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Senator raises objections over army deployment in Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD – Senator Farhatullah Babar on Friday raised objections over the army’s deployment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), terming the development as “tantamount to bypassing the parliament”. Drawing the attention of the House to the matter, Senator Babar called the deployment to Saudi …

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Peace committee member killed in IED blast in Bajaur Agency

KHAR -UNS : A member of the local peace committee was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Bajaur Agency on Friday, political administration sources said. According to political administration sources, Abdur Rehman was travelling in the area when his vehicle was hit …

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Sindh govt to act upon SC ruling on Rao case: CM Murad

KARACHI -UNS : Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Friday said the ruling of Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with former SSP Malir Rao Anwar will be complied with, hours after the apex court reversed its earlier order and issued a contempt of …

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ECP rejects nomination papers of Ishaq Dar for Senate

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday rejected the nomination papers of Ishaq Dar which he had submitted for the upcoming Senate elections in March. The opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had challenged the nomination papers of Dar, pointing out that Dar …

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Suspect Imran indicted in Zainab murder case

LAHORE-UNS – Suspect Imran Ali on Monday has been indicted in seven-year-old Zainab Ansari rape and murder case. The accused was presented before the judicial bench in Kot Lakhpat jail during which, he was indicted for raping and killing a Kasur girl. Earlier, Chief Justice …

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Jati Umra, Model Town’s blockades removal continues on court’s orders

LAHORE -UNS – In a hearing of suo moto case in Lahore registry, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar gave harsh remarks on Jati Umra, Model Town s blockades in the city which were built for security. He ordered Punjab Inspector General of …

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Pakhtoon Quami Jirga ends protest after agreement with PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakhtoon Quami Jirga Saturday announced end to sit-in after successful talks with Prime Minister Shah Khaqan Abbasi and written agreement for acceptance of their demands. The announcement was made by organizers of the Pashtoon Long March, led by Manzoor Pakhtun and adviser …

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IHC slams IB chief over viral audio recording in Faizabad dharna

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Justice Shaukat Siddiqui on Friday slammed IB chief over the viral audio leak in which controversial remarks were made about the chief justice. Proceedings of the Faizaabad dharna took place at the Islamabad High Court which was presided over by Justice Shaukat …

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Senate elections: ECP receives nomination papers from 144 candidates for 52 seats

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The time period to submit nomination papers for the Senate elections expired on Thursday with 144 candidates submitting their forms to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for 52 seats. According to the document issued by ECP, there are 34 candidates each from …

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PTI to challenge Dar’s papers for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to challenge the nomination papers of former Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar for upcoming Senate elections. The former finance minister has submitted nomination papers for Senate seat from Punjab. According to reports, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry would …

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