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July 20, 2018 12:00 AM Need to reform private equity market rules discussed

KARACHI: Industry leaders have advocated the need to reform private equity market regulations in Pakistan and agreed to further liberalise the regulations at a roundtable organised by USAID’s Financial Market Development (FMD) in collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). The roundtable, attended by chief executive

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Abidal liver transplant legal: Spanish health body

MADRID: A liver transplant for cancer-stricken ex-Barcelona footballer Eric Abidal was carried out according to the law, Spanish health authorities said Tuesday, dismissing reports of organ trafficking. The transplant “took place according to the law in place and good clinical practice,” said a statement from the Spanish health ministry’s body responsible

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Egypt targets social media with new law

CAIRO: Egypt’s parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalise journalists held to be publishing fake news. Under the law passed on Monday social media accounts and blogs with more than 5,000 followers on sites such as Twitter and Facebook will be treated as media outlets, which makes them subject to prosecution

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM More than 594,000 pilgrims apply for performing Haj

Islamabad: The e-portal of the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah has, since it was launched mid Ramadan (May 30), received more than 594,000 applications from citizens and legal expatriates to perform Haj this year. According to the ministry’s sources, only two hours after the e-portal to reserve the seats of the facilitated and low-cost Haj was launched

July 16, 2018 5:54 AM Nawaz Sharif challenges Avenfield verdict in IHC

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz, whom the accountability court had awarded eleven and eight year imprisonment respectively, have challenged accountability court's verdict in Avenfield case in the Islamabad High Court on Monday. The accountability court indicted the father-daughter duo with £8-million and £2-million 1

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Rs63 bn oil scam: NAB to take accused to court today

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is all set to produce senior general manager and former general manager of PSO, who were arrested in a massive scandal of 63 billion rupees in the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and private oil companies in the court today (Monday) after completion of legal formalities. The accused arrested by the NAB on July 11 in Karachi

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Office memo allowed mly quota in civil services, IHC told

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday sought 1991 Office Memorandum of Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) in a case regarding the quota of military officers in civil services. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of IHC heard the case regarding quota system in civil services under FPSC. The bench also directed the federation that any senior

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Money taken abroad through corruption, legal means: DG FIA

ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that 4,221 Pakistanis have foreign bank accounts and assets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The revelation came as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, while heading a two-judge bench, remarked, “FIA should inform us how many Pakistanis 2

July 11, 2018 7:05 PM Asif Ali Zardari decides to appear before SC on Thursday: sources

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has decided to appear before Supreme Court in money-laundering case tomorrow (Thursday), sources said. According to sources, Asif Ali Zardari decided to appear before apex court after consultation with his legal team. The sources added that Asif Ali Zardari will arrive in Islamabad 5

July 11, 2018 2:18 PM Zardari decides to skip SC hearing, forms legal team

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari will not appear before the Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with a money laundering case, his lawyers said. The apex court had summoned Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur to appear before it on July 12. According to a source privy to the development, Zardari’s legal team will appear before the Supreme 7