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Read the full text of the Supreme Court’s Panamagate judgement here

Courtesy : Dawn News

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Imran, Zardari demand PM’s resignation: What is Nawaz celebrating

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, after the Supreme Court ruling on the Panamagate case, urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign for the duration of an investigation into how the Sharif family’s money was transferred to Qatar. Imran Khan addresses press conference after SC verdict. “I demand Nawaz Sharif …

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Panamagate verdict: PML-N declares ‘victory’, Supreme Court orders JIT probe of Sharif family

Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption in the Panamagate case ended today as the court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how the family’s money was transferred to Qatar. The prime …

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Red Zone on red alert ahead of SC verdict

ISLAMABAD: Police, Rangers and Frontier Constabulary personnel will be deployed in and around the Red Zone for security and to maintain the peace on Thursday, when the Supreme Court is to announce its judgement in the Panama Papers case. Senior police officials met at the Central Police Office to review …

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Shipping authorities deny hijacked vessel belongs to Pakistan

KARACHI: Represen­ta­tives of the ports and shipping and mercantile marine departments said on Wed­nes­day that there was no cargo vessel or fishing boat registered in their record by the name of Salama-1. The statement comes days after reports of a Pakistani vessel getting hijacked by Somali pirates started doing the …

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JI, JUI-F renege on resolution against lynching

ISLAMABAD: A day after the National Assembly resolved to insert safeguards into the blasphemy law, the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) and the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) reneged on their commitment. On Tuesday, the lower house had unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the brutal murder of Abdul Wali Khan University student Mashal Khan on …

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Absence of ministers again annoys Senate chairman

ISLAMABAD: Days after the prime minister’s directions to his cabinet members to accord priority to parliamentary business after Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani threatened to resign in protest against what he called efforts to demean the upper house of parliament, absence of ministers and lack of responses to questions put by …

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India summons Pakistani official over Jadhav case

NEW DELHI: India’s external affairs ministry summoned on Wednesday the Pakistani deputy high commissioner on the issue of the death sentence handed down to Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military tribunal in Pakistan and made a fresh demand for consular access to the Indian national. The ministry’s officials met Syed Haider …

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Speculation rife as Panamagate verdict set to be revealed on April 20

ISLAMABAD: Fingers are crossed and speculation is rife after the Supreme Court on Tuesday revealed that it would hand down an anxiously awaited verdict in the Panama Papers case tomorrow (Thursday). The judgement will be announced by a five-member larger bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, in the Courtroom …

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Water crisis to hit country if reservoirs not built: Ahsan Iqbal

HYDERABAD: Federal Minis­ter for Planning and Development Dr Ahsan Iqbal has warned that there is a potential threat from climate change and other factors which may cause a water crisis in the country within the next 10-15 years. He was speaking to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz workers and briefly talking to …

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