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Pakistan - Politics & Policy

SC delays indictment of IGP Sindh in contempt case ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday delayed the indictment of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali in a contempt of court case.The three-member SC bench headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim heard the case.During the course of proceedings, cousel for the Sindh government Shahid Anwar Bajwa told the court that the IGP gad not submitted the apology due to court's observation.Advocate Irfan Qadir also appeared before the court and stated that he would represent the IGP Sindh in the case. The IGP had filed an appeal against the contempt of court proceedings and the court could not indict his client till the decision on the application, he pleaded.Shahid Anwar said that the Sindh police would be demoralized due to the indictment of IGP Sindh.The bench remarked that the court could not accept any illegal step. The court dismissed Shahid Anwar's plea to become prosecutor in the ...

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SC directs Sindh govt to repatriate officers on deputation to parent departments ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Secretary Local Government Sindh to repatriate all the officers posted on deputation to their parent departments within two days.The three-member bench headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim heard the case.During the proceedings, the Secretary Irrigation Sindh appeared before the court and said all the officers on deputation in the Irrigation Department had been repatriated to their parent departments and now no officer was working in the department ...

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All decisions to be taken with consensus on CPEC: Mushahid ISLAMABAD: Chairman Parliamentary Committee on China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Tuesday said that all the decisions regarding the CPEC would be taken with consensus.He termed the corridor a game changer for the country and whole region, Radio Pakistan reported.Mushahid Sayed said, "We must be on one page regarding CPEC and war against terrorism in the country." Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Sindh govt working hard for women empowerment: CM KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that his government and party has always given due quota to women and have empowered them by bringing them in assemblies, banks, judiciary, police and also gave them land to make them landladies and self-sufficient.This he said while addressing a reception he hosted for a 14-member visiting parliamentary delegation of three provincial assemblies of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab here at the CM House, said ...

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ECP to hold by-election in PS-76 on March 3 ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to hold by-election in PS-76 (Old Dadu) on March 3.According to a notification issued here on Tuesday by the ECP, the nomination papers will be filed from February 8 to 9,whereas the verification process will be completed on February 11.The candidates can file their appeals to the tribunals against the decisions of the returning officers until February 13 and the tribunals would decide on their appeals ...

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Unity of political parties mandatory for effectiveness of NAP: Sabir Shah ISLAMABAD: Provincial President PML-N, KPK, Pir Sabir Husain Shah has said that unity of all political parties in the country was mandatory for the effectiveness of National Action Plan.Talking to Radio Pakistan he said, Terrorism was becoming a global issue and present government was utilizing all available resources and options to cope with the terrorism..Unity of all political parties in the country, he said, was mandatory for the effectiveness of National Action Plan.The government, security ...

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NA body on Cabinet Secretariat to meet on Wednesday ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Sub-Committee of the standing committee on Cabinet Secretariat will meet here at Parliament House on February 3.The meeting will be chaired by Nafeesa Inayatullah Khan Khattak and other members of the committee.According to the committee notification the discussion would be on the review performance of government/private educational institutions of Islamabad and briefing by the capital development authority on non-conforming use of houses as private schools/colleges/academies, policy regarding provision of alternate land to ...