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NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Monitoring Desk Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Millions of Turks will vote Sunday on a controversial new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would effectively replace the system of […]

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes WASHINGTON — Republicans released a modified health care bill Monday in an attempt to shore up support among both conservatives and moderates for their legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act before the House votes Thursday — seven years to the day after President Obama signed […]

Bill Gates again world’s richest man, Trump slips

Bill Gates again world’s richest man, Trump slips

Bill Gates again world’s richest man, Trump slips Agency Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world’s more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at $86 billion, led the list for the fourth […]

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill AAPP ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill to regulate marriages of Hindus in Pakistan has been passed by the Parliament on Thursday. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017 is the first personal law to regulate the marriages of Hindu Community living in the country. The bill was presented […]

British MPs approve first stage of Brexit bill

British MPs approve first stage of Brexit bill

LONDON (Yes News) – British MPs on Wednesday approved the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union. MPs approved the bill, which would allow the government to trigger Article 50 of the EU s Lisbon Treaty and formally begin two years of exit negotiations, […]

Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

ANKARA: Turkey’s parliament early Saturday backed a controversial bill that would dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The parliament in a late-night session approved the seven final sections of the 18-article constitution and in a final vote the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received 339 “yes” votes for the bill as […]

Senate passes five bills with unanimous support

Senate passes five bills with unanimous support

The Anti-terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, moved by Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid, will be helpful to counter the terrorist organisations and their supporters who are involved in financing the terrorism and money laundering inside Pakistan. Earlier, the senators condemned the suicide attack in Fateh Jang near Attock district in which five people […]