• Dawn

    Historic turnaround

    A MANIFESTLY ill-intentioned legal saga has come to a close in a historic turnaround. In a 6-4 majority decision, the Supreme Court on Monday accepted all the review petitions, except one filed by Justice Qazi Faez Isa himself, against its verdict on June 19, 2020, in the presidential reference against the judge. Specifically, the petitions […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Karachi Safe City Project: TI voices concern over violation of SPPRA Rules 2010

    KARACHI: The Transparency International (TI) has expressed concerns over the alleged violation of SPPRA Rules 2010, in Karachi Safe City Project. According to TI Pakistan, it had received a complaint on allegation of violation of SPPRA Rules 2010, in Karachi Safe City Project (10,000 Camera etc.) unsolicited award process to M/s NRTC, and at inflated […]

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  • Dawn

    Judges differ over time allowed to govt counsel in Isa case

    ISLAMABAD: Judges of the Supreme Court on Thursday exchanged harsh words and one of them even left the courtroom as three of the judges differed over allowing government’s counsel ample time for arguments in Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s case. The unseemly episode took place when a 10-member bench, headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial, was […]

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  • The News

    NAB approves corruption references against ex-chairman Pakistan Steel Mills

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau Thursday approved the filing of corruption references against former chairman, Pakistan Steel Mills Moin Aftab Sheikh and former secretary land utilization, Sindh, Ghulam Mustafa Phal. The Executive Board meeting was held at the NAB headquarters and presided over by Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, which granted […]

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  • Daily Times

    PHC issues notices to DRAP, others over Covid-19 vaccine price

    The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Secretary Health, DG Health and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) over the price of the coronavirus vaccine in the country. A high court bench comprising Chief Justice Qaisar Rasheed Khan and Justice Muhammad Naeem Anwar heard the petition filed by Saifullah Muhib […]

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  • The News

    Pharmacists seek action over corruption

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association (PYPA) has demanded strict action against the former and current officials of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) over ‘massive corruption’. In a letter, PYPA general secretary Dr Furqan Ibrahim asked International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva for intervention to ensure that the Pakistani authorities complete […]

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  • Tribune

    LHC grants bail to Shehbaz Sharif

    Bails granted in assets beyond means and money laundering cases LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif was granted bail in both the assets beyond means and money laundering cases by the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday. An LHC division bench headed by Justice Sardar Sarfraz Dogar heard the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Funds embezzlement: Indictment of ex-envoy Pak Embassy Bulgaria on 28th

    ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court, on Tuesday, fixed April 28 for indictment of former ambassador Pakistan Embassy Bulgaria AS Babar Hashmi and others in a corruption reference regarding embezzlement in the embassy’s funds. Accountability Court-III judge Syed Asghar Ali, while hearing the case, issued order that all the accused ensure their presence before it during the […]

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  • The News

    Fate of NAB action against wheat, sugar mafia unknown

    ISLAMABAD: In April last year, NAB had announced the initiation of a ‘comprehensive’ inquiry into all aspects of the wheat and sugar scandals in the country. However, nothing substantial has come out on this probe so far from the Bureau. When approached, a spokesman of NAB said that the NAB Rawalpindi office was assigned the […]

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  • Dawn

    Grant of bail after 39 months to longest serving NAB detainee: Inquiries, probes opened, shut against Ahad Cheema

    ISLAMABAD: After 39 months of incarceration, the longest serving detainee of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), bureaucrat Ahad Cheema, is out on bail granted by the Lahore High Court (LHC). The list of cases he was being investigated for is a long one. NAB investigated Cheema in the Ashiana Housing Scheme, Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Company (Pvt) […]

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