NAB to challenge IHC’s Avenfield decision in Supreme Court

LAHORE:  According to sources, the National Accountability Bureau will file an appeal in the Supreme against the Islamabad High Court’s decision to suspend the sentences of the Sharifs in the Avenfield corruption reference. A NAB meeting chaired by chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday was briefed on the IHC decision. However, during the meeting, it was decided that an...

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Ishaq Dar removed as chairman of University of Health Sciences board

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court  ordered the removal of absconder, former finance minister Ishaq Dar as chairman of the board of governors of University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case of the administrative crisis in UHS. The court ordered that Dar be removed from the post of...

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Pakistan wins the toss and chooses to bat first against India

DUBAI: In the all important and sought after Indo-Pak clash for the Asia Cup in Dubai, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. The match will begin at 4:30pm Pakistan Standard Time. The game is the first between the sub-continent rivals since Pakistan thumped India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval...

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Pakistan Navy seizes 3 tonnes of hash from boat in Arabian Sea

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Navy and Maritime Security Agency seized three tonnes of hashish from a boat in northern Arabian Ocean, said a navy press release on Wednesday. The drug that was seized in a joint anti-narcotics operation by the two forces is worth millions of dollars, according to the Navy spokesperson. The seized narcotics were later handed over to relevant authorities....

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