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SC seeks replies from provinces on patwari system

SC seeks replies from provinces on patwari system

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday issued notices to all provincial governments in a suo motu case pertaining to the functioning of patwarkhanas in urban areas.A two-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the matter at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry.As proceedings commenced, Justice Nisar remarked that no serious efforts had been made for […]

Nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams: CJP Nisar

Nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams: CJP Nisar

LONDON  – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that nobody can stop Pakistan from construction of dams, Dunya News reported.Addressing a ceremony in connection with fundraising of Diamer-Bhasha dam at a hotel in London, Justice Saqib Nisar said that we will construct as many dams as we wish on Indus […]

Pakistan receives first tranche of financial package from KSA

Pakistan receives first tranche of financial package from KSA

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan on Monday received first tranche of financial package of US$1 billion signed between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.A spokesperson from the State Bank of Bank (SBP) confirmed on Monday that Pakistan had received $1 billion from Saudi Arabia.The remaining US$2 billion was expected to arrive in Pakistan in the next few days, the […]

Pillion riding banned in Sindh from 10th to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal

Pillion riding banned in Sindh from 10th to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal

KARACHI – Sindh government has imposed ban on pillion riding in the province from 10th Rabi-ul-Awal to 13th Rabi-ul-Awal. The step has been taken to avoid any untoward incident. A notification in this regard was issued of Friday.Earlier in the day, the Sindh government had issued a notification of 10-day ban on pillion riding. However, […]

Sharif distances himself from Al-Azizia Mills

Sharif distances himself from Al-Azizia Mills

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif distanced himself from any transaction related to Al-Azizia Steel Mills, as he continued recording his statement in the accountability court in Islamabad for third consecutive day on Friday.Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik was hearing the Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference against the former prime minister filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). […]

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

The government has rebutted a front page story in Thursday’s edition of The Express Tribune, “Aasia Bibi flies out of Pakistan”.To put the record straight, The Express Tribune wants to clarify to its readers that the story in question was based on a BBC Urdu report which claimed on the authority of “interior ministry sources” that Aasia Bibi […]

Capoeira classes will held at EMBASSY OF BRAZIL,from 19th November at Islamabad

Capoeira classes will held at EMBASSY OF BRAZIL,from 19th November at Islamabad

Capoeira classes will held at EMBASSY OF BRAZIL,from 19th November at Islamabad Islamabad, November 8, 2018 By; Asghar Ali Mubarak The Embassy of Brazil in Islamabad is starting regular Capoeira classes from 19th of November at the Embassy of Brazil. according to Press release issued by Brazilian embassy Islamabad the advance registration which can be done […]

Payback: Trump faces investigation blitz from Democratic House

Payback: Trump faces investigation blitz from Democratic House

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump faces a barrage of investigations targeting everything from his taxes to his Russian business ties after Democrats captured the House of Representatives in Tuesday s elections.With the House in their control beginning in January, Democrats will replace Republicans at the head of every committee, giving them the power to set […]

Stock market participants in Pakistan far from satisfactory

Stock market participants in Pakistan far from satisfactory

KARACHI: It is in the history of mankind to acquire better tangible assets in a bid to seek refuge during times of distress.Even during the Stone Age, humans used to gather food, wood and other precious stuff to hold on to them in case something bad happens. Historically, in the financial world, investors usually sought comfort […]

Whistleblower to get 20% of money recovered from corrupt politicians

Whistleblower to get 20% of money recovered from corrupt politicians

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Justice and Law Dr Farough Naseem on Friday announced introduction of Whistleblower Protection Bill through which whistleblowers will receive 20 per cent of the recovered money and assets from corrupt people.“This law will invite countrymen to identify the corrupt, and whistleblowers will get 20 percent of the ill-gotten money and assets recovered from […]

Qatar may benefit from Khashoggi fallout: analysts

Qatar may benefit from Khashoggi fallout: analysts

DOHA: Global diplomatic fallout from the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate may help Qatar in its political stand-off with the kingdom, experts said.The backlash may force Riyadh to ease sweeping sanctions imposed on Doha since the dispute erupted between the former Gulf allies in June 2017.The killing of Khashoggi – who […]

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