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Law related to
missing persons gone
missing in Pakistan;
lawmakers told in NA

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Commission on missing persons has become a liability and failed to justify its existence; says IHC Chief Justice Athar Minhallah --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

New details surfaced
about conviction of
Sajjad Mir, mastermind
of Mumbai attacks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has arrested the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) Sajid Mir, after over a decade, as per the reports. The rumors of Mir's arrest have circulated online...

PTI challenges NAB
law amendment in SC,
says alteration will
destroy the country

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan on Saturday approached the Supreme Court to challenge the coalition government's recent amendments to the National Account­ability (NAB) Ordinance, contending that they will...

Social media activist
goes missing in Karachi,
friends claim he was
picked up by police

KARACHI: A Karachi-based social media activist, Arsalan Khan, has reportedly gone missing from the city's Clifton area. His friends claim he was picked up by law enforcement agencies.

EU mission arrives
in Pakistan to assess
implementation of
GSP status+ renewal

ISLAMABAD: A European Union monitoring mission arrived in Pakistan today, Wednesday, to assess the implementation of 27 international conventions Pakistan is signatory to and compliance of which will ensure Pakistan’s GSP+ status...

Accountability court
grants Shehbaz permanent
exemption from appearing
in sugar scam case

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Monday accepted Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's application for permanent exemption from appearing at hearings in the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. The National Accountability...

Rao Anwar claims
hidden facts in MBB
assassination case
involving Gen Musharraf

KARACHI: Rao Anwar, a former high-profile but notorious police officer in Karachi, has claimed in a rare interview, that he did not sign the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted...

Pakistan rejects US
report on deteriorating
religious freedom

Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Foreign Ministry on Friday rejected Washington's report on the deteriorating religious freedom in Pakistan, saying that it is an "arbitrary" assessment of...

PTI awards tickets
to 18 candidates for
Punjab by-polls,
2 remaining later on

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Monday announced its candidates for the Punjab by-elections, slated for July 17, as the party seeks to retain the seats it lost last...

Pak Army warns legal
action against ‘peddling
malicious allegations’
referring Shaheen Sehbai

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday issued a warning and said that it reserves the right to take legal action against people involved in “peddling malicious allegations and blatant lies” against its...