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Not easy to find new lawyer after Harris’s withdrawal, Nawaz tells NAB court

Not easy to find new lawyer after Harris’s withdrawal, Nawaz tells NAB court

ISLAMABAD;Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has told accountability court that it’s not easy to find new lawyer after Khawaja Harris announced to withdraw from representing him in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. During the hearing, Justice Mohammad Bashir asked Nawaz whether he has hired new lawyer over which, the ex-PM said that he has […]

SC directs concerned departments to cooperate with FIA in Asghar Khan case

SC directs concerned departments to cooperate with FIA in Asghar Khan case

LAHORE ;Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday directed all concerned departments including defence ministry to cooperate with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Asghar Khan case. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice heard the case in Supreme Court Lahore registry during which FIA Director General Bashir Ahmed Memon was asked to continue […]

Sindh Engro Coal Mining (SECMC) on Sunday made history after unearthing the first layer of indigenous coal from its open-pit coal mine in Thar Coal Block II

Sindh Engro Coal Mining (SECMC) on Sunday made history after unearthing the first layer of indigenous coal from its open-pit coal mine in Thar Coal Block II

Thar Block II Unearths Coal ISLAMKOT: Sindh Engro Coal Mining (SECMC) on Sunday made history after unearthing the first layer of indigenous coal from its open-pit coal mine in Thar Coal Block II, at a depth of 140 meters (460 feet) below the surface. The mining firm’s machinery took out the first layer from an […]

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018, highest level since conflict began: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the UN said Monday. “We are seeing a massive displacement inside Syria… From January to April, there were over 920,000 newly displaced people,” Panos Moumtzis, the UN regional humanitarian coordinator […]

Actor Nawazuddin’s brother booked for posting derogatory picture on Facebook

Actor Nawazuddin’s brother booked for posting derogatory picture on Facebook

MUMBAI ; A case has been registered against Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s brother Ayazuddin Siddiqui for allegedly posting a derogatory picture on social media., reported Indian Express The FIR was filed against Ayazuddin Siddiqui by the Hindu Yuva Vahini members. The security personnel said that Ayazuddin posted a comment with an image of a Hindu God. […]

Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

Javed Hashmi takes U-turn, announces to contest elections

ISLAMABAD;While taking U-turn, senior Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) leader Javed Hashmi on Monday has announced to contest upcoming general elections. According to sources, Hashmi has obtained nomination papers for NA-158 and NA-155. He said that he would have not submitted the documents if party didn’t insist him. Earlier, Hashmi had announced to not contest the […]

Khawaja Harris’s withdrawal bid to delay case, claims Fawad

Khawaja Harris’s withdrawal bid to delay case, claims Fawad

ISLAMABAD;Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) information secretary Fawad Chaudhry claimed on Monday that the withdrawal of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Harris from NAB references is a bid to delay the case. Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Fawad stressed Nawaz should neither be provided any deal nor ease. He maintained that no Pakistani court, media […]

Elections 2018: ECP to release code of conduct for foreign observers

Elections 2018: ECP to release code of conduct for foreign observers

ISLAMABAD;Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on on Sunday concluded consultation on issuance of visas to foreign observers for general elections 2018.As per details garnered, the consultative huddles were held with with interior ministry, foreign ministry, law enforcement agencies, and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The electoral body has directed departments concerned to issue visas to […]

Hamza Shahbaz, Ayesha Ahad withdraw case against each other

Hamza Shahbaz, Ayesha Ahad withdraw case against each other

LAHORE;Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz and Ayesha Ahad have on Monday withdrawn case against each other.During the hearing at Supreme Court (SC) Lahore registry, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar announced the verdict according to which, both parties would not hurl any allegation against each other.CJP has also ordered to not […]

Sanjrani hosts iftar-reception for caretaker cabinet, CMs, governors

Sanjrani hosts iftar-reception for caretaker cabinet, CMs, governors

ISLAMABAD (APP):Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Sunday hosted an Iftar dinner for members of the caretaker federal cabinet, chief ministers and governors. On the occasion, the participants discussed and exchanged views on the upcoming general election, administrative matters and confronted challenges, a press release said. The acting president said the commencement of election process was […]