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August 18, 2018 4:33 AM 'Slapgate': Chief Justice takes notice of PTI MPA's assault on citizen

The Supreme Court's public relations officer announced on Saturday that Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken notice of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Imran Ali Shah's physical assault of citizen Dawood Chauhan earlier this week. A video of Shah slapping Chauhanhad gone viral on Tuesday, sparking outrage on social media. The PTI leadership had taken

August 16, 2018 7:57 AM PTI challenges PML-N candidate's election to reserved NA seat for women in IHC

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday filed a case in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) decision to issue a notification to PML-N's Maiza Hameed on a seat reserved for women in the National Assembly. A notification issued by the party's media cell said that the seat allocated to Hameed belonged

August 16, 2018 2:24 AM Two constables dismissed for torturing girls in Lahore farmhouse raid

LAHORE: DIG Operations Shahzad Akbar has dismissed from service two constables who have been found guilty of torturing a group of girls who the officials claimed to have found involved in obscene activities. The police officials during a raid also filmed the incident and the DIG has sought an explanation from an ASP over alleged negligence. He has referred

August 15, 2018 12:51 PM Imran Khan's nomination papers for PM post submitted

Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday submitted the nomination papers for Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan's bid for prime minister to the National Assembly secretary on Wednesday. Rashid, while speaking to the media in Islamabad, said he was Khan's nominator for the post, while Fakhar Imam was the guarantor. "We submitted

August 14, 2018 2:23 AM PM-in-waiting borrows waistcoat from NA photographer

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday borrowed a waistcoat from an employee of the National Assembly before taking a photograph for his official card of the lower house. Clad in a white shalwar kameez, the PTI chief reached the Parliament House at 9:30am to take oath as member of 15th National 6

August 13, 2018 1:25 PM Sangakkara says has no 'ambitions' to be next Imran Khan

Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was eyeing next year's presidential elections. “I would like to put to rest speculation and rumour once and for all, confirming that I do not harbour any ambitions for political office,” Sangakkara, 40, said in a statement 1

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 13, 2018 1:07 AM PTI insists IMF is a ‘fallback’

ASAD Umar, the man expected to get the most important job of bringing the faltering economy back on its feet in the incoming Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, views an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout as a “fallback option”. He does not rule out the possibility of knocking at the door of the lender for its dollars to prop up the depleting 2

August 10, 2018 10:30 AM Girl drugged, raped by 'friend' at farmhouse in Karachi: police

A girl was drugged, raped and subjected to attempted murder at a farmhouse near the Gulshan-i-Maymar area of Karachi, said police officials on Friday. The victim, a resident of Landhi, had reportedly been upset with her family and went to the farmhouse with her friends, SSP Malir Munir Sheikh Abbasi said. There, the SSP said, the girl was offered a drugged 1

August 8, 2018 7:32 AM Video of mother demanding PIA crew to open plane door for 'unconscious' baby goes viral

A video of a baby who had allegedly fallen unconscious due to faulty air conditioning in a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight was shared on social media and TV channels on Wednesday, prompting the national carrier's spokesperson to take notice. The video shows a woman — presumed to be the mother of the infant — yelling at PIA crew members to open the plane's 4