SC to hear Naqeebullah murder case on September 27

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) fixed a date for hearing of extra judicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud. According to the notification, three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the case on September 27. Notices in this regard were issued to the attorney general, Advocate General Sindh Advocate Salman Talibuddin,...

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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 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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The Sharif’s are free, IHC suspends jail terms

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield reference. Former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar were released from Adiala prison Wednesday evening after the court ordered suspension of the Avenfield case earlier...

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Twitter to offer users option to go back to ‘chronological’ feed

WASHINGTON: Twitter is preparing an option for users to go back to its original chronological news feed, responding to complaints about its algorithmic system implemented two years ago. In a series of tweets late Monday, Twitter told users it was "working on new ways to give you more control over your timeline." The short-message social network said it still believes...

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