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Sindh High Court sets aside death sentence of Shahrukh Jatoi in Shahzeb murder case

SHC sets aside death sentence of Shahrukh Jatoi in Shahzeb murder case   Pakistan Press Club KARACHI: The high-profile murder case of Karachi’s young boy Shahzeb Khan took a new dramatic twist Tuesday as Sindh High Court (SHC) set aside death sentence awarded to Shahrukh Jatoi and ordered retrial of the case. Convict Shahrukh Jatoi, […]

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Religious party chief announces to end sit-in after law minister’s resignation

Religious party chief announces to end sit-in after law minister’s resignation ISLAMABAD: The Islamist leader whose group clashed violently with Pakistani security forces and paralysed Islamabad for weeks called off the sit-in protest Monday after the law minister resigned, meeting its key demand. “On the assurance of the Chief of Army Staff, we are calling […]

Ahsan Iqbal

IHC grills Ahsan Iqbal on Faizabad dharna agreement

IHC grills Ahsan Iqbal on Faizabad dharna agreement Pakistan Press Club – ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday faced barrage of questions from Justice Shaukat Aziz of Islamabad High Court (IHC) over the agreement signed with the Faizabad protesters. The minister was summoned by the high court in Faizabad dharna case. He informed the […]

Ahsan Iqbal

Iqbal says Islamabad operation launched, stopped by local administration on IHC orders

Iqbal says Faizabad operation launched, stopped by local administration on IHC orders Pakistan Press News Desk – Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal cleared on Sunday that the decision to launch the operation against the Faizabad sit-in was made by the local administration in light of Islamabad High Court orders. Speaking on Geo News program, […]

army chief

Islamabad crackdown: We can’t use force against our own people, ARMY CHIEF  

Islamabad crackdown: We can’t use force against our own people, ARMY CHIEF Pakistan Press ISLAMABAD / LAHORE:  The Pakistan Army will not participate in the crackdown on the Faizabad protesters but it will safeguard the government installations in the federal capital, it was decided at a meeting of the country’s top civilian and military leaders […]

Govt calls in Punjab Rangers to ‘handle’ Islamabad protesters

Govt calls in Punjab Rangers to ‘handle’ Islamabad protesters The federal government on Sunday evening called in Punjab Rangers to assist civilian law-enforcement agencies and tasked them with handling the agitated law and order situation in Islamabad and clearing the sit-ins held in Faizabad and adjoining areas, Pakistan Press reported. According to a notification issued by the interior ministry, […]

Law Minister Zahid Hamid

Protesters attack Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s residence in Sialkot

Protesters attack Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s residence Pakistan Press Club – Sialkot Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s residence in Sialkot was attacked by supporters of Tehreek-i-Labaik and other religious parties, Pakistan press reported on Saturday. The attackers, that were more than 100 in number, vandalised and pelted stones at Hamid’s house that is situated in Pasrur near […]

Supreme Court of Pakistan

Supreme Court asks ISI, IB to be serious on Islamabad sit-in

Supreme Court asks ISI, IB to be serious on Islamabad sit-in PAKISTAN PRESS CLUB ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the officials of top intelligence agencies, IB and ISI , to ensure their presence on the next hearing as they do not want to get secondhand information. A two-member bench hearing a suo motu notice raised vital questions about […]

ISPR chief

Army wishes peaceful dialogue to end Islamabad sit-in but will abide by govt decision: ISPR chief

Army wishes peaceful dialogue to end Islamabad – Rawalpindi  sit-in but will abide by govt decision: ISPR chief (Pakistan Press  Club) ISLAMABAD (Pakistan Press News agency): Weighing in for the first time on the sit-in that has all but paralyzed the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad for over two weeks, the military’s spokesperson said […]

Nawaz, Sharif

Nawaz Sharif appear before court in corruption trial

Nawaz Sharif appear before court in corruption trial ‘Mockery of justice should be stopped’: Nawaz Sharif,  appear before court in corruption trial (Pakistan Press  Club) Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired captain Muhammad Safdar Pakistan Press Clubeared before an accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday as trial resumed into […]