New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

AUCKLAND: An Australian far-right extremist charged with murdering 51 Muslims during a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques last year has unexpectedly flipped his plea to guilty. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Muslim community expressed relief at the

Sindh local bodies polls hearing extended till April 15

KARACHI: Sindh High Court on Monday extended the petition that sought a court order on local bodies polls in the province till 15th April. A bench of the high court conducted the hearing of a petitioner that stated that the

IHC seeks Faisal Vawda’s answer on plea for his disqualification

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered Federal Water Resources Minister Faisal Vawda to provide an answer while hearing a petition demanding his disqualification for allegedly hiding his U.S. citizenship while filing his nomination papers during the 2018

Session court refuses bail plea of PTM’s Manzoor Pashteen

PESHAWAR: A session court has rejected the bail plea and ordered to shift Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Manzoor Pashteen to a Dera Ismail Khan prison, a one day after he was detained and sent to Peshawar Central Prison on

Nawaz Sharif wants Khaqan Abbasi to file plea for bail

LONDON: PML-N Supremo and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is said to be receiving treatment in London, recently asked imprisoned leader of the party, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, to seek his release from jail on parole. Sources reported that the

LHC adjourns hearing of ECL plea of Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) postponed the hearing of a plea lodged by Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz seeking permission to travel abroad. On the plea where Maryam Nawaz’s lawyer appeared to continue arguments, the high court

LHC set to hear Maryam Nawaz’s ECL case on Jan 15

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) is scheduled to hear the plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz after six days over removing her name the Exit Control List (ECL). LHC judge Justice Tariq Abbasi will conduct

LHC to hear Musharraf’s plea against high treason case today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) is scheduled to hear on Thursday three civil miscellaneous applications moved by convicted former president Pervez Musharraf opposing multiple actions against him, including the high treason case verdict. Judge Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi,

Lifting name from ECL: LHC to hear Maryam Nawaz’s plea today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court will hear the plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz today over lifting her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The LHC will hear the plea of Maryam Nawaz who earlier

Shahbaz Sharif gets relief in Ashiyana scam

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday withdrew its petition in the Supreme Court that challenged the bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif in the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme scam. The senior counsel Naeem Bokhari, representing

Al-Azizia case: IHC delays Nawaz’s bail petition till 4pm

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has postponed the bail petition of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds till 04:00 pm in the Al-Azizia case. A two-member bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiani conducted the