Sunday, February 17, 2019

SC directs DG Cement to deposit Rs100m in dam fund, wraps up Katas...

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday concluded the Katas Raj case and ordered D.G. Khan Cement Company Limited to deposit Rs100 million into the SC Dam Fund — Rs80m as payment for water...

Theresa May disappointed at sentence for Briton

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is “deeply disappointed and concerned” about the case of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates. Matthew Hedges, 31, who is accused...

Azhar traped and jailed for inciting girls for sex

MANCHESTER: A pervert has been jailed after he was caught by paedophile hunters posing as children online. Azhar Khan, 42, from Longsight, was said to have been lonely when he went onto an internet...

Tax cheats who ran chain Indian restaurants sentenced

BIRMINGHAM: Four tax cheats who ran a chain of upmarket Indian restaurants have been sentenced after an £800,000 fraud that saw them pocket staff tips and hide sales. Mizanur Rahman, 44, and Sadiqur Rahman, 45,...

Boris Johnson’s unused water cannon sold for scrap at £300k loss “I am...

LONDON: Three water cannon bought and refurbished for more than £320,000 while Boris Johnson was London Mayor have been sold for £11,000. The vehicles were bought by Mr Johnson as crowd-control weapons following the 2011 riots. They...

Extremism ‘thriving’ in some areas; warns Sara Khan

LONDON: Extremism is “thriving” in some areas but its true scale is unknown, the Government’s chief adviser on the issue has warned. Sara Khan said the problem is affecting the “very fabric of our society”...

Rehman Chishti resigns from Tory office and PM Trade Envoy portfolio on...

LONDON: In wake of wave of opposition and resigning from the government and the Parliament over the volatile issue of Brexit, British ruling Conservative Party suffered another jerk on Thursday (November 15) when its...

Brent food bank stockpiling food in anticipation of Universal Credit ‘chaos’

LONDON: Brent food bank, Sufra NW London, is stockpiling food in anticipation of Universal Credit being rolled out in the borough on Wednesday 21 November, which Sufra’s director believes will spell chaos, hardship and...

“What type of justice Dar wants”? CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked that now the excuse of illness of Ishaq Dar remains no more now as Dar says when justice is administered then he will return...

Imran Khan orders inquiry into murder of SP Tahir

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said he has ordered an immediate inquiry into “the shocking tragedy of the murder” Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar, who had gone missing from Islamabad late...