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Cosby seeks new trial citing ‘error in legal procedure’

Cosby seeks new trial citing ‘error in legal procedure’

NEW YORK: Attorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the once-beloved comedian.The 81-year-old performer, best known for his role as the lovable family man and physician on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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