• Dawn

    IHC CJ highlights pressures judges work under

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Jus­tice Athar Minallah has hig­h­lighted pressures an independent judge faces while hearing a high-profile case. Addressing a webinar org­anised by the Interna­tional Institute for Justice Exce­llence, The Hague, he said: “After deciding a case relating to a political personality, I was informed that a gentleman from outside the country […]

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  • Samaa

    Karachi Anti-Corruption Establishment arrests Grade-18 KDA officer for ‘taking bribe’

    Officials of the Anti-Corruption Establishment West Zone arrested on Tuesday an executive engineer of the Karachi Development Authority for “taking bribe”. Arif Raza, an officer of Grade-18 in the KDA, was appointed Surjani Town XEN a month ago. He was working at the KDA Surjani Town site office in Scheme-41. An XEN is the custodian […]

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  • GEO News

    Inquiry underway against JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman, confirms NAB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s anti-graft body on Tuesday confirmed that an inquiry is underway against the JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman over his assets which the authorities believe are disproportionate to his known sources of income. In a statement, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said Fazlur Rehman could be summoned to get his view on ongoing […]

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  • The Nation

    Dubious Returns

    When the New York Times was able to secure President Trump’s tax-return data for the last two decades—reportedly paying a meagre sum of $750 in total—many felt that this is why the President had been dodging the question since his first election campaign. He is the first president, in 47 years, who had refused to […]

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  • Pakistan Today

    NAB to summon Fazl in assets beyond means inquiry

    ISLAMABAD: Jamiat-e-Ulema e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman would be summoned to appear in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to narrate his side of the story about alleged corruption charges against him in assets beyond means inquiry case as required by law, said a NAB spokesman. Clarifying some media reports about Fazl’s […]

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  • ARY News

    PIA illegal appointments: Verdict reserved in acquittal plea of Mehtab Abbasi

    ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday reserved its verdict in acquittal pleas of former aviation adviser, Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, and co-accused in a reference related to illegal appointments made in the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), ARY News reported. AC Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the pleas. After hearing the arguments from the counsel of […]

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  • Samaa

    Three more SBCA officers suspended over corruption, harassment charges

    The Sindh Building Control Authority suspended on Monday three more officers for allowing illegal construction, corruption, malpractice and harassing industrialists. The officers were suspended on complaints received by Sindh Minister for Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah. SBCA Director-General Ashkar Dawar approved it. The officers are SBCA Director Liaquatabad Malik Ejaz Ahmed, SBCA Assistant Director Ahtisham […]

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  • Tribune

    Anyone ‘curtailing press freedom must be held accountable’

    Justice Isa says a free, robust press is ‘backbone of a democracy’ ISLAMABAD: Justice Qazi Faez Isa of the Supreme Court has said that anyone curtailing freedom of speech is an enemy of the people and of the Constitution, and must be held accountable. Addressing an oath-taking ceremony of the executive body of the Press […]

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  • The Nation

    FIR registered against former UAF VC

    LAHORE – An FIR registered against former UAF Vice-Chancellor Rana Iqrar Ahmad Khan and former Registrar for misuse of power, nepotism and embezzlement of millions of rupees by ACE, Punjab. An FIR was registered against former VC Rana Iqrar Ahmad Khan and former Registrar Ch Muhammad Hussain of Agriculture University in lieu of corruption charges […]

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  • Dawn

    Karachi court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Malik Riaz’s son-in-law

    An accountability court on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for real estate tycoon Zain Malik, a son-in-law of real estate tycoon Malik Riaz, in a case pertaining to alleged illegal amalgamation of commercial land to the Bahria Town for a multi-storey building in Karachi. Former Karachi mayor and Pak Sarzameen Party Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal, […]

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