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August 13, 2018 1:03 PM 15 more suspicious accounts uncovered, FIA tells SC

As the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday resumed hearing of a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told the court that 15 more accounts linked to a suspicious account in Summit Bank had been uncovered during its investigation. Earlier, the FIA in its probe had unearthed an account flagged in a Suspicious 1

August 11, 2018 9:55 AM Sessions court issues notices to Punjab interim CM, home minister

A sessions court in Lahore on Saturday heard an appeal against Punjab's caretaker Chief Minister Hasan Askari and Home Minister Shaukat Javed for allegedly taking discriminatory measures against PML-N workers. The petition, filed by PML-N leader Rana Mashhood, was heard by Additional Sessions Judge Mohammad Arif Mujahid. In his appeal, Mashhood claimed 2

August 7, 2018 10:13 AM SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nasir, who took suo motu notice of the matter last month, was heading a three-judge bench 5

August 7, 2018 7:24 AM BHC dismisses plea filed by Hazara MPA-elect in nationality case as non-maintainable

The Balochi­stan High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by MPA-elect of Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) Ahmed Ali Kohzad, who had challenged the National Database and Registration Authority’s (Nadra) move to block his computerised national identity card. A division bench comprising Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan and Justice Abdullah Baloch rejected 4

August 5, 2018 2:27 AM Trump and Erdogan square up for a fight

PRESIDENT Donald Trump may have squabbled with Western European leaders on a trip to Nato headquarters last month and cast the European Union as a “foe” but he displayed plenty of warmth for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to one account, Trump “fist-bumped” his Turkish counterpart when they met in Brussels, praising a leader known 24

August 2, 2018 11:51 AM PB-26 Quetta-III winner is 'non-Pakistani', Quetta DC tells court

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Quetta declared that PB-26 (Quetta-III) winner Ahmed Ali Kohzad is a "non-Pakistani", in a letter to submitted to Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Thursday. BHC was hearing a petition filed by Kohzad, a Hazara Democtratic Party (HDP) candidate who has been declared the winner from PB-26. Kohzad's Computerised National Identity 22

August 2, 2018 4:35 AM Firebrand PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry disqualified for five years in contempt case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday held PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry in contempt of court, and sentenced him till the rising of the court, which renders him disqualified to hold public office for a period of five years, DawnNewsTV reported. During his speech at a PML-N rally in Jarranwala in January 2018, Chaudhry had said: "There was an era when the Kaabah 4

July 23, 2018 3:21 PM Justice Tahira Safdar becomes first female chief justice of Balochistan high court

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Monday appointed Justice Tahira Safdar, the first ever woman chief justice, to take charge of Balochistan high court. Justice Safar will be taking on her new role subsequent to the retirement of the present Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Noor Muskanzai who reaches superannuation on August 153

July 22, 2018 11:02 AM Army asks Supreme Court to probe Justice Siddiqui's allegations

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army on Sunday demanded Supreme Court of Pakistan initiate "process to ascertain the veracity of allegations levelled against state institutions" by the Islamabad High Court judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. "An honorable judge of Islamabad High Court of Pakistan has leveled serious allegations against state institutions including 5

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Arrest warrant issued for man suspected of knife attack on German bus

BERLIN: A German court has issued an arrest warrant for a German-Iranian man suspected of carrying out a knife attack on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck but there is no indication that it was a terrorist attack, police and prosecutors said on Saturday. Police said the 34-year-old German citizen wounded 10 people in the attack on Friday but there 1