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Mel Gibson on probation in abuse dispute

Mel Gibson on probation in abuse dispute

Mel Gibson was ordered to do 16 hours of community service, pursue domestic violence counselling and serve three years’ probation, in a deal Friday to end a row over alleged abuse of his ex-partner.
The embattled US actor pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court to a charge of battery against his former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva in return for a sentence that does not include jail time. He was ordered to undergo a one-year domestic violence counselling program, which he began

Border land dispute – Burki farmers protest against Rangers for cancelling land claims

LAHORE – Farmers from the areas adjacent to the Indian border staged a protest on Friday in front of the Punjab Assembly against the high-handedness of border security agencies. A large number of farmers carrying placards and banners gathered at Faisal Chowk and chanted slogans against border area committees for canceling their land claims. Asal Grukey Burki resident Faiq Hussain alleged that the Burki border area committee had unlawfully cancelled their land claims (No. 1793 and

Man shot in property dispute

LAHORE – Zafar Iqbal, 50, was shot in Iqbal Town on Monday, allegedly by some men with whom he had a property ownership dispute. Zafar, a resident of Jahenzaib Block, Iqbal Town, had a dispute with his business partner, Nazir, over the ownership of some property. Late on Monday, some masked armed men, allegedly Nazir’s allies, barged into Zafar’s house, sprayed bullets on him and fled. Zafar was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died. His body has been shifted to the morgue for an

Two shot over money dispute

LAHORE – At least two people received bullet injures over monetary issue on Monday in Civil Lines police precincts. The injured were identified as Waris and Qasim. Police said the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) parking lot contractor Waris had a dispute with Ishaq over the parking lot contract.
On the day of the incident, Waris was standing at his parking stand when two armed motorcyclist approached him, one of them allegedly Ishaq opened haphazard fire due

UK wants a peaceful settlement of Kashmir dispute: MPs

ISLAMABAD – The British Parliament is interested in finding a permanent solution to the dispute of Kashmir between India and Pakistan. All political parties of the United Kingdom are united over the issue and All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir, a group of parliamentarians from the UK, said on Sunday.
The group, headed by Lord Nazir Ahmed currently on a visit to Pakistan, held meetings with various leaders and later in the evening, addressed a press conference along with

Man shot dead in monetary dispute

LAHORE – Muhammad Fahad was gunned down by his business partner over some monetary issue in Wahdat Colony on Wednesday. The deceased lived at 218-ferozpur Road near an old film studio. Police investigators claim Fahad ran a printing press with Rashid Butt near Muslim Town Morh.
Police suspects that a scuffle may have started over a monetary issue between Butt and Fahad, in their office last night. Allegedly, Butt shot Fahad and managed to escape from the scene. Police have

777 aircraft sales proposal stokes dispute

KARACHI – The actual bone of contention between the management of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and its pilots’ association is the proposed sale of the Boeing 777 fleet which is being lobbied for by Managing Director Ijaz Haroon.
Sources told Pakistan Today that the PIA MD has failed to secure a bailout package from the government, and his plan of selling the 777 fleet is ostensibly aimed at offsetting the huge losses of the national flag carrier. The PIA management

Three women kidnapped over marriage dispute

FAISALABAD – At least six people kidnapped three women when their proposal of marriage was rejected by the victim family of Jhumra Raod, Utility Store area. Rustam Ali reported to the police that his wife Safia Bibi, daughter Eman and sister Rajan Bibi were kidnapped by Liaqat, Ashiq Ali, Nausher, Ashraf, Jaffar and an unidentified accomplice.
He said the accused party was enraged over the rejection of their marriage proposal for his sister. The police, after registering a case

Man killed over land dispute in Sahiwal

SAHIWAL – Three people shot dead a man over a land dispute. Reportedly, Siddique, Ashraf and Mohsin, residents of Chak No, 63/12L, entered the house of Manzoor, murdered him over some land dispute and escaped from the scene.
Brother and sister electrocuted: A brother and his sister were electrocuted while repairing a tube-well’s machine. Reportedly, Shah Muhammad, a resident of village Harrapa, was repairing the machine of the tube-well. All of a sudden, he received a severe

Dispute over ‘due share’ exposes dirt in politics

ISLAMABAD – The dispute over sharing of booty among parliamentarians from FATA has exposed the dirty money-driven politics of selling loyalties by lawmakers for the Tribal Areas to successive governments and pressure groups. After the surfacing of reports that some FATA senators paid MNAs to get themselves elected to the Senate, eight FATA MNAs on Friday gathered at the residence of their parliamentary leader Munir Orakzai to devise a strategy to face legal consequences of allegedly

One killed, three injured in a monetary dispute

LAHORE – A man died while three others including two women were injured in a monetary dispute in Bagbanpura police precincts on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Haider Ali (26), a resident of the Krol Bazaar Baghbanpura. Police investigators told Pakistan Today that no FIR had been lodged against the accused and no on has been arrested till now.
Haider’s brother Ghulam Mustafa had a monetary issue with his old business partner, Shakeel Butt. Shakeel with some armed

Kashmir dispute remains on UNSC’s agenda: UN

ISLAMABAD: The Jammu and Kashmir dispute remains on the United Nations Security Council’s agenda, a UN spokesman categorically stated on Tuesday as he rejected “inaccurate” reports that it has been removed from the list of unresolved issues.
“Some articles that appeared recently on Kashmir are inaccurate,” UN Spokesman Farhan Haq said, according to a Foreign Office statement.
He said the UN’s latest list of matters “continues to include the agenda item under which the

TCP and Customs Lock Horns over Sugar Dispute

A snail paced investigation crawls ahead into how thousands of tons of sugar, unfit for human consumption, was imported by the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) from India and Thailand. Slow offloading of the cargo from the vessels is likely to cause major congestion at the country’s major seaport.
The KPT authorities has ordered the TCP to remove the two disputed sugar ships, presently anchored at berths number 18 and 20 of West Wharf, to avoid possible congestion at

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