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SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

SC asks timeframe for Diamer-Bhasha dam

ISLAMABAD:Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has asked the timeframe from Water and Power and Development Authority (Wapda) for Diamer-Bhasha dam.He said that the court’s decision on Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has become final as no review petition was filed against it.In a hearing on Thursday, Justice Nisar said that an implementation bench […]

Maryam asks workers not to ‘feel nervous’ ahead of Avenfield verdict

Maryam asks workers not to ‘feel nervous’ ahead of Avenfield verdict

Maryam Nawaz, only hours before the verdict in the Avenfield reference was scheduled to be announced, asked PML-N workers “not to feel nervous”, adding that her father and their leader had already gone through “jail, disqualification, exile” before.Nawaz Sharif chose the path of sacrifice which upholds the sanctity of vote despite knowing that he would […]

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday expressed surprise over a debate regarding family planning and its connection to religion, wondering “what the nation had gotten itself into”. Is the country capable of supporting seven children per family, he asked. “The rate at which the population is growing in the country is […]

SC asks politicians to arrange for their own security

SC asks politicians to arrange for their own security

ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Tuesday advised politicians, particularly the chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl, to arrange for their own security, declaring that it would not allow election campaign at the expense of the state.On a suo motu notice, the Supreme Court had taken up the use of luxury vehicles by federal and […]

UN council asks Myanmar to cooperate with UN investigators

UN council asks Myanmar to cooperate with UN investigators

The UN Security Council is asking Myanmar’s government to cooperate with UN experts to investigate allegations of atrocities against the Rohingya, according to a letter seen by AFP on Tuesday.At least 700,000 Muslim Rohingya have been driven out of Myanmar since an army operation was launched in Rakhine state in August. Britain, France, the United […]

Who removed Musharraf’s name from ECL, asks Shah Mehmood

Who removed Musharraf’s name from ECL, asks Shah Mehmood

ISLAMABAD :Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday questioned hat why Nawaz Sharif did not initiated any action over resignation demand while taking the army chief into confidence. Speaking during National Assembly session, Qureshi said, “Nawaz Sharif said that he was punished for running treason case against Musharraf. He wouldn’t have left the […]

Shah asks PM Abbasi to explicate national security matters in parliament

Shah asks PM Abbasi to explicate national security matters in parliament

ISLAMABAD :Opposition leader in National Assmebly Syed Khurshid Shah has urged Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to explain the matters related to nation security in parliament. He maintained that the premier should take the parliament into confidence over the decisions taken in “We are all responsible of the matters concerning national security,” Shah uttered. “Words […]

Is ‘new Pakistan’ going to be realized through hypocrisy? asks Nawaz

Is ‘new Pakistan’ going to be realized through hypocrisy? asks Nawaz

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) founder Nawaz Sharif has criticized his opponent Imran Khan by asking if ‘new Pakistan’ is going to be realized through hypocrisy and lies.Talking to party workers, Nawaz Sharif said that they need not fret in case of his arrest and stand firmly in face of adversity. He asked them to stay […]

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s counsel on Monday requested an accountability court in Islamabad to delay the process of declaring his client a proclaimed offender until next week. The accountability court is conducting a hearing in connection with a corruption reference filed against Dar by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The court is expected to […]