Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11
The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal. Saeed was brought to the court amidst high security from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. The Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices.
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-dono...
Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determin...
Pak minister blames suspension of trade with India for hike in food prices
A senior Pakistani minister has blamed the suspension of trade with India for the current price hike of food items in the country as the prices of tomatoes skyrocketed to Rs 300 per kg.
7 Sidelined Pakistani generals linked to Azadi March
ET has reliably learnt that the disgruntled generals turned a blind eye and lent tacit support to Rehman to bring the country to a standstill, which in turn defamed Bajwa and his authority. The march also dented the authority of Prime Minister Imran Khan, considered close to Bajwa.
7 Pakistan Generals teamed up with SC chief justice to block Qamar Javed Bajwa's extension
The seven Generals, including one who had served as a defence attache in Pakistan High Commission in Delhi, were opposed to granting a three-year extension to Bajwa as this would spoil their chances for the coveted post. If Bajwa would get an extension for three years, the most senior Generals will not remain eligible for the post of Army Chief.
View: Pakistan Supreme Court queries on Bajwa Extension may have to do with discontent in Army
If Khan continues to bank on one General or the other to stay in power, rather than taking the Opposition into confidence on the issues affecting Pakistan, he would put whatever is left of democracy in Pakistan in peril.
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to face trial for terror financing charges on December 7
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore held a hearing against Saeed and his accomplices on terror financing on Saturday and fixed December 7 as the date for indictment of the Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief and others in the case. Saeed was brought to the ATC amidst tight security from the Kot Lakhpat jail.
Pak SC set to announce verdict in Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure extension case
During Thursday's hearing, the court directed the government to present a new summary for the extension in Bajwa's service. The bench also directed that the new summary should not mention any time period for which the service of army chief would be extended.
Pakistan SC grants 6 months conditional extension to Army chief General Bajwa
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa in its short order directed the government to bring necessary legislation within six months' time, Geo TV reported. Bajwa's original three-year tenure is set to expire on Thursday at midnight and he can now continue as the Army chief for another six months.
Imran Khan, Trump discuss Afghan peace process, Kashmir during telephonic conversation
In a telephonic conversation on Thursday, Pakistan PM Imran Khan discussed Afghan peace process and the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump along with other bilateral and regional matters. Khan apprised President Trump of the current situation in Kashmir and also re-affirmed Pakistan's commitment to the advancement of the Afghan peace process
Pakistan top court challenges military over army chief extension
While Prime Minister Imran Khan on August 19 had approved an extension in the tenure of General Bajwa for another three years.Chief, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa suspended the government's notification, and adjourned the hearing until Wednesday. The move came just ahead of Bajwa's retirement on November 29.
Imran Khan-led govt's days are numbered, warns Pakistani cleric Fazlur Rehman
Speaking at a sit-in in Bannu city in southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, the hard-line cleric and leader of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) hit out at the prime minister for calling opposition leaders "thieves".
Indian diplomat invokes Israel during meeting with Kashmiri Pandits
During a private event in the city that was attended by some members of the Kashmiri Pandit diaspora, India's Consul General in New York Sandeep Chakravorty spoke about the Abrogation of Article 370.
BJP slams Navjot Sidhu for praising Imran Khan
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra criticised Sidhu's remarks praising Imran Khan and describing him as the king of hearts. Sidhu had said, "Sikandar (Alexander) had won the world with fear and you won the heart all over the world." Patra alleged that by making such remarks, Sidhu sought to show Pakistan and Khan on a higher pedestal than India.
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