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Registration of about 115 campuses of Beaconhouse, City School suspended

KARACHI: The registration of about 115 campuses of two private school systems - the Beaconhouse and The City School - was suspended for charging excessive tuition fee in defiance of the rulings of the Supreme Court and Sindh High Court in this regard. According to a notification issued by the provincial education department, the registration of the schools will remain suspended unless they return extra-charged fee to parents or guardians of children studying in these schools. The Director of Private Schools Sindh said…

SBP says banks will not charge fee on dam donations

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that banks will not charge any kind of fee on donations for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. In a circular issued, the central bank addressed the issue of the two dams for which the Supreme Court has taken initiative for collection of donations from the general public as well as Pakistanis living abroad. “In order to facilitate the donations made to the Supreme Court’s Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams fund account through payment cards (debit, credit…

Nadra announces increase in CNIC fee

ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has increased fee for issuance of all types of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) and National Identity Cards for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP).  The revised fee structure will be implemented from April 24 onward across the country. According to a notification of Nadra, any one obtaining normal CNIC for the first time will not be charged a single penny, whereas Rs 400 will be charged for renewal or issuance of duplicate cards. Urgent and…