District Central aims to make model districts: Rihanna Hashmi

KARACHI is planning to supply basic infrastructure facilities to the people of the district and make the district’s model model district. He expressed his views while talking to the public while examining the cleanliness and renovation of the Ginger Belt in various areas of the district. Despite the limited resources, supply of municipal facilities and development work in the district, is going on. Rihanna Hashemi said that the district wants to be the most transparent district of Karachi and it is busy working on the day and day, how to…

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Pakistan was facing economical crisis because of inept rulers: Mehnati

Rich and hierarchical politics is being played and nation have to identify and elect right, sincere and experienced leadership boostup the economical condition of country. These view were expressed by ex-MNA, and provincial Ameer of Jamaet Islami,  Muhammad Hussain Mehnati, while talking with mediamen at Badin Press Club on Wednesday. Mr. Mehnati said that rulers were ruling the nation carelessly and they haven’t experience to deal the national affairs adding that without sincerity and expertise rulers lead the country to destruction. Adding, he maintained that country was being faced economical…

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Sindh police turns model police station into scrap yard in Karachi

Yet another negligence of the Sindh police was reported on Wednesday, as a model police station, gifted by the Sindh Rangers, looking like a scrap yard. As per details, the historical Risala police station, handed over to the Sindh Police, after transforming it into a model PS, by the Pakistan Rangers Sindh in 2017, is showing dejected pictures. The police station established in 1948, after its inauguration by the Director General Rangers Sindh in March, 2017, was gifted to the police, which utterly failed to preserve it. According to the…

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Aleem Khan castigates NAB for ‘dragging’ his case since four years

Taking exception to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for dragging cases, senior Punjab minister Aleem Khan said on Wednesday that the accountability watchdog must complete inquiry of cases within stipulated time. Speaking to media here, he said the NAB should tell him if was guilty in a case. “My case has been under trial in the NAB for four years and no decision has been taken on it yet.” Aleem Khan is currently facing investigation by NAB for owning an offshore company, and has further allegations of land-grabbing and owning…

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Saad Rafique on fire after court appearance

The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday resumed hearing of a suo motu case pertaining to monetary losses racked up by the Pakistan Railways during former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique’s incumbency. The minister, who is currently in the custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), was presented before the court. Reportedly, the top judge stated “We have not called him, why he has been presented here?”, adding that the court has sought response from the auditor general. His lawyer told the court that the court-ordered audit report on Railways losses was…

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Nawaz Sharif’s appeal against Al-Azizia verdict to be heard within 10 days

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday ordered to hear an appeal filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif, seeking bail and suspension of his sentence in the Al-Azizia reference case, within 10 days. Reportedly, a two-member bench of the court issued directives to its Registrar Office to fix the hearing of the appeal. The plea stated that “transparent trial is the right of every Pakistani national, and it is requested that the writ petition be fixed at an early date.” Earlier, Nawaz Sharif had asked the court to suspend his sentence and release him on…

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CJP urged to take suo motu action against KMC

All Pakistan Motorcycle Spares-parts Importers and Dealers Association (APMSI&DA) has requested the Chief Justice of Pakistan MianSaqib Nisar to take suo motu against the KMC who had served notices for vacating five markets within just three days.  Speaking at a press conference held at the association’s office, APMSI&DA chairman Faisal Khalil, along with the presidents of all affected markets associations, said that KMC has issued three-day evacuation notices to the shopkeepers of Aurangzeb Market, KMC Taj Mahal Market, Urdu Bazaar, Bahadur Shah Market and Akbar Road Market, which he called unjustified because they had been doing business at the said places for…

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IHC reserves Nawaz’s petition seeking suspension of jail sentence in Al-Azizia verdict

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday has reserved judgment on maintainability of apeal filed by Nawaz Sharif challenging the Al-Azizia reference verdict of the Accountability Court. A two-member bench comprising of Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Amir Farooq heared the petition and remarked that until the hearing of the appeal, the petitioner s sentence could not be suspended. Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Harris told the court that the appeal was not set for hearing yet  perhaps  due to holidays. Sharif’s legal team had last week pleaded with the court…

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CJP expresses displeasure on rescheduling dam ceremony without being informed

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday expressed displeasure over rescheduling in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Mohmand Dam, and not being informed accordingly, and hinted that he might not participate in it. The ceremony was rescheduled from from January 2 to January 13. Meanwhile, the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda offered him an apology on behalf of the government. Reportedly, the CJP presided over a hearing in the case concerning the construction of the Nai Gaj Dam in Sindh, and subsequently summoned…

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Govt to continue its drive against corrupt mafia: Info Minister

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain says the government will continue its drive against the corrupt mafia as per its manifesto to purge the country of the menace of corruption and money laundering. He was addressing a joint news conference along with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on accountability Shehzad Akbar in Islamabad this afternoon. He said the government is not interfering in the professional work of all the investigating agencies but has only given them a free hand to perform their obligations in an independent atmosphere. The Minister…

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