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SC seeks trial record in Daniel Pearl murder case

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD (TLTP): While refusing to suspend operation of Sindh High Court verdict that has overturned conviction of four accused persons involved in American Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl murder, who was beheaded during 2002, the top court on Monday sought complete trial court proceedings record from the Sindh government. The Supreme […]

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PM forms committee for best practices to protect inmate women rights

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While forming a committee to study and investigate plight of women inmates in prisons of the country on Friday Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the committee to come up with best practices to protect women prisoners rights in Pakistan. Talking to TLTP , human rights lawyer Sharafat Ali Chaudhry said […]

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SBP ex-employees seek revocation of pension circular

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Retired employees of central bank of Pakistan from twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Friday urged the governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to revoke circular that precluded them from receiving pension from the central bank. Under the pretext of present outbreak of coronavirus on May 06, the SBP has […]

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Govt makes forensic report on sugar probe public Tareen, Bukhtiar major beneficiaries of sugar crisis: PM directs advisors to declare assets

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): In a major development, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government Thursday made public a forensic report of the Sugar Inquiry Commission which was constituted to probe the irregularities in the sugar industry. Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting Shibli Faraz addressing a press conference along with Special Assistant to Prime Minister […]

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Lackluster performance of Discos pushes up circular debt to Rs2tn

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday conceded that power sector is under extreme financial pressure due to high cost of electricity supply and lackluster performance of distribution sector as currently circular debt is hovering around Rs2 trillion in pandemic outbreak in the country. In its flagship State […]

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SC asks police to employ scientific probe techniques – Police chiefs have to devise contemporary approach based investigation handbook in 6 months

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Underscoring the importance of flawless police investigation in collecting evidence to prove or disprove a criminal act, the Supreme Court Wednesday directed police chiefs of all four provinces, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and Gilgit-Baltistan to prepare contemporary approach-based investigation handbook for investigation officers within six months. A two-member bench of […]

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FO opposes Indian counsel’s claims in Jadhav case saying it complies with ICJ’s verdict

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Foreign Office on Sunday dismissed as “inaccurate and baseless” the statements made by India’s legal counsel in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case Responding to journalists, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said that Pakistan has fully complied with the International Court of Justice’s judgment in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. She said Pakistan remains […]

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Female tennis players demand ITF futures, sponsorship

Mohsin Ali ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Pakistan’s top female tennis players Ushna Suhail and Mahin Aftab Tuesday demanded Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) to organize ITF Futures for ladies players just like it does for male players. Ushna and Mahin, who had helped Pakistan perform exceptionally well in the recently concluded Fed Cup and South Asian Games, expressed […]

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President approves amendments to Companies Act to facilitate startups

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): President Dr Arif Alvi Monday approved amendments to the Companies Act 2017 to provide an enabling regulatory framework to facilitate startups in Pakistan. These amendments were proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to help promote and nurture startups as well as attract local and international innovators. […]

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SBP enhances subsidised loan limit for hospitals to Rs500m

Khudayar Mohla – KARACHI: In order to strengthen the health sector in the fight against the deadly virus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday enhanced the maximum financing limit per hospital or medical centre under its refinance scheme from Rs200 million to Rs500 million. According to a series of tweets by the SBP, […]