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Ban on recruitment: CJP takes suo motu, issues notice to ECP

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took suo motu notice on Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) ban on recruitments for government jobs. As per details garnered, CJP has issued notice to ECP secretary whereas a three-member bench has been constituted to assume the hearing from tomorrow

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SC suspends VC LCWU, orders inquiry into her appointment

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Chief Justice of Pakistan has suspended the Vice-chancellor of Lahore College for Women Universirty, Uzma Qureshi and ordered an enquiry into her appointment. Reamrking on the appointment during the hearing, the CJP remarked that appointments made by the ministers to fulfill their personal interests will not be tolerated. Uzma Qureshi,

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PIC irregularities, SC orders Afzaal Bhatti’s name be put on ECL

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered to put the name of Afzaal Bhatti on ECL while hearing the case of irregularities in Punjab Institute of Cardiology. Talking to Khawaja Salman Rafique, Advisor to Chief Minister on health, the Chief Justice of Pakistan said that whatever is happening in the department

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NAB references: Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz to appear before court tomorrow

(Web Desk) – Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PMLN) supreme leader Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on Sunday arrived at the Heathrow Airport [UK] and will arrive in the wee hours to attend hearing of graft references in the accountability court (AC). The news was shared by Maryam Nawaz on popular micro-blogging website Twitter.

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Probe body finds UHS VC, others guilty of MCAT paper leak

LAHORE (Web Desk) – An inquiry committee has found University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice Chancellor Junaid Sarfraz and others involved in MCAT paper scandal. A report of the committee Sunday revealed that the accused had raked in thousands of rupees by leaking the paper. The committee was formed by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif

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Afghan leaders react to deadly Kabul bombing

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- The leaders of the Government of National Unity reacted to the deadly bombing as the death toll climbed to at least 36 while 60 others were wounded. Chief Executive Abdullah said I strongly condemn the terrorist attack on voters’ registration center in Kabul. I stand with those affected by this coward attack. He

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PTI MPA accused of selling vote resigns

MARDAN (Sarzameen News)- Accused of selling votes in the recently held Senate elections, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Ubaid Mayar has resigned. During a press conference here on Sunday, Mayar rejected the allegations. He said that PTI chief Imran Khan had hurled allegations prior to formation of the committee. I’m answerable to no committee.

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Afghanistan’s economy stalls without troop presence

WASHINGTON (Sarzameen News)- The Afghan economy tanked after large numbers of coalition troops — and the jobs created to support them — left the country, indicating a 16-year, $122 billion reconstruction effort failed to develop a sustainable economic system, according to a U.S. watchdog agency. Businesses that boomed in Afghanistan during the height of the international

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PTI’s Firdous Ashiq Awan dismisses rumors of joining PML-N

SIALKOT (Sarzameen News)- Former federal minister of information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday termed rumors of joining ranks of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) as reckless and fake. Talking to a private television channel, Awan stated that she was working her fingers to the bone to put final nail in the coffin of PMLN

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With Lal Singh Out, Kashmir bat industry hopes for smooth run

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- As chief minister Mehbooba Mufti accepted the resignation of two BJP ministers, Lal Singh and Chander Parkash Ganga, following the Kathua rape controversy, the state’s cricket bat industry breathed a sigh of relief. Local bat manufacturers have alleged that Singh, a BJP MLA from Kathua and forest minister in the Mehbooba government, was

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