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Remove vulnerabilities to cybersecurity, SBP directs banks

Remove vulnerabilities to cybersecurity, SBP directs banks

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has directed all the banks to immediately conduct self and a third-party audit of their cybersecurity and remove vulnerabilities.“Failure to comply with the…instructions will lead to penal action by SBP including but not limited to the suspension of non-compliant digital payment products and services of the banks/MFBs (Microfinance Banks),” […]

PM directs ministry to reduce electricity tariff

PM directs ministry to reduce electricity tariff

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed the ministry of power to take urgent measures to reduce electricity tariff and burden on consumers caused by power theft and line losses.Chairing a meeting of the Energy Task Force at the PM Office, he ordered officials to immediately launch crackdown against power thieves as it would not […]

SC directs FIA to submit report on 2,700 properties owned by Pakistanis in UAE

SC directs FIA to submit report on 2,700 properties owned by Pakistanis in UAE

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to present a report within 15 days pertaining to the legality of 2,700 properties acquired by Pakistanis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar was hearing the suo moto case on assets owned by Pakistani nationals in foreign countries.Director […]

LHC directs removal of barricades outside Hamza Shahbaz’s residence

LHC directs removal of barricades outside Hamza Shahbaz’s residence

LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday has directed to remove blockades placed in front of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz’s house.The order was issued by Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi over a plea submitted by Advocate Azhar Siddiq on the behalf of his client Muneer Ahmed.The plaintiff adopted the stance that Hamza […]

LHC directs Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt case

LHC directs Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt case

LAHORE;The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday directed former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal to submit detailed reply in contempt of court case. A three-member full bench headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi heard the case. Iqbal appeared before the court. His lawyer requested the court to adjourn the hearing of the case until elections […]

SC directs to review mechanism of petroleum prices, taxes

SC directs to review mechanism of petroleum prices, taxes

KARACHI ;The Supreme Court on Friday has expressed reservations over the briefing of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and other officials and directed to review the mechanism petroleum prices and imposition of additional taxes. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case in Supreme Court Karachi registry. […]

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 […]

LHC directs demolition of illegal houses in Miani Sahib Graveyard

LHC directs demolition of illegal houses in Miani Sahib Graveyard

LAHORE ;The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed to demolish all the houses constructed illegally in Miani Sahib Graveyard. Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi heard the case. “Those violating the orders of court should be jailed for one month,” ruled the judge. Thecourt expressed resentment over the chief security officer Bashir Ahmad and said, “The […]

SC directs ECP to submit reply over elections code of conduct today

SC directs ECP to submit reply over elections code of conduct today

ISLAMABAD;Supreme Court (SC) on Monday has sought code of conduct from Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for upcoming general elections 2018. During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said that the proceedings related to elections should be carried out on first priority. Won’t allow to delay elections, he reiterated. The court […]

CJP directs Ahmer Bilal Soofi to assist court in bringing back Husain Haqqani

CJP directs Ahmer Bilal Soofi to assist court in bringing back Husain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar appointed noted international law expert and former federal law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the Memogate case. Hearing the case against Pakistan’s former ambassador in the US, Husain Haqqani, in the Supreme Court today, the chief justice observed, “I have heard that […]