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Plaza containing Punjab Saaf Pani Company’s record ‘catches fire’

LAHORE -UNS – A multi-story shopping mall owned by former Punjab chief minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shebaz Sharif’s son-in-law Ali Imran on Saturday mysteriously caught fire killing one while injuring two others. Well-informed sources told Dunya News that office of Ali Trading Company is located on …

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Probes Punjab companies scam: NAB seizes properties worth billions

LAHORE -UNS – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has seized the property of Ikram Naveed, the alleged frontman of Imran Ali Yousuf, as part of its investigation into the Punjab companies scandal. The anti-graft watchdog has seized Rs100 billion worth of properties, including three shops. It said Naveed allegedly paid …

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SC decides to form JIT to probe money laundering of Rs35 bn

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday has decided to form Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in case pertaining to money laundering of Rs35 billion. During the hearing in Supreme Court (SC), the top judge rejected Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) request to hold investigation in …

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Over 2,750 properties of Pakistanis traced in UAE

BY Zahid Gishkori ISLAMABAD: Pakistani investigators with the cooperation of Dubai authorities have traced 2,750 overseas properties in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These overseas property empires were allegedly acquired by Pakistani nationals with illegal flight of capital and plunder of the hard-earned taxpayers’ money worth around Rs4,240 billion. Based …

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‘Road studs’: Worldwide rejected, but still in use on Pakistani roads

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Road studs, commonly known as ‘cat’s eyes’ first introduced by a British businessman Mr Shaw in 1935, served for decades but gradually invited a debate “Are they a problem or solution” and finally the civilized world concluded to get rid of them for the safety of public …

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Private schools can’t raise tuition fee by more than 5%, rules SHC

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday barred private schools from increasing their tuition fee more than five per cent. A three-judge larger bench of the SHC comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Ashraf Jehan announced their verdict in an earlier reserved judgment on pleas …

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Pakistans’ first woman chief justice sworn in

QUETTA -UNS – In the history of Pakistan, first-ever woman judge Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar sworn in as Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court (BHC) in Quetta today (Saturday). Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered oath to her in a ceremony held at Governor House. The ceremony was attended by …

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Zardari’s pre-arrest bail in money laundering case approved

KARACHI -UNS– Karachi banking court on Thursday approved the pre-arrest bail of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s pre-arrest bail in money laundering case. The former president appeared in the court along with his lawyer Farooq H. Naik amid strict security. The court directed Zardari to submit surety …

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