Pakistan

40 Jamiat students booked over ransacking PU offices

LAHORE: A first information report (FIR) was registered Saturday against 40 students of the University of the Punjab on charges of ransacking the offices of the vice chancellor, registrar, and public relations officer (PRO). A spokesperson of the institute said two groups of student unions — Jamaat-i-Islami-affiliated Islami Jamiat-i-Talaba and Punjabi …

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Court approves two-day remand of Sindh Assembly speaker

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad on Saturday approved a two-day transit remand of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani in a case pertaining to assets beyond declared income. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MP was produced before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court a day after the dirty money …

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Good News’: Pakistan Gets $3 Billion From Saudi Arabia

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) received on Saturday $3 billion as a loan from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Shaukat Tarin confirmed the central bank has received the loan amount. “Good news, US$3 billion Saudi deposit received by SBP,” he tweeted, …

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Hundred Booked For Sialkot Mob Lynching Raids Underway

SIALKOT: Police have registered a case against hundreds of unidentified people after a mob of factory workers lynched their Sri Lankan manager in Sialkot. The FIR was lodged against 800 to 900 unidentified people at Uggoki police station under sections of terrorism, attempt to murder, plot to murder, desecration of …

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ECP chief assures best possible arrangements for NA-133 by-election

LAHORE: The Chief Election Commissioner, Sikandar Sultan Raja, has said that the best possible arrangements in NA-133 have been made in cooperation with the government and Punjab Rangers for the by-election scheduled to be held tomorrow. the Chief Election Commissioner said that mobile apps have been downloaded on the mobile …

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