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December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Opposition to boycott NA, Senate sessions until Saad’s production orders

ISLAMABAD: The opposition has agreed to continue boycott of the ongoing sessions of the two houses of Parliament in protest against non-issuance of PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique’s production orders. According to sources, the PML-N has completed its consultation with the PPP, MMA and other opposition parties in the Senate and they have agreed to use the option

December 13, 2018 7:11 PM Fawad Chaudhry opposes giving PAC chairmanship to Shahbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has opposed giving chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee to opposition leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif . Talking to media, Fawad Chaudhry said, “Making the younger brother (Shahbaz Sharif) PAC chairman to audit the projects of elder brother (Nawaz Sharif) is technically wrong.” He alleged

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM PPP leader accuses NAB of victimisation

PESHAWAR: PPP provincial president Humayun Khan on Tuesday accused the NAB of subjecting leaders of opposition parties to political victimisation and double standards in dealing cases of the ruling party and opposition. “The one-sided accountability of opposition parties and actions of the NAB against leaders of opposition parties are making the accountability 1

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Appointment of KPEZDMC chief executive challenged in PHC

PESHAWAR: Appointment of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the Board of Directors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) were on Tuesday challenged in the Peshawar High Court (PHC). Ali Gohar Durrani, a lawyer, filed a writ petition in the high court. He sought an order to declare the appointment 1

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM World’s first digital courtroom unveils in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: The world’s first state-of-the-art digital courtroom was unveiled in Abu Dhabi with the new system set to save both plaintiffs and respondents time and money. Abu Dhabi Global Market, which operates the free zone, Abu Dhabi, has launched a digital courtroom to deal with business cases and commercial disputes. The new digital courtroom enables

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Arabs in talks with US for security pact’

RIYADH: Arab countries are in talks with the United States for a new security agreement to protect the Middle East from "external aggression", Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday. "The aim is to achieve security arrangements in the Middle East that can protect the region from external aggression... and strengthen relations between the United

December 10, 2018 12:00 AM Sindh may oppose south Punjab province: Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that Sindh may oppose the establishment of South Punjab province. The FM was speaking to the media in Multan where he said that the Afghan Taliban should resort to peaceful ways and Pakistan wants to assist all the parties in the Afghan peace process. He said that during the US envoy Khalilzad’s 2

December 8, 2018 6:15 PM Waseem Akhtar, 21 others indicted in May 12 cases

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar and 21 others in two cases related to May 12 tragedy were indicted by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Saturday. The ATC was hearing four cases related to May 12 carnage in which over fifty people were killed and more than a hundred injured in the attacks on rallies by different political parties and lawyers 1

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM SSGC seeks Rs84.3/mmbtu price hike

KARACHI: Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has filed a petition before the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for review of its estimated revenue requirement / prescribed prices for FY18/19. SSGC has requested the authority to allow an upward adjustment of Rs84.30/mmbtu in its prescribed prices effective from July 1, 2018 for FY18/19 to compensate 2

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

KATOWICE, Poland: The world needs a "reality check" on the threat posed by climate change, Nasa astronaut Mae Jemison said on Tuesday at a UN summit to chart mankind’s path away from runaway global warming. Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, brought a little galactic perspective to the COP24 talks in Poland, calling on delegates from nearly 6