Monthly archives: January, 2017

Transgenders to be included in the next national census

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) instructed the federal government and the relevant departments and ministries to include the transgender community in the next national population census. The court was hearing a case filed by petitioner Waqar Ali, a transgender who had submitted the petition at the high court. In her petition she asked for …

Transgender communuity to be counted in national census for first time

Transgender communuity to be counted in national census for first time By News Desk Published: January 9, 2017 The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ruled that the transgender community should be included in the national population census, Express News reported. Hearing a petition against non-inclusion of members of the transgender community in the census, LHC Chief …

Three killed BY ARMY ATTACK

By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Three construction workers were killed in a suspected militant attack early Monday close to the boundary between Indian and Pakistan in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir. According to Indian police sources, the attack was carried out at around 2.00 am Monday (2030GMT Sunday) on a General …

Nawaz’s income source in Panama leak case hearing

ISLAMABAD: The larger bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa recommenced hearing the Panama Leaks case on Monday. During the hearing, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) counsel Naeem Bukhari brought forward evidence related to the beneficial ownership of the London flats. The lawyer said that Hussain Nawaz had gifted Rs 810 million to …

Saeed Ghani slams govt’s inaction against Ch Nisar

“No action has been initiated against anyone on Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s report despite passing of three weeks,” he said in a press statement, Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Saeed Ghani expressed dismay over federal government’s failure to take action over findings of the Quetta commission report.  Senator Ghani said that it appears as if the …

impose lifetime ban on public servants involved in corruption.

ISLAMABAD: He said that government will be passing an ordinance at midnight Jan 7, 2016 that will disbar public office holders and government servants who have benefited from the NAB’s plea bargain and voluntary return laws for life from re-employment in the roles they held. “The ordinance will be enforced from the very next day,” …

Plea bargain beneficiaries to be barred from public office for life

January 08, 2017 ,  By  GEO NEWS Plea bargain beneficiaries to be barred from public office for life ISLAMABAD: Any person found involved in corrupt practices would be banned for life from holding any public or government office, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced at a press conference on Saturday alongside Law Minister Zahid Hamid, IT …

Pakistan’s dossier enough to expose India’s true face

Pakistan’s dossier enough to expose India’s true face By:   tarique siyal  08-Jan-17 KARACHI: Talking to Daily Times, Khan, who served recently as Pakistan’s ambassador to several countries including UAE and Yemen, said this is the first-ever document by the government which could not only help influence the world community but also expose Indian subversive activities …