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Ashiana Housing probe: NAB detains Bismillah Services Chief Executive

LAHORE: A local court on Sunday allowed a one-day physical remand of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bismillah Engineering, Shahid Shafiq, into National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) custody. The accused, who was arrested a day earlier after former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Cheema identified him, was brought to the district court under strict security. Accused was appeared...

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CJP irked after knowing Shahrukh Jatoi is kept at category ‘C’ jail

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar has shown displeasure over revelation by the jail authorities that prime accused Shahrukh Jataoi in Shahzeb Khan Murder case is kept in C Category jail, newsone reported. The chief justice also expressed anger over the medical report Shahrukh Jatoi stating that the accused was shifted to the Jinnah Medical Hospital after suffering from...

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People of Lodhran rejected PTI’s arrogance in NA-154 by-election: Nawaz Sharif

LODHRAN: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday has said Lodhran people have rejected over confidence and arrogance of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf in NA-154 By-poll. “Decisions are made by Voter’s thumb not the umpire’s finger,” he said while addressing party workers in Lodhran. He further said that people will vote in coming general elections on...

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Lahore High Court allows fugitive Ishaq Dar to contest senate elections

LAHORE: An appellate tribunal of the Lahore High Court on Saturday allowed former finance minister Ishaq Dar to contest the upcoming Senate elections. Dar had filed nomination papers for a technocrat seat in the Senate from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for the elections, scheduled for March 3. However, the nomination papers were rejected by the returning officer. The nomination papers...

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Zainab’s murderer got what he deserves: 4 times hang to death awarded

LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court has awarded Zainab's murderer Imran Ali 4 times death sentence, newsone reported. Today, Zainab Amin father also was in the court to hear the verdict. The Court has also fined culprit Imran Ali 3.2 million rupees. Death sentence has been awarded on 4 different criminal offences committed by Zainab's murderer; one was murder, rape, abduction and finally...

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Applications for uprising against Sharifs submitted in High Court

LAHORE: Several applications have been submitted in High Court against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sahrif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz today. According to a source, the applications are submitted by Azhar Siddique. Azhar mentioned that Mian Nawaz Sahrif and Maryam Nawaz are contempting   as well as uprising the apex organizations. Contempt and uprising content should be prohibited to telecast, he...

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Zainab Murder case: ATC to announce verdict in Lakhpat jail

LAHORE: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) will announce a verdict regarding Zainab's murder sou motu case shortly. The ATC is due to pass a verdict in Lakhpat jail today. According to the source, 36 witnesses recorded statements against the prime accused Imran Ali. Imran was arrested on 26th January for raping and killing Zainab Ansari. Zainab's father said that," I'm thankful to...

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PM secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad appears before NAB In Ashiana Housing Probe

LAHORE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s Principal Secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday in relation to the ongoing probe into the Ashiana Housing Scheme. He recorded statement as he was summoned by NAB on Thursday. NAB has directed Fawad to appear before its combined investigation team (CIT) at its Lahore office to document his...

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Farooq Sattar offered truce to Bahadurabad faction over Senate nominations

KARACHI: Following days of uncertainty within MQM-P ranks, party leader Farooq Sattar on Friday offered truce to the party's Bahadurabad group to end the current divide over the issue of Senate tickets. "After days of consultations, we have decided to offer those in Bahadurabad that they can submit their four names for Senate nominations and we will accept those," said...

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Army deployment in Saudi Arabia: Rabbani summons defence minister to appear before Senate

ISLAMABAD: Senator Farhatullah Babar on Friday has raised objections on the deployment of army troops to Saudia Arabia, adding troops'  deploying contingent without a prior approval from parliament is tantamount to bypass it. According to NewsOne, chairman senate Raza Rabbani has summoned Defence minister Khurrum Dastagir to appear before the Upper House of Parliament on Monday with regards to the...

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Nawaz more dangerous than Imran: Ayesha Gulalai surprising U-Turn

In a hilarious U-turn from the disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member Ayesha Gulalai, who alleged her ex party chief Imran Khan for sending her inappropriate messages has now come with one more claim that Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz offered her senate ticket for maligning Army, Judiciary. However she could not disclosed the name of a PML (N) member who came to her...

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Conspirators ousted me on the pretext of ‘Iqama’: Nawaz Sharif laments

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif once again lamented that alleged conspirators ousted him on the pretext of Iqama in Panama Papers ruling case. He was referring to the Supreme Court verdict on July 28, 2017 where ex premier was ousted for not declaring his non-received salary in his elections nomination paper, hence was declared as not "Sadiq, Ameen" and...

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People of Lodhran sees Nawaz as ‘qualified person’, claims Maryam Nawaz

MANSEHRA: Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Friday once again crticised judges for disrespecting the vote in shape of Nawaz's ouster, adding people of Lodhran have rejected court's verdict by showing confidence in ruling party and giving them victory in NA-154 By-poll. "The verdict will now be passed by the people and not the courts," she said while addressing participants of social...

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Faizabad fiasco: Apex court not satisfied with partial ISI report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday has expressed dissatisfaction over incomplete report submitted by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) over Faizabad fiasco sit-in. "There is no resemblance between ISI and police report over Faizabad sit-in submitted to top court," the court maintained. The two-judge bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam has also expressed concern over negotiation with protesters. Is no crime...

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CJP Nisar takes notice of Sharjeel Memon’s transfer to hospital

ISLAMABAD: Chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday has taken notice of Sharjeel Memon's transfer from jail to Hospital, NewsOne reported. CJP issued notices to IG Jail, NAB officials and directorate of Jinnah postgraduate hospital and sought response from them. Supreme Court has summoned officials to appear before court with report tomorrow. The SC will hear the case...

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‘No more sympathy’: SC issues Contempt Court notice to Rao anwar

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has issued a Notice of contempt court against Rao Anwar for not attending Naqeeb case hearing. Saqib Nisar has remarked that dismissed SSP Rao Anwar has lost a big opportunity today by not appearing in the court. The apex court ordered to seize all bank accounts of the accused. Supreme Court has initiated...

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Five Indian soldiers killed in LoC retaliatory firing: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Thursday night killed five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tatta Pani sector, ISPR reported. According to Inter-Services Public Relations(ISPR), Pak army has destroyed Indian army posts in Tatta Pani (Hot Spring) sector. "Indian terrorism against innocent citizens shall be responded befittingly," DG ISPR said. Indian Army post on LOC targeting innocent citizens...

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