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Playing to the gallery

The PML(N)’s rejection of the government’s new nominee for the post of Chairman NAB was a foregone conclusion. But the proposal was shot down on technical grounds rather than bringing Admiral (retd)

Alleged fraudsters’ plea rejected

An accountability court on Tuesday dismissed three identical application filed by Asif Ali Faiz involved in three different cases regarding fraud in Pakistan Customs, seeking acquittal in the references. According to details,

3.8M SIM activation requests rejected

ISLAMABAD – Around 3.8 million SIM activation requests have so far been rejected on the basis of incorrect information and new SIMs are activated only after identification of legitimate users by asking secret questions.
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked mobile phone users to confirm registration of their SIMs in their own names by using SMS service.
For this purpose,PTA has introduced two SMS services i.e. 667 and 668 for this purpose. A subscriber can

LHC rejected mother’s murderer’s bail

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday rejected the bail petition of Naveed Sultan who has been accused of his mother’s murder over a property issue.
Sultan through his counsel pleaded that he had not killed his mother but the police had forced him to confess to the crime that he never committed. The counsel further pleaded that the police had no direct evidence against Sultan but they bent upon getting him punished.
A state lawyer, present in the court, said that

Malaysia’s Anwar jubilant as DNA evidence rejected

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim won a key victory in his sodomy trial Tuesday as DNA evidence that the prosecution had linked with his accuser was ruled inadmissible.
The High Court’s decision is a major boost for Anwar, a former deputy premier who was jailed on separate sex and corruption counts a decade ago, and who faces 20 years in jail if found guilty of the new charges. The court found that a toothbrush, mineral water bottle and a hand towel taken

NESPAK’s proposal for Thar water plan rejected

KARACHI – The technical proposal of the National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) has been rejected as the firm has refused to carry out drilling work in the Thar coalfields under the water master plan, Coal and Energy Development Department Secretary Ejaz Ali Khan informed the Project Steering Committee on Thar Coal and Power Technical Assistance Project (TC&PTAP) in a recent meeting. The scheme titled ‘Water Master Plan for Thar Coal Fields including Hydro geological, Water

PC rejected judges’ extension on JC reservations, SC told

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court (SC) was told on Tuesday that the reasons given by the Parliamentary Committee (PC) for rejecting a year-long extension in the services of six additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and Sindh High Court (SHC) were allegedly based upon the reservations of one of the members of the Judicial Commission (JC).
A four-member SC bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and

PQA hiring report rejected

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court rejected a report over illegal appointments in Port Qasim Authority (PQA) on Monday and directed the government to make regulations to run its affairs. A three-member bench consisting of Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Tassaduq Jillani and Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed was hearing a petition filed by Ports and Shipping ministry’s dysfunctional secretary Abdul Jabbar Memon that challenged the appointment of Mehmood Zameer Farooqi, brother-in-law of Commerce

Nawaz rejected demand for long march

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif recently did not comply with the advice by his party workers for staging a long march to Islamabad in case the government failed to implement the reforms agenda within 45 days, Pakistan Today learnt on Monday.
Relaxing by a campfire at a recreational park in Cholistan with his friends, Nawaz was advised by PML-N workers to stage a long march to the capital. A source in the PML-N who accompanied Nawaz during his trip said

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