Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Yousaf Saleem: Pakistan’s first visually impaired judge

Yousaf Saleem, 25-year-old, a visually impaired lawyer, became on Tuesday the first blind judge in the history of Pakistan, after he took oath as a civil judge on Tuesday. ISLAMABAD: A visually impaired young lawyer...

ISI directed to remove blockades from road

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) to clear the portion of Khayaban-i-Suharwardy in front of its headquarters in a week. Hearing a petition against the encroachment on public...

PAT will not participate in elections: Dr Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has announced that the party will not participate in the upcoming General Elections. Flanked by party officials in a press conference in Lahore, he said that...

Sirajul Haq declares assets worth Rs2.9m

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq has declared assets worth Rs2.9 million in his nomination papers. Documents annexed with the senator's nomination form filed with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) show that his...

Musharraf tells the reasons of putting off his return to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has said that he was all set to return to the country but the Supreme Court order forced him to change his mind. Speaking...

GDA demands apolitical officers for fair elections

KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has demanded from the election commission and other authorities concerned to post neutral officers on administrative positions in the province within a week so that the upcoming elections...

NAB to probe scam involving DHA, Bahria Town and CDA

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday initiated investigations against administrations of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Islamabad, Bahria Town and Capital Development Authority (CDA) for over Rs62 billion DHA Valley and its Phase-II...

Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Yousafi passes away

KARACHI: Renowned humor writer Mushtaq Ahmad Yousafi passed away after a protracted illness in Karachi on Wednesday. He was 94. He did his Masters in Philosophy and LLB from Aligarh University. Mushtaq Yousafi was...

IHC summons report from IM, NAB on Zulfi Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered interior ministry and NAB to submit written reply on putting the name of Zulfi Bukhari in Black list. Justice Amir Farooq of IHC conducted the hearing of the...

Girl shot dead for refusing marriage proposal, culprit arrested

FAISALABAD: Police have arrested the suspect behind the murder of an 18-yearold bus hostess in Faisalabad. Mehwish Arshad was an employee at Al-Hilal travels. The suspect Umer Daraz worked as security guard with the victim...