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IHC dismisses Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea on medical grounds

IHC dismisses Nawaz Sharif's bail plea on medical grounds

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed a bail petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds in Al-Azizia reference case. An IHC bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani announced the judgment. Earlier on February 20, the bench reserved the decision regarding the suspension of seven-year sentence awarded to Sharif. His defence counsel Khawaja Haris had told the court that the medical boards examining Sharif’s health have recommended his further medical examination after concluding that he has been sufferingRead More


Indian police detain hundreds in Kashmir sweeps

Indian police detain hundreds in Kashmir sweeps

SRINAGAR (DNA) – Indian authorities have detained hundreds of separatist leaders and Muslim activists in an escalating crackdown in disputed Kashmir with the region remaining on high alert following a suicide bomb attack. Police said about 400 arrests had been made over the weekend in late-night raids aimed at weakening support for groups resisting Indian rule in the Himalayan territory also claimed in full by Pakistan. The sweeps follow the February 14 attack on an Indian convoy in Pulwama district which killed 40 soldiers and was claimed by Pakistan-based IslamistRead More


IHC to announce decision on Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea today

IHC to announce decision on Nawaz Sharif's bail plea today

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday (today) will announce its judgment on a bail petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds in Al-Azizia reference case. An IHC bench including Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani will announce the judgment. Earlier on February 20, the bench reserved the decision regarding the suspension of seven-year sentence awarded to Sharif. His defence counsel Khawaja Haris had told the court that the medical boards examining Sharif’s health have recommended his further medical examination afterRead More


New JIT to interrogate senior politicians in Model Town tragedy

New JIT to interrogate senior politicians in Model Town tragedy

LAHORE, (DNA) – The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), probing into the Model Town tragedy, on Monday has summoned several politicians including former chief minister Shehbaz Sharif, his son Hamza Shehbaz, Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, former provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah, former defence minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, former information minister Pervez Rashid and former minister for water and power Abid Sher Ali. They have been sent notices to appear before the JIT to record their statements. Besides, former personal secretary for Punjab CM Imdadullah and former deputy secretary law Haji MuhammadRead More


PAF fully capable of respond any genre of aggression: Air Chief

PAF fully capable of respond any genre of aggression: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD, FEB 24 (DNA) – Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force visited Forward Operating Air Bases of Pakistan Air Force. While interacting with the combat crew, the Air Chief said “We are peace loving nation but if the war is imposed on us, we would defend the aerial frontiers of our motherland at any cost. PAF alongside other defence forces are ever ready to take on all kinds of challenges with operational preparedness and immaculate synergy”. He further added “Pakistan Air ForceRead More


Nation is united against Indian aggression: NA speaker

Nation is united against Indian aggression: NA speaker

SWABI, FEB 24 (DNA) – Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Sunday said that the nation is on the same page against Indian warmongering. “Pakistan is a peaceful loving nation and reserves the right of retaliation against any misadventure,” he said talking to newsmen after inaugurating the newly constructed campus of Swabi University. The speaker urged India to provide concrete evidence in the attack, rather than blaming Pakistan for its security failure. Replying to a query, Mr Qaiser said improving quality education in the country is among top priorities ofRead More