds of Baloch people. “The prime minister did not reply to our concerns on extra-judicial killings in Balochistan and said he had included people from Balochistan into his entourage for India,” Bugti said, adding that it was not an answer to the question of extra-judicial

PM’s media managers bring him more embarrassment

ISLAMABAD – The incompetence and lack of professional understanding of the prime minister’s media managers brought him yet another embarrassment by mixing up the dates of PPP founder Zulfikar Bhutto’s death anniversary with the reception for the national cricket team. The PM’s staff fixed April 4 for hosting PM Yousaf Raza Gilani’s reception for the cricket team that was defeated by India in the cricket world cup semi final. A press release was issued to the media at noon, saying

Jordan opposition demands PM’s ouster after unrest

AMMAN – Jordan’s Islamist opposition, leftists and trade unions on Saturday demanded the ouster of Prime Minister Maaruf Bakhit, who they blame for violence that has killed one person and injured 130.
“The Islamist movement demands the resignation, or the sacking, of the government and the formation a national unity and reformist government that would win the people’s trust and protect their lives,”
Hamzah Mansur, chief of the powerful Islamic Action Front (IAF), said. “Any

Govt mulls action against more PMS officers

LAHORE – As some Provincial Management Service (PMS) officers return to work from the ongoing strike, administrative secretaries have proposed the chief secretary take action against those PMS officers who have dug their heels in and refused to call off their strike, Pakistan Today has learnt. A majority of section officers belonging to PMS have been abstaining from work due to the ongoing strike. Sources in the Punjab government told Pakistan Today that the authorities were assessing

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