Negotiations to be held in Pakistan from October 7th till 19th The schedule of negotiations between Pakistan and Financial Action Task Force’s Asia Pacific Group has been finalised, sources revealed on Friday. According…
WARSAW: Polish police say they are evacuating more than 2,000 people after the discovery of an unexploded World War II-era bomb weighing some 250 kilograms (550 pounds). The bomb was discovered in…
Decision taken to remove jumbo sign boards from Murree road Decision has been taken to remove all jumbo sigh boards from Murree road before inauguration of Metro bus project on February, 21.…
Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Saturday that the government would remove the Supreme Court’s reservations on the unrest in Karachi. Talking to reporters‚ he said the interim order of the Supreme…
The government has proposed to abolish the protection of Auto Industry to provide fair competition to existing players which will go a long way to bring down the prices of locally made…
Federal Board of Revenue should create awareness among investors about the enforcement of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) that has badly undermined the trading sentiment and volume at the stock market since…
Saudi Arabia is to withdraw most of its security forces from Bahrain starting on Monday after deciding the situation is calmer in the Gulf Arab country after protests in February and March.…
Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Admiral Mike Mullen’s recent visit to Pakistan had helped remove misconceptions and misunderstandings between Islamabad and Washington to a…
LAHORE – Former President, Rafiq Tarar filed petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC), seeking to remove Musharraf’s name from official record.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) sought an answer from Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq about the removal of former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf’s name form the official record as the president of Pakistan.
Former president in his petition maintained that after the approval of 18th Amendment and the Supreme Court’s
KARACHI – The Sindh High Court restricted the Sindh government on Monday from removing those officials, whose posting on absorption was declared illegal by the same court, till April 29. Allowing a request of the officials including Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, a bench headed by Justice Shahid Anwar Bajwa ordered the provincial government not to follow the SHC’s prior directive till the given date.
Earlier on April 14, the SHC had declared two dozen government high ranking officers’
LAHORE – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday gave last opportunity to the federal government and the Senate’s chairman to file replies by April 20 in connection with a writ petition seeking disqualification of Rehman Malik as senator on the basis of his removal from service. Mahfooz Ahmad, a local, moved the petition in which he submitted that Rehman Malik was removed from service in Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in 1998 and as he was not eligible to be elected as a
KARACHI – The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) has been threatening one of its residents to remove the mobile phone tower installed by a cellular company on the roof of his house, and demanding a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) of the neighbourhood, which is against legal practices.
It is to be noted that the DHA has been penalised by the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) with penalties of Rs 15 million for entering into an agreement with Wateen, considering it an illegal
ISLAMABAD – After consulting the government, Establishment Secretary Abdul Rauf Chaudhry on Friday informed the Supreme Court that FIA Director General Waseem Ahmed could not be immediately removed from office as he was dealing with matters pertaining to national security.
A five-member bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Ghulam Rabbani, was hearing a suo motu case against
GUJRANWALA – District Coordination Officer (DCO) Barrister Nabil Ahmad Awan has directed the city district government officers to remove encroachments to the facilitation of commuters and timely completion of development projects.
Presiding over a meeting at committee room, the DCO directed the Gujranwala Development Authority Director General to remove all encroachments from the College Road, Noshera Road and Gurunanikpura.
Six SHOs transferred in Gujranwala: Station House
ISLAMABAD – A six-member bench of the Supreme Court ordered the government on Tuesday to remove Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Waseem Ahmed from his post and submit a report to the Registrar Office within three days.
The SC bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said the FIA’s report on mismanagement and alleged corruption in Hajj affairs was dissatisfactory and it seemed as if it were being delayed deliberately to protect the accused. The
KARACHI – The Pakistan Hindu Foundation (PHF) – A Hindu rights group representing the Hindus of Sindh has demanded that provincial Minority Affairs Minister Mohan Lal Kohistani should be sacked immediately as “he has failed to provide security to the Hindus of the province.”
PHF President DM Maharaj also announced that a protest drive would be launched against the Sindh government from March 10, if it does not meet the demand. “The PPP has always claimed that it believes in
TEHRAN – Iran said on Saturday it is removing the fuel from the reactor of a Russian-built nuclear power plant, a move seen as a big blow to its controversial nuclear programme.
The decision to remove the fuel from the reactor of the nuclear plant in the southern city of Bushehr comes just months before the facility – which has seen a roller-coaster ride since its construction began in the 1970s – was scheduled to generate electricity.
“Based on the recommendation of