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President eyes ‘crises resolution role’ in current situation

ISLAMABAD, Mar 29 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday stressed that he had always played a role for the resolution of national issues and was now ready to make such efforts with ‘crises resolution role’ in the current situation. In an interview with a private Tv channel (Geo News), the president to a query regarding approval of a bill regarding judicial reforms, replied that it could have been tabled at an appropriate time, considering the ongoing situation. He said that he had heard different analysis, opinions and discussions relatedRead More

SC adjourns hearing on delay in polls in Punjab, KP till Thursday

–Judges express divergent views on SC March 1 order –PML-N, PPP, JUI move apex court to become party in the case ISLAMABAD,  The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) petition regarding delay in the elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till Thursday. During the hearing of the case on Wednesday, Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial remarked that other state institutions are being affected by tension among political forces.  “We will ask the government whether the period of six months can be reduced or not,”Read More

PM terms de-listing of Pakistan from EU’s updated list a major development

ISLAMABAD, Mar 29 (DNA): European Union has removed Pakistan from the List of High Risk Third Countries which have strategic deficiencies in their Anti Money Laundering and Counter Finance Terrorism regime. Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said de-listing of Pakistan from EU’s updated list of high-risk third-countries is a major development which will facilitate our businesses, individuals and entities. In a tweet today, he said it is a reflection of our unwavering resolve to further strengthen anti-money laundering and anti-terror financing regime. “De-listing of Pakistan from EU’s updated list of high-riskRead More

Palestine people remember Land Day

DNA RAMALLAH: The Palestinian people remember the Annual Commemoration of Land Day. It is the day in which the Israeli occupation laid hand over and confiscated 21 thousand dunums of land in Al-Jalil, Al-Muthalath and Al-Naqab on the 30th of March 1976. On this day, the Israeli occupation confiscated the land and responded violently to the protestations, killing six young Palestinian demonstrators. Accordingly, this day has become a commemoration to embody the belonging of the Palestinian people to their homeland, and to commemorate those young martyrs. The Israeli occupation controlsRead More

Musarrat Hilali to become first woman chief justice of Peshawar High Court

PESHAWAR: Justice Musarrat Hilali is set to become the first female chief justice of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) on April 1 after the retirement of current CJ Qaiser Rasheed. She would be the second female who would take charge as the CJ of a high court after Justice Tahira Safdar, who was the top judge of the Balochistan High Court. Justice Musarrat Hilali was among the senior-most judges of PHC and would serve as the chief justice till her retirement. Born in Peshawar on August 8, 1961, she receivedRead More

Unidentified burglars made away with hard cash of Rs.2 lacs

DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-29): Some unidentified burglars made away with hard cash of Rs.2 lacs after cutting the locks of the iron store in village Mirza of police station Attock Saddar. The aggrieved owner on the iron store reported to the police that he went home after closing his business when he was called by the market security guard that locks of the shops were left opened. During the search it was checked the cash of Rs. 2 lacs found missing from the locker and store items were scattered in theRead More