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SC announces verdict in Judge Arshad Malik video scandal case; stated can’t interfere into sub judice matter

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday issued its detailed 25-page verdict on petitions in the video case of judge Arshad Malik. The verdict categorically stated that it was not an appropriate stage for the Supreme Court to interfere in the matter of the relevant video and its effects, particularly when the video may have relevance to a criminal appeal presently...

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Ruet-e-Hilal committee to huddle in search of Eid-ul-Azha moon tomorrow(Friday)

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chaired by Mufti Muni-Ur-Rehman will be held in Karachi in Friday (August 2) for the sighting of the Eid ul Azha moon, said an official of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony. Talking to APP, he said other members of the committee would attend Zonal and District Ruet-e-Hilal Committees at...

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ECP reserves verdict over Maryam Nawaz’s PML(N) vice presidency challenged by PTI

ISLAMABAD: On the petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday reserved its verdict over the appointment of Maryam Nawaz as the vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) political party. According to media reports, a three-member bench of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Raza Khan will announce the...

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Accountability Court extends physical remand of Hamza Shehbaz till August 9

LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday extended Punjab Opposition and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz’s judicial remand till August 9 in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. Hamza had appeared before the accountability court in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case as his judicial remand ended while his father Shehbaz Sharif did not attend today’s hearing as he was in...

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LNG Case: Accountability Court extends physical remand of ex-PM Abbasi till 15th August

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Thursday extended the physical remand of the former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till August 15 in an ongoing probe into the liquefied natural gas (LNG) case. Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted the hearing earlier today, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) produced Abbasi before the court and requested for...

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Security forces caught suspected Indian spy from tribal areas

DG KHAN: Security forces on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspected Indian spy from a tribal area named Rakhi Gaj. Security sources further claimed to have identified the suspected spy as Raju Laxman who was believed to belong from Rajhastan. Laxman was taken to an unidentified location by the security forces for further investigation.

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ECC restores old gas tariff for tandoors to decrease prices of naan and roti

ISLAMABAD: A day after Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered to bring down prices of naan and roti to their previous rates throughout the country, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday reverted the gas tariff for non-commercial tandoors to the pre-June 30 level. Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Shaikh presided the meeting and approved measures to decrease the...

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Eid ul Azha holidays start from Aug 12, announces Fed govt

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday announced that Eid ul Azha holidays in Pakistan will be from August 12 to 15, according to a notification. In the notification, Interior Ministry said, "it is notified for general information that 12th to 15th August, 2019 (Monday to Thursday) shall be public holidays on the occasion of Holy Festival of Eid ul Azha."...

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Bilawal advises Sanjrani to resign before opposition casts no-trust vote on Aug 1

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari hosted a luncheon for opposition senators on Wednesday, as final arrangements being made for tomorrow's Senate session during which voting for the no-trust motion against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani would be held. More than 50 senators from the PPP, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), National Party (NP), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PMAP), Jamiat...

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Pakistan was looted mercilessly by past govts: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said Pakistan was looted mercilessly by the past governments due to which national exchequer was left empty. Addressing the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony of the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme, the Premier said the incumbent government has decided to make 5 million new homes under the scheme which is a difficult task...

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Shahzad Akbar terms recovery of Rs2.1 BN ‘a breakthrough’ in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Shahzad Akbar said on Wednesday that the first major recovery of Rs2.1 billion is a major breakthrough in the fake accounts case. In a tweet, SAPM said that the recovery took place due to the pleas bargain. The suspect confessed to his crime in relation to the issue of Omni group, he added....

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NAB to inquire Khursheed Shah, Mehtab Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday gave approval for inquiry against Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Syed Khursheed Shah and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Sardar Mehtab Abbasi. Approval for investigation against officers and workers of the information and broadcast ministry has also been given, the accountability watchdog further said. An inquiry against former federal minister Tanveer ul Hassan Gillani has...

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PM Khan, UN Resident Coordinator discuss malnutrition, population

ISLAMABAD: United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator Neil Buhne called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Wednesday. Speaking to Buhne, the prime minister said the government is especially focusing on addressing the issue of malnutrition and adulteration which were adversely impacting the growth of the young population. Referring to the government's flagship Ehsaas Programme, Premier said he appreciated the...

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If Sindh govt has to do all work then dissolve local govt: Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: In wake of the damage caused by the heavy rains in the city, Sindh Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani said on Wednesday held the federal and local government responsible for the current situation. Addressing a press conference here at Karachi, the minister said that if every task is to be done by the provincial government then the local government...

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FO summons Indian envoy post unprovoked LoC ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of the Foreign Office Dr Mohammad Faisal on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to record Pakistan’s protest over the “unprovoked ceasefire violations” along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary by Indian forces. On Tuesday, one civilian was martyred and nine others were injured in the latest ceasefire violations by Indian forces. While...

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Lath Dam overflows, creating difficulties for KHI residents

KARACHI: K-Electric, the sole power distribution company in Karachi on Tuesday said the overflow of Lath Dam has created a critical situation at KDA Grid 33, causing a major breakdown in the metropolis. The monsoon downpour in the city on Monday and Tuesday caused the Lath Dam near Super Highway to overflow, the power supply company said in a series...

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Water level rises to 307 feet in Hub Dam post monsoon rain

HUB: The recent wave of monsoon rain in the country has led to an increase in the water level at Hub dam, raising the level by seven feet to 307 feet. The water level has risen to 307 feet, with the dam having the capacity to store 339 feet of water, according to a Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)...

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