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PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered initiation of an immediate inquiry against heads of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) for their failure to meet the demands of consumers and sought complete report within 72 hours.While chairing a high level meeting held on Wednesday to discuss the gas crisis […]

Rupee’s free fall forces Indus Motor to stop taking orders

Rupee’s free fall forces Indus Motor to stop taking orders

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company, which assembles and manufactures Toyota cars in Pakistan, has stopped taking orders because of this week’s sharp depreciation of the rupee against the US dollar, which makes import of auto parts expensive and increases the cost of production.According to the company, the depreciating rupee has resulted in an increase in its cost […]

Federal ombudsman orders action over harrassment of woman

Federal ombudsman orders action over harrassment of woman

ISLAMABAD / ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Club administration on Friday was directed by the secretariat of the federal ombudsman for protection against harassment at the workplace to immediately remove a member of its managing committee from his post with immediate effect.The club was told to restore the female employee* while it was also slapped with a heavy […]

LHC orders Nawaz to appear in treason case

LHC orders Nawaz to appear in treason case

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday summoned deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif on October 8 during the hearing of a treason case lodged against the former prime minister and his successor Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.Prominent journalist Cyril Almeida was also summoned in the case pertaining to a story implicating Pakistan in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.A petition under Article […]

SC orders formation of JIT to probe ‘mega corruption’ fake accounts case

SC orders formation of JIT to probe ‘mega corruption’ fake accounts case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe alleged laundering of billions of rupees through fake bank accounts in connivance with bankers and others to suspected beneficiaries, including former president Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) JIT has been investigating […]

PMDC orders closure of two colleges

PMDC orders closure of two colleges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has advised 1,000 students from the Yusra Medical and Dental College Islamabad (YMDCI) and Continental Medical College in Lahore to submit their college preferences, as it has been decided that both institutions will be shut down and their students moved to other colleges. YMDCI Principal retired Brig […]

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

What next for Zimbabwe’s embattled opposition?

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has fiercely rejected the result of last week’s elections, the first to be held without long-serving despot Robert Mugabe. Here are some of the questions facing party leader Nelson Chamisa after being declared runner-up in the poll that saw his rival President Emmerson Mnangagwa elected with […]

Supreme Court orders SBP to freeze ‘fake’ accounts under FIA probe

Supreme Court orders SBP to freeze ‘fake’ accounts under FIA probe

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday ordered the State Bank of Pakistan to freeze ‘fake’ bank accounts until the time the ongoing investigation by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is complete. The Supreme Court was hearing an application filed by lawyer Khalid Ranjha regarding the operation of the accounts under investigation. […]

CJP orders arrest of PTI MPA-elect for alleged torture of SHO in Lahore

CJP orders arrest of PTI MPA-elect for alleged torture of SHO in Lahore

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday directed the Punjab inspector general to arrest a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA-elect for allegedly torturing police officers in Lahore and holding them hostage. The CJP took notice of the alleged torture of Hanjarwal Station House Officer (SHO) Rana Afzal and his driver, Mumtaz, at the […]

ECP orders 3 Allahu Akbar Tehreek candidates to submit CNIC, passport copies

ECP orders 3 Allahu Akbar Tehreek candidates to submit CNIC, passport copies

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday ordered three election candidates from the Allahu Akbar Tehreek (AAT) to submit copies of their computerised national identity cards (CNICs) and passports after it emerged that their names are included in the United Nations’ terror watchlist, DawnNews TV reported. A three-member ECP bench, headed by Abdul Ghaffar Soomro — the […]

Suspension of tax deductions on cellphone top-up cards will remain till next orders: CJP

Suspension of tax deductions on cellphone top-up cards will remain till next orders: CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that the Supreme Court’s directives barring the deduction of taxes imposed on the top-up of prepaid cards has not expired and that it will continue to hold until the court delivers a second order in the case, DawnNewsTV reported. On June 11, the apex court had restrained the […]

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