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Munawar alleged to have received family pension illegally

Munawar alleged to have received family pension illegally

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed a reference against former Assistant Advocate General Punjab Seema Munawar in an accountability court on the charge of receiving more than Rs. 3.859 million as family pension on fake documents.
The father of the accused, justice (R) Munawar Elahi Rana died on November 5, 1982, while her mother died on November 1, 1998 After the death of her mother, the accused applied for family pension showing herself to be single and

Blasphemy convict’s family goes into hiding after death threats

ISLAMABAD: The family of Asiya Noreen, the first woman in Pakistan to be sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, has gone into hiding because of death threats, they said on Wednesday.
Politicians and conservative clerics are at loggerheads on whether President Asif Ali Zardari should pardon Asiya, a mother of five. Federal Minister for Minority Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti told reporters that Asiya’s family had been forced to flee their home but declined to say where they were staying

Two Koreas start family reunions

SEOUL: Hundreds of South Koreans on Saturday held tearful reunions with their relatives living in the North as the two Koreas resumed the humanitarian project despite tensions after an exchange of fire.
The reunions, which give divided families their first chance to see one another in six decades, started mid-afternoon at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North’s southeastern coast, near the border, Yonhap news agency said.
“How are you, you… I could only see you in dreams,”