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Nawaz Sharif has no link to sons’ business, court told

Nawaz Sharif has no link to sons’ business, court told

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has submitted new evidence in the accountability court pertaining to Hasan Nawaz’s property in Britain on Friday as the court adjourned hearing of the Flagship Reference against the Sharif Family till December 17.Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik resumed hearing on graft reference against the former first family filed by National […]

No gas load shedding being carried out, NA told

No gas load shedding being carried out, NA told

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed on Tuesday that no gas load shedding is being carried out in any part of the country.Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Agha Hassan Baloch, Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan admitted there is issue of low gas pressure in different cities.He said Sui Southern Gas Pipelines Limited […]

Massive tax leakages found in sugar industry, ECC told

Massive tax leakages found in sugar industry, ECC told

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has unearthed massive tax evasion by the sugar industry and is in the process of adding molasses to the list of goods that cannot be sold to unregistered persons in order to plug tax leakages.Sources told The Express Tribune that it was brought to the notice of Economic Coordination […]

IMF only viable option, PM Imran Khan told

IMF only viable option, PM Imran Khan told

ISLAMABAD: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package remains the only viable option for Pakistan to arrest deterioration in macroeconomic situation and restore shattering confidence of markets, Pakistan’s negotiating team informed Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday.Khan was chairing a meeting on the IMF programme, which was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, the State Bank […]

Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

Raheel Sharif did not obtain NOC from cabinet for heading Saudi military alliance, SC told

The Supreme Court was informed by the attorney general on Tuesday that former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the federal cabinet before leaving for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance. During the hearing of a suo motu case regarding dual nationality of civil servants and judges, […]

Defence ministry ordered DHA, CBC not to release raw sewage into sea, commission told

Defence ministry ordered DHA, CBC not to release raw sewage into sea, commission told

KARACHI: The ministry of defence informed the Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation on Monday that the Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) and Defence Housing Authority (DHA) had been instructed not to dispose of untreated sewage into the sea and a proposed sewage treatment plant would be installed by Aug 2019. The head of the […]

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

ISLAMABAD :Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Tuesday apprised the National Assembly that there was no ban on provision of new gas connections adding Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) was providing connections on first come first serve basis. Replying to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Nazir Ahmed Bughio regarding non-provision of […]

Sindh officials told to cancel liquor shop licences in Muslim-majority areas

Sindh officials told to cancel liquor shop licences in Muslim-majority areas

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday directed the provincial authorities to ensure within 20 days recalling of the licences of the liquor shops located in Muslim-majority areas or near mosques, schools and other prohibitive places. Headed by Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, a two-judge bench directed the provincial government to conclude the exercise before […]

‘They’re gonna kill me one day,’ Michael Jackson had told his daughter

‘They’re gonna kill me one day,’ Michael Jackson had told his daughter

2009 witnessed a historic moment when singing sensation Michael Jackson lost his life due to heart failure. Seven years later, his daughter Paris Jackson opens up about his death in an exclusive interview with Rolling Stone. “They always say, ‘Time heals,’” she says. “But it really doesn’t. You just get used to it. I live […]