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January 3, 2019 12:00 AM Nawaz doing labour, maintaining his room in jail: IG prisons

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is doing the only work of maintaining his room as part of rigorous imprisonment in jail, said Inspector General of Punjab Prisons Mirza Shahid Salim. At the press briefing of Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar at the Governor’s House on Wednesday, the IG Punjab Prisons had to face a tough situation when a journalist 11

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM US pullout leaves Syrian Kurds exposed

BEIRUT: The US decision to pull troops out of eastern Syria will leave the Kurds exposed to Turkish military threats and forced to cooperate with Damascus, analysts said on Thursday. In a shock announcement, US President Donald Trump ordered a full troop pullout of Syria, where he claimed the Islamic State group had been defeated. His statement on Wednesday 15

November 7, 2018 2:17 PM Asia Bibi still in Multan jail one week after acquittal

ISLAMABAD: One week after the Supreme Court ordered her release, Asia Bibi who has spent eight years on death row for blasphemy was still in prison Wednesday, with no immediate prospect of freedom. Thousands of protesters poured onto the streets in protest after Supreme Court judges overturned Asia Bibi´s conviction in blasphemy case. The protesters 18

November 2, 2018 9:41 AM India needs to review its confrontation policy: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has stated that India has rather took on an “aggressive” attitude towards situations regarding the upcoming general elections which now require New Delhi to review its confrontation policy. FM Qureshi was responding to questions at the National Assembly session on Friday. Adding that he has submitted his reply 11

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Adiala Jail official given clean chit in Hanif Abbasi probe

LAHORE: An inquiry committee constituted to probe the presence of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi in the barrack of Nawaz Sharif has cleared Superintendent of Adiala Jail of charges and recommended action against over 50 officials of lower rank. The Punjab government had initiated an inquiry as the picture of Hanif Abbasi went viral on social media. Abbasi 12

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab Home Department paroled 750 convicts in nine years

LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department released only 750 convicted prisoners on parole across Punjab during the last nine years, The News has learnt. According to sources in the home department, 750 convicted murderers, who had completed their 1/3rd convictions, had been released on parole from 2009 to up till now. They were released after observing their 16

September 3, 2018 1:08 PM No traces of alcohol found in Sharjeel Memon's blood: report

No traces of alcohol have been found in the blood samples taken from incarcerated PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday. The need for testing Memon's blood arose when on Saturday Chief Justice Saqib Nisar conducted a ‘raid’ on a room of Dr Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton, which was declared a sub-jail by provincial authorities, where 6

September 1, 2018 3:46 PM Sharjeel Memon shifted to jail after CJP raid

KARACHI: PPP leader Sharjeel Inam Memon on Saturday was shifted to Karachi Central Jail after three bottles of alcohol were recovered during a raid by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar at the hospital he was admitted in. As many 3 bottles of liquor, drugs and packets of cigarettes were found from the room of former PPP minister on Saturday during 9

September 1, 2018 6:45 AM Found bottles of liquor in Sharjeel Memon's room: CJP says after surprise hospital visit

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday revealed that three bottles of liquor were found in the room of incarcerated PPP leader Sharjeel Memon at Karachi's Ziauddin Hospital, where the top judge made a surprise early-morning visit. "When Sharjeel Memon was asked [about the liquor], he said they were not his," Justice Nisar said before 5

July 20, 2018 9:01 AM Nawaz Sharif will cast his vote in Elections 2018?

Pakistan goes to poll on Wednesday to elect new leader of the country days after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar were jailed after being convicted in a corruption reference. An accountability court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years imprisonment, Maryam Nawaz seven years and Safar 9