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Russian Army chief hails Pak Army efforts for peace in Afghanistan: ISPR  

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on second day of his visit in Russia met Chief of General staff Russian Armed forces General Valery Vasilevich Gerasimov, at the defence ministry, Moscow, ISPR reported. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Grasimov appreciated Pakistan's achievements in war against terror. He said that Russia supports Pakistan's efforts towards...

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PTI chief expels 20 lawmakers who sold votes in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday has revealed the names of lawmakers and announced to expel 20 guilty members from PTI. "Nobody took any action on the buying and selling of votes during the Senate election," he said while addressing a news conference in Islamabad. PTI chief revealed the names of the lawmakers who were found guilty...

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Diplomatic immunity does not give license to kill: IHC Judge observes

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court has observed on Wednesday that diplomatic immunity does not permit killing someone. Justice Aamer Farooq gave the remarks while hearing a petition seeking the placement of a US diplomat who fatally ran over a young man in Islamabad earlier this month on the Exit Control List (ECL). During today's hearing of a plea filed by...

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President Mamnoon signs FATA bill extending jurisdiction of SC, PHC to FATA

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the bill extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan  and Peshawar High Court to the Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), according to NewsOne. On the recommendation of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi the President signed the 'Supreme Court and High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction to Fata) Bill 2017'. People...

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CJP says no where LHC barred PEMRA to telecast Nawaz, Maryam speeches, media misreported

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has observed while discharging a suo motu notice on the ban placed by Lahore High Court on former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and other Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz)'s alleged contemptuous speeches, stating that the order was for Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority(PEMRA) to stop any speech made against the judiciary....

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Man killed as protest against alleged rape, murder of minor turned violent in Karachi

KARACHI:  A man reportedly killed by the firing of Sindh Police as a result of outrage by the residents of Orangi town displaying anger by protesting over the alleged rape, killing of 6 years old minor in Manghopir area , as her family members led a protest on Tuesday morning seeking justice, completely blocking the road to Kati Pahari. The...

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CJP takes suo motu notice of LHC temporary ban on Nawaz alleged contemptuous speeches

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken a suo motu notice pertaining to the temporary ban on the speeches of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and other PML(N) leaders by the Lahore High Court. A hearing on the notice would be held today at 1pm, for which notice has been sent...

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LHC bans airing anti-judiciary speeches by Nawaz, others

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has given 15 days deadline to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to take down anti-judiciary content and advised them to monitor all Private TV channels. The larger bench, headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi comprised Justice Mobeen and Justice Atir Mehmood, announced the verdict on petitions seeking initiation of contempt cases against...

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Faizabad sit-in: ATC drops cases against Khadim Rizvi, others

ISLAMABAD: An Anti-terrorism court on Monday has disposed three cases of violence against Khadim Husssain Rizwi and others who were involved in attack at police check post during Faizabad sit-in last year. According to NewsOne, the prosecution has filed an request in which he obtain that the police will file a new charge-sheet after the completion of the investigation as...

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Unidentified persons opened fire on SC Judge Ijazul Ahsan’s residence monitoring graft cases against Sharifs

LAHORE: Two separate incidents occurred  on Sunday wee hours and then on morning as unidentified persons opened fire on the honorable Supreme Court's judge Justice Ijazaul Ahsan residence, NewsOne reported. A statement by the apex court stated unidentified gunmen struck the judge's Model Town residence first late last night and then again early morning today. However, the Chief Justice of...

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US attacks Syria

The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of punitive strikes against Bashar al-Assad´s Syrian regime on Saturday in response to alleged chemical weapons attacks that President Donald Trump branded the "crimes of a monster." As Trump embarked on a White House address to announce the action -- taken in defiance of Russia´s threat to respond -- explosions...

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Disqualification Duration Case: SC serves life time disqualification for de-seated Parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced the verdict on the Disqualification Duration Case in accordance with the Article 62 of the Constitution of Pakistan. The apex court had reserved on 14 February 2018 its decision in the case to determine the time period that elected parliamentarians will remain disqualified for. A five-member larger bench, headed by the Chief...

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TLYR ends protest following agreement with Government

LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) has announced to end sit-ins across the country after successful talks with the government. “Federal and provincial governments have agreed to implement Faizabad agreement,” group’s chariman Pir Afzal Qadri said. “They will make public Raja Zafarul Haq committee’s report and Rana Sanaullah will appear before the clerics.” Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah represented the...

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Nawaz not an ‘ideology’ but a ‘mafia’: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday has said that Nawaz Sharif is not an ideology but a corrupt mafia. "Nawaz is not an ideology but a mafia," says Imran while Talking to media in Islamabad. Cricketer turned politician said that KP-FATA merger could not accomplished due to Maulana Fazul-ur-rehman and Mahmood Khan Achakzai. PTI chief said that...

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SC bars all PIA MDs from leaving country

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar Thursday has restricted all PIA MDs  from 2008-18 from leaving the country. The SC in its earlier judgment ruled to place the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) managing directors on the Exit Control List (ECL) but changed its verdict. The court ordered to place the names of all MDs on ECL who served...

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COAS Bajwa chairs Corps Commanders conference to review security situation of country  

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired 210th Corps Commanders' Conference at General headquarters Rawalpindi (GHQ)  to review geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country, ISPR reported on Wednesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) progress of ongoing Operation Radd ul Fasaad and Khushhal Balochistan program were discussed during the meeting. Forum acknowledged contributions and...

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Khawaja Asif assures US embassy official involved in Fatal accident is still in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister of Pakistan Khawaja Asif said that Colonel Joseph who was allegedly involved in Fatal road accident killing a youngster in Islamabad has not left the country. He made these remarks in the National Assembly in response to a lawmaker's question on the status of the case following rumors that the diplomat may have left the country. Furthermore he...

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