Day archives: January 13th, 2017

The Tayyabas of   Pakistan  By Anees Jillan January 13, 2017 Our society has suddenly discovered Tayyaba, a ten-year-old girl who was brutally tortured by the wife of an additional sessions and district judge of Islamabad. It is uncertain how many times she was tortured and for what reason. It is easier to explain why she …

Baldia factory fire case: ATC grants two weeks for submission of charge sheet

Baldia factory fire case: ATC grants two weeks for submission of charge sheet By Our Correspondent Published: January 13, 2017 KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) granted on Thursday two more weeks to the police to submit a supplementary charge sheet in the Baldia factory fire case.Two-hundred-and-sixty people were killed in fire at Ali Enterprises garment factory …

cooking oil and ghee being sold under the Utility Store brand was substandard.

ISLAMABAD: The Utility Stores Corporation (USC) and the Ministry of Industries and Production admitted before the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday that the cooking oil and ghee being sold under the Utility Store brand was substandard. The Supreme Court has ordered to present quality-control report for all food items including cooking oil and Tetra …

Ministry, USC admit selling substandard cooking oil

 Ministry, USC admit selling substandard cooking oil ISLAMABAD: The Utility Stores Corporation (USC) and the Ministry of Industries and Production admitted before the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday that the cooking oil and ghee being sold under the Utility Store brand was substandard.The Supreme Court has ordered to present quality-control report for all food …

Don’t block development, Nawaz tells opponents

By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir January 13, 2017Top Story  Asks them to stop lying daily as even butchers go on two-day holiday; launches Prime Minister’s Health Programme; people can’t be deceived by ‘habitual liars’; those earning less than Rs200 a day to benefit from health card NAROWAL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday asked his …

prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being applied unfairly,

ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee is set to debate how to prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being applied unfairly, despite opposition from religious conservatives who support legislation that carries a mandatory death penalty for insulting Islam. Senator Farhatullah Babar told Reuters that the Senate Committee on Human Rights, of which he is a member, will start …