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CJP suspends tax deduction on mobile cards

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday suspended the tax deduction from mobile phones pre-paid calling cards and easy load by companies and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The apex court has provided a two-day deadline to follow the orders pertaining to the suspension. During the hearing of the suo motu

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Khawaja Harris withdraws from representing Nawaz in NAB references

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – In a surprising move, defence lawyer Khawaja Harris on Monday has excused himself from representing ex-prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. Khawaja Harris said that the Supreme Court did not accept his stance of completing the trial in six weeks. I was being dictated even after

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Announcement of party ticket holders will take some time: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday has said that the announcement of final Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ticket holders for upcoming elections will take some time. Responding to Supreme Court’s decision, Nawaz Sharif said that he has not submitted any plea in the apex court for permission to travel London to

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IHC declares Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui MQM-P convener

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday made Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as convener of the party. Hearing the petition filed by MQM leader Farooq Sattar, the court gave verdict in Khalid Maqbool’s favor and allotted him ‘kite’ as electoral symbol. It is to be mentioned here that Chief Election

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SC restores Pervez Musharraf’s CNIC, passport

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday directed to restore national identity card and passport of former president Pervez Musharraf so that he can come back to Pakistan. During the hearing of an issue related to Musharraf’s return, the CJP has ordered to constitute tribunal in two days for the

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ECP decides against uploading politicians’ asset details, nomination papers on website

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided against posting the asset details and nomination form of politicians in its website. This decision of ECP has raised yet another question over the transparency of General Elections 2018 scheduled for July 25. ECP has adopted stance that parliamentarians had not provided them

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Musharraf should come, face cases against him: CJP

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday has directed former president Pervez Musharraf to return country and face cases against him. During a hearing at Supreme Court (SC) Karachi registry, CJP asked why Musharraf’s court summon is threat to everyone. There should be nothing dangerous in it, he

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Neither had any political agenda nor have it now, says caretaker Punjab CM

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Interim chief minister of Punjab Dr Hasan Askari on Saturday visited the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal in Lahore. He offered Fateha and laid a floral wreath on the grave. Dr Hasan Askari also penned down his thoughts in the visitor’s book. Speaking to media, the caretaker Punjab CM said that professional

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Dr Asim allowed for traveling abroad for medical treatment

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Accountability Court in Karachi on Saturday granted permission to Dr Asim for traveling abroad on the basis of medical treatment. During the hearing of a case pertaining to corruption of Rs463 billion, the judge has issued permit to the accused to travel abroad anytime between June 10 to June 12. The court has

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CJP expresses satisfaction over cleanliness condition in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday expressed satisfaction over cleanliness condition in Karachi. During the hearing, CJP appreciated provincial government and said that he felt really happy after seeing garbage-less Karachi. Advocate Shahab Usto told the court that 915 schemes have been completed and that projects related to the

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