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Govt gives countrywide polio workers raise on daily wage: sources

KARACHI: The government on Monday decided to raise daily wage of the workers busy in anti-polio vaccination by Rs100 which will make their remuneration Rs500 a day, ARY News reported. Sources said the decision would be applicable to all the 0.2 million polio workers all over the country from February 1. They said the raise had been given for the next three years. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Friday approved revised emergency plan for eradication of polio at a cost of 986.29…

Aleema Khan reveals sources for purchasing offshore properties

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan on Friday revealed financial sources for purchasing her offshore properties, ARY News reported. She said her sources of income had nothing to do with any charity funds. "I bought offshore assets by selling my inherited properties," Aleema Khan said this in a written statement issued through her counsel Salman Akram Raja, while refuting the speculations and rumours about her holdings. The statement read that she had paid some of the taxes on her properties.…

Asia Bibi freed from Multan jail: sources

MULTAN: Asia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted by the Supreme Court in a blasphemy case, has been released from Multan jail, sources told ARY News on Wednesday night. According to sources, the women's jail in Multan, where Asia was being kept, received her release orders after which she was freed. Last month, the Supreme Court set aside her conviction in the blasphemy case registered against her in 2010. This verdict came on an appeal filed by the woman challenging her capital punishment. Asia Bibi, a mother of…