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October 12, 2018 12:00 AM Justice Shaukat reacts to his removal

ISLAMABAD: After his removal from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on the recommendations of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) on Thursday, Judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui has defended his speech and said he was expecting the decision. This is the first case of removal of a judge by the SJC after 1973 when Justice Shaukat Ali of Lahore High Court was removed

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM FIA unearths Ayyan’s link with fake accounts

ISLAMABAD: Ayyan Ali will face another case in the coming days as the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has unearthed her link with bogus bank accounts. The sources said, "Transactions had been made in Ayyan Ali's account from fake accounts." The FIA on Wednesday found a link between model Ayyan Ali's accounts and fictitious bank accounts used for money

October 8, 2018 7:49 AM Supreme Court reserves verdict on Asia Bibi's final appeal against execution

A special three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgement on the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, were hearing Bibi's 2014 appeal (Asia Bibi v. The State, etc). While 4 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey opens probe into missing Saudi journalist: report

ANKARA: Turkey has opened a probe into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who has not been seen since he went inside the Saudi mission in Istanbul four days ago, the state-run Anadolu news agency said Saturday. Riyadh says Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, had left the consulate but Ankara says he is still inside. The news agency 1

October 6, 2018 12:00 AM NAB launches probe into illegal appointments of 43 IOs

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) initiated inquiry regarding alleged illegal appointments of 43 grade-17 Information Officers (IOs) in Sindh Information and Archives Department in 2012. According to NAB official documents copies available with ‘The News’ inquiry has been initiated on the compliant of Kosar Noor Solangi, a post graduate of Mass Communication 1

October 1, 2018 12:10 PM ECP orders probe against PTI's Aleem Khan

ISLAMABAD: An inquiry has been ordered on Monday against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan by the Election Commission of Pakistan upon his submission of fake affidavits. The petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was heard by chief election commissioner Justice (retd) Sardar Mehmood Raza Khan on Monday 2

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Fake accounts scam: JIT seeks record of 34 companies from NAB

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing a fake accounts scam sought record of 34 companies owned by the country’s bigwigs from the anti-corruption watchdog if their matters have been into probe at any stage since 2008. The latest move may give fake accounts case, involving a big scam of estimated Rs 50 billion, a new direction by exposing

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 2

September 24, 2018 3:55 PM PML-N names four members to election probe committee

ISLAMABAD: Opposition PML-N has named a four-member member team to a parliamentary committee that was set up to investigate allegations of fraud in the July 25 parliamentary elections. The names were unveiled in a PML-N’s parliamentary meeting presided over by Shehbaz Sharif in the National Assembly on Monday. Shehbaz Sharif told the party that Nawaz 1

September 24, 2018 12:31 PM NAB launches probe into Khursheed Shah’s assets

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) wrath fell on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Monday to probe assets that are beyond his income’s competency. NAB Sukkur has approached related institutions and sought details of Shah’s assets, according to sources. The regulatory body has also targeted the PPP leader’s son and son-in-law 1