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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Two children per family enough: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Terming the burgeoning population a ticking time bomb, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday suggested that two children per family would help control it. The suggestion from the top judge came during the hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to unchecked population growth. The chief justice directed the government, civil

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Removal of committee head may turn situation sour in KP Assembly

PESHAWAR: The removal of Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Khushdil Khan as chairman and member of a Standing Committee in the provincial assembly may strain the otherwise friendly relations between the treasury and opposition benches as the lawmaker has moved the court against the speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Khushdil Khan, former deputy speaker 1

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Indian citizen jailed for betting in BPL

DHAKA: A mobile court on Tuesday handed a one month jail to an Indian citizen in relation to illegal betting during Bangladesh Premier League matches that were held at the Sylhet International Stadium.The executive magistrate Mohammad Mainul Hossain Chowdhury said that they have handed the punishment after he was found guilty of illegal betting. “He was an Indian

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his former

January 15, 2019 1:44 AM NAB gets transit remand of Saad for Islamabad meeting

LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a three-day transit remand of former Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique for his attendance in a meeting of the law and justice commission in Islamabad. The NAB special prosecutor filed an application before the court, pleading that being member of a parliamentary 2

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Man shot dead in front of police in Karachi

KARACHI: A man was shot dead on Sunday in front of police by a person allegedly due to a family dispute. According to SP Tahir Noorani, the killer, Sohail, was transported in a police van from Darakhshan Police Station to the residence of Munawwar in Bahadurabad on court orders to recover the former’s wife and three children, reported Geo News. Sohail 2

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM PPP to move court against PM, others, says Nafeesa

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party-Parliamentarians Central Secretary Information Nafeesa Shah has said the corruption tales related to Imran government are coming to surface on everyday basis and PPP would move court against Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jehangir Tareen and Aleema Khan over their corruption. Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Nafeesa 2

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM CJP Nisar to open ‘free legal clinic’ after retirement

LAHORE: Chief Justice (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday said he would open a free legal clinic once he steps down from his post. Justice Nisar interacted with a group of journalists in Lahore, where he shared his future plans following his retirement on January 18. The CJP said that he wants to open a legal clinic to dispense free legal services to those 2

January 13, 2019 4:07 PM Man shot dead in Karachi over ‘police negligence’

KARACHI: A man was shot to death in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area on Sunday due to “police negligence,”, Geo reported. Acting on a court order, Sohail was brought by police to Bahadurabad to recover his wife from the house of Munawwar. Tahir Noorani, a senior police officer, said that the incident took place due to police negligence. He said that Sohail 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Kerber says confidence, motivation sky high

MELBOURNE: Wimbledon tennis champion Angelique Kerber Saturday said her confidence and motivation were sky high and her form good, but she is thinking no further than round one of the opening Grand Slam of the year. Despite her reticence to look too far forward, the world number two is seen as one of the favourites for the Australian Open crown, carrying 2