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Supreme Court rages at Nehal Hashmi’s threats, likens govt to Sicilian Mafia

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday, after a particularly fiery exchange with the attorney general (AG), decided to open a case against PML-N Senator Nehal Hashmi. Issuing Hashmi a show-cause notice for maligning the judiciary and summoning him again on Jun 5, the court appointed AG Ashtar Ausaf as prosecutor in the case and ordered him to compile relevant evidence in connection with Hashmi’s recent outburst against judiciary. The chief justice had on Wednesday taken suo motu notice of a video of Hashmi railing against “those investigating” the prime minister’sRead More


Experts say competition law of Pakistan encourages businesses

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 01 (DNA) – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) held a workshop on “Guidance on Competition Compliance (GCC)” at Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI). The workshop was based on the Commission’s Guidance for Competition Compliance, (available on www.cc.gov.pk) launched in December 2016, to encourage and promote voluntary compliance of the law.  The guide explains the nature of competition law enforcement in Pakistan to show how competition law risks can arise if they are not understood or managed.  It also provides suggestions that can help businessesRead More


Government will complete its tenure, claims PM Nawaz

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SLAMABAD (DNA News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has Thursday said that government will complete its tenure of five years despite all challenges. The premier held an informal talk with media after participating in the joint session of the parliament, and said the opposition created a show as always. He said people are watching opposition’s behavior, and government’s work. Earlier, the PM looked in pleasant mood when he entered the parliament, and shook hand with members. Nawaz Sharif remained calm despite opposition’s slogans, and met the members of coalition partiesRead More


President Mamnoon addresses the joint sitting of Parliament amid uproar

ISLAMABAD (.DNA)  President Mamnoon Hussain addressed the joint sitting of the Parliament on Thursday. It was his fifth address to the Parliament. The President said that Pakistan has braved many challenges in last four years. He congratulated the government for completing four years. He said all stakeholders should contribute to nation building. He said some elements are trying to create divisions among various segments of society. The opposition parties chanted anti government slogans during President speech. They asked prime minister to step down. Later the opposition stated walk out fromRead More


Govt seeks transparent probe of Panama case: info minister

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SLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said the government wants a transparent investigation in Panama Papers case.       In an interview, she said family members of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are appearing before the Joint Investigation Team despite reservations on two of the JIT members. She said two members of JIT are not impartial and Hussain Nawaz has raised his concerns through a legal process before the Supreme Court. The Minister of State said the top court should ensure a transparent investigation on the issue.