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ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s request to transfer the ongoing 2014 Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case to a civil court. The court also extended Khan’s interim bail in the case till December 14. In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a major rally […]

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 […]

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday suspended the hearing into corruption references filed against members of the Sharif family as it awaits the Islamabad High Court’s decision in connection with a petition filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which seeks the consolidation of the references. The high court’s decision is expected to be […]

NAB reference: Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court

NAB reference: Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar reached accountability court early Monday morning for hearing of cases filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), reported  News. The hearing was suspended by Judge Muhammad Bashir till 1pm who stated that a copy of the verdict would be faxed to the court. The family […]

Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

India’s top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against Padmavati amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The epic was […]

Indian court slaps Nestle India with fine over substandard noodles

Indian court slaps Nestle India with fine over substandard noodles

NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Tuesday imposed a fine of 4.5 million rupees ($70,000) on Nestle India in a 2015 case for selling substandard instant noodles after a laboratory test found high ash content in its popular Maggi brand. The court also slapped a 2.6 million rupee fine on the distributors of Nestle India, a […]

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

New Video Shows Kim Jong Nam’s Accused Killers Knew They Had Poison, Police Say The women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried to separate restrooms immediately after smearing liquid on his face Previously unreleased airport security video shows that the women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried […]

Court orders repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen

Court orders repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen

By Zubair Ashraf KARACHI:  A court in Karachi on Tuesday ordered repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen after they pleaded guilty of fishing in Pakistani territorial waters. Judicial magistrate Salman Amjad Siddiqui visited the district jail in Malir to indict the fishermen, who have been detained since January 27. Cases were registered against them under Sections 3/4 […]

Sisters move court after marriages threatened

Sisters move court after marriages threatened

Our Correspondent LAHORE: Husbands threatened two sisters with divorce after a cyber criminal uploaded their pictures on fake Facebook profiles. The two victims of this crime reached a district and sessions court to seek the filing of a case against unidentified suspects. Nabila, a petitioner, said in the plea that they sought the immediate arrest of […]

FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe

FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe

By Reuters The FBI secured a court order in 2016 to secretly surveil the communications of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, as the agency investigates possible ties between the campaign and Russia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Citing law enforcement and other US officials the Post reported that […]

Philippine court upholds guilty verdict on US Marine in transgender woman’s killing

Philippine court upholds guilty verdict on US Marine in transgender woman’s killing

by: Agencies     MANILA, PHILIPPINES:  The Philippine Court of Appeals has upheld a guilty verdict on a US Marine for killing a transgender woman nearly three years ago, a case that stirred debate over the US military presence in its former colony. A lower court had found Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of […]

Historic decision: Court refers three cases to LCCI for mediation

Historic decision: Court refers three cases to LCCI for mediation

By Our Correspondent LAHORE: In what appears to be a monumental moment for Pakistan’s business community, the Lahore High Court (LHC) referred three disputes to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) for mediation. In only two hours, one case was resolved amicably, while the other two were under process. It is expected that this […]

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