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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM FO contacts US State Dept over ‘mistreatment’ of Dr Aafia

TEXAS/ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan has contacted the United States State Department over alleged mistreatment of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist, imprisoned in a Texas prison. The State Department, through its spokesperson, confirmed that Pakistani made a contact over alleged mistreatment of Dr Aafia, who is imprisoned at the Federal

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM CJP throws additional judge’s cellphone at Larkana court

LARKANA: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar got annoyed after he spotted a cellphone at the table of a local judge and threw it with a warning to avoid using the gadget while at work. Afterwards, the chief justice also ordered immediate transfer of the judge. The CJP was on a visit to Larkana’s Chandka Hospital from where he also visited different

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Left chairmanship, not politics: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: In a video message released by the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), former military dictator General (R) Pervez Musharraf has clarified that he’s not quit politics but resigned as the party chairman after due legal consultation. “For my return to the country, I required three things: I may be allowed to take part in the election; my name be not put on the Exit Control

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Nadal doing light preparation for Wimbledon

MADRID: Rafael Nadal, fresh from winning his 11th title on the clay at Roland Garros, will start on the grass courts at Wimbledon on July 2 “with less preparation,” he told Spanish newspaper El Espanol. Nadal, 32, has been training for the past week on Mallorca, his home island. He will travel to London on Monday to step up his preparation for the tournament

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Vatican diplomat found guilty of possessing child pornography

VATICAN CITY: A Vatican court on Saturday sentenced a Catholic priest to five years in jail for possessing child pornography while he was based in the United States as a diplomat. Carlo Alberto Capella will serve time in the small jail inside the Vatican police force headquarters, the Vatican said. The trial lasted two days and Capella admitted at the first

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Illegal structures razed in Miani Sahib graveyard

LAHORE: The city administration has demolished a number of structures built illegally in Miani Sahib Graveyard on Friday. The action was initiated on the directions of Lahore High Court, which directed the city administration and the Lahore mayor to clear the oldest graveyard in the city of all kind of encroachments. Officials said the walls of dozens

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Process of appeals against nominations’ rejection continues

MULTAN: The Lahore High Court Multan election tribunal-I withdrew from hearing the election petition of ex-MNA Rana Qasim Noon for want of counsel and sent the petition back to LHC Multan bench office to fix another bench on Friday, said the court sources. The tribunal discharged the petition against candidate M Ali Langrial from PP-232 Vehari-IV after

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM PAT lawyers body formed: PAT chief for lawyers’ role in democracy

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has set up a lawyers body namely Pakistan Awami Lawyers Movement (PALM). Addressing the first meeting of PAT’s sister organisation PALM, PAT chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri said patriotic and conscious lawyers must play an effective legal and political role in restoration of true democracy in the country. He said the lawyer

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Summary moved for appointment of new advocate general

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Law and Human Rights has moved a summary to the governor for the appointment of new advocate general of the province. The two-page summary was moved on the advice of caretaker chief minister to remove Advocate General Abdul Latif Yousafzai and appoint a new one. The summary proposed the names of Abdus Samad

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Trial court is foundation, says PM

ISLAMABAD: A batch of 41 under-training (Pre-Service) Civil Judges/Judicial Magistrates from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy Friday called on Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk at PM’s Office. PM welcomed the newly inducted judicial officers and congratulated them on their induction into judiciary. Interacting with the under-training Civil 1