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Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, on Monday withdrew the nomination of apex court judge Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali as the acting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) after the government failed to appoint a ...
 
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Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ruled out the withdrawal of the high-treason case against former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
Sources told The News that in a high-level meeting held here on Monday, the prime minister was ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday emphasised that sustainable energy production system was a prerequisite for socio-economic development and the government was taking effective measures to ensure sustained clean, secure, affordable and ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, as the White House faced mounting criticism over its handling of the war against the Islamic State (IS) group, also known as Daish, and the campaign in Afghanistan.
The former senator, ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Monday asserted that even if government jails them or subjects them to violence, they (the PTI) will fight till the last breath but will not concede defeat.
Speaking to his supporters ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif looks confident for the first time, and he has firmly declared that the next general elections will be held in 2018.
What gives him this confidence, particularly when his main political opponent — ...
 
 

KARACHI: After hearing the petition of human and civil rights organisation Ansar Burney Trust International into the matter of 41 terrorist/ hardened criminal prisoners replaced with 41 other fake persons in Sindh jails, a two member bench of Sindh ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: While expressing annoyance on the absence of CEO of private TV channel (ARY TV) Salman Iqbal in the contempt of court case despite court order the Supreme Court remarked that it seemed that he (CEO) was not taking the court ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
MANILA (Philippine): Leading media practitioners from Asian countries voiced concerns over the challenges the investigative journalism faces due to commercialised media and cautioned that only the promotion and practice of this craft can steer the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Monday directed the Ministry to reduce the Private Haj Package of Haj Group Organizers (HGOs) as they are charging more but providing fewer facilities.
The ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Police, foiling plot of terrorism in the federal capital, have busted a gang of banned militant outfit based in South Waziristan, arresting a group leader in possession of explosive material required for explosion from Aabpara on Monday ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Monday that if Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan had got proof of electoral rigging only now, on what basis has he been ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected police investigations into anti-judiciary banners case and directed investigation officer Khalid Awan to fix responsibility within two weeks, complete investigation and file report before it.
A ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has decreased the power tariff by Rs0.47 per unit for the month of October 2014 in the head of monthly fuel adjustment due to which Rs4 billion relief will be provided to the ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday imposed Rs20,000 fine on an additional secretary of the Ministry of Water and Power as he did not appear before the court despite its orders in the matter where Pakistan ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Another round of the consultations between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on the appointment of the chief election commissioner before December 5 is likely to be held from ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has strongly rejected the insinuation in media reports that a Swiss tribunal had held that a jewellery set that was seized in connection with investigations into the SGS case belonged to the legal heirs of ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Even though Nepal’s Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey is trying hard to arrange a bilateral meeting between prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Saarc Summit in Kathmandu, Pakistan has made its ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department has issued a warning about a possible second attack at the Wagah Border and directed the law enforcement agencies to take precautionary measures.
The letter has been forwarded to all divisional commissioners, ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The death sentence awarded to a Christian woman, Aasia Bibi, by a trial court on blasphemy charges has been challenged in the Supreme Court.
Aasia Bibi stated in the appeal that she was sentenced without any credible evidence and she ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Sindh provincial government has urged the Centre to give due representation to Sindh-based government employees in federal jobs.Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has written a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeking ...