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IHC seeks report to place US diplomat’s name on ECL

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday directed the police to present report pertaining placing the name of US diplomat on Exit Control List (ECL). In his remarks, the judge expressed resentment over Islamabad police over their inefficiency to handle the case. …

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Corruption by Railway Minister: NAB finds documents

LAHORE -UNS – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has reportedly found documents establishing Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother provincial minister Khawaja Salman Rafique’s link to the Paragon City in Lahore. A transfer deed of over 50 kanals bearing names of Khawaja brothers …

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LHC bans airing of ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches for 15 days

LAHORE-UNS – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has imposed a 15-day ban on airing anti-judiciary speeches of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and others. A three-member bench headed by Justice Muzahir Akbar Naqvi conducted hearing of the case. During the …

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Judges don’t need additional security: CJP

LAHORE -UNS: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has rejected the Punjab government’s offer to tighten the security of judges. “Judges don’t need additional security,” said the CJP. The Punjab government had made the offer to increase the security of all judges, including …

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Two killed in Quetta firing

QUETTA -UNS: Two Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting in Quetta Sunday. It was the second such attack on Christians in Quetta this month. Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a group of Christians in Quetta’s Esa Nagri neighbourhood, injuring at least five …

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Attack on Justice Ijaz’s residence attempt to pressurise judiciary: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday strongly condemned attack on residence of Justice Ijaz Afzal while terming it as an attempt to pressurize judiciary. Khan took to popular microblogging website Twitter and said, “Strongly condemn the firing at Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan s …

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IMCTC exercises: PM Abbasi leaves for Saudi Arabia

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is leaving for Saudi Arabia today to inspect the exercises of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC). A high level delegation will also accompany the prime minister to witness the exercise. On the other hand, …

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Suicide jackets, weapons found in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Two suicide jackets weighing around six to eight kilograms were found in G-14 area within the limits of Golra Police Station today (Saturday). The locals immediately informed police, whereas, bomb disposal squad was called in to neutralize the jackets. Moreover, five hand grenades, …

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FATA Reforms bill: Chairman Senate forwards to President for approval

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Chairman Senate on Friday forwarded a bill extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to President Mamnoon Hussain for approval. The Senate on Friday unanimously passed a bill extending the …

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Cabinet approves signing of Tripartite MoU on int’l transport technology standards

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday. The Cabinet approved signing of the MoU between National Library of Pakistan and National Library of Cuba ‘Jose Marti’ for strengthening of mutual cooperation between the …

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