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Lady in Bahawalnagar dragged in marketplace for allegedly stealing tea packet

Police officers stand behind crime scene tape. — AFP/File Incident took place at Haroonabad Market in Bahawalnagar. Woman taken to police station barefoot without lady police constable. Woman was accused of stealing a tea packet from a store, say police. BAHAWALNAGAR: A woman was tied with a dupatta (scarf) and dragged through the streets for allegedly stealing a tea […]

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Govt with contemporary mandate ought to resolve on IMF: PPP senator

Photo courtesy Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar Twitter PPP’s Mustafa Nawaz suggests that the decision to go to the  IMF should be taken by a government with a fresh mandate. Says this is his personal opinion. PPP leader says coalition govt must not carry the burden of Imran Khan’s failures.  ISLAMABAD: Underscoring the need for early elections […]

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Barrister Murtaza Wahab, administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and legal adviser to the Sindh chief minister. — YouTube/HumNewsLive
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Sindh drafting legislation to assist civilian victims of terror assaults

Barrister Murtaza Wahab, administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and legal adviser to the Sindh chief minister. — YouTube/HumNewsLive Sindh government will introduce legislation to compensate civilian victims of terrorist attacks. Law will be known as Sindh Civilian Victims of Terrorism (Relief and Rehabilitation) Bill 2022. Another bill to establish a commission for minorities would be […]

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Minorities discover particular point out in PM’s maiden handle, video

Video Screengrab of Sikh Temple in Pakistan – @SalmanSufi7 In his first address to the nation, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on his political rivals to help him build a country that protects the rights of women and minorities, amongst other things. “I want to tell my entire country, especially my political rivals, that come, let’s […]

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Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqar front-runner for NAB chairman slot: sources

Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqar. — SupremeCourtofPakistan Justice (retd) Maqbool Baqar is on top of list of names being considered for NAB chairman slot.  Opposition leader Raja Riaz expresses no objection to Justice Baqar’s proposed appointment. PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry says Justice Baqir is a reasonable man. The name of Justice (retired) Maqbool Baqar is on […]

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Finance Minister Miftah Ismail addressing a press conference in Islamabad, on May 28, 2022. — YouTube/PTV
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Pakistan to finalise IMF deal subsequent month: Miftah Ismail

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail addressing a press conference in Islamabad, on May 28, 2022. — YouTube/PTV Miftah Ismail says requested IMF to provide $2 billion additional funds. Country expects around $5 billion from Fund, finance minister says. Households not registered with BISP can message CNIC on 786, he says. ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail assured […]

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Ousted prime minister Imran Khan (C) waves at his party supporters during a rally in Islamabad on May 26, 2022. — AFP/FIle
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16 instances registered towards Imran khan, Shah Mahmood, Asad Umar in Islamabad

Ousted prime minister Imran Khan (C) waves at his party supporters during a rally in Islamabad on May 26, 2022. — AFP/FIle  Police register cases against PTI leaders for riots in Islamabad.  Leaders include Mazari, Gul, Gandapur and Khurram Nawaz. Cases registered for blocking of roads, disrupting state affairs. ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police registered 16 […]

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Justice Isa needs impression that ‘outsiders’ decide judges be dispelled

Justice Qazi Faez Isa. — Supreme Court of Pakistan Justice Isa urges JCP to restore public confidence in judiciary as without it the SC decisions lack “authority and credibility”. Blames former chief justices Saqib Nisar, Gulzar Ahmed for discontinuation of “longstanding practice” in appointing judges. Says by overlooking senior judges, “public perception was developed that […]

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Imran Khan angry with party leaders over failure to mobilise supporters

The chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Imran Khan. — @PTIofficial Imran Khan is unhappy with his party’s top leaders for failing to mobilise supporters. PTI did not engage in any political action in Sindh. PTI leaders say they were not given enough time to prepare. PTI Chairman Imran Khan is unhappy with his party’s top […]

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Prime Minster Shehbaz Sharif is addressing the nation on May 27, 2022. — Screengrab via Twitter/@abubakarumer
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PM Shehbaz declares inclusion of Rs28 billion reduction bundle in upcoming price range

Prime Minster Shehbaz Sharif is addressing the nation on May 27, 2022. — Screengrab via Twitter/@abubakarumer ISLAMABAD: Following the decision to increase the prices of petroleum products by Rs30 a day ago in a bid to revive the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) programme for Pakistan, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that the government […]

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