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ICAP rejects privatisation of Discos under current infrastructure

ICAP rejects privatisation of Discos under current infrastructure

KARACHI  – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has drafted its recommendations for government to improve situation in energy sector and have showed its disagreement over the plans to privatise Discos at this stage, terming it more hazardous if done with current infrastructure.Recommendations drafted by the Economic Advisory Committee and Government Relations Committee […]

Zainab murder case: LHC rejects appeal to publicly execute Imran Ali

Zainab murder case: LHC rejects appeal to publicly execute Imran Ali

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday dismissed an appeal for the public hanging of convicted rapist and murderer Imran Ali.Imran was convicted of raping and murdering Zainab and other minor girls. Zainab murder case: Imran Ali to be executed on Oct 17 The appeal was moved by Zainab’s father, Haji Amin, moved the court earlier […]

IHC rejects Abidi’s appeal to dismiss case against him

IHC rejects Abidi’s appeal to dismiss case against him

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday rejected an appeal filed by former senator Faisal Raza Abidi praying upon the court to dismiss a case pertaining to ‘insulting and threatening’ the chief justice.During the hearing, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani remarked that it has become a joke that people can openly insult and hurl threats at the judiciary while […]

PCB rejects baseless allegations by Steve Rixon

PCB rejects baseless allegations by Steve Rixon

LAHORE (APP) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is disappointed by the baseless allegations made by Former Fielding Coach Steve Rixon in a recent interview.The PCB spokesman here on Thursday night clarified that the Board has enjoyed cordial relations with all current and former foreign staff attached with national teams.“Steve Rixon was a good coach […]

SC maintains Jahangir Tareen’s lifetime disqualification, rejects review petition

SC maintains Jahangir Tareen’s lifetime disqualification, rejects review petition

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a review petition filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Tareen against his lifetime disqualification. SC to take up Tareen’s review plea on Thursday The three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, observed that there were no grounds to review the verdict disqualifying the former PTI general […]

LHC rejects PAT’s plea to summon Nawaz, Shehbaz in Model Town carnage

LHC rejects PAT’s plea to summon Nawaz, Shehbaz in Model Town carnage

LAHORE– Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday has turned down Pakistan Awami Tehreek‘s (PAT) plea seeking summons of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, former Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif and ten other ministers in a case pertaining to Model Town carnage. A three-member bench announced the reserved verdict. Justice Alia Neelum and Justice Ahmed Naeem […]

Senate panel rejects changes to customs duty rates

Senate panel rejects changes to customs duty rates

ISLAMABAD:The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government suffered on Tuesday its first defeat by a Senate panel that rejected changes to customs duty rates for a few industries after the authorities could not defend budgetary proposals in light of the PTI’s economic vision.The Senate Standing Committee on Finance rejected the reduction in customs duty rates for about […]

ECP rejects Ayaz Sadiq, Pervez Khattak’s reply in offensive language case

ECP rejects Ayaz Sadiq, Pervez Khattak’s reply in offensive language case

LAHORE: – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday rejected the replies of former National Assembly (NA) speaker Ayaz Sadiq and ex Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak in offensive language case. A four-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) heard the cases. KP member maintained that Ayaz Sadiq violated ECP’s code […]

Taliban rejects pleas by Afghan elders for a ceasefire extension

Taliban rejects pleas by Afghan elders for a ceasefire extension

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban on Monday rejected pleas by Afghan elders and activists for an extension of this month’s ceasefire and said they amounted to a call for surrender to foreign forces, as local groups continued to push for an end to fighting. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid dismissed the peace “slogans” and urged civil […]

SC rejects Imran Ali’s appeal against death penalty in Zainab murder case

SC rejects Imran Ali’s appeal against death penalty in Zainab murder case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday rejected the appeal of convict Imran Ali against the death sentence handed to him for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin in Kasur earlier this year. A three-judge bench at the Lahore registry, comprising Justices Asif Saeed Khosa, Manzoor Ahmed Malik and Mansoor Ali Shah, rejected Imran’s […]