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Saudi govt inaugurates ‘Iftar programme’ for fasting people in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance on Monday inaugurated the ‘Iftar programme’ for the fasting people in Pakistan on behalf of Khadim Al-Haramain Al-Sharifain, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, here in the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. It also launched the distribution of the Holy Quran and dates under the supervision of Ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, Religious Attaché Abdul Majeed Mashaan Al-Otaibi and Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Mufti Abdul Shakoor. Ambassador Al Malki said the Saudi Embassy considers it an honor toRead More

Rahul Gandhi files appeal against jail sentence in defamation case

ISLAMABAD, Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has filed an appeal against his conviction and jail sentence in a criminal defamation case in Surat city of India. He was sentenced to two years in jail by a court in Gujarat state for 2019 comments about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surname at an election rally. The Congress leader was also disqualified as a lawmaker later. Opposition leaders have accused the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of a political vendetta. The BJP has denied this, saying that due judicial process was followed inRead More

PDM failed to present constitutional argument for postponing polls: PTI

Qureshi lauds SC for not bowing to pressure Three judges were part of same bench sending PTI govt home: Asad  ISLAMABAD: Lashing out the government for looking excuses for polls delay, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders said that the lawyers representing the parties in government miserably failed to present any constitutional and solid argument for postponing the polls in Punjab and Kyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Talking to media here on Monday, Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi along with PTI Central Secretary General Asad Umar praised the Supreme Court (SC) for not bowing toRead More

No Pak-Israel ties until Palestinians get separate homeland: PM

ISLAMABAD, APR 3 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday, rubbishing the social media propaganda, categorically ruled out any possibility of the relationship between Pakistan and Israel until the people of Palestine get their due right of a separate homeland. Addressing the parliamentary party meeting of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), he resolved that Pakistan would not deviate from its principled position of having no ties with Israel until the Palestinians get their legitimate right. He was referring to the social media posts mentioning any trade activity by aRead More

SC reserves verdict in elections delay case, to be announced tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday reserved its verdict in the case pertaining to delay in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by-polls after hearing arguments from Election Commission, PTI and Attorney General Mansoor Usman Awan, ARY News reported. Ahead of the hearing, the government submitted a statement through Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Mansoor Awan, requesting the formation of a full court to hear the case which was ruled out by the three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Atta Bindial. The PDM government also sought theRead More

SC rejects Fawad Ch’s request to de-seal entry points of Red Zone

ISLAMABAD, APR 03 (DNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday rejected the request of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry to order to de-seal the entry points of the Red Zone.   The PTI leader appeared in the apex court and said that the entry points of the Red Zone had been sealed. “It seems as if we were in Gaza. Even the lawyers are being prevented from entering the Red Zone. Arguments are taking place at the entry points,” he argued before the court.   “We are conducting hearing ofRead More