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Final ultimatum: Top court gives govt 10 days to appoint CEC

ISLAMABAD:  The Supreme Court on Thursday set a 10-day deadline for the government to appoint a permanent head of the country’s top poll supervisory body. Directing the attorney general (AG) to ensure that the chief election commissioner (CEC) is appointed by November 24, the three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Nasirul […]

IHC orders appointment of HEC chairperson in 15 days

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Monday ordered the government to appoint a new Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairperson within 15 days, Express News reported. Over two months after the court-ordered deadline to appoint a permanent HEC chairperson, the post still remains empty. Former HEC chief Javaid Laghari’s term had expired on August 26, 2013. On […]

Strange days for Qazi’s Jamaat

Whether informed by curiosity or kindness, Qazi Hussain Ahmad once sent a naib-amir knocking at Ardeshir Cowasjee’s door. The great man wanted to meet, and Mr Cowasjee accepted. What followed was recorded forever in one of the late legend’s columns. It was cosmic conspiracy that these two found themselves in the same room together, absolutes […]

Strange days for Qazi’s Jamaat

Whether informed by curiosity or kindness, Qazi Hussain Ahmad once sent a naib-amir knocking at Ardeshir Cowasjee’s door. The great man wanted to meet, and Mr Cowasjee accepted. What followed was recorded forever in one of the late legend’s columns. It was cosmic conspiracy that these two found themselves in the same room together, absolutes […]

Accountability Court extends physical remand of Malik Naveed for nine days

PESHAWAR: The Accountability Court Saturday extended physical remanded of former Inspector General of Police Malik Naveed Khan for nine days to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) KP for further investigation in the weapons purchase scam.The former inspector general was brought to the court premises under strict security as his 10-day-long remand was coming to an […]

Pillion riding banned for three days

PESHAWAR: The local administration Wednesday imposed a ban on pillion riding in civic areas of the provincial metropolis.According to police, the ban was temporary which would remain enforced for three days.The decision was taken owing to ongoing three-day polio campaign in the city.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 Peshawar News Sources

Two days after bombing, Peshawar remains in the grip of sorrow

PESHAWAR: The city remains in the grip of sorrow even after two days of the gruesome church bombing that left 83 people dead and caused injuries to ov Peshawar News Sources

Pak Christians fear more persecution in coming days

Pakistan’s Christian minority is scared of more persecution following the Sunday attack that killed over 85 churchgoers in Peshawar. The tiny Christian minority represents only about 2 percent of the predominantly Muslim population of 190 million in Pakistan, the Daily Times reports. The attack came just two weeks after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over […]

Church attack: Pakistan to observe 3 days of mourning

PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced a nationwide three-day mourning period to share the grief of the Peshawar church blast victims, expressing that the tragedy had left him shocked and speechless. “I am at a loss of words to condemn this inhuman incident,” said Nisar, while talking to the media in Peshawar. He […]

CCPO seeks long leave only 18 days after posting

PESHAWAR: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Mohammad Ali Babakhel has sought long leave apparently after developing differences with the top function The News International – Peshawar

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