MQM big hurdle in Baldia Town factory fire case investigation; court told
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MQM big hurdle in Baldia Town factory fire case investigation; court told

KARACHI, Monday, February 03, 2020 (WNP): The special public prosecutor, representing the Sindh Rangers in the Baldia factory fire case, told an antiterrorism court in Karachi on Monday that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders had pressured police to halt investigations into the incident a week after the deadly inferno. It was unearthed within a […]

SHC summons Humayun Saeed over offensive dialogues in Meray Paas Tum Ho
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SHC summons Humayun Saeed over offensive dialogues in Meray Paas Tum Ho

KARACHI, Thursday, January 30, 2020 (WNP): Meray Paas Tum Ho’s lead actor, Humayun Saeed has been summoned by Sindh High Court (SHC) over the problematic dialogues he delivered in the drama written by Khalil ur Rehman Qamar. In a petition filed by Sana Saleem, she alleged that the script routinely spotlighted offensive dialogues about women […]

IHC seeks reply from Faisal Vawda on plea seeking his disqualification
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IHC seeks reply from Faisal Vawda on plea seeking his disqualification

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (WNP): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday directed Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda to submit a reply while hearing a petition seeking his disqualification for allegedly concealing his US nationality when filing his nomination forms during the 2018 general elections. Justice Aamer Farooq presided over the proceedings. […]

PTM's Dawar released; 23 others sent to Adiala Jail
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PTM’s Dawar released; 23 others sent to Adiala Jail

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (WNP): Judicial magistrate Mohammad Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday sent 23 individuals to Adiala Jail, a day after they attended a protest outside Islamabad’s National Press Club against Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen’s arrest. On Tuesday, Islamabad police had arrested PTM leader and MNA Mohsin Dawar and 28 others from outside […]

Pashteen's bail appeal rejected
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Pashteen’s bail appeal rejected

PESHAWAR, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 (WNP): A Peshawar court on Tuesday ordered Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief Manzoor Pashteen’s transfer to a Dera Ismail Khan jail, a day after he was arrested and sent to Peshawar Central Jail on a 14-day judicial remand. District and sessions judge Muhammad Younis accepted the DI Khan police’s request for […]

Tareen serves Rs1bn defamation notices to Badami, Khanzada
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Tareen serves Rs1bn defamation notices to Badami, Khanzada

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, January 25, 2020 (WNP): Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen sent out defamation notices worth Rs1 billion each to anchorpersons Shahzeb Khanzada and Waseem Badami for making “false imputations” in their news programmes that have or are likely to cause “serious harm and injury to his reputation”. According to the notice sent […]