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February 21, 2018 5:55 PM Disqualified person can’t head political party, SC rules against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution cannot head a political party. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umer Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsen was hearing into the petitions, challenging the controversial 1

February 20, 2018 9:57 AM NAB launches probe into Imran's use of KP govt helicopter

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has started investigation into Imran Khan's use of helicopter owened by Kyhyber Paktunkhwa government. Sources in the NAB told Geo News that a combined investigative team has been set up under the NAB Director Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Naveed Haider to probe the scandal. The sources said the team consists of legal 4

February 20, 2018 5:37 AM 2 lawyers killed in firing at Lahore sessions court; LHC CJ summons security meeting

Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Muhammad Yawar Ali called a security meeting on Tuesday after a firing incident at a sessions court earlier today left two lawyers dead. A lawyer opened fire outside the court of sessions judge, Taseerur Rehman, killing two other lawyers, police told DawnNews. Both the perpetrator, identified as Kashif Rajput 2

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Details of Imran’s marriage yet to be made public

ISLAMABAD: Some details for example ‘Haq Mahr’ (dowry money) are yet to be made public about the marriage of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan with Bushra Bibi. The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance (MFLO) 1961 makes it mandatory for the bride, groom and ‘Nikah Khawan’ (who solemnises the wedding) to register the marriage otherwise they including 4

February 19, 2018 2:26 AM Consumers charged higher than actual fuel cost

ISLAMABAD: Power distribution companies charged about Rs3 per unit higher than the actual fuel cost in January as a petition has been filed in the Natio­nal Electric Power Regu­la­tory Authority (Nepra), seeking approval of fuel adjustment for a month. In its petition, the Central Power Purchasing Agency-Guarantee (CPPA-G) repor­ted to Nepra that it had charged 1

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers, civil society protest for judges’ family protection

KARACHI: Legal fraternity and civil society demanded for foolproof security for a family of two serving judges, one retired judge and a senior lawyer, under attack from last three years and has lost the lives of three family members in a feud with another clan. Servants of Sindh (SoS) a human rights organisation comprised of writers, intellectuals, educationists 3

February 17, 2018 7:48 AM Ishaq Dar allowed to contest Senate election

LAHORE: An appellate tribunal of the Lahore High Court on Saturday allowed former finance minister Ishaq Dar to contest Senate election. The Election Commission of Pakistan on Febuary 12 had rejected his nomination papers for not providing verified declration of election expenses. Challenging the electoral body's decision, Dar filed an appeal with the tribunal 16

February 17, 2018 1:58 AM NAB may move court against ministry’s reluctance to place Sharifs’ names on ECL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government’s ‘reluctance’ to place the names of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members on the Exit Control List (ECL) could leave the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) with no choice but to move court against the government’s “unprecedented” stance. Earlier this week, NAB requested 3

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police clamp down on ‘Basant lovers’, arrest 11 violators in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: Police clamped on kite lovers in different parts of the city and arrested 11 of them besides impounding 9,200 kites and 3,400 roles of glass coated and metal strings. Rawalpindi Kite Flying Association (RKFA) had given two separate dates for celebrating ‘Basant’ schedule according to which residents of Tench, Dhamyal, Bakramandi, Lalkurti 1

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Senate candidates: Dr Farooq ready to concede to Rabita Committee nominations

KARACHI: In a major reconciliatory move to overcome the MQM split, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Farooq Sattar announced to relinquish his authority to nominate party candidates for the upcoming Senate elections, while authorising the MQM-P's “dissolved” Coordination Committee to suggest four names for the purpose. Addressing the media at his PIB Colony 25