Govt sends reference to NAB over alleged misuse of planes by Shehbaz, Maryam

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, the government has decided to send cases of financial misuse by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Addressing a press conference, Advisor to Prime Minister Shehzad Akbar and Special Assistant to PM Iftikhar Durrani shared details of the alleged misuse of government resources by Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz, brother and...

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COAS briefed on provincial security situation during Karachi visit: ISPR

KARACHI: On Saturday, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Sindh, where he was briefed about the security situation in the province. The army chief was given a detailed briefing by DG Rangers Sindh on the law and order situation in Karachi, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), The army chief lauded efforts of...

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US paves way to get ‘lab meat’ on plates

US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells — paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates. The Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration agreed to share regulation of cell-cultured food products, they said in a joint statement, following a public meeting in October. While technical details...

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Justin Beiber and Hailey Baldwin’s wedlock official, couple confirms

Pop singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin have confirmed that they have tied the knot, In September, months after announcing their engagement, rumors swirled that Bieber and Baldwin were married and were spotted at the New York City Marriage Bureau. Baldwin had, however, stated in a since-deleted tweet that she wasn't married ‘yet’. The couple has now made their...

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SC orders Anwar Majeed, son and Hussain Lawai be shifted to Islamabad

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered that Omni Group chairperson Anwar Majeed, his son Abdul Ghani Majeed and former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai who are under arrest under the pretext of alleged money laundering be shifted to Islamabad. A bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a case against fake bank accounts...

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Facebook says steep rise in data requests from Indian govt

Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years. The company, in a report released on Friday, said that it received 16,580 data requests from the government in the January-June period as compared to 22,024 requests in all of 2017 and 13,613...

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2500 illegal shops reduced to rubble in Saddar thus far by KMC

KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) on Saturday sent a report regarding the anti-encroachment operation in the metropolis’ Saddar area to the commissioner and stated that 2,500 shops were razed. In keeping with the Supreme Court’s directives, KMC prepared a report on the anti-encroachment operation in Karachi’s Saddar and surrounding areas which was conducted from November 5 to 15. Along...

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