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Punjab caretaker CM orders judicial inquiry into Sarabjit’s murder

Punjab caretaker CM orders judicial inquiry into Sarabjit’s murder

LAHORE: Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi has ordered for a judical inquiry into the death of Indian spy, Sarbajit Singh, a High Court Judge will conduct the inquiry. The 49-year-old Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death 16 years ago on espionage charges, died in Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital on late Wednesday night after lying

Former Sindh Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah disqualified to contest elections

Former Sindh Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah disqualified to contest elections

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Thursday disqualified former Sindh Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to contest upcoming elections after he failed to submit any certificate before the apex court to surrender foreign nationality. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry disqualified him on the ground

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ATC allows Musharraf’s inclusion in Akbar Bugti murder case

RAWALPINDI: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Rawalpindi on Thursday accepted a request of Balochistan Police for inclusion of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the investigation into Akbar Bugti murder case, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. A five-member team of Balochistan Police will interrogate Musharraf at his farm house declared as sub-jail for him. DND

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Pakistan to hand over mortal remains of Sarabjit Singh to India as early as possible: FO

ISLAMABAD: Government of Pakistan will continue to facilitate for the early completion of all formalities and hand over the mortal remains of the prisoner Sarabjit Singh to the Indian High Commission at the earliest possible. A Foreign Office Spokesman said in Islamabad today that Pakistan had been providing all assistance to the family of Sarabjit

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Indian PM demands justice from Pakistan over Sarabjit Singh’s death

LAHORE: Following the death of an Indian spy’s death in Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital on late Wednesday night,  Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on his official Twitter page that the criminals responsible for the barbaric and murderous attack on Sarabjit Singh must be brought to justice. The 49-year-old Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death 16 years

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Pak-UK bilateral consultations discuss issues related to arms control‚ disarmament

LONDON: The second round of bilateral consultations between Pakistan and the United Kingdom on arms control‚ non-proliferation and disarmament were held in London. Pakistan’s delegation at the talks was headed by Additional Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry while the British side was led by Director of Defence and International Security Ms. Sarah MacIntosh. Foreign Office

Monitoring cell establishes for media: PEMRA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has established a Monitoring Cell which will function round the clock for monitoring the implementation of code of conduct for the media with regard to the general elections. Any citizen can report and complaint to the cell on its toll free telephone number 0800-73672 in case of any

Presidential candidates of Afghan election have unanimously demanded 100 percent audit of polled votes

Second earthquake in Pakistan within 18 hours on May 1 and 2. Ziarat, adjacent areas jolted with 5.3 magnitude quake

Islamabad: Two earthquake within 18 hours jolted Pakistan. First earthquake was of 5.3 magnitude that was felt on May 1 at 1158 hours while second was felt at 0335 hours at Ziarat and adjacent areas jolted with 5.3 magnitude quake. The intensity of the earthquake has been reported at 5.3 on the Richter scale and lasted for

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