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NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

ISLAMABAD: Submitting an application to become a party in the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) case against Islamabad High Court verdict suspending the sentences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law, an accused facing NAB proceedings has requested the Supreme Court’s larger bench to adjudicate a question whether the bureau may take cognisance, […]

Local manufacturer seeks FBR’s help to curb tyre smuggling

Local manufacturer seeks FBR’s help to curb tyre smuggling

ISLAMABAD  – A local tyre manufacturer has requested the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman to take measures to curb smuggling of tyres into Pakistan which is eating up precious government revenues and foreign exchange.In a letter to the FBR chairman, Hussain Kuli Khan stated that many local industries have either shut down or moved […]

NEPRA seeks report on Karachi power breakdown

NEPRA seeks report on Karachi power breakdown

ISLAMABAD:The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has taken serious notice of a major power breakdown in Karachi, which occurred on November 12, 2018, and directed K-Electric (KE) to provide a detailed report immediately.According to media reports, the city witnessed another major breakdown in the early hours of November 12, caused due to closure of […]

Aasia’s husband seeks asylum for his English translator

Aasia’s husband seeks asylum for his English translator

ISLAMABAD: Besides himself, Aasia Bibi’s husband Ashiq Masih has also sought asylum for his long-standing guardian Joseph Nadeem, who is actually an English translator assisting him in interacting with media-persons and foreigners.Sources revealed to The Express Tribune that as Ashiq received foreign aid to run his household during the imprisonment of his wife, Nadeem took advantage […]

Libya seeks UN ‘security’ support

Libya seeks UN ‘security’ support

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – After a month of militia clashes that left more than 100 people dead, Libya’s UN-backed foreign minister on Friday called for the country’s UN political mission to transform into a “security and stability” support role.Mohamed Siala, foreign minister of the UN-backed Libyan unity government, did not specify if he had in […]

NAB seeks LRH’s financial records for two years

NAB seeks LRH’s financial records for two years

PESHAWAR: The top anti-corruption watchdog in the province has asked a top medical teaching institute and tertiary care hospital to provide records after reports of financial misappropriation and misuse of authority surfaced.The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written a letter to the finance director of the medical teaching institute (MTI) at […]

PM Imran writes to Modi, seeks resumption of dialogue

PM Imran writes to Modi, seeks resumption of dialogue

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for the resumption of talks with India in a letter to Indian premier Narendra Modi, Express Newsreported.The Foreign Office (FO) said the premier has responded to Modi in a “positive manner” and urged the Indian government to talk and resolve all issues. “We await formal response from India.” The Indian prime […]

Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers

Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers

The Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior has sought explanations from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), provincial secretaries and inspector generals of police over the recovery of stamped ballot papers following the general election last month. A letter, dated August 6, has been sent to the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Law and Justice, the ECP, […]

Saudi hackathon seeks high-tech fixes to Haj calamities

Saudi hackathon seeks high-tech fixes to Haj calamities

Fuelled by caffeine, pizza and adrenaline, sleep-deprived programmers in a marathon Saudi contest this week explored high-tech solutions to prevent a repeat of past calamities during Haj. In a cavernous hall in Jeddah, thousands of software professionals and students competed in the kingdom’s first-ever hackathon, a coding festival ahead of the world’s largest pilgrimage later […]

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