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Imtiaz Hussain
LARKANA: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman and ex-president Asif Ali Zardari said the PPP would not allow the misuse of the proposed military courts. A failure in this regard could put him, as well as Nawaz Sharif, behind bars.
He said ...
 
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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has assured in unequivocal terms that the troops engaged in fighting terrorists will be given legal protection for their actions.
The prime minister said this at a meeting with his legal and political team ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations (UN) has cautioned Pakistan over lifting the six-year-old moratorium on executions and urged it to stop executions and re-impose the moratorium.
“While fully recognising the difficult circumstances, the UN Secretary ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: Sixteen militants were killed and 20 others sustained injuries in a clash with security forces in the Khyber Agency late Friday night, official sources said.
A statement of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the terrorists ...
 
 
our correspondents
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has formed a monitoring committee and 15 sub-committees for the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) for eradicating terrorism and set a timeframe for them to submit their respective ...
 
 

SUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday said that military-manned courts might try the assassins of Benazir Bhutto.
Talking to the media here, Shah, also a senior PPP leader, said that there was some ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Jamaat-i-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq said restoration of peace in country was the biggest national issue and suggested that all the parties should stage a National Peace March to stress the point.
He was addressing families of the ...
 
 
Azaz Syed
ISLAMABAD: In a clear violation of the law, the President’s Secretariat says it is not a public body and hence it doesn’t fall within the ambit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002, said a letter received by The News from the ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed his team to get the constitutional amendment for the setting up of military courts next week.
Official sources said the government’s legal team has been asked to finalise the draft ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: Hundreds of suspects have been arrested in the search and strike operations, which were launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Peshawar, after the gruesome attack on the Army Public School on December 16.
Hundreds of suspects were ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The fourth round of talks between the PML-N government and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) concluded here on Saturday without reaching an agreement on the draft of the judicial commission ordinance.
Sources in the government and ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to take a tough position in parliament during the proposed legislation for the establishment of military courts to speedily dispose of the terror-related cases. According to senior leaders, ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has sent out tax notices to 75,000 non-filers in the first phase who did not bother to file their tax returns during the current fiscal year 2014-15, The News has learnt.
After receiving income tax ...